Science, Technology and Society is an international journal dedicated to the study of science and technology in social context. ASTC members embody not only science center and museums, but in addition nature facilities, aquariums, planetariums, zoos, botanical gardens, space theaters, and pure history and children’s museums, in addition to companies that supply services and products to the sector and nonprofit organizations that have an interest in science training. The Union Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences Dr Harsh Vardhan and the German Federal Minister for Education and Research Ms Johanna Wanka have signed an settlement for elevated cooperation between India and Germany in the subject of science and expertise. CoPs enable museum and science middle professionals to share knowledge and supply mutual help in advancing the sphere.
Over the subsequent three years, ASTC and Biogen Idec Foundation will accomplice to bring the World Biotech Tour to 12 chosen worldwide science facilities for three-day science festivals centered on the theme of biotechnology. The University of Central Florida Institute for Simulation and Training partnered with the Orange County, Florida Fire Rescue Department to create a brand new incident command training that could assist firefighters higher prepare for actual-world response. The local host is Francesca Vannini of the Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute in Bologna, Italy.
The Department of Space/ Indian Space Research Organisation (DOS/ISRO) and Kuwait Institute of Scientific Research (KISR) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation in the discipline of exploration and use of outer area. Applied Science & Technology Source was developed though a merger of excessive-quality databases from EBSCO and H.W. Wilson and consists of many distinctive full-textual content journals not previously obtainable in every other database. IS&T and its Board of Directors welcome Dr. Chunghui Kuo, a senior image scientist at Eastman Kodak Company, as the new Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Imaging Science and Technology (JIST). The Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore has grow to be the first Indian institution to enter the Top a hundred universities rating in engineering and technology. NCSM is developing a Science City at Guwahati, Assam, which might be handed over to the Government of Assam for future operations and maintenance.
The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC) underneath Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and North East Centre for Technology Application and Research (NECTAR) to make use of spatial technology resembling satellite tv for pc data to monitor and handle national highways.
Antrix Corporation Limited (Antrix), the business arm of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), is holding preliminary discussions with a number of the world house businesses of USA, Canada, France, Republic of Korea and Turkey to allow them to utilise the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) companies for the foreign customer satellites.