Well-known author and motivational speaker, Dr Sudha Murty will be giving an online talk as part of Symbiosis’ Golden Jubilee Lecture Series to celebrate her Golden Jubilee. With the need for positivity having become even more critical given the current pandemic situation, the lecture series aims to help students, staff and the public on ways to adjust to the current situation without panicking. The President of the Infosys Foundation, Dr Murty will give a lecture on the theme “The Joy of Giving” which will be broadcast on Youtube and is open to all. To access it, visit https://youtu.be/U5bq8zBF8pM
Practical Astronomy Online Course
Jyotirvidya Parisanstha (JVP), India’s oldest amateur astronomy group based in Pune, is running a free online course “Basic Practical Astronomy”. The course, scheduled from June 14 to July 14, will bring together eminent scientists and astronomers from the Interuniversity Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics, TIFR-Center national de radioastrophysique, IIT-Bombay, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Indian Institute of Astrophysics and the Aryabhatta Research Institute for Observational Sciences cover a range of topics.
Some of them planned during the month-long course include the history and instruments of astronomy, radio astronomy, eclipses and celestial events, gravitational waves, black holes, astrophotography, astrobiology. , cosmology, multi-wavelength astronomy and more.
Students studying from Class VIII and adults can take the course online. Course registrations can be made via the JVP mobile application. For more details, visit the JVP website.
Discussion of the Israeli-Palestinian crisis
The Department of Defense and Strategic Studies and the Department of Studies of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar jointly organized a conference-debate on “The Palestine-Israel Question and its Implications for Regional and Global Policy” on Monday June 7th at 11:30 am. The lecture will be given by Talmiz Ahmed, former Ambassador of India to Saudi Arabia, Oman and the United Arab Emirates.
Ahmed who joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1978 retired in 2011 and is now a full-time scholar in addition to a well-known contributor in various media on the politics and economy of Southeast Asia and West, Eurasia and Indian Ocean and energy security issues.
Interested parties can join this online chat on Microsoft Teams at https://rb.gy/aspvkw at the scheduled time.
One-year graduate diploma in Computer Science
The CSIR – Information Products Research and Development Unit (URDIP) has launched a call for applications for the Postgraduate Diploma in Basic Computer Science 2021-2022. The course deals with patent information and its applications for research, technology and business development. Engineering graduates, postgraduate degree holders in any scientific subject as well as pharmacy, library and business administration graduates are eligible to apply for the course.
The deadline for applications is June 20. For more details, visit https://pgdp.urdip.res.in
Everything you need to know about the characterization of transcriptomes
The MANAV Human Atlas program is hosting a new webinar as part of its Data Science series on June 3. The online lecture titled “Rapid and Accurate Characterization of Unicellular Transcriptomes” will be presented by Debarka Sengupta, Associate Professor at IIT-Delhi. Registration for the conference, scheduled for 4 p.m., can be done on https://bit.ly/3408Kh8
The Novice Moot Court Competition is an annual moot court competition run by the ILS Moot Court Society exclusively for first year students of BALL.B. and LL.B. courses to introduce them to the activity of advocacy. The contest will take place virtually this year and registration for the contest will be done through Google forms. There is no registration fee and participation is voluntary.
The preliminary round would take place on June 18, further details are available on the college’s website, www. https://ilslaw.edu/