On 10th August 2017, College of Natural Resources, Royal University of Bhutan successfully conducted the first ever oral examination for the Masters in Natural Resource Management by research programme. Three students defended their thesis to a panel of external examiners and observers.

Gender discourse is very important for the country to look at issues and challenges related to equality and rights for its citizen. A seminar like this one provides an open platform for academics, policy makers and civil society activists to come together to openly discuss about issues and challenges faced by the society. And the way forward to address these issues and challenges in making the society more equal and just for our future generation.

The national seminar will be conducted for two days on 27th and 28th October 2016.

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The College of Science & Technology (CST), Royal University of Bhutan (RUB) is pleased to announce the 2nd International Conference on Renewable Energy and Sustainable Development scheduled from 10-12 November 2016 has been postponed to 3-5 April 2017 due to unavoidable circumstances. It will now be held at the Office of the Vice Chancellor, Royal University of Bhutan, Thimphu.

The conference is organized to bring together the Academicians, researchers, engineers and students from different parts of the world to share their research ideas and findings, and would help in promoting research culture at the Royal University of Bhutan. The conference is dedicated to the birth of His Royal Highness The Druk Gyalsey Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck.

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The dynamics of the 21st century knowledge economy is being progressively driven by scientific and technological capabilities of a nation. The economic growth, prosperity and development of a country is increasingly being determined by its S&T competence and strength rather than its material and resource base.

Recognizing that S&T is an important instrument in the growth paradigm, both developed and developing countries have evolved S&T policies to augment and strengthen their research infrastructure and technology intensity. India over the years has evolved a policy and program framework aimed at strengthening research and education infrastructure, building excellence and capacity in science for fostering knowledge creation and promoting innovation. India with its long culture and tradition in science has positioned itself as one of the leading countries in basic research supported through a vast network of apex R&D institutions. India is keen to enter into partnerships with its neighbouring countries to foster closer scientific and technological collaboration through human capacity building in advanced areas of research and development. The India Science and Research Fellowship (ISRF) aims at providing opportunities to researchers and scientists from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal and Sri Lanka to undertake R&D at premier research and academic institutions in India.

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The Royal University of Bhutan (RUB) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Kansai University (KU), Japan, on 30 June, 2016. 

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The MoU was signed between the two institutions at Kansai University in Osaka, Japan, between Prof. Harushige Kusumi, President, KU and Dasho Nidup Dorji, Vice Chancellor, RUB. Dasho Nidup Dorji was accompanied by Dr. Andu Dukpa, Director of Jigme Namgyel Engineering College, Dewathang.

Within the framework of the MoU, the two universities will be able to engage in academic exchange programmes of staff and students, exchange of academic materials, and organization of joint research programmes.

 

The MoU will also provide KU and RUB students and staff the opportunity to exchange culture and enhance understanding between Japan and Bhutan through the cultural immersion experience.

Signed for a period of five years, the MoU is effective from the date of signing of the agreement and is subject to renewal based on the interest between the institutions.

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