Khagol issue_116

KHAG L No. 116 OCTOBER 2018 | ISSN 0972-7647 A quarterly bulletin of the Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (An autonomous institution of the University Grants Commission) Editor : Aseem Paranjape ( ) Editorial Assistant : Manjiri Mahabal ( ) Follow us on our face book page : Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics Available online at Meeting on Astronomy in Universities (IUCAA@30 + JVN@80) To commemorate 30 years of IUCAA, and to celebrate Professor Jayant Narlikar becoming 80 years old, a meeting was held at IUCAAduring September 27 - 28, 2018, on Astronomy in Universities. The main objective of this meeting was to review the Associateship programme of IUCAA, and its impact in Indian Universities/Colleges on research and development of Astronomy and Astrophysics. The meeting was attended by several senior VisitingAssociates of IUCAAfromdifferent universities, and IUCAAmembers. There were about 100 participants. Talks were given with emphasis on the present and up-coming national and international astronomical observatories, and the human resources required to optimally use these facilities. Several VisitingAssociates shared their experiences and ideas about research and training in Astronomy at the Universities. There was a panel discussion, where members presented their own ideas, and solicited opinion from the participants tomake a roadmap to enhanceAstronomy teaching and research in universities/colleges. Contents... Reports of Past Events Addition to the IUCAA family Welcome & Farewell Public Outreach Activities Colloquia & Seminars Visitors 1,2,7,8,9,10,11 3 to 4 4 to 6 12 to 14 14 15 to 16 | KHAG L | No. 116 - OCTOBER 2018 | 01