Indian Institute of Science success shows India can create world-class universities

Indian Institute of Science success shows India can create world-class universities

       According to the latest THE ranking of world’s small universities, i.e, institutes with less than 5,000 students,            the famed Bengaluru institute figures in the top-10 (ranked 8th). (IE) Although India has not much to show in global university rankings—none of its varsities figure in top-200 and only five figure in top-500 in the Times Higher Education (THE) ranking of universities—the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) has given the country some reason to rejoice. According to the latest THE ranking of world’s small…

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Three Indian-origin teens secure scholarship worth $200K in science contest for innovative research

Three Indian-origin teens secure scholarship worth $200K in science contest for innovative research

Houston :   Three Indian-origin teenagers, including identical twin sisters, in the US have bagged a total scholarship worth USD 200,000 in a science competition for their innovative research that will help doctors diagnose health problems including schizophrenia. Shriya and Adhya Beesam, 16, who are 11th grade studentsin Plano, Texas shared the USD 100,000 grand prize in the 17th annual Siemens Math, Science and Technology Competition on Tuesday for their project entitled, ‘Linked Neuro-Fuzzy Inference System: A Novel Approach to Schizophrenia Diagnosis’. Vineet Edupuganti, a senior at Oregon Episcopal School,…

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NUI Galway offers MSc in biomedical science via distance learning/modular

NUI Galway offers MSc in biomedical science via distance learning/modular

Modules are selected and paid for à la carte, and as few as one or as many as six taught modules can be completed in a given year. Candidates may join the programme at any time throughout the academic year. Students are introduced to interdisciplinary research using technologies and skills from scientific, engineering, and clinical disciplines. Course contributors are active researchers and industry experts in all areas of biomedical science. On completion of six or 12 taught modules, students also have the option to exit with a PG Cert or…

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Students, want to excel in Data Science? Here’s what you must do

Students, want to excel in Data Science? Here’s what you must do

Within the purview of Data Management, a new discipline called “Data Science” has emerged. It should not be confused with Analytics—the buzzword of the 21st century. Unfortunately, however, Data Analysis, Data Analytics and Data Science are used interchangeably in the Indian context. It is an emerging, highly impacted and a rapidly expanding area of studies. Its usage can be found in various industries across different sectors, including but not limited to banking, telecom, manufacturing, logistics and healthcare. As far as pure Data Science is concerned, the National Institute of Securities…

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Get 50% Off Any Coursera Computer Science Class for a Limited Time

Get 50% Off Any Coursera Computer Science Class for a Limited Time

If you’ve been thinking about taking one of Coursera’s many university-created computer science classes, now’s the time. Enterprise software company Atlassian is currently offering scholarships that cover half of all course fees to students who enroll. Some of the great courses include Python for Everybody from the University of Michigan, Java Programming: An Introduction to Software Specialization from Duke University, Android App Development from Vanderbilt University, and Game Design and Development from Michigan State University. When you enroll for a class, you’ll see the offer before you pay (it looks…

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Get 50% Off Any Coursera Computer Science Class for a Limited Time

Get 50% Off Any Coursera Computer Science Class for a Limited Time

If you’ve been thinking about taking one of Coursera’s many university-created computer science classes, now’s the time. Enterprise software company Atlassian is currently offering scholarships that cover half of all course fees to students who enroll. Some of the great courses include Python for Everybody from the University of Michigan, Java Programming: An Introduction to Software Specialization from Duke University, Android App Development from Vanderbilt University, and Game Design and Development from Michigan State University. When you enroll for a class, you’ll see the offer before you pay (it looks…

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Establishment and operationalization of new Indian Institute of Science Education and Research at Berhampur, Odisha

Establishment and operationalization of new Indian Institute of Science Education and Research at Berhampur, Odisha

The Union Cabinet under the Chairmanship of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for the following: i. Ex-post facto approval for formation of an Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Berhampur Society under the Societies Registration Act, 1860; ii. Establishment and operationalisation of IISER, Berhampur in a transit/ temporary campus from the Academic Year 2016-17, which will involve a cost of Rs.I52.79 crore, for the initial three years (2016-19), and ex-post facto approval of starting the academic session of 2016-17 from 1st August, 2016; iii….

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Google Science Fair: Indian-origin teen wins $50,000 scholarship

Google Science Fair: Indian-origin teen wins $50,000 scholarship

A 16-year-old Indian-origin South African teen has won a $ 50,000 scholarship at the annual Google Science Fair in the US for using orange peel to develop a cheaper “super-absorbent material” that helps soil retain water. Kiara Nirghin, a Grade 11 student at private school St Martin’s, submitted her project titled ‘No More Thirsty Crops’ which was aimed at alleviating the severe drought plaguing South Africa. Her solution to the problem of drought uses the peels from orange and avocado fruits, which were normally discarded. The Google Science Fair is…

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The art & science of quality course bulletins: a way to avoid the entice of the info unload

The art & science of quality course bulletins: a way to avoid the entice of the info unload

It’s the night earlier than a prime venture is due and also you sit down down to publish an declaration on your on line route. You want to remind your college students of the approaching due date, and oh sure, there’s a extremely good webinar provided with the aid of the career middle developing on Tuesday. That reminds you, there’s additionally that article approximately the records of Wikipedia which you need to percentage with them too. Come to think about it, now’s as right a time as any to discuss…

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Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science Recruitment for Technical Officer and Security Officer || Last date 25th April 2016

Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science Recruitment for Technical Officer and Security Officer || Last date 25th April 2016

Indian Association for the cultivation of science has announced recruitment news for the post of Technical officer, Security Officer and various other vacancies. Applicants interested in this job may apply on or before 25th April 2016. Detailed job description given below: Name: Indian Association for the cultivation of science Post: Technical Officer Number of vacancies: 01 Vacancy Salary / Wages: Salary of Rs. 15,600 – Rs. 39,100/- per month along with grade pay of Rs. 5400/- Post: Security Officer Number of vacancies: 01 vacancy Salary / Wages: Salary of Rs….

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