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.

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. 

Women in Sustaining the Environment (WISE) Project Inaugurated

Her Excellency Ms. Dana Kursh, Consul General of Israel to South India (Bengaluru), has inaugurated “Women in Sustaining the Environment” (WISE), a new collaborative research project between Amrita and Tel Aviv University on February 11, 2019 at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri campus.