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Summer Course on Biodiversity
The Loyola Institute of Frontier Energy, Loyola College, is organising a summer course on biodiversity, bioresources and biotechnology for schoolchildren ( classes X, XI, XII ) from 6th May, 2013 to 11th May, 2013. The six – day programme will comprise lectures, hands – on training, lab visits, scientific report writing, document films and play and skits. For more details, contact Mr Subash ( 9043793818 ) or visit www.loyolacollege.edu/life
Loyola College Conference on Materials
An international conference with specific focus on materials with advanced features like nanomaterials, crystalline materials, thin films and polymers was organised by the Department of Physics, Loyola College.
In his inaugural address, Prof. Seeram Ramakrishna, Vice President, Research Strategy, National University of Singapore, talked on ‘Renaissance of India’s World Class Higher Education’.
He also highlighted the scenario of higher education, science and technology at the global level which was an eye opener to the students, said V. Joseph, convenor of the conference.
The keynote address was delivered by T. Jayakumar, Director, Metallurgy and material science group, IGCAR, Kalpakkam. Loyola College rector Fr. K.Amal presided the inaugural function.
The conference souvenir, a compilation of all the abstracts was released by Inchakal and the first copy was received by Claudio Ferrari from Italy.
Eminent scientists from Japan, Italy, Germany, Singapore, Hong Kong, Portugal and New Zealand spoke at the conference.
There were a total of 282 presentations, including 20 invited talks, 50 Oral presentations and 212 poster presentations representing 120 research institutes across the world.
Animation Department inaugurated at Loyola
Loyola College and Softview have joined together to provide diploma courses in animation.
The programme was inaugurated on 14th December, 2010 by Poongothai Aladi Aruna, state information technology minister.
She said the Tamil Nadu government will build an animation technology park, which would generate a lot of job opportunities.