When one thinks of the space industry, rocket launches and satellite deployment are the first to come to mind. However, there is much more to it, from propulsions systems to research and development. Arun R, senior research fellow at Bellatrix Aerospace Pvt. Ltd., spoke about the space industry and its economy.
On 25th October 2020, the first edition of TEDxMAHE brought to us Countdown- the first edition of a global initiative to champion solutions to the climate crisis. Six global speakers from all walks of life come together to ensure a brighter future for the entire world.
The most exciting things in science are some of the most far fetched ones. Robotics is a field that is still finding its footing in the research world due to its ever-evolving and vast nature. The Research Society Manipal recognised this and arranged for a session with one of MIT’s alumni, Debasmita Ghose, to speak about the scope of the field along with her experiences as a research student abroad.
LDQ held its first-ever online event, Linquiztics across four successful days. Replete with refreshing quizzes, extempore, and creative writing, this event championed the significance of linguistic acumen.
In the 21st century, some opinions are still rooted in times past. It has led to women still being discriminated against for their need to menstruate. To shed some light on an unnecessarily sensitive topic, Youth For Volunteering and Mera PadBank hosted Menstruation Matters, which sought to end the stigma around menstruation.
Students from the third year mentored their juniors from second-year on how to handle the plethora of opportunities and troubles that they will encounter. The juniors were given tips to handle academic and non-academic activities simultaneously. Students across branches are looking forward to the resumption of classes in college along with being ready to plunge into newer opportunities and create new memories.
The Research Society, a new and upcoming club in Manipal, recently conducted a webinar for students interested in research. Upamanyu Ghose, an alumni at the institute, spoke to students about the significance of research and the inspirations that facilitated his dive into it.
With the onset of COVID, the usual hubbub of activities have come to a halt. However, Youth For Volunteering has overcome the boundaries placed on their regular social service activities. Through Aashayein, volunteers and children were able to connect and interact in the virtual world. Regardless of the current situation, this fun-filled event put a smile on everyone’s faces.
In this mighty labyrinth of a world, we often stumble along dead ends and lose ourselves in that maze. Instead of offering help, society turns a blind eye to this mental struggle. This talk raises questions on how to navigate through those struggles and move forward and counter the stigma around mental health.