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Archive for February 2013

Only Council of Scientific and Industrial Research in list of top 100

14 February 2o13

KOCHI: None of the Indian institutions has made it to the top 50 institutions in the latest ranking of world institutions on research performance by SCImago institutional rankings (SIR) in 2012. While the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) falls in the first 100 in the world report, the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) is way behind at 376 and IIT Kharagpur at 460 in the rankings….

Read more: http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2013-02-14/kochi/37099441_1_world-report-delhi-university-scientific

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February 16, 2013 at 7:18 am

Posted in CSIR

National Metallurgical Laboratory helps 11 schools set up science clubs

26 January 2013

JAMSHEDPUR: The National Metallurgical Laboratory (NML) of Jamshedpur has turned its attention towards opening science clubs in schools here after the successful implementation of the school interaction programme to promote metallurgy science…

Read more: http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2013-01-26/ranchi/36563447_1_science-clubs-national-metallurgical-laboratory-science-models

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February 16, 2013 at 7:00 am

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CSIR, RSC ink agreement to advance research in cheminformatics

29 January 2013

NEW DELHI: The agreement signed today by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research between its Open Source Drug Discovery (OSDD) initiative and the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) envisions conducting workshops and conferences to build links between experts and leaders in the coming years.

The partnership will focus on jointly building an online repository of real and virtual molecular structures along with developing free-to-use software tools for drug discovery and development, a government release said…..

Read more: http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/csir-rsc-ink-agreement-to-advance-research-in-cheminformatics-113012900597_1.html

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February 16, 2013 at 6:55 am

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CSIR-OSDD Collaborates with the Royal Society of Chemistry

29 January 2013

NEW DELHI: In pursuit of common aims and to raise awareness of the importance of Cheminformatics to accelerate the discovery of novel therapies for neglected diseases like TB and Malaria, the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), which provides scientific and industrial R&D that maximises the economic, environmental and societal benefits for the people of India today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between its Open Source Drug Discovery (OSDD) initiative and the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), the largest European organisation for advancing chemical sciences in its headquarter here in New Delhi….

Read more: http://pib.nic.in/newsite/erelease.aspx?relid=91874

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February 16, 2013 at 6:53 am

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Food park to come up in Mysore

29 January 2012

BANGALORE: The Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI) plans to set up a food park in Mysore to provide a one-stop solution to food producers and manufacturers, said institute Director Ram Rajsekharan here on Monday.

The park will provide guidance, undertake analysis of food quality and explore the possibility of helping with licensing, he said at the Food Safety Forum 2013 meet, organised by the Centre for Sustainable Development to create awareness on the Food Safety and Standards Act (FSSA) – 2006. The sessions were on the Act and issues and challenges that the industry faces…..

Read more: http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/karnataka/food-park-to-come-up-in-mysore/article4354389.ece

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February 16, 2013 at 6:49 am

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