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The two day National Conference on ‘Integrating Science with Society’ was held at Jadavpur University, Kolkata on the 15th and 16th of December, 2018. The conference had sessions on the Philosophy of Science, Cultivation of Scientific Temper, Ethical Practice in Science, Reforming Science Education and a Panel Discussion on“The role of scientists in society”. The conference concluded with an Open Session (for the public) addressed by the eminent astrophysiist Prof Jayant Narlikar.

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The Indian scientific community and science enthusiasts across India expressed solidarity with the May 4 Global March for Science to defend science and scientific temper. As this day fell in the middle of the General Election, marches in a big way could not be held. However, in several cities and towns across the country, programs in support of the Global March were organised.

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