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UGC to conduct monthly online lectures on academic best practices

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Posted on 23 Apr 2022
17:52 PM
One lecture every month will be conducted as a part of the UGC online lecture series.

One lecture every month will be conducted as a part of the UGC online lecture series. Source: Facebook

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A lecture titled ‘Academic Best Practices: Some Case Studies’ will be delivered on April 27 by Govindan Rangarajan, director, IISc Bangalore
It will be webcasted on the Twitter handle and YouTube account of UGC

The University Grants Commission (UGC) will conduct a year-long online lecture series on academic best practices for universities and higher education institutions in India starting April 27, it stated in a circular.

In a letter addressed to vice-chancellors of universities and principals of colleges, Rajnish Jain, secretary, UGC has stated, “A common factor among well performing higher education institutions is the unique practices they follow in instruction, research and extension. Recognising the importance of best practices in higher education and with a view to take such practices to all universities and colleges across the country, the UGC is organising a year-long lecture series with a lecture every month.”

The first lecture in the series will be conducted by Govindan Rangarajan, director, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore on ‘Academic Best Practices: Some Case Studies’ at 10:30 am.

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Rangarajan obtained an Integrated MSc (Hons) degree from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani, and a PhD from the University of Maryland, College Park, USA.

He then worked at the Lawrence Berkeley Lab, University of California, Berkeley, before returning to India in 1992. He has been a faculty member of the Department of Mathematics, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), since 1992.

Jain has directed the faculty members and students to join this online lecture series. The lectures will be webcasted on UGC’s official Twitter handle @UGC_india and YouTube channel

https://youtube.com/channel/UClbbWYTjSiXnhShJOZ1-05g.

Last updated on 23 Apr 2022
17:52 PM
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