Amrita signs MoUs with 2 U.K-based institutions

In a major boost to its ongoing research in Landslide Early Warning Systems (LEWS), multi-hazards, geo-hazards and community resilience, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham (Amrita) has signed Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with two U.K based institutions.

The MoUs with King's College London and the British Geological Survey will give Amrita the much need fillip in its research and unravel many collaborative academic and research opportunities between India and the U.K, a press release from Amrita said.

The ongoing research collaborations between Amrita Centre for Wireless Networks and Applications (Amrita WNA) and the Department of Geography, KCL, has led to this initiative between the two universities.

King's College, London, is ranked as the eighth best university in the world and a MoU with them would allow Amrita to further explore and pursue deep collaborations like twinning arrangements and student/faculty exchanges in any of the academic disciplines available at both universities.

Another MoU was signed between Amrita and BGS to develop robust practices in the fields of earth sciences, mineral prospecting and disaster management, the release said.