FOURTH SCIENCE CONCLAVE: An interaction program of Nobel Laureates

Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad (IIIT-A) is organizing the Fourth Science Conclave: An interaction program of Nobel Laureates and eminent National and International Academicians, Scientists, Technologists and Industrialists with selected students, young teachers & researchers during November 26 -02 December, 2011 to inspire and motivate them towards careers in Basic Sciences.

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THIRD SCIENCE CONCLAVE: An Interaction with Nobel Laureates

An Interaction with Nobel Laureates
December 08-14, 2010
(Supported by MHRD & DST, GoI)

Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad (IIIT-A) is organizing the Third Science Conclave: An interaction program of Students, Young Teachers and Scientists with Nobel Laureates and eminent national and international Academicians, Scientists, Technologists and Industrialists during 08-14 December, 2010. The objective of the Interactive Sessions is to inspire and motivate the bright students to take up studies, researches and professional research careers in Basic Sciences in order to promote the scientific developments and innovations in the country.

The Toppers of Undergraduate/Postgraduate Courses, Research Scholars and Young Teachers/Scientists who have not attended the 1st & 2nd Science Conclaves and are desirous to participate in the Third Science Conclave may contact their Institutional Heads and get their applications sponsored and mailed by September 15, 2010 to the Science Conclave Secretariat, IIIT-Allahabad on the prescribed format available at




Science Communication through Print Media

Short-Term Training Course on Science Communication through Print Media

3-5 March 2010

Organized by
Training Division
National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources (NISCAIR), New Delhi, India

Broad course contents:

  • Science popularization in the Indian context
  • Basics of popular science writing for magazines and newspapers
  • Research communication versus popular communication
  • Science communication through R&D newsletters, reports, etc.
  • Creation of information resources, e.g. encyclopaedic publications, etc;
  • Use of modern IT tools in science communication;
  • Role of graphic arts in popular science communication
  • Production of S&T publications

COURSE FEE for participants from:

  • India Rs. 1200/= (Without Accommodation); Rs. 1600/= (With Accommodation)
  • SAARC/ Vietnam US$ 80 (With Accommodation)
  • Other Countries US$ 110 (With Accommodation)

How to apply:
Application form is available at or can be obtained by sending an email to Filled in application form along with the appropriate course fee is to be paid by Demand Draft drawn in favour of “Director, NISCAIR” and sent to In-Charge (Training), Education and Training Division, NISCAIR, 14-Satsang Vihar Marg, New Delhi – 110067

Dr. Narendra Kumar,
In-Charge, Training Division,
National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources (NISCAIR)
14, Satsang Vihar Marg
New Delhi-110 067
Tel: +91-11-26965094/+91-11-26863617
FAX: +91-11-26862228
E-mail: training[at]; narendrakumar[at]

Further Details

ELITE – A Short-term Program on “Leveraging Technology for Effective Teaching in the Classroom & Beyond” for Teachers in the IT Area

With the advent of Internet technologies and the growing popularity and effectiveness of “Technology Enabled Teaching & Assessments”, the Department of  Information Technology, Government of India, in association with the
International Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore (IIITB), has created a unique short term program aimed at facilitating teachers from select institutions to adopt state-of-art pedagogical methods, leverage cutting-edge technologies as well as to enable them to deliver effective teaching in the classroom and beyond the confines of the classroom. The program is specifically designed to create a multiplier effect through high-quality teaching and delivery of outcome-based education.

For details of the programme & application forms, pl. visit

For any clarifications/questions, you can contact the programme coordinator, Prof. N J Rao:

For enrolment related questions, please contact Jayanth Narayanan at 9845990910 or

Symposium on Recent Advances in Cardiovascular Sciences

Delhi  Pharmaceutical  Sciences and Research  University  (DPSARU),  New  Delhi,  is  organizing  the  4th  International
Symposium on “Recent Advances in Cardiovascular Sciences” on February 3  & 4, 2010, at the G. K. N Auditorium in DPSARU. The emphasis of the symposium will be on topics related to the Cardiovascular Disorders & their management. More than 300 scientists/professionals  from  the academia,  industry and regulatory bodies  from all over the country, as well as from abroad, will participate in this meeting and deliberate upon  the  recent  advances  and  development  in  this  exciting  area  of  research with particular reference to Drug Discovery and Drug Development  in particular relation to heart diseases.

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7th Global Knowledge Millennium

GLOBAL KNOWLEDGE MILLENNIUM – An Initiative for Knowledge Dissemination

The Seventh Global Knowledge Millennium addresses the current global and domestic issues of Emerging Health Threats, Improving Healthcare for Women and Child, Health Banking, Quality parameter of drugs and Medical-Tourism.This platform intends to bring together the Knowledge-Tanks for brain storming sessions on facing the threats and explores the Gamut of Investment Opportunities for Research and Development (R & D), Knowledge based Organisations/Industry, Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology, Services based on Health & Medical Tourism Industry and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).

The summit would mark a significant step in the national endeavour to improve public health. It intends to reiterates India’s commitment to the goal of “Health for all.”

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