Centre for Outreach Programs in Education

Other Activities

The Academy Trust Outreach
The Academy Trust that started under the auspices of the Indian Academy of Sciences, Bengaluru in collaboration with Eklavya Trust, Bhopal, organized a half day Oureach for school students on 3rd November 2016 at the IISER, Bhopal campus. Popular lectures by Prof. Amitabh Joshi (JNCASR, Begaluru) and Prof. Ram Sagar (Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bengaluru) and science exhibition/experiments organized by the Eklavya Trust, Bhopal made Science appealing to theparticipants. The participation was from State and Private Schools. 191 participants attended the Outreach.

Madhya Pradesh Council of Science and Technology Outreach
30 students (researchers in Madhya Pradesh) alongwith two officials from MPCST organized a preworkshop on Genotyping and Gene Sequencing at IISER Bhopal. Two talks were organized for the students to gain deeper insight into the subject followed by a tour of our Central Instrumentation Facility.

Tribal Welfare Department, Madhya Pradesh Outreach
As a part of a Leadership Development Camp, the Tribal Welfare Department conducts a program every year for students (SC/ST/OBC) who stand first in the Class X examination from their district. A half day Outreach for 250 students was done on January 25, 2017 where the students were briefed about IISERs in general and the admission procedure. They were then guided to the Physics, Chem, Bio labs where they did some experiments followed by a rock show by the EES Dept.