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CSIR-NIO participation in the ‘Science Fiesta’ at Goa Science Centre
CSIR-NIO participated in the Science Fiesta 2017 at the Goa Science Centre along with other research laboratories, academic institutions and government agencies. This year the four day long event during 25-28 February was organized by the Goa Science Centre on the occasion of Science Day. The programme consisted of exhibitions and displays; fun fair on scientific skill games; exhibition of scientific books, toys, demonstrations; public lectures quizzes and competitions, etc. NIO’s participation was in the form of two stalls exhibiting NIO’s activities and equipments, students interacted with Dr. Judith
Gonsalves, Senior Scientist, she spoke on the topic “Careers in Oceanography”. A Science Quiz was also organized by Dr. AK Saran, Senior Principal Scientist. Students got a chance to know more about the research project of CSIR-NIO as they interacted with group of young researchers at the exhibition stall.
The Science Fiesta was inaugurated on 25th February by Mrs. Nila Mohanan IAS, Secretary Education and Civil Aviation, Govt of Goa.
CSIR-NIO displayed posters and research materials on coastal environments, biodiversity, biotechnology, Polymetallic Nodules, Marine Instrumentation along with instruments such as AUV, AVP and Automated Weather Station.
Science Fiesta received a good response during the four day exhibition.
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