UG Department of Physics has organised a National Webinar on “Curiosity,Imagination & Knowledge”, a motivational programme on Basic sciences and research on 03-10-2020
Prof S M Shivaprasad ,Professor, International Centre for Materials Science, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research
Bengaluru was the resource person. He stressed the importance of Basic science as it is the root for all sciences without which one can not imagine the fruits of applied sciences.
“Inorder to develop scientific temper one has to have curiosity, questioning skills and imagination then only relevant knowledge can be gained.In coming days one has to come out from the barriers of different streams and should go with inter-disciplinary approach. Examinations should be knowledge and skill oriented but not marks oriented. To develop the true science spirit one has to observe, imagine, perform the experiments and should come out with a concrete idea” he added. Programme was presided over by Dr Satheeshchandra S,Principal who was of the opinion that curiosity and imagination are the ladders towards the development of basic sciences and research. one has to look inside and around himself with utmost curiosity to get the knowledge ,he added. Dr Shankarnarayana K, IQAC Coordinator welcomed and Mr S N Kakathkar, HOD of Physics proposed vote of thanks, Miss Rashmi was Master of ceremony .over 80 participants are benefited by the programme.