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Cultures also evolve by loss, says musician Dr. Srinivas Reddy at IITGN lecture

“We need to see the complex arrangements that constituted Indian music and need to break away from our tendency to see music as a disembodied, static entity,” said scholar, translator, and musician Dr. Srinivas Reddy while speaking to students of the Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN) as part of the lectures series under the...

IITGN invites applications for PG programmes in Cognitive Science, Society & Culture

The Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN) has invited applications for MSc in Cognitive Science—an interdisciplinary field comprising of psychology, philosophy, computer science, neuroscience and artificial intelligence. The institute has also invited applications for MA in Society and Culture—a course that provides students the breadth and focuses in the key...

IITGN to organise 31st Indian Association for General Relativity and Gravitation meet

The Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN) will organise the 31st meeting of the Indian Association for General Relativity and Gravitation (IAGRG) on December 19 and 20 this year. The conference though organised by IITGN will be held online given the COVID pandemic, The Indian Association for General Relativity and Gravitation (IAGRG) was first constituted...

Over 10 IITGN students bag prestigious awards, fellowships

Thirteen Ph.D. scholars and recent alumni of the Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN) have won several prestigious awards and fellowships in the last two months.  Rajesh Hadiya, a Ph.D. scholar from biological engineering was selected for the prestigious SERB-CII Prime Minister’s Fellowship for his doctoral research.  The highly competitive scholarship...

IITGN develops new class of nano-additives for space, defence application fuel

A team of researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN) has developed a new class of nano-additives for fuels used in space and defence applications.  The nano-additives help in enhancing the performance of solid propellants used in rocket propulsion systems. This will also help the rockets carry additional payload/satellites into orbit. Solid...

IITGN holds Joy of Engineering session for students of 150 engineering colleges from Kerala

The Centre for Creative Learning (CCL) at the Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN) recently conducted two online sessions on “The Joy of Engineering” for first-year students of about 150 engineering colleges affiliated with the APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University. The training held on November 30 and December 2, 2020, was part of the induction...