Monday 21 Jan '13While Mumbai University (MU) is hardly known for significant contributions to research and development, funding for minor research projects has seen a steep hike in the last three years and is set to go up further this year.
Thursday 29 Nov '12With important bills on self-financed universities and curbing bogus institutions not on the agenda of the winter session of assembly, key education reforms in the state are likely to be delayed further.
Monday 01 Oct '12While IIT Bombay students will soon start using Aakash 2, the tablet will be sent to 300 colleges across the country by November-end for feedback on a list final-year projects and subjects for which it can be used effectively.
Tuesday 21 Aug '12Technical institutes running degree/diploma programmes in engineering, management, pharmacy and architecture among others, have now been instructed by the Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), Maharashtra, to provide counselling and necessary help to students from Northeast to make sure they do not leave colleges and the state in fear.
Monday 06 Aug '12It could be the market fluctuations and drying up of jobs in several sectors or a renewed interest and focus in the nuclear energy sector a year after the Fukushima disaster that have led to a significant jump in the number of aspirants for training schools of the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre after it dipped considerably last year.
Monday 09 Jul '12Students from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay, are spearheading an initiative which looks at identifying the country’s energy needs, ways to bridge the demand-supply gap and the technologies that will be required in this regard.