National Science Day 2022

With the idea of aligning national science day (NSD) with the national theme, 'Integrated Approach in Science and Technology for a Sustainable Future' IISR conducted an All Kerala Hackathon for college students (UG & PG) on the topic ‘Development of Artificial Intelligence (AI) Applications for Agriculture and Allied Fields’. Six students from different disciplines (EEE & CSE) participated as two teams and the two-day Hackathon was conducted in online mode on 24th and 25th February. Essay writing competition was conducted for staffs and research scholars of IISR on 26th February on the topic ‘Integrating science and technology for sustainable future’. Debate was also conducted for staffs and research scholars on the topic ‘Technology driven agriculture Vs Conventional agriculture’ on 28th February. National science day was celebrated on 28th February from 11 AM to 12. 30 PM in online mode though webex platform under the chairmanship of Dr. J Rema, Director, IISR, Calicut. An Invited talk on the topic, “Artificial Intelligence in life science and health care” by guest speaker Dr. Lijiya, Assistant professor, Department of computer science and engg, NIT, Calicut was arranged during the programme. Prizes were awarded to the winners of various event of NSD 2022,