A Science Academies Refresher Course in Experimental Physics will be held in the Osmaia University College for Women (OUCW), Koti, Osmania University, Hyderabad, Telengana State, from 25th September 2018 to 10th October 2018 for the benefit of faculty involved in teaching undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Physics. Participants in this course will gain hands on experience with about 25 experiments designed by Professor R. Srinivasan, the Course Director, Indian Academy of Sciences.
One of the mandated objectives of Osmania University College for Women (OUCW), Koti, Osmania University, Hyderabad, is to develop scientific skills and capacity building in various areas of science, with a special focus on women and their scietific empowerment. The OUCW has been conducting various capacity building programs for University teachers and research scholars.
Professor R. Srinivasan has conducted such Refresher Course in Experimental Physics in many institutions so far including universities, autonomous colleges, and advanced scientific institutions involved in education. The Course will enable the participants, through lectures and laboratory sessions, to enhance their skills in experimental physics and facilitate them to introduce the experiments in their respective curricula. UGC has approved two weeks Refresher Courses of good standing for promotion, vide notification: F31/2009 dated 30 June 2010
Applications are invited from teachers with experience in teaching undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Physics. III year B.Sc., I year M.Sc. Physics students and research scholars with keen interest in Experimental Physics may also apply. The number of seats will not exceed 34. Selected participants will be provided with roundtrip bus / train (III AC) fare by the shortest route and local hospitality during the course in addition to course material.
Interested applicants must submit their application ONLINE by clicking on the following link:
A copy of the application form signed by the applicant should also be sent by Post to the Course Coordinator, at the address given below. In case of teachers, the form must also be signed and stamped by the Head of the applicants Institution stating that leave will be sanctioned if the applicant is selected for the Course. A recommendation letter from a teacher is essential for student applicants. Scanned copies of the duly signed documents sent by e-mail will also be accepted.
Address for communication: Dr Maduri Dhumpala, Head, Dept. of Physics, Osmania University College for Women, Osmania University, Koti, Hyderabad 500 095.
Last date for the receipt of applications: 14 September 2018
Selected participants will be informed by: 17 September 2018