May 25, 2021, by Jason Feehily
Initiated in 2019 by Dr. Susanti, a former PhD student in the Molecular Pathology Research Group, School of Medicine, University of Nottingham and her supervisor Prof. Mohammad Ilyas, Nottingham-Indonesia Collaboration for Clinical Research and Training (NICCRAT) is established to foster the partnership between the University of Nottingham and several Indonesian academic and research institutions in the field of health and clinical sciences. There are now several research groups (PI and PhD students) within the School of Medicine and School of Life Sciences in UoN that are participating in NICCRAT. They are working alongside several institutions in Indonesia, such as Indonesia Institute of Sciences (a state-owned research body) and the medicals school of Universitas Indonesia, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Universitas YARSI, Universitas Riau, and Muhammadiyah University network. Adopting the ABGC (Academic, Business, Government and Community) concept of collaboration, NICCRAT also engaging with other stakeholders such as Indonesia Cancer Association (Non-profit organization), Bio Farma (state-owned biotech company), and policy makers including the Indonesian Ministry of Education, Culture, Research and Technology as well as Indonesian Embassy in London.
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