Seminar Held on ‘Higher Education and Research in Japan’

Seminar Held on ‘Higher Education and Research in Japan’

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan along with Punjab University (PU), Chandigarh, organised a seminar on the topic “Higher Education and Research in Japan – 2017” at PU’s Physics auditorium Monday. The participating universities at the seminar included Ritsumeikan University and the University of Tokyo. Officials from the Embassy of Japan were also present at the event. The participants were informed about the various research opportunities available at Japan’s leading…

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Global Education Interact

Global Education Interact

The Chopras’, Global Education Interact, an educational and interactive fair is back with its latest edition being organised on 6th Feb, 2017 at the Taj Deccan, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad. The event promises to be the definitive platform that will aid students in solving their many quandaries associated with higher education. These days the dilemma of choosing the path to higher education doesn’t simply stop at choosing what course you want to pursue. There are a…

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Mumbai University to Host 8th Indian Youth Science Congress from February 16 to 18

Mumbai University to Host 8th Indian Youth Science Congress from February 16 to 18

The eighth edition of the Indian Youth Science Congress (IYSC) will be hosted by Mumbai University from February 16 to 18. MU Vice Chancellor Dr Sanjay Deshmukh on Tuesday announced the event themed “Food for All in the Anthropocene Era”. The conference is an annual event that provides an opportunity for young researchers to present their work. This year’s theme focuses on food security in the climate change context. The eighth edition of IYSC is…

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IIT Bombay Set to Host its Entrepreneurship Summit

IIT Bombay Set to Host its Entrepreneurship Summit

The Indian Institute of Technology (Bombay) is set to host its latest edition of the Entrepreneurship Summit on January 28-29. The event is expected to see participation from over 500 startups and will be attended by over 16,000 students from across the world. The event seeks to provide a well-rounded discussion with government representatives, key founders and active investors invited to speak to the audience. The CEO of Niti Aayog Amitabh Kant and the Union…

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39 Australian Varsities to Participate in Education Fair

39 Australian Varsities to Participate in Education Fair

For students aspiring to pursue higher education in Australia, an education fair spread across 14 cities will bring together 40 universities and educational institutes under one roof. The fair to be organised by IDP Education, will be held at Hotel Le-Meridien on January 28. It is a free platform for students to gauge their prospects, apply directly to the institution of their choice and get first hand information on courses, scholarships, etc. The fair will…

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IIT Bombay’s Social Festival 2017 to Celebrate Real Heroes, Focus on Differently-abled

IIT Bombay’s Social Festival 2017 to Celebrate Real Heroes, Focus on Differently-abled

In a world that is still trying to understand and help the differently-abled, IIT Bombay’s social activities body Abhyuday is organising a two-day festival to celebrate people with disabilities. The festivities themed “I am not disabled, I am differently-abled” will take place on January 21 and 22, 2017.  Unlike last few years, there will be no celebrity appearances this year. The festival will feature events ranging from talks by former army captains to cultural programs…

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IIT Madras Extends Brain Research Workshop

IIT Madras Extends Brain Research Workshop

Continuing the workshop series on brain research, IIT Madras has extended the second annual workshop on computational brain research until January 7. The institute had set up three chairs to focus on computational brain research, as it believes there is a lot more to be explored in the field. Through the Centre for Computational Brain Research (CCBR), it hopes to explore the interface between neuroscience and engineering disciplines. The first such series was held in…

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Andhra University to Hold International Symposium on Social Business Concepts in January

Andhra University to Hold International Symposium on Social Business Concepts in January

Andhra University (AU) will organise an international symposium on subject, Social Business for Sustainable Development from January 5 to 7. Vice-chancellor G Nageswara Rao said that the symposium is aimed at sensitising rural communities, teachers, lecturers and students at different levels such as schools, colleges on social business concepts. It is being organised by Andhra university as part of its 90th foundation year in association with resource centre, Yunus Centre, Dhaka. Rao said nearly 1,000…

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