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Panjab University scientist Manjit Kaur at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) based at the European Laboratory for Particle Physics CERN, near Geneva in Switzerland.(HT PHOTO)

Research in particle physics took Manjit Kaur from PU to CERN

Chandigarh, Hindustan Times | By Aakriti Sharma
PUBLISHED ON JUN 07, 2019 05:09 PM IST
Manjit Kaur, 65, from Panjab University’s (PU) physics department, was one of the scientists who has been working on CERN’s CMS (Compact Muon Solenoid) experiment, one of two large general-purpose particle physics detectors built on the LHC.
The Shodhganga initiative, a reservoir of Indian PhD theses, allows the research to be deposited electronically, making them accessible to all(File Photo)
The Shodhganga initiative, a reservoir of Indian PhD theses, allows the research to be deposited electronically, making them accessible to all(File Photo)

The government is within its right to question the quality of PhD research

By Amitabha Bhattacharya
UPDATED ON APR 16, 2019 12:13 PM IST
One only hopes that open-minded intellectuals and academicians will take proactive action to persuade the government to develop an atmosphere of trust where public funds are optimally utilised to generate useful knowledge in cross-cutting areas
The Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s decision to ask Lt Gen (retd) DS Hooda to head a task force on national security should be applauded wholesomely. The immediate mission of the task force will be to draft a national security strategy document.(ANI)
The Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s decision to ask Lt Gen (retd) DS Hooda to head a task force on national security should be applauded wholesomely. The immediate mission of the task force will be to draft a national security strategy document.(ANI)

Indian politicians lack good quality policy advice

By Kunal Singh
UPDATED ON MAR 04, 2019 07:59 AM IST
One hopes that Lt Gen (retd) DS Hooda heading a task force for the Congress sets a new culture among political parties.
When one is ostracised and starved of social connection, they might be temporarily more open to groups, even gangs, which would be otherwise unappealing. (Instagram)
When one is ostracised and starved of social connection, they might be temporarily more open to groups, even gangs, which would be otherwise unappealing. (Instagram)

Research decodes how social ostracism affects humans

New York | By Indo Asian News Service
PUBLISHED ON FEB 25, 2019 06:55 PM IST
In order to restore basic psychological needs, such as, belonging, self-esteem, control over one’s environment, having a meaningful existence, people can engage in a variety of behaviours. Some of them are not positive.
The University Grants Commission (UGC) is planning to launch an ambitious scheme to promote trans-disciplinary research (Photo-Diwakar Prasad – Hindustan Times)STORY BY SAURAV ROY(HT Photo)
The University Grants Commission (UGC) is planning to launch an ambitious scheme to promote trans-disciplinary research (Photo-Diwakar Prasad – Hindustan Times)STORY BY SAURAV ROY(HT Photo)

UGC plans scheme on trans-disciplinary research

New Delhi | By Amandeep Shukla
UPDATED ON FEB 11, 2019 04:18 PM IST
Trans-disciplinary research is a team effort by investigators from different disciplines to create new conceptual and theoretical innovations that go beyond the confines of a subject-specific approach, a UGC official said, not wishing to be named.
A view of the research lab at Savitribai Phule Pune University which would soon be part of the new research park.(SHANKAR NARAYAN/HT PHOTO)
A view of the research lab at Savitribai Phule Pune University which would soon be part of the new research park.(SHANKAR NARAYAN/HT PHOTO)

Campus connect: PM to digitally inaugurate research and foundation park at Savitribai Phule Pune University on Jan 15

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Parth Welankar
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2019 02:03 PM IST
Aditya Abhyankar, who is heading the park, believes that the facility would expand the horizons of research in the city.
Globally, top ranking universities derive their stature from the quality of their research(Getty Images)
Globally, top ranking universities derive their stature from the quality of their research(Getty Images)

