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

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

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.

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Chandigarh: Four IISER scientists to work on India’s first quantum computer

IISER’s officiating director Prof. Arvind told Newsline that this initiative is the first step towards developing an indigenous quantum computer and a quantum communication network along with building sophisticated research infrastructure and training human resources.

From August, IISER’s new curriculum to blend humanities with basic sciences

Starting August 2019, students will also be given degrees mentioning their subject of specialisation along with those opting for regular science degree.

IISER-Pune research internship: Online applications delayed, check updates

The selected candidates will perform research on both theory and experiment aspects with the faculty of IISER Pune. The duration of the projects for 4 - 8 weeks during the period May 15 – July 15, 2019.

IITs, IISERs students to mentor nearby schools in science and maths: HRD Minister

Prakash Javadekar said that the MHRD has decided to ask IITs, IISER and large universities to train 10-15 schools in their vicinity in maths and science. He was talking on the sidelines of Vibrant Gujarat Summit.

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IISER IAT 2019 entrance test date announced, check here

IISER IAT 2019: The entrance test will be conducted in June, and the admission process will begin in April

IISER scientist steps down over ‘illegal tree felling’, institute says charges baseless

Watve tendered his resignation after he was allegedly stripped off his responsibilities as the head of the landscape committee of IISER, reportedly because he pointed out these irregularities in the ongoing works on the campus.

Indian scientists predict space environment conditions slightly harsher over next decade

Dibyendu Nandi, Professor at IISER Kolkata who is an associate of Inter University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA) in Pune and his PhD student Prantika Bhowmik have devised a novel technique to predict the next sunspot cycle.

IISER scientists develop material to speed up battery charging, capacity

According to scientists, the material will help increase the charging speed of battery by three times and the capacity by five times.

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