Manikandan S | IGCS Grantee Experience Report

Manikandan S, was a research exchange scholar from the University of Kerala, at RWTH Aachen University from 01/10/2023 until 31/12/2023. Starting as the participant for the IGCS #WinterSchool in 2022 and again in 2023, he applied for the IGCS Grant for 2023 under IGCS’ Prof. Klaus Reicherter for his research on “Interstitial water-sediment characteristics from the tsunami affected areas of Kayamkulam and Edava-Nadayara Estuary, Southwest coast of Kerala, India.” His home supervisor is Dr.Jaya D.S.

He shares with us his experience report accounting his experience at the RWTH Aachen University, and Aachen City which was supported by the IGCS. He talks about moments that significantly improved his research skills and widended his global perspective and more! Manikandan’s experience report exemplifies IGCS’ core vision of harnessing the transformative power of international academic collaboration in climate science and sustainabilty.

About IGCS Grants

IGCS awards scholarships to students and researchers whose projects on sustainability issues benefit from a research exchange to India or Germany. The scholarship consists of a mobility grant and an accommodation grant.

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