Refresher Course in Physics-2005

The Institute of Mathematical Sciences, CIT Campus, Chennai 600 113.

The Institute of Mathematical Sciences invites applications from highly motivated teachers for the Refresher Programme in Physics.

* The refresher programme is one of a series of such courses conducted by IMSc. It is recognised by the University Grants Commission (UGC) for the purposes of career advancement.

* The courses (including both lectures and tutorials) are usually taught by resource persons from IMSc/IIT/Madras Univ.

* The duration of the course is for 3 weeks from May 26th to June 15th 2005.

College teachers interested in a new perspective on select areas in Physics at the post-graduate level, as well as new material surveying the state-of-the-art research in that field, are encouraged to apply. At least 75% of the course contents will be taken from the UGC model curriculum published in 2001.

The courses to be covered this year are
* Classical Mechanics
* Nonlinear Dynamics
* Special Theory of Relativity
* Computation Physics.

Presentations: Participants will have an opportunity to make presentations of their recent work in areas of interest to them. Such presentations are intended as a means to generate discussions/collaborations amongst participants as well as with resource persons at the Institute.

Selected participants will be reimbursed return fare by train (2-tier A/C) from their place of work to Chennai. Participants from outside Chennai will be provided free accomodation at the Institute Guest House. Local hospitality will be extended to all those selected.

How to apply:
You can apply by ANY ONE of the following means:

* Fill in the online application

* send us your curriculum vitae as a PLAIN TEXT FILE by e-mail to

* send us your curriculum vita by post to the address below
Refresher Course in Physics,
The Institute of Mathematical Sciences,
CIT Campus, Chennai 600 113

The LAST date for applications is MARCH 15, 2005 .