Science Day Celebration
Science Day was celebrated this year on February 28 2014 with a program organized by our students for school students of the region. The program was coordinated under the auspices of the Outreach Centre of the institute. Around 200 school children from the region participated in the program which was advertised on the institute' s website and in newspapers. The program took place in the lecture hall complex and a variety of events were organized including a science quiz. The school students were shown several demonstrations of experiments in various science laboratories and were taken to visit different research facilities in CAF. An open session of school students with scientists from IISER Mohali was organized where questions from students were answered by the faculty. A public lecture on "The Ozone Hole - History and What's Behind?" was delivered by Dr. Franz X. Meixner from Max Planck Institute for Chemistry, Mainz Germany. The Chief Guest for the programme was Professor R.N. Mukherjee, Director IISER Kolkata. The faculty coordinator for the programme was Dr. Amit Kulshrestha.