Pune, 24 Dec ( The Press Watch) – As a part of the MOU with Athlone institute of Technology, Athlone Ireland, initiated by Malojiraje Chhatrapati, Secretary, AISSM Society and Dr. Sonali Jadhav, Principal of AISSMS College of HMCT, Pune, Dr. Milind Peshave, Professor, AISSMS College of HMCT was deputed as a visiting academic to Athlone Institute of Technology, Ireland from 11th to 22nd November.
During the two weeks visit, Dr. Peshave interacted with the management of AIT Department of Hospitality, Tourism & Leisure Studies to explore avenues for students’ progression and to have research collaborations between both the Institutions In his discussions with the Research center of AIT, possibilities for research funding and avenues for applying to Irish government scholarships for Ph. D and post-doctoral programmes were explored.
He also interacted with the hospitality students of AIT on Indian Hospitality & Food Culture and conducted a practical class on Indian cuisine.
The visit would pave a path for joint research publications and joint Ph. D supervision between the faculty members of both the Institutions and would lead to some sustainable collaborative arrangements between both the organizations.