Career Guidance program: IGNITE 2023

Department of Chemistry in association with Chemistry Association conducted a career guidance programme exclusively for UG and PG Chemistry Students. The program IGNITE 2023 was held on 9th March 2023 at conference hall. Dr. Ajith James Jose, Asst. Professor, S.B College Changanassery handled the “Be a Professional” session. The session discussed various career and higher studies options for chemistry graduates and post graduates.

World Ozone Day 2022

Ozone Day 2022 was observed by Department of Chemistry on 16th September 2022. Keynote address was presented by Dr. Marilyn Mary Xavier, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry. Caption writing competition was conducted in connection with Ozone Day and Noufiya T. A. of I M.Sc Chemistry won the prize.

Virtual Lab

The department of Chemistry conducted a session on “Practicing virtual labs” on 28th October 2022. The session is based on the idea that lab experiments can be taught using the Internet, more efficiently and less expensively. Dr. Sindhu K S gave a demonstration class using Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Virtual Lab and after that the students practiced the experiments by their own. The experiments can be accessed anytime and anywhere, overcoming the constraints on time felt when having access to the physical lab for only a short period of time.

Exhibition for school students

An exhibition on chemistry equipments and experiments for high school students from St. Francis Assissi were conducted on 8th November 2022.  The degree students from the department of chemistry exhibited various chemistry experiments and explained the chemistry behind every reaction. The exhibition was very informative to the students. The students could experience the lab experiments which they had studied in their text books.

Research Methodology

Department of Chemistry organized a seminar on ‘Fundamentals of Research Methodology’ on 26th October 2022. The purpose of the seminar is to introduce students to the most important conceptual approaches of research as well as to explore and formulate the theoretical framework for the analysis of the topic. 

Mole Day 2022

On 23rd October International MOLE Day was observed. Based on the theme Avagadro numbers a poster presentation and letter writing competition was conducted. Varsha P V and Rency Itteera from II M.Sc Chemistry won the first prize for poster presentation and Athira Santhosh and Athira Vijayan from I M.Sc. Chemistry won the second prize. Karthika Devi from I M.Sc. Chemistry and Surya Suresh from II M.Sc.Chemistry   won the first and second position respectively for letter writing competition.

Onam 2022

Department of Chemistry celebrated Onam with a great splendour. Department arranged an intricately designed pookkalam, aromatic onasadya which represented a remarkable display of culture.

Chemistry Association Inaugration

Chemistry Association is inaugurated by Dr. June Cyriac, Assistant professor, Department of Chemistry, Sacred Heart College, Thevara on 17th October 2022. She delivered a talk on “Feel Chemistry around us” and the session was well appreciated by the students.

State Level Seminar on Research Methodology

Department of Chemistry organized a State Level Seminar on Research Methodology “QUALITATIVE RESEARCH: METHODS AND METHODOLOGY “on 29th July 2022 for UG and PG Students. The programme was conducted in two sessions. Dr. Surendran Cherukodan, Assistant Librarian, School of Engineering Library, CUSAT and Dr. Rejimon P.K. Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Maharajas College Ernakulam was the resource persons. 65 students attended the programme.

Nurturing Future Entrepreneurs

Department of Chemistry and Institution’s Innovation Council jointly organized a seminar on Entrepreneurship and skill development “Nurturing Future Entrepreneurs” on 1st September 2022. Ms. Dolly Maria, Managing Director, IGNIST Enlightenment PVT Ltd, Kochi delivered a lecture on the topic and encouraged the students to think and act in an entrepreneurial way by imparting technical and business skills at an early stage in their career.