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‘Accelerate Vigyan’ to strengthen scientific research mechanism
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Policy Indications
July 01, 2020 Wednesday 06:42:33 IST

‘Accelerate Vigyan’ to strengthen scientific research mechanism

To provide a single platform for research internships, capacity building programs, and workshops across the country, the Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) has launched a new scheme called ‘Accelerate Vigyan’ (AV). You can get more information on this scheme from its web portal www.acceleratevigyan.gov.in. Straight off the block, AV has already called for applications under its ‘ABHYAAS’ component for the Winter Season. The primary objective of this inter-ministerial scheme is to give more thrust on encouraging high-end scientific research and preparing scientific manpower, which can lead to research careers and knowledge-based economy. Recognizing that all research has its base as development of quality and well-trained researcher

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Policy Indications
July 01, 2020 Wednesday 06:33:07 IST
University of Glasgow signed an agreement with Rakuten Mobile

University of Glasgow signed an agreement with Rakuten Mobile

University of Glasgow computing scientists have signed an agreement with Rakuten Mobile, Inc. to carry out collaborative research in the field of edge computing. Based on the agreement, Rakuten Mobile will provide financial and other support to a post-doctoral research assistant and two PhD students of the university’s School of Computi

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Policy Indications
June 29, 2020 Monday 07:59:48 IST
Skill development, the backbone of Atmnirbhar Bharat & GaribKalyanRozgarAbhiyan

Skill development, the backbone of Atmnirbhar Bharat & GaribKalyanRozgarAbhiyan

Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey, Union Minister for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, today said that skilling, up-skilling, and re-skilling of India’s workforce will play a crucial role in the success of the Government’s vision of Atmnirbhar Bharat and the recently launched GaribKalyanRozgarAbhiyaan, announced by the Hon’ble Prime M

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Policy Indications
June 29, 2020 Monday 07:47:21 IST
India’s first human space mission “Gaganyaan” will not be affected by Covid-19

India’s first human space mission “Gaganyaan” will not be affected by Covid-19

Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh said here today that the launch of India’s first human space mission “Gaganyaan” will not be affected by COVID pandemic and preparation are carrying on

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Policy Indications
June 29, 2020 Monday 07:43:10 IST
Minister highlights India's efforts to strengthen the education system

Minister highlights India's efforts to strengthen the education system

Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' today virtually participated in G20 Extraordinary Virtual Education Ministers’ Meeting. This special session has been convened to discuss the effects of the COVID 19 pandemic on the education sector, how different nations have dealt with it and how the Member States can collaborate to furthe

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International Edu News
July 01, 2020 Wednesday 06:36:03 IST
The University of Glasgow gets a £1m award from the Wolfson Foundation

The University of Glasgow gets a £1m award from the Wolfson Foundation

The University of Glasgow is to benefit from a £1m award from the Wolfson Foundation for its work on Quantum and Nanotechnology which will be a key focus of its new Research Hub in the Western campus. The £113m Research Hub, currently under construction as part of the University’s £1bn campus development programme, will provide a cutting-edge

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International Edu News
July 01, 2020 Wednesday 06:11:36 IST
Earnings of students in further education affected by what they study

Earnings of students in further education affected by what they study

New research reveals that the subjects that young people study on vocational courses affect their future earnings more than twice as much as which further education (FE) college they attended. Researchers from the Centre for Vocational Education Research at LSE, find that students aged 16-20 who went to an FE college in the top 15% of colleges, as

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Science Innovations
July 01, 2020 Wednesday 05:35:48 IST
Asteroid impact made the Earth uninhabitable for dinosaurs

Asteroid impact made the Earth uninhabitable for dinosaurs

A research team from UCL, Imperial College London and the University of Bristol has shown that only the asteroid impact could have created conditions that were unfavourable for dinosaurs across the globe. In the study, they also show that the massive volcanism could also have helped life recover from the asteroid strike in the long term. The astero

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Science Innovations
July 01, 2020 Wednesday 05:32:07 IST
Tabletop quantum experiment could detect gravitational waves

Tabletop quantum experiment could detect gravitational waves

Tiny diamond crystals could be used as an incredibly sensitive and small gravitational detector capable of measuring gravitational waves, suggests new UCL-led research.Predicted by Einstein’s general theory of relativity, gravitational waves are ripples in space–time generated by certain movements of massive objects. They are important to study

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Education Information
July 01, 2020 Wednesday 06:46:01 IST
UPSC Civil Services (Preliminary) 2020 Examination Notification

UPSC Civil Services (Preliminary) 2020 Examination Notification

The Union Public Service Commission will be conducting the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2020 [including the Indian Forest Service (Preliminary) Examination, 2020] on 04.10.2020 (Sunday) all over India as per the Revised Programme of Examinations/RTs published on 05.06.2020. Keeping in view the large number of candidates of the Civ

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Education Information
July 01, 2020 Wednesday 06:28:34 IST
WBS Executive MBA named best in the UK

WBS Executive MBA named best in the UK

The Economist has ranked Warwick Business School’s Executive MBA the best in the UK and sixth in the world. WBS climbed four places from its 2018 position when The Economist last did the ranking, with the school’s Executive MBA now rated third in Europe, though it is number one in Europe for programmes delivered by a single business school.The

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Round Table June 11, 2020 Thursday 11:01:11 IST
Lockdown: Fostering Creative Thinking and Living

Are Our Children Losing Resilience?

Even as the lockdown was extended after two months for a further period of thirty days, there were moments of despair, disappointment and anguish in society but there were stories as well of how people creatively managed their lives at home, workplace or in educational campuses. The 59th Rajagiri International Round Table Conference got across to a