symposium participants

  • THE PROBLEM
    A short statement of the issues involved

  • SCIENCE AND SURVIVAL
    C.N.R. Rao, Chairman, Science Advisory Council of the Prime Minister of India; Linus Pauling Research Professor, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore

  • THE STATE OF PHYSICS
    Sushanta Dattagupta, SN Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Kolkata

  • BIOLOGY AT CROSSROADS
    M.R.S. Rao, President, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore

  • TRENDS IN CHEMICAL SCIENCES
    S. Chandrasekaran, Department of Organic Chemistry, and Chairman, Division of Chemical Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore and V. Krishna, Hindustan Lever Research Professor, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore

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REVITALISING SCIENCE
a symposium on the importance of science
and technology in our society


March 2003
cover design by Ayesha Seth

 

 

 

 

 

  • DEVELOPING MATERIALS SCIENCE
    P. Rama Rao, International Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy and New Materials (ARCI), Hyderabad and S. Ranganathan, Distinguished Materials Scientist, Indian Institute of Science and National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bangalore

  • INDIA AND THE WORLD OF MATHEMATICS
    M.S. Raghunathan, School of Mathematics, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai

  • PROTECTING INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
    R.A. Mashelkar, Director General, CSIR (Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Delhi

  • BOOKS
    Reviewed by Robert Anderson, Ashwini Deshpande, Kallol Bhattacherjee and Harsh Sethi

  • COMMENT
    Draft NEP 2004: A Flawed Vision, received from Sharachchandra LÚlÚ and Ajit Menon, Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies in Environment and Development, Bangalore

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