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IISER Kolkata To Introduce Study And Research Scopes On ‘Humanities’

Mohanpur: The Indian Institute of Science Education and Research-Kolkata (IISER-K) is all set to introduce “Humanities” as a independent department at its Mohanpur campus so that students can properly study different subjects under it as their elective subjects while undergoing their BS-MS dual degree course at the institute. The senate…


Theatre At IISER-K Against Misinterpretation of Science And Superstition

Kalyani, Jan. 16:In an effort to convey a clear message to its students and teachers who often suffer from conflict between science and religious superstitions, the IISER-K on Wednesday evening invited a group of scientists, who formed a theatre group ‘Kalyani Mukhosh’, to stage a play that projects sheer hypocrisy of…


Be Disciplined And Work Now To Make India Powerful: Narayan Murthy

Mohanpur, June 13: Eminent IT industrialist and Infosys co-founder N.R.Narayan Murthy on Wednesday told the graduating students and researchers at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research -Kolkata to be “disciplined” enough in their endeavor to make life better for people around them.The pioneer of Indian IT industry, who…


First Industry-Academia Meet At IISER-Kolkata

Mohanpur, Feb. 8: With an objective to facilitate a direct interaction between the academic community and the industry, the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research-Kolkata (IISER-K) organised ‘Industry-Academia’ meet, a first of its kind held at its campus in Mohanpur. The two day meet concluded on Thursday. Industrial giants like…


IISER-Kolkata Hosts Salters’ Chemistry Camp For Class-9 Students

Mohanpur, Dec. 19: A residential “Chemistry camp” for the students of class IX today begins at the Indian Institute of Science Education-Kolkata’s campus in Nadia’s Mohanpur with an objective to develop appreciation and understanding about the subject among the students belong to different background. The camp titled “Salters’ Chemistry Camps…


Newton-Bhabha Workshop Begins For Collaborative Researches

Mohanpur, Dec.14:  In an endeavor to develop an international partnership bringing together young researchers from the UK and India for industry friendly research output, a researchers link workshop under the aegis of Newton–Bhaba Fund began today at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research-Kolkata’s (IISER-K) campus in Nadia’s Mohanpur. The…


Science Camp At IISER-K To Find Out Tomorrow’s Researchers

Mohanpur, Dec. 10: In a bid to fascinate students at the higher secondary level to motivate them for pursuing basic science courses and research career in science, a dedicated three day long National science camp commenced today at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Resear-Kolkata (IISER-K) campus in Nadia’s…


DST Nominates IISER-Kolkata Professor For Swarnajayanti Fellowship

Mohonpur, Nov. 29: Rahul Banerjee, an associate professor at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Kolkata has been nominated for the prestigious Swarnajayanti Fellowship 2016-2017 by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India. The Swarnajayanti Fellowships are bestowed upon only a few young scientists…


Prof. Sourav Pal Takes Over Charge As New IISER-Kolkata Director

Mohanpur, Oct. 12: Former Director of CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory Professor Sourav Pal has  taken over charges today as the third Director of Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Kolkata and also set up his priorities being the new head of this premier institution of the country. As the new Director Pal said that…


Open Science Fair For Children On Evolution Held In Kalyani

Kalyani, Sept. 8: 48 students reading in different classes between V and VIII at Kalyani based Oriental Public School today turned teachers to explain their friends the basic concept of “evolution”. They visited the class rooms tirelessly interacting with their friends, asked them questions, explained the models, took notes and…