Mangaluru: The Mangalore University has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR), Kalpakkam, for conducting joint research in the field of radioecology. A university release here said under the agreement, the Centre for Advanced Research in Environmental Radioactivity (CARER) at Mangalore University will conduct joint research with scientists of IGCAR on 'site-specific transfer parameters.' The research programme, to be funded by IGCAR, will also offer junior research fellowships and Technical Assistantship. Interested candidates having M.Sc (Physics) qualification are asked to send their applications for the fellowship to Principal Investigator, IGCAR-Mangalore University MoU research programme, Mangalore University before February 5, the release said. The CARER has been established by Mangalore University as a national facility through financial support from the Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences and Department of Atomic Energy, with scientific and technical support from Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC).
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