isms | 30 September, 2012 11:30
Regional Refresher Course on
“Building Flood Disaster Resilience of Cities-
Meeting Internal and External Challenges of the Future”
1st -11th October, 2012
This 11-day Regional Refresher Course 2012 on “Building Flood Disaster Resilience of Cities- Meeting Internal and External Challenges of the Future” is being organized jointly by the Department of Civil and Geomatics Engineering of School of Engineering, Kathmandu University, Nepal and UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education in Delft, the Netherlands. The course begins on 1st October and ends on 11th October 2012. Around 22 alumni are participating in this Refresher Course and 10 national and international experts are sharing knowledge with them.
“To keep the skills and knowledge up-to-date and to stay in tune with changing professional demands” as quoted by the Rector Prof. Nagi, the UNESCO-IHE regional refresher courses are held annually in different locations, covering themes of direct relevance to these regions. The overall aim of the course is to strengthen knowledge and capacity of the alumni of UNESCO-IHE, working in the Asian region for the improved management of increased urban flood risk due to external and internal threats. Please refer http://www.unesco-ihe.org/Networks-Partnerships/Alumni/Refresher-Courses/Building-Flood-Disaster-Resilience-of-Cities and programs for details.
On behalf of Local Organizing Committee, I cordially invite you to the opening ceremony which will be held on 1st October 2012 from 15:00 at C.V. Raman Auditorium of Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel, Kavre.
Central: UNESCO-IHE: Institute for Water Education, Delft, the Netherlands
Local: Department of Civil and Geomatics Engineering, KU, Dhulikhel, Kavre, Nepal
Interested persons are requested to contact Local Organizing Committee Chairperson: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ramesh Kumar Maskey at 985110269 or email@example.com.
isms | 25 September, 2012 15:38
Department of Environmental Science and Engineering (DESE) KU the School of Science, Kathmandu University is seeking a candidate in the position of Teaching Assistant for Laboratory classes on contract basis for six month. The incumbent will be stationed in the Pollution Laboratory of DESE and work under the direct Supervision of Head of the Department (HOD) of DESE.
Key Roles and Responsibilities
Required qualifications and Competencies
The candidate is expected to have at least Four Years Bachelor Degree in Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science or in any other branches of Science. Prior Experience in any analytical laboratory would receive high priority in selection. Only short listed candidates will be called for an interview.
All interested candidates are requested to submit the written application in person with a copy of citizenship certificate, the updated CV and copies of educational certificates and testimonials of work experience in hard copy by 2 October 2012 to the following address:
Head of the Department (HOD)
Department of Environmental Science and Engineering (DESE)
KU School of Science, Kathmandu University
isms | 18 September, 2012 15:04
Russell E. Train Fellowship for Masters’ Degree for Nepalese students
Kathmandu University has received information about Russell E. Train Fellowship for Masters’ Degree for Nepalese students from WWF Nepal. Interested relevant students are encouraged to apply.
The Russell E. Train Education for Nature Program (EFN) aims to build a dynamic and highly qualified corps of conservation leaders in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Through Train Fellowships, EFN invests in the academic training of conservationists in a wide variety of disciplines so that they may gain the knowledge and skills necessary to manage natural resources in complex contexts. Russell E. Train Fellowships support individuals pursuing a master's or doctoral degree in conservation for up to 2 years.
- You must be a citizen of Nepal.
- You must be at least two years work experience in conservation.
- You must commit of working in conservation at least two years after the completion of your degree in your home country or region.
- You must be enrolled in, admitted to or have applied to a graduate degree program (Masters’ only) at an institution of higher education by the application deadline and you must plan to begin your studies no later than one year after the application deadline. You may study in your home country or abroad.
- You must NOT have received a Russel E. Train scholarship or fellowship in the past. Those who have received EFN professional development grants may apply for a Train fellowship.
- You must NOT be a current WWF employee or a long term consultant to WWF. Consultants with short term contracts with WWF may be eligible. If you are working for WWF, it is strongly advised that you contact EFN in Washington DC at firstname.lastname@example.org to make sure you are eligible before applying.
Your field of study must pertain to one of the following:
- A natural science discipline relevant to sustainable natural resource management, ecosystem services or biodiversity conservation in Nepal.
- A social science discipline relevant to sustainable economic development or community based resource management in Nepal.
- Your thesis should be focused in one of the following areas: endangered species conservation and management, community based resource management, forest carbon, payments for ecosystem services, climate change adaptations (monitoring, and/or vulnerability assessments), adaptation strategy and program development for key biodiversity, ecosystem and/or community targets, (preferably taking an integrated ecosystem-people approach), or environmental policy and law in Terai Landscape, Sacred Himalayan Landscape or Chitwan Annapurna Landscape in Nepal.
- Financial support for tuition, books, travel to and from the training institution, and room and board for an academic program for a maximum of US $ 20,000 (per year) for up to two years;
- Limited cost for field research required by the academic institution to obtain the degree;
- Long term professional development support through EFN Alumni program.
Because funds are limited, Train Fellows are encouraged to contribute to their educational expenses with personal or family funds when possible. In addition, EFN also strongly advises applicants to seek funding from other sources.
The application deadline for the fellowship is
FEBRUARY 28, 2013
Applications sent after this date will not be considered.
isms | 18 September, 2012 14:02
isms | 16 September, 2012 14:56
A six member delegation from Guangdong Academy of Social Sciences paid a visit to Kathmandu University on 13 September 2012 at Central Campus, Dhulikhel.
