Date: 22 May 2014
Time: 12H15 for 12h30 – 13H30
Speaker: Professor Gauhar Raza Head, Department of Science Communication through Multi-Media (SCM) National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources (NISCAIR), CSIR, INDIA, and Honorary Director, Jahangirabad Media Institute
Professor Gauhar Raza will reflect on the progress of research in the area of science communication in India over the past twenty years. He is an electrical engineer by qualification, a scientist by designation, a communicator and a poet by passion who initiated research on Public Understanding of Science (PUS) in India.
His team conducted a number of large scale PUS surveys. His area of expertise includes Science Communication and Cultural Studies, with almost 30 years of experience in conceiving, formulating and executing national and cross-country research projects. He disseminated research results through books, papers, popular articles, TV broadcasting and other media channels.
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