Unach seeks academic ties with universities in Canada


Unach wants to partner with a university in Canada. The outreach process is conducted by the Office of the Vice President for Research, Liaison, and Graduate Studies, with the goal of obtaining assistance and cooperation in certain academic areas.

Unach and the University of Guelph in Canada have signed a memorandum of understanding.

The management of the National University of Chimborazo (UNCH), the Office of the Vice President for Research, Liaison and Graduate Studies, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Guelph in Canada to register a mutual interest to initiate discussions on liaison between academics and promote potential areas of collaboration between the two institutions.

On behalf of the University of Guelph, Stuart McCook, as Assistant Vice President for International, represents said institution in Canada; and, on the other hand, the rector of Unach, Nikolay Samaniego. Possible areas of cooperation may include, but are not limited to: joint title, expression, or progress agreements; chair exchange for teaching, research or both; Joint research and publications mainly on food sovereignty and animal health; joint seminars and conferences; university student exchanges; knowledge and ancestral language, among others. According to the memorandum to be discussed, Anach’s representative for a period of five years will be Luis Alberto Tuaja, vice president of research, outreach and graduate studies.

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