The delegation led by Professor Guiquan Liang, President of Guangdong Academy of Social Sciences, interacted with the KU authorities on possible areas of collaboration between two institutions. Other visitor members were Prof. Pingfan Lin; Prof. Aiqiong You; Prof. Meifen Luo; Prof. Zhihong Ren and Prof. Guangsheng Yang.
On behalf of Kathmandu University, Dr. Mahesh Banskota, Dean, School of Arts welcomed the delegates.
isms | 16 September, 2012 14:18
isms | 16 September, 2012 12:20
On September 9th, 2012, Confucius Institute at KU (CIKU) celebrates the 28th Chinese Teachers’ Day at KUSOM where CIKU is located. In China September 10th is Teachers’ Day. Madame Wang Lixin, Deputy Chief of Mission at Chinese embassy in Nepal, Madame Zou Bin, Chief of Cultural Section at Chinese embassy in Nepal, Mr. Suresh Man Shrestha, Secretary at the Ministry of Education, attended the function along with all the Chinese teachers, Prof. Dr. Mahesh Banskot, Dean School of Arts, Dr. Sagar Raj Sharma and principals from Little Angels School, Venus Public School and Nepal Academy of Tourism and Hotel Management (NATHM). They exchanged Teachers’ Day greetings and views of about Chinese language learning.
At the programme, Zhang Shubin, Chinese director at the CIKU, introduced Chinese Teachers’ Day and Chinese language teaching and learning in global context, stating that in some countries like India, USA, Britain and Australia have included Chinese language in their curricula. He made a proposal to the Ministry of Education to introduce Chinese as a foreign language in Nepali schools.
Madame Wang Lixin, Deputy Chief of Mission at Chinese embassy in Nepal expresses her thanks to all those who have contributed to Chinese language teaching and Chinese culture promotion in Nepal, and hopes more and more Nepalis will know better about China through Chinese language learning.
Secretary at the Ministry of Education Suresh Man Shrestha said that learning Chinese could benefit Nepalis, suggesting that Chinese language teaching be expanded in Nepal by the Chinese teachers’ efforts.
isms | 13 September, 2012 09:51
isms | 13 September, 2012 09:39
NOTICE FOR ADMISSION
Candidates who have appeared interview on 5th September 2012 for M.Sc. in Environment and Natural Resources’ with a minimum CGPA of 2.5 or 50% as announced, application form completed and fee Rs. 1000/- (one thousand only) deposited to Kathmandu University account, are informed to fill the Registration form at the office of Dean, School of Science (contact Mr. Bharat Shrestha, Administrative Officer) pay the first installment fee to the Account Section (Central Office) for confirmation of admissions and contact the Head of the Department, Department of Environmental Science & Engineering on or before 17 Sept 2012 for class routine.
Name list of the students qualified at the interview is as follows:
Name of the candidates
PARAS MANI BHANDARI
PRATIK MAN SINGDEN
Prof. Dr. Panna Thapa
Dean, School of Science
isms | 10 September, 2012 10:53
Department of Pharmacy
10 September 2012
Orientation of MPharm (Industrial Pharmacy) and PharmD (Post Baccalaureate)
The students admitted in MPharm and PharmD (Post Baccalaureate) are notified to attend the orientation program in the following date and venue:
Date: 14 September 2012
Time: 10:00 am
Venue: Block 12, Department of Pharmacy
isms | 09 September, 2012 11:26
isms | 06 September, 2012 15:24
Summer School on Mathematical Modeling and Scientific Computing with Differential Equations (MMSCDESS12)
Department of Natural Sciences, School of Science is organizing a summer school on Mathematical Modeling and Scientific Computing with Differential Equations from Sept 24 – 28, 2012.
Brochure (Click Here)
isms | 05 September, 2012 10:47
Application for admission in
M TECH. / MS BY RESEARCH IN BIOTECHNOLOGY PROGRAM
Master by Research will be offered in, Food/Industrial Biotechnology, Cancer/Medical Research and Plant Biotechnology.
M Tech. in Biotechnology course will be offered majoring Industrial Biotechnology /Agriculture Biotechnology
isms | 03 September, 2012 13:26
School of Science
Department of Environmental Science and Engineering
Interview List of M.Sc. Environment and Natural Resources Candidates 2012.
The following candidates are called to appear for interview on Wednesday, 5th September, 2012 at 1:00pm in Room No. 110 of Block-06 (UMN Science Block):
1. Satish Gautam
2. Paras Mani Bhandari
3. Pratik Man Singdan
4. Raju Maharjan
5. Anandeeta Gurung
6. Khusbu Poudel
7. Alaka Lamsal
8. Moti Poudel
9. Nirbachan Karmacharya
Interview List of Pre-M.Sc. Bridge Course program in Environmental Science (2012)
The following candidates for the Bridge Course in ES are called to appear for interview on Wednesday, 5th September, 2012 at 2:00pm in Room No. 110 of Block-06 (UMN Science Block):
1. Lila Bahadur Magar
2. Hikmat Maharjan
3. Zunu Pun
4. Prakash Sharma
5. Suraj Karki
Dean, School of Science HOD, Dept. Environ. Science & Engg.
isms | 03 September, 2012 13:11