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Amrita University gets UNESCO Chair on Gender Equality

UNESCO chair on gender equality and women’s empowerment for Amrita University 27 Oct, Paris, France – Europe Yatra 2016 During Amma’s programmes in Paris, France, the United Nations officially made Amrita University India’s first-ever UNESCO Chair on Gender Equality & Women’s Empowerment. The official bestowing of the UNESCO Chair took place before an audience of […]

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UNESCO Chair for Amrita University

26 Sep 2016, Amritapuri – Amritavarsham 63 celebrations The Government of India’s Minister for Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar announced the establishment of a UNESCO Chair for Gender Equality & Women’s Empowerment at our own Amrita University. The Chair will focus on mapping vulnerabilities of women for a holistic approach to designing necessary solutions. Said […]

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Amrita University ranked among the top 200 universities in BRICS

Amrita University has been ranked among the top 200 universities in BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) countries by reputed international ranking organization QS (Quacquarelli Symonds). Amrita is ranked ahead of many well known established universities. QS has been bringing out the World University Rankings, which is regarded as one of the most influential […]

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Health Care

Amrita hospital brings open fetal surgery to India, fourth country in the world

26 Aug 2015, Kochi Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre has unveiled a Centre of Excellence in Fetal Care for open fetal surgery – the first in Asia for treating complex and rare fetal conditions. With this, India becomes the fourth country in world after USA, France and Spain to offer open surgery […]

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Research University

Five new technologies and one very old one that will save the world

The United Nations has been focusing intently on the use of technology to solve global problems and drive development that’s both affordable and sustainable. Amrita University itself is a lesson in innovation. It was founded not by scientists and scholars but by one of India’s most influential humanitarians and spiritual leaders, Sri Mata Amritanandamayi, who […]

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Nature Care

Saplings distributed for Vishuthaineettam

This year, Amma asked all those who celebrate the Kerala festival of ‪Vishu‬ to incorporate love and reverence for nature into their celebration {news}. It was Amma’s dream that this new tradition could help to imprint a deep bond with nature in the coming generations. Today, that dream is beginning to come true. Students of […]

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Nature Care

Organic vegetable garden at Amrita University

Encouraged by Amma’s message that everyone should be able to eat vegetables grown organically at least once in a week, the college students at Amrita University’s Amritapuri campus have started an organic vegetable garden using natural methods of cultivation. The garden is flourishing with the growth of colorful, delicious produce, including spinach, okra, tomatoes, tapioca, […]

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Education

Prof. Shanti Nair of Amrita receives India Nanosciences Award

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 […]

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Education

Online Science Labs – OLabs – for school system in Andaman

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 […]

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UB conferred doctorate to Mata Amritanandamayi Devi

25 May 2010 — Buffalo, New York The State University of New York (SUNY) presented Amma with an honorary doctorate in humane letters at a special ceremony held on May 25 at Lippes Concert Hall in Slee Hall on the University at Buffalo North Campus. Dr. John B. Simpson, the President of State University of […]