Professor Song, a well-known researcher at the Animal Sciences College of Kangwon National University who was invited by Ferdowsi University of Mashhad to visit the Animal Sciences Group and present a number of seminars, met with Dr. Mohammad Kafi, the President of Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, on the 17th of September, 2017.
Dr. Ahmad Nezami, the head of the Faculty of Agriculture, and Dr. Vakili, the head of the Animal Sciences Group at this faculty were also present at this meeting. During the meeting, both sides expressed their willingness to further develop academic collaborations by sending PhD students of Animal Sciences at Ferdowsi University to South Korea for their 6 months research work as well as exchanging faculty members.
After discussing the potential academic and educational collaborations between Ferdowsi University of Mashhad and Kangwon National University of South Korea, the agreement previously signed by the president of Kangwon National University was signed by Dr. Mohammad Kafi. Moreover, the official symbol of Ferdowsi University of Mashhad was dedicated as a memorial to Professor Song.
On Monday, 18th of September, Professor Song visited the Dairy Cattle Research Centre at the Faculty of Agriculture and the laboratory of the Animal Sciences group. Subsequently, Professor Song participated in a meeting attended by a number of Animal Sciences faculty members and discussed the facilities and activities of the Animal Sciences College at Kangwon National University in South Korea. The attendees also provided some information regarding the major research activities conducted by members of the Animal Sciences Group at Ferdowsi University of Mashhad.