ECO-IEST: On Thursday 6 April 2017, in order to expand international cooperation, representatives of Griffith University, Mr. Mohanad Bawaz, Regional Manager for Middle East and North Africa of Australia and Dr. Ali El Hanandeh from Griffith University of Australia had a visit to the College of Environment (CoE) and ECO Institute of Environmental Science and Technology (ECO-IEST).
At the beginning of the meeting the both parties had a brief review on previous discussions and also had a ways and means to evaluate their potential collaborations on ECO-IEST.
Then Dr. Ali El Hanandeh, presented a short introduction to the Griffith University, its different academic groups and faculties, student body, research and training facilities, international partnership and experts exchange programmes and some area of collaborations especially on various issues of climate change and the environment.
At the end of this meeting both sides expressed their hope for further, deepen and widen relationship in the widest range of environmental fields and exchange the experts and knowledge between two organisation.
Griffith University is a public research university in South East Queensland on the east coast of Australia. Formally founded in 1971, Griffith opened its doors in 1975, introducing Australia’s first degrees in environmental science and Asian studies.
With the total number of 44,000 students, the University hosts 11,000 international students from over 150 countries. Griffith is one of the top 10 research universities in Australia.