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You can now apply to study Cognitive Science and Society & Culture courses at IIT Gandhinagar

Cognitive science is a fast-growing emerging field that works at the intersection of philosophy, psychology, computer science, neuroscience and artificial intelligence

Published on 29th December 2021

IIT Gandhinagar develops anti-viral coating material that can be applied to any surface 

This unique material is only a few nanometres thick for which an Indian patent has also been registered. However, this coating has not yet been tested against Coronavirus

Published on 11th July 2021

IIT GN student senate demands transparency in fees, after 87 per cent hike

The students have also passed a resolution to establish a mechanism to avail mess rebate for students, not on campus for a significant period

Published on 5th July 2021

Only vaccinated staff, students who were helping nearby villages, says IIT Gandhinagar about controversial vax drive

Vaccination for people below the age of 45 hadn't opened up in India at that time and so, this incident had raised a lot of hue and cry back then

Published on 16th June 2021

Gujarat government introduces long-term action plan on climate change with inputs from academic experts

The plan was prepared by the state's climate change department in collaboration with experts from IIM Ahmedabad and IIT Gandhinagar, covering aspects like renewable energy and energy conservation

Published on 5th June 2021

No data on people vaccinated at the IIT Gandhinagar vaccine drive, institute says in an RTI reply

An RTI reply by the institute says that the drive was only facilitated by the IIT and that  the members of IITGN's community were vaccinated because they "volunteered to act as essential workers"

Published on 18th May 2021

IITGN hikes its summer hostel rent by 87 per cent at the height of the pandemic. Withhold hike until the economy revives, students ask

While the students had paid Rs 4,000 as the hostel rent for the summer term until 2020, they were asked to pay Rs 175 per day to stay in the hostel during the summer term of 2021

Published on 18th May 2021
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Vaccination drive at IITGN: Students' vax certificates show PHC while jabs given on campus?

The vaccination drive was subject to a lot of hue and cry because a lot of the people who received the vaccination were aged below 45

Published on 17th April 2021

IITGN Director Sudhir Jain elected as an International Member of the US National Academy of Engineering

The announcement was made by the US NAE on February 9, 2021. The organisation has 2,355 US members and 298 international members

Published on 10th February 2021

Wastewater surveillance can warn of COVID-19 spikes two weeks in advance: IIT Gandhinagar study

The researchers, including those from Gujarat Biotechnology Research Centre (GBRC), explored the association between the SARS-CoV-2 genetic load in wastewater and the number of COVID-19 cases

Published on 6th January 2021

IIT Gandhinagar scientists develop highly-efficient additive for rocket propellants to help carry more payload to space

One such additive is boron, but the scientists added that it faces severe ignition delay and a low burning rate because of an inert boron oxide layer formation

Published on 7th December 2020

IIT Gandhinagar researchers find underlying limb-independent motor memories can help in stroke rehabilitation

A study led by Prateek Mutha, an associate professor at IIT Gandhinagar, has also been published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS) journal

Published on 30th November 2020

India's researchers to set up peer counselling network, as depression, student suicides see a steep rise

In 2020 alone, five suicide deaths and one suicide attempt were reported in IITs. In the last week, an IIT Gandhinagar researcher ended her life

Published on 14th July 2020

IIT Gandhinagar researcher ends life, institute informs family 3 days later. Researchers seek probe

The deceased was a fifth-year PhD student of IIT Gandhinagar. She hung herself to death inside her hostel room on the night of July 3

Published on 10th July 2020

IIT Gandhinagar launches 1-year PG diploma for graduating students whose future plans have been disrupted by COVID-19

In addition, IIT Gandhinagar is also offering two Fellowships - ‘IIT Gandhinagar Junior Fellowship in Leadership’ and ‘Sabarmati Bridge Fellowship’

Published on 12th May 2020

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