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IITs, JNU collaborate with German universities for first programme on Bio Big Data Science

The Research Training Group will set up 50 PhD projects, which will be supervised by scientists from both India and Germany. The first funding of the program will begin with an investment of €3 million from each of the two organizing partners - Heidelberg University and DBT.

IIT-Kanpur BoG decides against revoking Dalit prof’s thesis, refers matter to experts

The plagiarism charges against Sadrela were made in an anonymous email sent to several faculty members on October 15, 2018.


HRD opposes IIT-Kanpur’s move to revoke Dalit teacher’s PhD thesis

The HRD Ministry communicated its stand on April 5, four days ahead of the institute’s Board of Governors (BoG) meeting in which a decision on the Senate’s recommendation is expected.

Scholars, academics express ‘dismay’ at IIT-Kanpur action against Dalit teacher

This came two months after an inquiry by a retired High Court judge found four teachers guilty of violating the conduct rules of IIT-K and the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act after Saderla complained of harassment and discrimination by them.

He complained of harassment, now IIT-Kanpur to revoke Dalit teacher’s PhD

The Senate is the highest decision-making body of IIT-Kanpur on academic matters and comprises all faculty members. It is headed by the institute director.

IIT-Kanpur expels 18 over ‘poor academic performance’

While nine postgraduate students were permanently terminated in a senate meeting held in December, nine undergraduate students were terminated in a senate meeting held Tuesday.


Robotic system can help paralysed patients regain hand movement

The team, which includes researchers from Indian Institute Technology (IIT) Kanpur, developed a brain-computer interface (BCI) that can 'read' a person's brain waves and convert them to computer signals.

'Caste-based' harassment at IIT-Kanpur: Allahabad HC stays proceedings in case against four professors

Sources in the institute said a general body meeting of the faculty forum was organised on campus Thursday, where its members again expressed anguish at the "lack of action" by the institute.

IIT-Kanpur caste harassment: Faculty forum passes resolution to divest deputy director of duties

A letter signed by faculty forum convener Veejendra K Yadav and sent to Karandikar, the meeting was attended by 130 faculty members who expressed their “deep anguish at the lack of action by the institute after a previous resolution on the same”.

IIT-Kanpur: Four professors booked for ‘harassing’ Dalit colleague

Three of the accused professors — Sanjay Mittal, Chandra Shekhar Upadhyay (of the aerospace department) and Ishan Sharma (mechanical department) — are presently serving at IIT-Kanpur while Dr Rajiv Shekhar was shifted to IIT-Dhanbad a few months ago. He is now the institute’s director.