The Whistling University (WU), a private institution with a focus on energy-related technology, is due to be established in India following a partnership with Oxford’s technology transfer unit Isis Innovation.

WU, due to open in 2015, will maintain a 1:10 teacher-student ratio, focus on conventional and alternative energy technology and management, have its own constitution and give its own degrees.

As part of the agreement, Isis will transfer Oxford intellectual property including course curriculums, databases, how to effectively maintain industry…

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