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Workshop held on professional development of young scientists

Workshop held on professional development of young scientists
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Indian National Young Academy of Sciences (INYAS), Hyderabad Chapter, organised a one-day workshop on Academic and Professional Development for Indian Young Scientists at the University of Hyderabad on Saturday.

Hyderabad: Indian National Young Academy of Sciences (INYAS), Hyderabad Chapter, organised a one-day workshop on Academic and Professional Development for Indian Young Scientists at the University of Hyderabad on Saturday. The workshop was primarily intended for Ph.D. students, research scholars and post-doctoral fellows working in all areas of Science and Engineering.

The workshop focused on different aspects of academic and professional development including talks on ethics and scientific integrity, presentation skills, career/fellowship opportunities. Around 100 Ph.D. students and young researchers participated in the workshop and appreciated this unique workshop and thanked INYAS for its successful organisation.

A panel discussion on 'Charting an independent research career' headed by INYAS Hyderabad memberswas also organised on the occasion.Delivering the special keynote address, Prof. B. S. Murty, Director, IIT Hyderabad, emphasised on the need for developing a passion for research and requested the students to strongly focus on the fundamentals. He mentioned that while publishing in international journals of high repute was important,researchers should also publish at least one paper from their Ph.D. work in Indian journals.

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