March 6, 2018, by Lisa Chin

Winner of U21 PGR Travel Award 2017/2018

This post is written by Dr Tissa Chandesa, Research Training Development Manager.  

We are pleased to announce that Md Amirul Islam has been awarded the Universitas 21 (U21) Travel Award 2017/2018.

Md Amirul Islam

Amirul is a Second Year PhD student from the Department of Civil Engineering, under the supervision of Professor Andy Chan and Dr Matthew Ashfold. Amirul will utilise his U21 Travel Award to support his month long visit to the University of New South Wales (UNSW), Australia. During his visit, he will network and build collaboration with researchers at the Climate Change Research Centre at UNSW as part of his ongoing research project.

The U21 Travel Award is a competitive award to support high quality doctoral students to develop their professional profile via a month long visit to any U21 universities.

Please join us in congratulating Amirul on being the recipient of the U21 Travel Award 2017/2018 and we wish him all the best with his visit to UNSW.

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