Karkala: September 4, 2015: Sri Bhuvanendra College will be organising a UGC-sponsored national-level workshop on ‘Operation and maintenance of analytical instruments’ at Karkala in Udupi district from September 7 to 11.
In a press release issued here on Thursday, P. Venkataramana Gowda, college principal, said that the workshop would be held with the technical support from Western Regional Instrumentation Centre (WRIC), University of Mumbai.
The objective of the workshop was to train the teachers and technicians of Chemistry and Life Sciences departments of degree colleges about the operation, maintenance and repair of electric/electronic laboratory equipment, including refractometer, conductivity meter, potentiometer, colorimeter, centrifuge, laminar air flow, autoclave, microscopes, electric oven, incubator, heating mantle, and magnetic stirrer.
Practical training on glass blowing will also arranged to teach the technique of joining/repairing broken glasswares.
The participants were advised to bring the faulty equipment and broken glasswares from their laboratories so that they can learn to repair it during the workshop.
The training programme will be inaugurated by B.L. Jadhav, Director of WRIC.
Each college can depute two faculty members and one lab technician for the three-day training from the Chemistry Department and for the two-day training from the Life Sciences Departments