Singapore academician meet DU VC
14 May 2015, Nirapad News: Dr Caroline Brassard, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy of the National University of Singapore met Dhaka University (DU) Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr AAMS Arefin Siddique today at the latter’s office of the university.
DU Prof Dr Anwarul Islam of the Department of Zoology was present on the occasion.
During the meeting, they discussed various aspects of public policy, governance, disaster management and vulnerability studies.
They stressed on practical application of conceptual knowledge and theories to mitigate disasters in Asian countries, particularly Bangladesh.
The visiting Singapore Professor expressed keen interest to work together through joint education and research programs with Dhaka University.
DU Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr AAMS Arefin Siddique thanked Dr Caroline Brassard for her visit to the university. He said that joint academic collaborative programs between National University of Singapore and Dhaka University can contribute significantly to find appropriate solutions for disaster prone countries like Bangladesh.