From the news
- Chancellor Amma Addresses the Parliament of World’s Religions
- Amrita Students Qualify for the European Mars Rover Challenge
Dr. P. Ram Manohar, Research Director, Amrita Centre for Advanced Research in Ayurveda, participated as a resource person at the 7th World Ayurveda Congress held at Kolkata from 30th November to 4th December, 2016, at the Science City, Kolkata.
Prof. Raj Vedam, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, University of Texas, gave a talk on the topic “The Erased History of Ancient India” on December 6, 2016 at the School of Arts and Sciences, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Kochi campus.
NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Dr. Arvind Panagariya presented the FICCI National Award for Excellence in Technology to Prof. Kamal Bijlani, Director, Amrita E-Learning Research Lab, Amrita University on November 10th, 2016, at Fridayat Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi.
Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore, conducted its annual student fest PRAGATI from December 3-4, 2016.
In a major relief to patients of lymphatic filariasis (elephantiasis) across the country, India’s most comprehensive lymphoedema treatment clinic has been established at the 1,300-bed Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences in Kochi.
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Professor Dr. Shyam Diwakar was an invited speaker at the School of Brain Cells & Circuits “Camillo Golgi” course titled “The cerebellum inside-out: cells, circuits and functions” held from December 1-5, 2016 at Erice, Italy. He gave a talk titled “Computational Neurosciences of Cerebellar Circuit Disorders” during the round table session.
In a colloquium held at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham’s Bengaluru campus, on 26th November, 2016, Mr. Naren of Brillio interacted with 1st year students of Amrita School of Business, Bengaluru. He gave an overall glimpse of the necessity of Analytics in today’s context with real life company examples.
Amrita Club for Robotics and Mechatronics (ACROM), Amrita School of Engineering, Bengaluru organized an inter collegiate robotic competition, Sentience’16.
Amrita Values Programme which aims at inculcating life values in students, is now part of the university curriculum.
An invited talk on Gender Sensitivity was organized by the Student Nurses Association of Amrita College of Nursing on November 24, 2016.