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University of Bath

Assessing and improving the research capacities at the South Asian universities

The project will develop a system of assessing the quality and impact of research at selected higher education institutions in Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand.

Professor John Hudson speaking to members of the project team in a meeting room
Professor John Hudson speaking to members of the project team at the kick off meeting in Bratislava in March 2017

This project is a commitment among regional and institutional players to enhance and assess research capacity in South Asian universities. The focus of the research is to develop and implement transferable research skill training modules at selected institutions.

A series of policy documents and materials will be created and workshops and training visits to the partner institutions will take place.


The project is co-funded by Erasmus+ under the Capacity Building for Higher Education project.

University of Bath project team

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Project establishment

1 JAN 2017  to  31 DEC 2017

The first stage of the project has been to establish contacts and develop policy materials.

Visits to participating institutions

1 JAN 2018  to  31 DEC 2018

Visits by members of the research team to participating institutions will take place. The team will develop international cooperation among members of the partnership at regional and interregional levels.