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Conferences hosted by the NCSC


The NCSC hosted its first international conference of science communicators at IUCAA in Pune in January 2000, the theme being “Public Understanding of Science”. Around 210 science communicators from across the world attended the event.


The second international conference was organised at the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai to felicitate and honor renowned astrophysicist and science communicator Prof. Jayant Narlikar, in July 2003. The theme of the conference, was “Man and the Universe”.


The third international conference was held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in April 2005; the theme being “Science Communication in Developing Countries”.

In October 2005, the NCSC organised a national seminar on “Expanding Horizons of School Science Education” at the Labour India Complex, Marangattupilly, Kottayam, Kerala.


In November 2006 a National Conference – Vision 2026 – Challenges in Science Communication, was organised at the Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi. The conference was held in order to celebrate and felicitate Prof.Yash Pal, a renowned scientist and a science communicator, on his 80th birthday . The conference was inaugurated by Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, President of India .


In September 2007 in association with Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education, TIFR,Mumbai a National Conference on Science Education - Challenges of Quality was organised in honor of Prof. B.M.Udgaonkar, eminent scientist and educationist on the occasion of his 80th Birthday at V.G.Kulkarni Auditorium at Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education. V.N. Purav Marg, Mankhurd, Mumbai 400088


In December 2008 in association with Vigyan Prasar, Delhi a National Conference on National Agenda - Problems and Solutions was organised in honor of Dr. P.M. Bhargava, eminent scientist and founder of the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Hyderabad and the architect of modern biology and biotechnology in India on his completion of 80 years at the Auditorium of the Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Uppal Road, Tarnaka, Hyderabad- 500007




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