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Courtesy Call paid by President Don Nutbeam of the University of Southampton


Published: October 30, 2013

Professor Don Nutbeam, President and Vice Chancellor of the University of Southampton paid a courtesy call to President Yoshinao Mishima on Thursday, October 10, 2013. Dr. Toshio Maruyama, Executive Vice President of Tokyo Institute of Technology, was also present during the visit.

The Graduate School of Engineering and the University of Southampton have been fostering the mutual exchange of students and researchers since 2011. President Nutbeam explained that the University of Southampton puts great emphasis on their relationships with world-leading universities. He commented that the University of Southampton would like to continue to nurture the well-established partnership with Tokyo Institute of Technology.

After the meeting with President Mishima, President Nutbeam met with Professor Kikuo Kishimoto, Dean of the Graduate School of Engineering. They exchanged information and opinions on education and research collaborations.