Research is necessary for creating sustainable knowledge investment

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Dr H Vinod Bhat
UPDATED ON NOV 14, 2018 03:03 PM IST
Universities of the future must acknowledge the role of quality research in building knowledge centres of the 21st century
PrakashJavadekar on Thursday launched web portals for two schemes— Impactful Policy Research in Social Sciences scheme (IMPRESS) and Scheme for Promotion of Academic and Research Collaboration (SPARC)—with an aim to build an ecosystem of research in educational institutions.(PTI)
PrakashJavadekar on Thursday launched web portals for two schemes— Impactful Policy Research in Social Sciences scheme (IMPRESS) and Scheme for Promotion of Academic and Research Collaboration (SPARC)—with an aim to build an ecosystem of research in educational institutions.(PTI)
Panjab University vice-chancellor Raj Kumar held a meeting with former V-Cs RP Bambah, MM Puri, KN Pathak, RC Sobti and Arun K Grover on Wednesday.(HT File)
Panjab University vice-chancellor Raj Kumar held a meeting with former V-Cs RP Bambah, MM Puri, KN Pathak, RC Sobti and Arun K Grover on Wednesday.(HT File)

Panjab University V-C looks towards his predecessors for tips on improving rank, research

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Arshdeep Arshi, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2018 10:46 PM IST
Besides discussion on centenary celebrations of PU campus teaching, they also deliberated on the financial situation of PU.
Scientists have discovered a beetle trapped in amber that dates back to 99 million years, a finding that may help better understand the relationship between ancient flowering plants and pollinators.(Representative Image/Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Scientists have discovered a beetle trapped in amber that dates back to 99 million years, a finding that may help better understand the relationship between ancient flowering plants and pollinators.(Representative Image/Getty Images/iStockphoto)

99-million-year-old beetle discovered trapped in amber

London | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON AUG 19, 2018 01:18 PM IST
The 99-million-year-old beetle shows special adaptations, including mandibular patches, for the transport of cycad pollen.
The IIT-Bombay in Mumbai is facing financial constraints.(Satish Bate/HT Photo)
The IIT-Bombay in Mumbai is facing financial constraints.(Satish Bate/HT Photo)

External funding for research at IIT-Bombay drops by 20 per cent

Hindustan Times | By Musab Qazi, Mumbai
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2018 04:14 AM IST
To make matters worse, the institute allocated a much smaller portion of its own funds for R&D projects this year.
Dr. S.N. Balakrishnan, Chancellor, Shiv Nadar University, talks about India’s higher education system, essential employability skills for students, and new-age courses.(hiv Nadar University)
Dr. S.N. Balakrishnan, Chancellor, Shiv Nadar University, talks about India’s higher education system, essential employability skills for students, and new-age courses.(hiv Nadar University)

‘All students must develop an interest in research’

By Partnered Feature, HT Brand Studio
UPDATED ON AUG 07, 2018 12:50 PM IST
Dr. S.N. Balakrishnan, Chancellor, Shiv Nadar University, talks about India’s higher education system, essential employability skills for students, and new-age courses.
Researchers now say exercise improves only physical fitness in dementia patients.(Shutterstock)
Researchers now say exercise improves only physical fitness in dementia patients.(Shutterstock)

Exercise may not help combat mental decline in dementia patients

Asian News International, Washington DC | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON MAY 17, 2018 01:27 PM IST
Nearly 47.5 million people worldwide have dementia and the view that exercise might slow cognitive decline has gained widespread popularity. But recent reviews of trials of exercise training in people with dementia have shown conflicting results.
Tranexamic acid is cheap and widely available so has the potential for reducing death and disability across the world, say researchers.(Shutterstock)
Tranexamic acid is cheap and widely available so has the potential for reducing death and disability across the world, say researchers.(Shutterstock)

This anti-clot drug could reduce stroke risk too

Asian News International, Washington DC | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON MAY 17, 2018 12:26 PM IST
Fifteen of all strokes are caused by haemorrhagic stroke when a blood vessel in the brain bursts, leading to permanent damage. While all people with acute stroke benefit from treatment on a stroke unit, there is currently no specific treatment for haemorrhagic stroke and unfortunately many people affected will die within a few days.
A healthy balance between extracurricular activities and family time must be struck.(Shutterstock)
A healthy balance between extracurricular activities and family time must be struck.(Shutterstock)

