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National Science Day at NIMHANS

Thursday, February 28, 2019

National Science Day 2019

NIMHANS is all set to celebrate National Science day-2019 in the Convention Center on 28th of February, 2019. The main objective of celebrating science day at NIMHANS is to kindle young minds and to show the importance of research on mental health in everyday life. The event will be inaugurated by the Director, Prof. BN Gangadhar on 28th at 9.00AM morning. This will be open to school and college students and public from 9.00 AM to 6.00 PM. The entrance will be free to all the visitors.

Like last year, the main program will not be restricted with the posters, but will have large number of exhibition stalls, mind games, cognitive testing, display of laboratory equipment, awareness video display on painless micro-neurosurgery, model making from Neurological and Psychiatric rehabilitation centers, carpentry section, biomedical engineering department, awareness programs like demonstration of Cardiopulmonary resuscitation techniques (CPR), animal models on psychiatric and neurological diseases for basic neuroscience research etc. Overall, we will have 65 stalls spread across basic, neuro and behavioral sciences and representing 30 departments/ sections and units of NIMHANS showcase all the activities of the Institute. More than 250 volunteers, consisted of faculty members, staff and students are involved in organizing and running the stalls. Apart from this, educational videos and movies based on Mental Health and Neuroscience will be screened along with interactive sessions with faculty, throughout the day.

This year also, we are conducting Quiz competition for the visitors. This will be based on the questions at two levels with increasing difficulty and the participants has to register for the same. All winners will be given with certificates and mementos.



Event Date: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019