Hyderabad: Junior Science Club (JSC), an organisation run by science students of the College for Integrated Studies (CIS), University of Hyderabad (UoH), organised Vigyanotsav on February 3 and 10.
Vigyanotsav, an annual science fest conducted by JSC, aims at inculcating scientific temper among school students and encouraging them to pursue various scientific careers in future. The event saw more than 200 students from 19 schools participating from the city, according to a press release.
Various competitions, including debate, just-a-minute, quiz and science model demonstrations, had students putting up impressive performances and engaging the audience throughout. The students were also taken to various research laboratories on the campus where they were shown a supercomputer, electron microscopes, and a liquid nitrogen plant among others.
The event hosted two distinguished lectures, one by Prof Kambadur Muralidhar, who spoke about the history and philosophy of science, and another by IVS Chanakya, a student of Earth Sciences from the university, who threw light on the integrated nature of the sciences, the release added.