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Monday, January 20, 2020



Pune: Science fest at IISER focuses on AI, neuroscience, life sciences

January 12, 2020 4:17 am

The India Science Festival 2020 has been organised by Aspiring Minds in association with academic partner, Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute at Harvard University.

Mohali institute IISER behind device to study pollutants released by farm fires

November 13, 2019 10:47 am

Since there are only two such devices installed in India, most government agencies remain unaware of the rates of such emissions, alongside their hazardous effects on the human body.

Science and sensibility

November 12, 2019 7:22 pm

Sipping coffee in the shade of a red garden umbrella at the outdoor cafeteria, Sanad, a third-year undergraduate student of Biology tells The Indian Express about his experience with the teaching staff at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER).

IISER-Tirupati's research claims to treat colon cancer, wins gold at iGEM global competition

November 10, 2019 8:40 pm

The research won gold at the International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) global competition held at Boston, US.

IISER admissions 2020: Check entrance exam dates, pattern, how to apply, syllabus

October 29, 2019 3:31 pm

IISER admissions 2020: Interested candidates can apply at from April 24. The application process will conclude on April 30, 5 pm. Applicants will have to appear for an IISER aptitude test (IAT) on May 31 (Sunday).

‘We want students to learn skills that will be useful for rest of their lives’

October 28, 2019 12:34 pm

Indian Institute of Science, Education and Research (IISER), Pune, has been ranked 20th among the top 100 Young Universities globally as per the Nature Index, rankings that were released recently. Prof Jayant Udgaonkar, director, IISER, Pune, tells The Indian Express what makes IISERs fare better in both education and research.

‘PARAM Brahma will allow scientists to address complex scientific problems’

September 29, 2019 9:31 am

Once installed, 'PARAM Brahma' will allow scientists to address newer and more complex scientific problems in a range of areas.

Farmer's son, civic school student makes it to IISER, Tirupati

August 01, 2019 12:05 pm

Son of farmers from Osmanabad, Tawale’s interest in science grew thereafter and when he later joined the science club hosted by Exciting Science Group, run jointly by NCL and IISER, Pune.

Pune: UG team from IISER to make ‘bio-sensor’ that can detect lead in river water

June 22, 2019 4:58 am

The team bagged the grant from the Indian Biological Engineering Competition (iBEC) under the DBT, and was competing against students from world-class universities as part of the International Genetically Engineered Machines (iGEM) umbrella. More than 300 universities took part in this contest.

‘Missing trees’ on campus: Former IISER scientist to knock on PMC’s doors

May 08, 2019 8:27 am

Senior biologist Milind Watve, who headed the landscape committee at IISER, had stepped down in December last year over the alleged mismanagement of about 500 fully-grown trees.