Last Day for Applying to 120 Women Scientists Vacancy with IP Training

Last Day for Applying to 120 Women Scientists Vacancy with IP Training

Women in Science are very hard to come by. Compared to men, very few women scientists exist. The reason behind this is fewer opportunities and also societal pressure. To bridge this disparity the Ministry of Science and Technology has come up with 120 new vacancies for women scientists, reports The Indian Express. What is it? Ministry of Science and Technology recruitment 2019: Under the fellowship, selected candidates will receive one-year on-the-job training in Intellectual Property…

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Doordarshan Launches DD Science

Doordarshan Launches DD Science

Science learning has become essential for the common man, especially for youngsters and kids. For this, we need science on television. Not just as offbeat news but a full scale free of cost channel. One that can reach the masses. Keeping this in mind, the national television broadcasting forum Doordarshan has launched a science channel, DD Science. What is it? Two new science communication platforms — DD Science and India Science — were launched by…

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India Government Promoting Research & Retaining Researchers

India Government Promoting Research & Retaining Researchers

The Indian Government will be focusing on researchers as they are planning to promote research. The Union HRD Minister announced this initiative at the Indian Science Congress. What is it? Union HRD minister Parkash Javedkar has said that NDA government is focusing a lot of research and retaining researchers in the country while also working to bring academia, researchers and industry on one platform so that target of brain gain for the country can be…

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Rs 150 Crore Microbe Project to Uncover Links to Diseases

Rs 150 Crore Microbe Project to Uncover Links to Diseases

Diseases and their causative agents are often linked to one another. More often than not this link is due to the microbes present in our body and the environment. So, the bacteria and virus around us hold the key to a healthy life. This is what scientists in the National Centre Cell Science in Pune are trying to find out in a 150 crore Microbe Project. Already prevalent in the west, this one of kind…

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1st Annual Online Refresher Course in Chemistry Begins in India

1st Annual Online Refresher Course in Chemistry Begins in India

Chemistry has always been an essential component of the Science curriculum. It’s extremely important that an online course of Chemistry happens to draw attention to the subject. This is exactly what happened a month ago – the first annual online refresher course in Chemistry. What is it? The first annual online refresher course in chemistry for all chemistry teachers of universities and colleges across India happened on November 1. This course was developed by the…

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Top 10 Executive Data Science Courses in India

Top 10 Executive Data Science Courses in India

In a survey conducted among 961 students across 18 cities, the top 10 executive data science courses have come up. The survey which was conducted in August through September 2018, provided an invaluable insight into the data science studies of this country. How was it done? A dedicated online questionnaire was created and the link was sent to more than 30 data science schools, of which 21 responded within the stipulated time.The participants were asked…

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MCI Directed to Offer Courses on Trigger Point and Musculo-Skeletal Therapy

MCI Directed to Offer Courses on Trigger Point and Musculo-Skeletal Therapy

In what comes as a surprise to many, the Madras High Court has directed the Central government and the Medical Council of India (MCI) to answer their query on Musculo-Skeletal Therapy Courses. What is it? The Court has asked MCI whether there is any Super-Specialty Diploma or Super-Specialty course available in Trigger Point Therapy and Musculo-Skeletal Therapy and how many experts in the said techniques are available in the country. The court also directed the…

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Oakridge School kids Measures Ozone Concentration with a Giant Balloon

Oakridge School kids Measures Ozone Concentration with a Giant Balloon

As industrialization drives climate change and ozone layer depletion, measuring the atmospheric ozone concentration has become important. Students of Oakridge International School in Bangalore has set out to achieve that. What is it? Five students from Oakridge International School Bangalore set out on a mission with the support of SSERD and IIA to measure the Ozone concentration over the city of Bangalore. How was it done? Over the course of four months, the team consisting…

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School Kids Creates Giant Balloon to Measure Ozone Concentration in Atmosphere

School Kids Creates Giant Balloon to Measure Ozone Concentration in Atmosphere

Ozone concentration in the lower layers of the atmosphere is pertinent in the industrial areas. Direct inhalation of ozone can cause several health problems and widespread illnesses among humans. Keeping this in mind some school kids in Bangalore have created a giant balloon to measure it. What is it? Five students from Oakridge International School Bangalore wanted to further examine the ozone layer and set out on a mission with the support of SSERD and…

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FSSAI Internships for Life Science/ Food Tech students

FSSAI Internships for Life Science/ Food Tech students

Good news for biological science students, now you can do an internship in the chief regulatory authority of food in India, FSSAI. What is it? The  FSSAI  has announced an October Internship Scheme 2018-19 for life science, food technology microbiology students. Internship starting in the month of October 2018 under Internship Scheme 2018-19 in Food Safety and Standards Authority of India How will it help you? Food Safety & Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) is an independent…

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