Parents, too many extracurricular activities may harm child’s development

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Manali Shah
UPDATED ON MAY 16, 2018 12:32 PM IST
Overloading your child with too many extracurricular activities can do more harm than good. A new study suggests that it even has the potential to affect the child’s development and well-being.
Researchers say that romantic interest rises at the same rate in both short-term and long-term relationships.(Shutterstock)
Researchers say that romantic interest rises at the same rate in both short-term and long-term relationships.(Shutterstock)

Here’s why it’s difficult to predict whether your relationship will last

Asian News International, New Delhi | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON MAY 16, 2018 11:07 AM IST
When you meet someone new and sparks fly, you might be tempted to wonder if the relationship is for the keeps or is it just a short-term affair. But it takes a while for the differences in short-term and long-term relationships to emerge.
These findings may have practical implications for family interventions at a time of global challenge in combating obesity.(Shutterstock)
These findings may have practical implications for family interventions at a time of global challenge in combating obesity.(Shutterstock)

Grandparents may be to blame for obesity in children

Asian News International, Washington DC | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON MAY 12, 2018 04:25 PM IST
The study found a consistent relationship between waist circumference in maternal grandmother and grandchild, with no relationship seen in other lineages.
The research findings are a big step forward, which can create more opportunities for further development of clinical trials for cancer treatment.(Shutterstock)
The research findings are a big step forward, which can create more opportunities for further development of clinical trials for cancer treatment.(Shutterstock)

An effective cancer therapy is now one step closer to reality

Asian News International, Washington DC | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 29, 2018 02:30 PM IST
Cancer takes a heavy toll on the patient as well as caregivers. Even as experts around the globe are researching on ways to beat cancer, a research team has found a way to treat cancer most effectively.

Alumni connect: ‘Make a substantial impact in the society through research and innovation’

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Ananya Barua
UPDATED ON APR 27, 2018 03:33 PM IST
From meeting Anand Deshpande, head of Persistent Systems on a flight and discussing shared goals in terms of R&D- industry research to establishing the Smart India Hackathon(SIH) in 2016, it has been great going says Abhay Jere, a prominent scientist.
Yoga and meditation can also help people who are depressed.(Shutterstock)
Yoga and meditation can also help people who are depressed.(Shutterstock)

Feeling worked up? Try yoga and meditation to reduce stress levels

ANI, Washington DC | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 02, 2018 02:22 PM IST
In a new study, participants were assessed before and after participating in a 3-month yoga and meditation retreat that involved daily meditation and Isha yoga, accompanied by a vegetarian diet.
Pregnant women should try to avoid stressful situations.(Shutterstock)
Pregnant women should try to avoid stressful situations.(Shutterstock)

To-be moms, beware! Stress during pregnancy affects baby’s brain development

Indo Asian News Service, New York | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 28, 2018 01:49 PM IST
A mother’s stress during pregnancy changes neural connectivity in the brain of her unborn child, according to the study presented at a meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society in Massachusetts.
Even in very young children, ADHD is a real biological condition with pronounced physical and cognitive manifestations.(Shutterstock)
Even in very young children, ADHD is a real biological condition with pronounced physical and cognitive manifestations.(Shutterstock)

Dear parents, take note. Pre-schoolers with ADHD symptoms may have reduced brain size

Indo Asian News Service, New York | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 28, 2018 09:58 AM IST
ADHD is the most commonly diagnosed form of psychopathology during the pre-school years, and during early childhood it is associated with significant long-term health.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivers the inaugural address at the 105th session of Indian Science Congress at Manipur University in Imphal on Friday.(PTI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivers the inaugural address at the 105th session of Indian Science Congress at Manipur University in Imphal on Friday.(PTI)

Extend research from labs to land, PM Modi tells scientists

Press Trust of India, Imphal | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAR 16, 2018 10:59 PM IST
PM Modi said India has to be “future-ready” in implementing technology vital for the growth and prosperity of the nation.
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