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Outreach 2016

“Understanding SCIENCE” - Summer Camp for high school students”

Science has become an important and permanent part of our daily lives. It not only gives us the platform to ask the “what, how and why” of nature but also has become an indispensable tool to ensure development of society and even sustenance of life. It is therefore of utmost importance to educate the people about all the recent developments in science and technology. IISER Bhopal, a premier educational institute in the country, actively engaged in quality research and teaching believes in creating such awareness. IISER Bhopal invites application from students interested in attending a short summer camp from May 20 - 25, 2016 at its main campus in Bhauri, Bhopal. Students who would be studying in classes X, XI, XII as on May 2016 can apply.

The summer camp will consist of interactive lectures, along with an exposure to laboratory work guided by IISER faculty members. Our efforts are to make science as interesting and exciting as possible for the participants, so that they not only understand the basic principles of science, but also learn how to apply them in their daily lives. The objective of this program is to inculcate in students an aptitude to appreciate the role and contribution of science in the betterment of mankind. The program has been designed to create harmony between learning and applying scientific knowledge towards the development of the society. Expenses, which include lodging and food, will be covered by IISER Bhopal for all the participants. A doctor will be made available on campus (24 hours) to ensure personal health and well being of all the candidates.

Important dates:
  • March 20, 2016: Last date for submission of forms (Download Application Form)
  • March 22, 2016: List of shortlisted candidates (will be uploaded on our website)
  • April 22, 2016: Last date for the payment of Registration Fee (for selected candidates)
  • May 20, 2016: Registration time (08:30 am – 09:30 am)
    (Candidates who comes to Bhopal on May 19th will be provided accommodation)
  • May 25, 2016: Closing of the programme by noon

To facilitate homogeneous interaction between the students and faculty members, the seats are limited. After initial screening, the selected candidates would have to pay a registration fee of Rs. 1500/- only by DD/cheque in favor of “The Director, IISER Bhopal”.
The DD/Cheque should be sent before April 22, 2016 by Indian Speed Post.

Any correspondence can be made to the following address:

Dr. Madhumita Mukherjee
Co-ordinator, Center for Outreach Programs in Education
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Bhopal
Bhopal By-Pass Road, Bhauri
Bhopal - 462066
Phone: 0755-6692303
Email: outreach[AT]iiserb.ac.in

We hope to provide all the participants with the best possible scientific experience.

OUTREACH PROGRAM (May 20 – 25, 2016)