.....posts from 'Education'


Diabetes and Eye at Amrita

(10 Dec '14)

In view of World Diabetes Day, the Departments of Endocrinology and Ophthalmology at Amrita Hospital in association with IMA KOCHI and Cochin Ophthalmic Club held a cycle rally to improve awareness among the public concerning Diabetes and its complications. It was part of a month long program with the theme “Diabetes and Eye” organized by […]

Category : Education | Health Care

Prof. Shanti Nair of Amrita receives India Nanosciences Award

(8 Dec '14)

On December 6th, at the Bangalore INDIA NANO 2014, Professor Shantikumar Nair, Dean of Research at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, was bestowed the C N R Rao India Nanoscience Award. The award is given to one scientist each year for outstanding contributions in nanotechnology research and development in India. In a packed auditorium attended by the […]

Category : Education

Online Science Labs – OLabs – for school system in Andaman

(7 Dec '14)

22 November 2014 OLabs, Amrita University’s online virtual science labs for 9th-12th standards were launched in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands schools through a function and workshop held in Port Blair. The workshop was attended by 63 teachers from 45 schools who learned how to use the labs. OLabs are offered free of charge and […]

Category : Education

Artistic and Sports training support for 49 children of Granollers

(12 Oct '14)

08 Oct, Granollers, Barcelona – Europe Yatra 2014 Last year during Amma’s visit to Granollers, Amma offered to sponsor children from underprivileged families through Embracing the World. Granollers Mayor Josep Mayoral accepted the donation from Amma on behalf of “Friends of Children Granollers”, who used it to make sure 49 children received equal opportunities in […]

Category : Around Amma 2014 | Education | Europe 2014

Microbial Fuel Cell generating electricity from wastewater

(9 Oct '14)

27 Sep 2014, Amritapuri Amritavarsham – Amma’s 61st Birthday Celebrations The Amrita Center of Biotechnology introduced a Microbial Fuel Cell, which utilizes energy from bacterial growth in wastewater to generate electricity while simultaneously bringing about purification of the wastewater–an important step in addressing the sanitation and energy problems that are very relevant in our country. […]

Category : Around Amma 2014 | Birthday | Research

Big Data Framework and Inter Operable Platform devices launched

(9 Oct '14)

27 Sep 2014, Amritapuri Amritavarsham – Amma’s 61st Birthday Celebrations Amrita Big Data Framework (ABDF) is an all-integrated framework for effortless Big Data analytics that can help one analyze large sets of data and eek out intelligence for improved decision-making allowing optimization and enhanced efficiency. ABDF has applications to diverse fields from medicine, engineering, social […]

Category : Around Amma 2014 | Birthday | Research

GetVu’s augmented reality glasses

(8 Oct '14)

27 Sep 2014, Amritapuri Amritavarsham – Amma’s 61st Birthday Celebrations Imagine a fully interactive augmented reality–an extra layer on top of our world that we can see, grab and control. With GetVu’s platform, instead of using voice controls to indirectly interact with a virtual object, you could reach out and move it around with your […]

Category : Around Amma 2014 | Birthday | Research
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