Foldscope Workshop in Govt. P. G. College, Sehore, Madhya Pradesh

Postgraduate students of Govt. Chandrashekhar Azad post-graduate college sehore participated in the one-day hands-on workshop of Foldscope and its uses on 15/11/2018. The students were enthusiastic as they want to work on the aquatic microbiology but because of the limitations of the conventional microscope, they were constrained to work with the limited number of microscopes…

28th April, 2019: Foldscope workshop at NCMR, Pune

It was a great experience organizing this workshop for school students in Pune at the National Centre for Microbial Resource (NCMR-NCCS) with Dr. Praveen Rahi’s help. The students had a great time, and it was wonderful to see the excitement on their faces as they assembled their Foldscope and viewed all sorts of samples. I…

Outreach programme on ‘The Pocket Microscope’

An outreach programme was organized by Dr. Ekramul Islam, Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology, University of Kalyani, on 19th January, 2019 at B11/12 Kalyani, Nadia, West Bengal. All the participants came from different local school. A brief demonstration was given about assembling of Foldscope and sample preparation for viewing under Foldscope. Hands on training was…

Building Local Foldscope Super Users- Workshop at Vatsalya, Jaipur

Building Local Foldscope Super Users- Workshop at Vatsalya, Jaipur Sonali and I recently conducted a Foldscope Workshop at Vatsalya Udayan. Its a non-profit Education center for rural children. We documented the whole process of conducting the workshop, along with observations, inferences and finally highlighting the learnings. If you are going to conduct a foldscope workshop…

Journey of more public awarness about science.

Here at Knowledge Space -a maker place in Iraq, Kirkuk- we are very excited and happy to announce the start of promoting for science era.By the empowerment of Foldscope instruments, we put long term commitment to share this learning tool with public all over Iraq. And introduce Foldscope to people especially students. Officially we did…

OUTREACH – Workshop on “Foldscopes” for participants of Salters’ Chemistry Camp

Ahands on session on “Foldscopes” was carried out for 65 participants(31 girls and 34 boys) studying in the IX th standard in State Governmentschools from Bhopal, Dewas, Hoshangabad, Raisen, Rajgarh, Sehore, Shahpur,Ujjain, Bhauri, Bakaniya of the state of Madhya Pradesh. This was a part of athree day residential program organised by The Royal Society of Chemistry(India)…

Foldscope as an eye opener to stimulate student research goals

Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology of Sathyabama Institute of Science and technology has organized a one-day Science awareness program on ‘Foldscope Microscope assembly and usage for the School students’ funded by Department of Biotechnology, Government of India on 20-07-2018 at Govt. Hr. Sec. School, Sholinganallur, Chennai. The 10th to 12th standard school students got benefited…

Foldscopes to School childrens – Thuraipakkam Govt School

Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology of Sathyabama Institute of Science and technology has organized Science awareness program on ‘Foldscope Microscope assembly and usage for the School students’ funded by Department of Biotechnology, Government of India on 17-07-2018 at Govt. Hr. Sec. School, Thuraipakkam, Chennai. To popularize the foldscope microscope to school students, the science awareness…

NORTHEAST COLLABORATIVE TRAINING WORKSHOP ON FOLDSCOPE

Dr. S. Sharmila, Principal Investigator, Assistant Professor in Botany, Vellalar College for Women, Thindal, Erode-12, Tamilnadu have organized a Northeast collaborative foldscope workshop on the topic “Foldscope – A new research tool for better understanding of Biological Sciences” under DBT – microgrant Foldscope Project funded by Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt….

Foldscope workshop & Trail

The Foldscope team of D.G. Ruparel College organised a workshop for M.Sc. Zoology  second year students.  On 6th September 2018, a hands-on session was held wherein the participants assembled their own Foldscopes with  great interest. On 11th September 2018, the participants were taken to Malad Trail in Sanjay Gandhi National Park. They took their Foldscopes…

Foldscope Orientation Workshop

A workshop for tenth standard students of S.R.T Vidya Mandir High School, Virar, Palghar District, was conducted on 8th September 2018 by the Foldscope Team from D.G. Ruparel College, Mumbai. A total of 100 participants from both English and Hindi medium attended the workshop with great enthusiasm. They were greatly thrilled to see the slides…

Foldscope Orientation Workshop – D.G. Ruparel College, Mumbai

Foldscope Orientation Workshop was conducted on 8 August 2018 for Second year B.Sc. Zoology students in D. G. Ruparel College, Mumbai.  There was an introductory lecture followed by observation of pre-prepares slides. The participants were very excited and enthusiastic to know about and to use the foldscopes. Thanks to DBT their initiative and support.