The 28th Kerala Science Congress will be hosted by Calicut University at the Tenhipalam campus from January 28- 30 where as many as 1750 delegates, including leading scientists in the country, will attend the event.
The three-day event will be held under the special theme 'Climate Change and its Impact on the Water Resources of Kerala'. The meeting of the organising committee of the Science Congress held at the Calicut University campus reviewed the progress in the preparations under the 14 sub committees.
This annual event provides a forum for young researchers, academicians and technologists to exchange knowledge and share advances in their research work. A five-day national science exhibition with the participation of major R & D institutions will also form a part of the science congress.
The event has special commemorative lectures on Dr P K Iyenkar, Dr G N Ramachandran, Dr P T Bhaskara Panikkar, Dr EK Janaki Ammal, Dr P K Gopalakrishnan and Dr P R Pisharody.
The other highlights of the Science Congress are technical sessions involving theme lectures by eminent scientists, research presentation by young researchers, memorial lectures, special sessions, post-graduate student interaction session and children's science congress.
The Kerala Science Congress is being jointly organised by Centre for Water Resource Development and Management (CWRDM) and the University of Calicut in association with Kerala School of Mathematics, Malabar Botanical Garden and Institute for Plant Science, C-STED and Kerala State Centre for Assistive Technology.
Talented young researchers will be honoured with the 'Kerala State Young Scientist Award' during this event. 'Best Paper Awards' and Poster awards will be awarded to selected papers presented under the different subject areas.