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Fresh Boost for Science Diplomacy: New Research Ambassadors welcomed at Embassy

24.09.2018 - Press release

Deputy Chief of Mission Dr. Jasper Wieck welcomed the new batch of Research Ambassadors selected by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) at the German Embassy on 21st September 2018.

Stephan Lanzinger, Science Counsellor, German Embassy, Dr. Jasper Wieck, Deputy Chief of Mission, German Embassy, Heike Mock,Chairwoman, DAAD, Apoorv Mahendru, DAAD
Stephan Lanzinger, Science Counsellor, German Embassy, Dr. Jasper Wieck, Deputy Chief of Mission, German Embassy, Heike Mock,Chairwoman, DAAD, Apoorv Mahendru, DAAD© DAAD

Before handing them their certificates of appointment, he told them, he was “convinced that Research Ambassadors will contribute to strengthening our bilateral scientific relationship and fostering closer understanding and friendship”.

DAAD Research Ambassadors
DAAD Research Ambassadors© DAAD

DAAD Research Ambassadors are academicians at important universities and research institutions in India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal and Sri Lanka. They are alumni of German universities or research organisations and have long-standing cooperation with academic and research institutions in Germany.

Group photo of the DAAD Research Ambassadors with Dr. Jasper Wieck, Deputy Chief of Mission, German Embassy New Delhi
Group photo of the DAAD Research Ambassadors with Dr. Jasper Wieck, Deputy Chief of Mission, German Embassy New Delhi© DAAD

Research Ambassadors are interested in promoting research in Germany among peers and students. They serve as the contact points and partners for the DAAD and other German scientific organisations for their activities in the region.

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