News and Outreach
Below you will find news about MIPP and MIPA including about the 2019 MIPP(A) Conference held in Melbourne. You’ll also find links to two important student and alumni outreach groups connected to our programs- IITAV and I2G.
News and events
University of Melbourne-Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Workshop
In early 2021 the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) signed a joint PhD agreement with the University of Melbourne, as part of the Melbourne-India Postgraduate Academy (MIPA). Under this partnership, IISc and University of Melbourne agreed to support up to 10 joint PhD candidates each year for the next five years. To kick start this collaboration, a Zoom workshop was held …
IISc Bangalore joins the Melbourne-India Postgraduate Academy
The Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (IISc) has signed a joint PhD agreement with the University of Melbourne, becoming the latest partner in the Melbourne-India Postgraduate Academy (MIPA). MIPA is a joint PhD program between the University of Melbourne and elite Indian research universities including the Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur, Madras, and Kanpur, and now the IISc. So far, 20 graduate …
MIPP(A) Conference 2019
The 2nd edition of the MIPP/MIPA conference was concluded in December 2019. Here is a glimpse of the event. (For more details click here...)
Prof McCluskey launches MIPP/A Report at MIPPAC-2019
Prof McCluskey launches MIPP/A Report at MIPPAC-2019 A much-awaited MIPP/A conference, MIPPAC-2019, started on 9th Dec with very strong support from UoM Chancellery team, Deans of both Melbourne School of Engineering and Faculty of Science as well as leaders from all the partner institutions. The conference was attended by over 70 people including academics from partnering Indian institutions, 31 MIPP/A PhD …
SPARC Success for MIPP and MIPA
The University of Melbourne is a top recipient in Australia of SPARC funding for MSE and FoS projects with elite IITs in India Academics from The University of Melbourne's Melbourne School of Engineering and The Faculty of Science were recently awarded grants through the Indian Government sponsored ‘Scheme for Promotion of Academic and Research Collaboration’ (SPARC). SPARC aims to foster the …
IISc Visit 2016
Director of Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Prof Anurag Kumar, Chairperson of International relations of IISc Professor Usha Vijayraghavan and Chairperson of Centre for Nano Science and Engineering Prof Rudra Prathap visited University of Melbourne to explore the collaboration opportunity between the two Universities. The Vice Chancellor of University of Melbourne Prof Glyn Davis hosted a lunch at the University for …
IIT Kanpur Visit 2016
IIT Kanpur signed a Joint PhD agreement with the University of Melbourne, expanding the existing collaboration. The Director of IIT Kanpur Prof Indranil Manna signed the agreement with the Deputy Provost and Deputy Vice Chancellor Prof Susan Elliott. Pro Vice-chancellor Graduate and International Research Prof Dick Strugnell witnessed the agreement and Dean of Engineering Prof Iven Mareels, Dean of Science …
MIPP Launch 2013
Launch of the program NEW DELHI LAUNCH The program was first launched in the Indian capital New Delhi by Professor Glyn Davis AC the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Melbourne. Amongst others, Professor Davis was joined by Mr Patrick Suckling, Australian High Commissioner to India. CHENNAI LAUNCH In Chennai the program was launched by Deputy Vice-Chancellor Prof Sue Elliott (University of Melbourne) and Professor …
- IIT Alumni Victoria
Connect with a group of many IITians who have made Australia their second home after India. The group arranges social and networking events for IIT Alumni in Victoria.
IIT/IISc Graduates or I2G is a GSA (Melbourne University) affiliated group of post-grad researchers from Indian Institute of Technology (IITs) and Indian Institute of Science (IISc) currently studying at the University of Melbourne.