Natl symposium marks Science Day at RBU
Mohali: While speaking at the National Symposium on ‘Global Science for Global Well-being’ to observe National Science Day was organized by the Rayat Bahra University, Prof Jagdeep Singh, Registrar, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), said that neuroscience has created new and advanced ways for scientists to assess the biological processes that underpin behavior, which in turn enables professionals to make more informed decisions about mental interventions and treatments.
Chancellor of the Rayat Bahra University Gurvinder Singh Bahra underlined the significance of scientific research. He said the students should get involved in small projects to cultivate the habit of research, which would help them advance their careers.
Dr Parvinder Singh, Vice-Chancellor of Rayat Bahra University, discussed the importance of science and technology in modern life using Dr CV Raman as an example. He encouraged the young minds to involve themselves in research and appreciated the efforts put by the department of life sciences in organising scientific celebrations.
Prof Kewal Krishan, of the Department of Anthropology, Panjab University, Chandigarh, shared his knowledge on forensic science. He said that forensic science has been strongly criticized for inadequate validation of disciplines. Validation of a forensic method equally concerns forensic methodology for evidentiary and intelligence purposes.
He added that in law enforcement, forensic science primarily focuses on analyzing physical and biological evidence to ascertain the precise facts around what transpired, when it transpired, and who was responsible.
Prof. Deepika Kansal, from the PGGCG-42, spoke about environment-friendly strategies for developing a green campus. She emphasized on the need of adopting green practices in the campus that leads to sustainability.
On the first day of the symposium quiz competition and declamation contests were organized for the students.