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Upcoming Programs

Mathematics Everywhere: POSTPONED [TBD]

Program for College students to celebrate International Mathematics Day

Vigyan Pratibha Chennai Region Teachers Workshop: POSTPONED [TBD]

Regional workshop for KV and AECS teachers for Vigyan Pratibha program.

Future Programs*

Summer School Students Workshop: 12th - 20th May 2020

Week-long summer science workshop for high school students

Teacher's Enrichment Workshop: 25th - 30th May 2020

A workshop for mathematics teachers of Arts and Science colleges

Facets: 9th - 10th July 2020

Mathematics program for college students

*dates are tentative, please check this website for updates


Notebook Covers

2018-2019 Notebook Cover

2017-2018 Notebook Cover


Dodecahedal Calendars

Dodecalendar 2020

Dodecalendar 2019

Dodecalendar 2018


Resources

Eclipse Poster, 2019
English | Tamil | Malayalam | Kannada |

From Learning to Doing: Science, Education and Public Service in Chennai, 2019
Posters
Calendar (March 2019 - Feb 2020)

Zero Shadow Day Poster, 2018

Indian Women in Science Exhibition, 2018
Posters
Calendar (Feb 2018 - Feb 2019)


Past Programs

The Cryosphere and Climate of the Earth: 22nd Feb 2020
R. Shankar, IMSc

TNSF Popular Science Lecture Series - 17

Science at the Sabha: 16th Feb 2020

Talks on science for the general public at The Music Academy

Logic for non-persons?: 7th Jan 2020
Rohit Parikh
City University of New York, USA

A public lecture on logic and reasoning in babies, animals and groups.

Annular Solar Eclipse: 26th December 2019

List outreach activities in Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu to view the Annular Solar Eclipse

Teacher's Enrichment Workshop: 25th - 30th Nov 2019

Workshop for mathematics teachers of Engineering colleges

Excitement in Science: 30th Nov 2019

A series of lectures on Science to celebrate Silver Jubilee year of the International Academy of Physical Sciences (IAPS)

Topics in Biology: 21st Nov 2019

Biology program for college students

Using ancient DNA to understand Indian history: 11th Nov 2019
Vagheesh Narasimhan
Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School

A public lecture on how the genetic makeup of modern Indian populations came to be.

Enriching Mathematics Education: 8th Nov 2019

Workshop for high school mathematics teachers

kaNita-kAnakam: 24th Oct 2019

Mathematics and science program in Tamil for school children

A Symplectic World View: 15th October 2019
Prof. Dishant Pancholi, IMSc
Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar Prize 2019 awardee

A public lecture on Symplectic Geometry and its applications to the understanding of our physical world

Vigyan Pratibha Chennai Regional Teachers Workshop 2019-2020 I: 9th - 11th Sept 2019

Regional workshop for KV and AECS teachers for Vigyan Pratibha program.

ASE Planning Workshop: 20th - 21st July 2019

Annular Solar Eclipse Outreach Planning Workshop

Facets: 8th - 9th July 2019

Mathematics program for college students

Teacher's Enrichment Workshop: 20th - 25th May 2019

Linear Algebra and Calculus on Rn
(A workshop for mathematics teachers of Arts and Science colleges)

Summer School Students Workshop: 14th - 22nd May 2019

Week-long summer sceince workshop for high school students

TNSF Chithirai FEST-I: 6th - 8th May 2019

Summer Camp
(Co-organised by The Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Madras & Tamil Nadu Science Forum)

Heat waves, cyclones and sea level rise: understanding the recent IPCC report on climate change and its ramifications for India and the world
27th March 2019

Dr. Chirag Dhara
A public lecture on climate change
(part of the TNSF popular Science Lecture Series)

Science at the Sabha : 24th Feb 2019

Talks on science for the general public at The Music Academy

UN International Day for Girls and Women in Science: 11th Feb 2019

Science outreach initiative for girl students as part of the UN International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Quantum Black Holes: 7th Jan 2019

A public lecture on an encounter between Hawking and Ramanujan (part of the Nag memorial lecture series)
Atish Dabholkar, International Centre for Theoretical Physics

The Stellar Legacy of Prof. Meghnad Saha: 3rd - 4th Jan 2019

A conference on the contributions of Meghnad Saha: from Society to the Cosmos

From the triangle inequality to the isoperimetric inequality: 22nd Dec 2018

A National Centre for Mathematics (NCM) public lecture to celebrate National Mathematics Day
Prof. S. Kesavan, IITM

The Ramanujan Tau Function: 22nd Dec 2018

A public lecture to commemorate National Mathematics Day
Prof. Ram Murty, Queen's University

Teacher's Enrichment Workshop: 26th Nov - 1st Dec 2018

Workshop for mathematics teachers of Engineering colleges

Vigyan Pratibha Chennai Region Teachers Workshop: 15th - 16th Nov 2018

Regional workshop for KV and AECS teachers for Vigyan Pratibha program.

kaNita-kAnakam: 26th Oct 2018

Mathematics and science program in Tamil for school children

Enriching Mathematics Education: 4th - 5th Oct 2018

Workshop for high school mathematics teachers

IMSc Open Day: 15th Sept 2018

A day of fun mathematics and science talks and activities for school children

Science, Journalism, Media: 20th - 21st Aug 2018

A workshop on Science communucation connecting scientists and journalists

Discovery of Helium from Andhra Pradesh: 17th August 2018

Lecture celebrating 150th anniversary of fingerprinting the Universe.
Dr. Niruj Mohan Ramanujam
View the video here here

Facets: 5th - 6th July 2018

Mathematics program for college students

Teacher's Enrichment Workshop: 21st - 26th May 2018

Workshop for mathematics teachers of Arts and Science colleges

Summer School Students Workshop: 8th - 17th May 2018

A summer Mathematics and Science workshop for high school students

Zero Shadow Day, Pudiyador, Urur Kuppam: 24th April 2018

You can print this poster (3x6ft) and use it to explain ZSD. For exact dates and time at your latitude and longitude, check out this ZSD app

Towards understanding grassroots India: 2nd March 2018

Dr. Ravi Kuchimanchi, Association for India's Development (AID)

Indian Women in Science: 11th Feb 2018

Exhibition on Indian Women in Science (as part of the UN International Day of Women and Girls in Science)
The calendar featuring these scientists is now available for download here.

Science at the Sabha: 11th Feb 2018

Talks on science for the general public at The Music Academy

Teacher's Enrichment Workshop: 27th Nov - 2nd Dec 2017

Workshop for mathematics teachers of Engineering colleges

Scientists and school education: A discussion: 24th November 2017

Krishna Kumar, Visiting Fellow, MIDS, Chennai
(Formerly Professor, Delhi University and Director, NCERT)

Science Fun, Science toys: 2nd November 2017

Arvind Gupta, Arvind Aupta toys

kaNita-kAnakamn: 23rd Oct 2017

Mathematics program in Tamil for school children

Enriching Mathematics Education : 14th - 15th Sept 2017

Workshop for high school mathematics teachers

Archive of earlier programs