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 http://www.niscair.res.in or can be obtained by sending an email to training@niscair.res.in. 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

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

Further Details

Journal of Intellectual Property Rights joins Open Access Club

The Journal of Intellectual Property Rights (JIPR), is now freely accessible online. The Journal, which is India’s main IPR Journal started in 1996, is currently available from 2002 to the present date, and can be browsed by Title, Author, Keywords or by Date. Further back issues are being worked on currently and will be uploaded in due time. The National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources (NISCAIR) is hosting the JIPR issues along with 14 other journals on its Online Periodicals Respository

The journal is available at this link.