The 83rd Annual Meeting of the Indian Academy of Sciences is being held at Shillong, hosted by the North-Eastern Hill University, during 3 – 5 November 2017. The two and a half days’ deliberation will see the participation of many Fellows and Associates of the Academy and invited teachers from different parts of the country who will engage in active scientific discussions with the Fellows.
The meeting will include inaugural lectures by newly elected Fellows and Associates over a wide range of scientific topics. The deliberations also include two special lectures on Positive definite matrices and Targeted therapy for cancer, along with high-level scientific symposiam, on New Technologies Changing Our Lives and earth science of the North-East. Encompassing wider areas, the 83rd Annual Meeting will carry forward the tradition of public lectures by scholars from various fields.
The 83rd Academy meeting will also comprise many allied events including a teachers’ interaction session with the members of the Science Education Panel (SEP) and Fellows, Editorial Board meetings, an exhibition of Academy’s publications (journals and books), and a brief press conference.
All the scientific presentations are open to public, in particular college and university students, faculty and others.
Indian Academy of Sciences (IASc), Bengaluru: The Indian Academy of Sciences, as envisioned by its founder- Sir C V Raman, is devoted to the promotion and the upholding of the cause of science through diverse activities that aim to recognize and reward scientific efforts and talents. Science education programmes are also a major thrust area of the Academy. The Academy holds its annual meetings at different places of scientific interest in the country. The 83rd Annual Meeting of the Academy is being held at Shillong on the invitation of the Vice-Chancellor, North-Eastern Hill University. For more details visit: www.ias.ac.in
North-Eastern Hill University was set up by an Act of Parliament and notified on 19th July 1973. The objectives of the University, as laid down in the act, are “to disseminate and advance knowledge by providing instructional and research facilities in such branches of learning as it may deem fit; to pay special attention to the improvement of the social and economic conditions and welfare of the people of the hill areas of the North-eastern region, and in particular, the intellectual, academic and cultural advancement.”
Popularly abbreviated as NEHU, the university stands tall in the northern part of Shillong in its green, lush picturesque and homely atmosphere. As one of the universities with potential for excellence, NEHU caters to students and scholars from almost all parts of the north-eastern region not to forget about students coming from other parts of the country and abroad. For more information, you can visit www.nehu.ac.in