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  • New in Campus

    PMRF scholarships to five students

    Posted on Nov 23, 2022
    Four PhD students and one Integrated PhD students are among those selected in a recent round of Prime Minister's Research Fellowship (PMRF). The PMRF scheme is aimed at attracting the talent pool of the country to PhD programmes of Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Indian Institutes of Science Edu...
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    Humboldt Research Fellowship to Dr. Moumita Majumdar

    Posted on Nov 22, 2022
    Dr. Moumita Majumdar from the Chemistry department at IISER Pune has been awarded the Humboldt Research Fellowship for Experienced Researchers by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany.   Dr. Moumita Majumdar Humboldt Research Fellowships are granted to outstanding researcher...
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    R D Birla Memorial Award in Physics to Prof. Deepak Dhar

    Posted on Nov 07, 2022
    Prof. Deepak Dhar, Distinguished Professor Emeritus and NASI-Senior Scientist in the Physics Department at IISER Pune, has been awarded the 2022 R.D. Birla Memorial Award in Physics by the Indian Physics Association (IPA). An announcement by the IPA is here.  The R.D. Birla Award in Physi...
  • In the Media

    How iRISE is helping improve STEM teaching in Maharashtra, Bihar

    Posted on Oct 14, 2022
    iRISE (Inspiring India in Research, Innovation and STEM Education) project hosted on IISER Pune campus is working towards improving the quality of classroom teaching in schools, especially in subjects related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Reported in the Indian Express, Octobe...
  • In the Media

    Prof. Sujit Ghosh's group's work on uranium extraction

    Posted on Sep 28, 2022
    Prof. Sujit Ghosh's group from the department of Chemistry developed an adsorbent metal-organic-framework (MOF) with high capability of extracting uranium. Several news outlets have covered this work during August and September 2022. Find some of them at these links: Nature India, Indian Express, In...
  • Events

    2022 Independence Day Celebration

    Posted on Aug 15, 2022
    IISER Pune celebrated the 76th Independence Day of India today with a flag hoisting ceremony followed by a cultural programme. Students, staff, and faculty members participated at the event along with their families. Addressing the gathering during the event, Director Prof. Jayant Udgaonkar spoke a...
  • Beyond the Campus Events

    Observing the Har Ghar Tiranga initiative

    Posted on Jul 27, 2022
    "Har Ghar Tiranga" is an initiative by the Ministry of Culture to mark 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav', which is an ongoing  celebration to commemorate the 75 glorious years of a progressive independent lndia. As part of this initiative, citizens are encouraged to hoist the National Flag of Ind...
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    Dr. Pai receives Mahakavi Kalidas Sanskrit-Vrati National Award

    Posted on Jul 11, 2022
    Dr. Venketeswara Pai R., Associate Professor in the Humanities and Social Sciences Department at IISER Pune, has been selected to receive the Mahakavi Kalidas Sanskrit-Vrati National Award in the Young Scholar category for the year 2022. Presented to scholars in recognition of their work towards pr...
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    CRSI Bronze Medal to Prof. Sujit K. Ghosh

    Posted on Jul 11, 2022
    Prof. Sujit K. Ghosh, Professor of Chemistry at IISER Pune, has won a Bronze Medal of Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI).CRSI is a premier professional chemical society of India established in 1999 with an aim to facilitate and promote research and education in all branches of chemistry....
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    DBT-Wellcome Senior Fellowship to Dr. Richa Rikhy

    Posted on Jul 08, 2022
    Dr. Richa Rikhy, Associate Professor in Biology at IISER Pune, has been selected for the Senior Fellowship awarded by the DBT/Wellcome Trust India Alliance. Dr. Rikhy is one of the four awardees of IA's Senior Fellowship for 2022 in the category of Basic Biomedical Research.    Funded ...
  • Events

    International Day of Yoga 2022

    Posted on Jun 09, 2022
    To observe International Day of Yoga 2022, a free 15-day Yoga workshop was conducted between May 20 to June 6, 2022. Many members of the IISER family including faculty, students, non-teaching staff registered for the workshop and a total of 50 members took part in the event coordinated by the studen...
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    Ninth Convocation of IISER Pune

    Posted on May 26, 2022
    In the 9th convocation of IISER Pune held in the evening of May 26, 2022, a total of 197 students received their degrees. This included 21 PhD students, 11 Integrated PhD, and 165 BS-MS students. Prof. P. Balaram, DST-YOS Chair Professor at the NCBS, Bengaluru and former director of Indian Institute...
  • Research News

    Computer simulations on sodium-ion battery electrolytes

    Posted on Apr 20, 2022
    Computer simulations reveal molecular interactions and ion dynamics in sodium-ion battery electrolytes In a recent series of papers, Prof. Arun Venkatnathan’s group has been studying intermolecular interactions and ion dynamics in sodium battery electrolytes through state-of-the-art computer ...
  • Beyond the Campus

    Pariksha Pe Charcha with PM Shri Modi on April 1 2022

    Posted on Mar 31, 2022
    The annual “Pareeksha pe Charcha” event with Honourable Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi will be held on April 1, 2022, from 11 am onwards. This is a programme that is highly popular with students and teachers wherein Hon’ble PM addresses the questions relating to exam an...
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    Prof. Deepak Dhar to be conferred Boltzmann Medal

    Posted on Feb 25, 2022
    Prof. Deepak Dhar, Distinguished Visiting Professor and NASI-Senior Scientist in the Physics department at IISER Pune, has been selected to receive the prestigious Boltzmann Medal for 2022. He is one of the two physicists selected for the award, the second awardee being Prof. John Hopfield from...
  • Research News

    Catalysis made faster through hole migration

    Posted on Feb 25, 2022
    In a recent paper in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, researchers from IISER Pune and Rice University studied a fascinating mechanism for catalysis. Their results offer clues to a more directed approach for designing new catalysts. Catalysts help accelerate a chemica...
  • Research News Spotlight

    COVID-19: Genome sequencing efforts at IISER Pune

    Posted on Feb 20, 2022
    Variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus pose a major challenge as some of these may have altered virulence, transmissibility, the potential to cause re-infections, and even breakthrough infections in the fully vaccinated. It is essential in this scenario to identify virus variants rapidly, at scale, along ...