Nobel laureate to deliver lecture at science congress

CHANDIGARH: Panjab University, in collaboration with Chandigarh Region Innovation and Knowledge Cluster (CRIKC), is organising the 13th edition of Chandigarh Science Congress (CHASCON-2019) under the theme of ‘Science and technology for new India’ on March 13.

Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, March 11

Panjab University, in collaboration with Chandigarh Region Innovation and Knowledge Cluster (CRIKC), is organising the 13th edition of Chandigarh Science Congress (CHASCON-2019) under the theme of ‘Science and technology for new India’ on March 13.

Scientists and experts from various part of the country are participating in the three-day event. The technical sessions shall comprise plenary lectures and both oral and poster presentations.

Prof Bernard L Feringa from the University of Groningen, the Netherlands, who won Nobel Prize in chemistry in 2016, will deliver a notion on ‘Joy of discovery’. Prof Feringa will also deliver a series of lectures at IMTECH, Chandigarh, and IISER, Mohali, during his three-day visit to the city.

This year, a pre-CHASCON, ‘Science communication workshop’, is being organised on March 12. The workshop is expected to expose the participants to various research tools and is being supported by the Indian National Young Academy of Sciences.

‘Joy of discovery’

Prof Bernard L Feringa from the University of Groningen, the Netherlands, who won Nobel Prize in chemistry in 2016, will deliver a notion on 'Joy of discovery'.

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