Events Diary

 

Past Events

4th IUPAP International Conference on Women in Physics

This is the first announcement of the conference to be held in Stellenbosch, South Africa between April 5-8, 2011.


Indo French CEFIPRA seminar on "Women in Science"

The Seminar is jointly organized by Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, French Embassy in India, CEFIPRA and the WiS Panel of the Indian Academy of Sciences on February 3-5, 2014 at Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru


Two-day lecture workshop on "Women in Science: A Career in Science" to commemorate Prof. Anna Mani's 96th birthday

The WiS Panel in collaboration with CMR Institute of Management Studies, Bengaluru organized a 2 day lecture workshop between 22 & 23 August 2014, at CMR Institute of Management Studies, Bengaluru.


One day lecture workshop on "Women in Science : A Career in Science" at SRN Adarsh College, Bengaluru

The WiS Panel in collaboration with SRN Adarsh College, Bengaluru organized a one day lecture workshop on March 11, 2014 as part of the programme "Women in Science: A Career in Science".


INSA-AASAA joint workshop on "Women in Science, Education and Research"

During the Second Summit of South Asian Science Academies at Indian National Science Academy (INSA), New Delhi, a joint INSA – AASSA (Association of Academies and Societies of Sciences in Asia) meeting on "Women in Science Education and Research" was held on 24 September 2014.
Professor KrishanLal, President, INSA and Professor Doe Sun Na, Vice President, KAST were the co-chairs of this meeting.


Women Scientists in India - An excerpt from the AASSA Report on "Women in Science and Technology in Asia"


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An interactive discussion session on "Women in Science" with Professor Jocelyn Bell Burnell

The WiS Panel of the Indian Academy of Science organized a one day session with Professor Jocelyn Bell Burnell on 11th January 2014 at Indian Academy of Science Bengaluru


One day lecture on "Science Career Initiative - Women in Science" at Mount Carmel College, Bengaluru

The WiS Panel organised a one day lecture workshop at Mount Carmel College, Bengaluru on 09 March 2013 as part of 'Women in Science : A career in science' program of the WiS Panel.


Special Lectures at Maharani Lakshmi Ammani College for Women, Bengaluru

Special Lectures were organized on the Occasion of International Women's day at Maharani Lakshmi Ammani College for Women, Bengaluru, on 06 March 2012


Fifth National Women's Science Congress

Swadeshi Vijnana Andolana-Karnataka jointly with B.V.B. College of Arts and Commerce, UG and PG, organized the Fifth National Women's Science Congress at B. V. B. college, Bidar between 7-9th, November 2012. Focal theme of the congress was on 'Women in Education'.


Fourth National Women's Science Congress

Swadeshi Vijnana Andolana-Karnataka jointly with M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology (MSRIT) organized the fourth national women's science congress at MSRIT, Bengaluru on November 7, 2011. Focal theme of the congress was on 'women in engineering, technology enterpreneurship and industry'.


Third National Women's Science Congress

Swadeshi Vijnana Andolana-Karnataka jointly with Davangere University, Davangere organized the third national women's science congress at Davangere University from 7-10 November 2010. Focal theme of the congress was on the 'Women's Leadership in Education and Research'.


National Seminar on 'E K Janaki Ammal and her contribution to Indian Science'.

The seminar was organized by the National Musuem of Natural History at Thalasseri, Kerala on November 04, 2010.


International Conference of Women Mathematicians

The conference was held at University of Hyderabad between August 17-18, 2010. This was held two days prior to the International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM 2010)


Leadership Challenges for Professional Women

This was a training programme organized by the Centre for Organization Development (COD), Hyderabad for women executives, between December 14-18, 2009. The main agenda was to develop skills and attitudes for enhanced role effectiveness and try to understand how women become leaders.


Second National Women's Science Congress

Swadeshi Vijnana Andolana, a Karnataka Unit of Vijnana Bharati and Matru Vedike (Women Scientists Forum) jointly with All India Institute of Speech & Hearing (AIISH), Mysore organized the second National Women's Science Congress at AIISH, Mysore between November 7 - 9, 2009. The focal theme of the congress was 'Need for Women Leadership in Science & Technology'.


National Conference on Socio-Economic Development: Challenges before Women Scientists, Technologists and Engineers

The Department of Biotechnology and Medical Engineering of National Institute of Technology (NIT), Rourkela, Orissa organized a three-day national conference on the socio-economic development scenario in India and the importance of the role of women scientists and technologists in this developmental process. The conference was held at NIT between February 13-15, 2009.


Women in Science and Technology at PAN-IIT Chennai

The Panel of Women in Science organized an one day conference on 'Women in Science and Technology' under their programme 'Women in Science: A Career in Science', at the convention of PAN-IIT, Chennai, on December 20, 2008.

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Women in Science: A Career in Science seminar at Allapuzha, Kerala

The Panel of Women in Science organized a one day seminar at Sanatana Dharma College, Allapuzha, Kerala on November 20, 2008. This seminar was conducted as part of the programme 'Women in Science: A Career in Science'.

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National Women's Science Congress - Towards encouraging and empowering women scientists

Vijnana Bharati, Bengaluru had organized a three day conference under their National Women's Science Congress programme. This was held between November 7 - 9, 2008 at the SB Arts & KCP Science College and BLDE University, Bijapur.

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Book release function of 'Lilavati's Daughters: The Women Scientists of India' and Symposium on Women in Science

The book Lilavati's Daughters: The Women Scientists of India was released during the inaugural session of the 74th Annual Meeting of the Indian Academy of Sciences on 31st October, 2008. There was a symposium on women in science with a panel discussion on 1st November, 2008 during the annual meeting.


A National Seminar on Socio-Economic Development: Challenges before Women Scientists, Technologists & Engineers (CWSTE 2008)

This is the first announcement of the seminar. The seminar intends to provide a common platform women scientists and technologists to interact and discuss their role and activities for taking up challenges in promoting social and economic development of our nation. The seminar will be held in National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, Orissa. The date of the seminar is yet to be decided.


Seminar on 'Women in Science: A Career in Science' at Ahmedabad

The Panel of Women in Science of the Indian Academy of Sciences conducted a seminar at St. Xavier's College, Ahmedabad as part of their initiative 'Women in Science: A Career in Science'.


The Third IUPAP International Conference on Women in Phyiscs (ICWIP 2008)

The Third IUPAP International Conference on Women in Phyiscs (ICWIP 2008) was held during October 8-10, 2008 in Seoul, Korea. ICWIP 2008 is dedicated to the presentation and discussion of the latest developments and ideas regarding the status of women physicists in world-communists.


Inaugural Seminar on 'Women in Science: A Career in Science'

This seminar is conducted as part of the new initiative of Women in Science panel at Cochin University of Science and Technology, Cochin on April 5, 2008.


India Symposium

An India Symposium was held on the first day of the TWOWS conference on 'Impact of Women's research in Science and Technology in the new millennium'.


'Gender Issues in Science'

In collaboration with the Panel of the Indian Academy of Sciences Women in Science, Centre for Contemporary Studies had organized a Round Table Discussion on "Gender Issues in Science" with Prof. Jean Taylor, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York, U. S. A

Date: Wednesday, 19 October, 2005
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Venue: Seminar Hall, Centre for Contemporary Studies, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru 560 012


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