University of Milan "La Statale" and Amrita Plan Collaboration

On February 4, 2019, Dr. Shyam Diwakar, from the Centre for Computational Neuroscience and Neurophysiology, School of Biotechnology, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, met with the University of Milan La Statale's Rector, Prof. Elio Franzini and had a discussion on augmenting joint possibilities with both Universities.

Faculty Member Wins Best Poster Award in Glaucoma at AIOC 2019 Conference

In the 77th Annual Conference of All India Ophthalmological Society (AIOC 2019) held at Indore, Madhya Pradesh from February 14 - 17, 2019, Dr. Meenakshi Y. Dhar, Professor of Ophthalmology, School of Medicine, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, bagged the best poster award in Glaucoma for her poster titled "Ocular Blood Flow Characteristics of Open Angle Glaucoma Patients on Doppler Imaging."

Amrita’s Learning App Wins $125,000 Prize in US-based XPRIZE Adult Literacy Competition

Amrita Learning App, a finalist in the Barbara Bush Foundation Adult Literacy XPRIZE competition, emerged as a winner in its final phase amongst 108 other registered teams and was adjudged to be providing one of the best ways to accelerate adult literacy in the US using mobile solutions.

Ayurveda Students Win Awards at SAMMOHAN 2019 National Seminar

Dr. Swathy S. and Dr. Jwala Jayaram, second year PG scholars from the Department of Shalya Tantra, School of Ayurveda, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri, have won first and second prize respectively for presenting scientific papers at the SAMMOHAN 2019 National Seminar and Hands-on Training of Regional and General Anaesthesia held at the Parul University, Vadodara, from February 7-8, 2019.

Student Wins 1st Prize in Scientific Paper at Conclave on "Cancer Care & Research in AYUSH"

Dr. Vandana K. Vasudevan, third year PG Scholar from the Department of Prasutitantra and Streeroga, School of Ayurveda, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri, won first prize for presenting scientific paper at “Conclave on Cancer Care and Research: Developing a Roadmap” jointly organized by Amrita Centre for Advanced Research in Ayurveda (ACARA), Amrita School of Ayurveda and Indian Association for the Study of Traditional Medicine (IASTAM) from February 15-17, 2019 at Amrita institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, Kerala. 

Best Professor in Obstetrics & Gynaecology Studies at 11th Innovative Education Leadership Awards

Dr. Radhamany K., Professor and Head of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, School of Medicine, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, was awarded “Best Professor in Obstetrics & Gynaecology Studies” in the 11th Innovative Education Leadership Awards held at Taj Lands End, Mumbai on February 16, 2019.

National Seminar on Texts and Manuscripts of Vedic Corpus Held

Throwing light on the intellectual legacy of ancient India, a three-day national seminar on “Texts and Manuscripts of Vedic Corpus: Sources of Indian Knowledge Traditions” was conducted at the Mysuru campus of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham by Amrita Darshanam – International Centre for Spiritual Studies between 9th and 11th February, 2019.

Students Win Prizes in the All India Essay Writing Event 2018

Seven students from the Amrita Health Sciences Campus, Kochi, were awarded prizes in the “All India Essay Writing Event 2018” (College - UG / PG category) organized by Shri Ram Chandra Mission in collaboration with United Nations Information Centre for India and Bhutan & Heartfulness Education Trust. 

Not-for-profit Cause Launched for Studying Language Diversity using Artificial Intelligence

The DataScientia consortium of founding members includes Italy’s University of Trento, the National University of Mongolia, India’s Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, China’s Jilin University, Paraguay’s Catholic University of Asunción, South Africa’s Tshwane University of Technology and UK’s Heriot-Watt University.

Microbial Active Genetics Lab Inaugurated

As part of its commitment towards pursuing academic and scientific excellence, School of Biotechnology, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, has added a high-tech Microbial Active Genetics Lab to its world-class research facilities. It was a day of great pride for the Amrita Biotech community as Swami Amritaswarupananda Puri, President of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, inaugurated the advanced scientific laboratory on January 3, 2019.