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,
Delhi. The conference was held in order to celebrate and
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