Regional Workshop on Research and Opportunities

October 7-8, 2017

IISER Bhopal

Funded by National Board for Higher Mathematics, DAE, Govt. of India

This is a one-and-a-half day workshop that is open to all post-graduate students, Ph.D. scholars, research fellows and college/university faculty members primarily working in various areas of mathematics. There will be a special focus however on women participants. The aim is to encourage and support large scale participation from women.

The objective of the workshop is to provide an exposure to research and a platform to discuss career opportunities in mathematics. Some well-known mathematicians from different parts of the country will deliver lectures at this event. There will be a discussion on career opportunities in mathematics available for students. Young researchers will be encouraged to interact with senior mathematicians, and will be given an opportunity to present their mathematical work in the form of posters.

Who are eligible to apply: Mathematics M.Sc. Students, Ph.D. students, postdocs, college/university faculty members from the central part of India (mainly Madhya Pradesh, Chattisgarh, and nearby regions of Gujarat, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra).

How to apply: To apply online, click here

(M.Sc/Ph.D. students are required to arrange for a recommendation letter to be directly sent to on or before July 31, 2017)

Last date to apply: July 31, 2017.

Participants will be selected on the basis of information provided in the registration form. A limited number of participants may be accommodated in the visitors' hostel and students' hostels of IISER Bhopal. For selected outstation participants, limited travel support is available.

We also welcome participants to present a poster in the workshop. In this case, a title and an abstract (not exceeding 200 words) have to be provided in the application. We will send an email notification to participants whose abstracts get shortlisted for poster presentations.


1. Dr. Nikita Agarwal, IISER Bhopal

2. Prof. Geetha Venkataraman, Ambedkar University Delhi (Convener)

3. Dr. Kashyap Rajeevsarathy, IISER Bhopal

4. Dr. Atreyee Bhattacharya, IISER Bhopal

5. Prof. Riddhi Shah, JNU, Delhi (Chair, IWM Executive Committee)

Contact Us:

Dr. Nikita Agarwal

Department of Mathematics

Bhopal Bypass Road, Bhauri

Bhopal 462 066

Madhya Pradesh, INDIA

Phone: 0755-6691265

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