Kathmandu University News

DMSDC change to HiCCRDC

isms | 05 November, 2009 12:07

The Disaster Management and Sustainable Development Center (DMSDC) of Kathmandu University is renamed to the Himalayan Cryosphere, Climate and Disaster Research Center (HiCCDRC) in October 2009. The HiCCDRC is under the Department of Environmental Science and Engineering (DESE), School of Science (SOS) in Kathmandu University (KU), Dhulikhel, Nepal

The main objective of the center is to carry out research on cryospheric science and climate change related issues and produce young researchers in these fields. 

The specific objectives of the center include: 

·          Research on snow, glacier, glacial lakes, hydrology, disaster, energy, biodiversity, climate change and related issues- in house, collaborative and cliental

·          Trainings- in house and outside cliental in the above mentioned topics

·          Course offerings – M. Sc. by research, M. Phil. and Ph. D. in Glaciology

·          Provide services to university in the related expertise

·          Organize relevant workshop/seminar/conferences

·          Develops national/international linkage and collaborations


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