Author: Dhara Vora

IITGN hosted a two-day symposium on ‘Frontier Problems in Physics’

The symposium aims to promote and foster research atmosphere at IITGN with lectures by scientists on cutting-edge research topics and discuss open problems in physics with students and young researchers. The physics discipline of Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar hosted a two-day symposium on ‘Frontier Problems in Physics’ on November 20 and 21, 2018. Eminent scientists gave lectures on outstanding research areas in theoretical and experimental physics during the two-day symposium. Prof Rajesh Gopakumar from ICTS, Bangalore talked about String Theory and Quantum Gravity; Prof Biswarup Mukhopadhyaya from HRI Allahabad spoke about High Energy Particle Physics; Prof Amlan J...

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Library Roundup

Week 44: 12 Nov 2018 - 16 Nov 2018 Book of the week: The Tangled Tree: A Radical New History of Life New...

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IITGN organized Blood Donation Camp

The Health Committee at Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar had organized a blood donation camp today in association with The Gujarat Cancer & Research Institute (GCRI) Blood Bank. IITGN’s students, faculty, staff and their families enthusiastically participated in the blood donation cause. A total of 107 units of blood were collected during the special camp. All donors were given an Appreciation Certificate. A total of 107 units of blood were collected during the...

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Experts discussed human cognition in CogniTalks 2018

The Centre for Cognitive Science at the Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar hosted the second edition of CogniTalks on November 16, 2018. Like last year, CogniTalks 2018 had an eclectic group of experts to engage in a series of talks about human cognition. Understanding human cognition is increasingly becoming vital in modern science, technology, art, and design. New technologies are beginning to incorporate principles of how we perceive the world, learn and remember information, make decisions and interact with the environment. This innovative event’s aim was to bring together experts from different fields to interact and discuss how humans think and act. Designers, architects, and philosophers discussed the finer points of human behavior. Students and academics from NID, NIFT, IIM, DAIICT and other neighbouring institutes were also invited to this event. The Centre for Cognitive Science at IITGN conducts teaching and research in the field of human cognition and behaviour. The faculty work on cutting-edge problems like visual perception, hand movements, neuromarketing, embodied cognition and social...

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