Chandigarh April 24, 2019
PU Post-Doctoral Fellow Bags Prestigious Research Grant for Spain Visit
Dr. Neha Miglani Post-Doctoral Fellow, at University Institute of Fashion
Technology & Vocational Development (UIFT&VD) Panjab University Chandigarh has been
selected for a prestigious grant of US$1500 which is awarded to South Asian Scholars
attending the International Association of Media and Communication Researchers (IAMCR)
2019 conference at the Universidad Complutence de Madrid, Spain this year. She is
among the 9 women selected worldwide to receive the grant from IAMCR which is a noted
body of media researchers worldwide and is an authority in media research.
21 travel grants at IAMCR 2019 have been offered to early-stage scholars to
present their research work. The grants have been offered to 9 women and 12 men from
17 different countries including Argentina, Bangladesh, Cameroon, Cuba, India,
Jamaica, Pakistan, South Africa, and Turkey. A record number of total of 3500 papers
were sent to IAMCR 2019 this year out of which these research grants were offered on
the basis of quality of research work.
Dr. Miglani is currently working on various facets of fashion and lifestyle
journalism, the professionals and personal challenges and conflict of these
Chandigarh April 24, 2019
University Business School, Panjab University, Chandigarh shall hold
Counseling-Cum-Admission Session for admission to MBA programme(s) of UBS, academic
session for the session 2019-2020 (as per the Provisional Merit list displayed on the
website on on 2nd May 2019 (Thursday) for General
Category and on 3rd May 2019 (Friday) for all Reserved Categories (except Sports) i.e.
Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribes, Backward Classes, Person with Disability, Defence,
Freedom Fighter, Kashmiri Displaced Person, One Girl Child out of the only two Girl
Children, Cancer/AIDS/Thalassemia, Rural Area, Border Area, and Youth Festival.
Candidates have already been informed on their registered email id etc.
In case any candidate has not received the official intimation on his/her
registered email address, he/she should contact the O.S. (UBS) on email:
Chandigarh April 24, 2019
Panjab University Institute of Social Science Education and Research, (ISSER)
organised the first convocation on April 24, 2019 to award B. A. Hons. degrees to the
first batch of its students.
Professor Raj Kumar, Vice Chancellor in his inspiring convocation address
urged the graduating batch of 2018 to become good will ambassadors and carry forward
its legacy. He deeply acknowledged the interdisciplinary nature of courses being
taught at PU ISSER. While applauding the potential of ISSER to change the societal
mindset, Professor Raj Kumar said that science can offer us relevant tools for change
which can be effectively utilised by social sciences. Such a change he said would help
reach out to the deprived sections of society in a globalizing world.
Professor Swarnjit Kaur, Chairperson, PU ISSER welcomed the dignitaries,
graduating batch of 2018 and their parents. She highlighted the innovative nature of
the Five Years programme and shared with the audience the speculator accomplishments
of graduating batch some of whom had come from Mumbai and Bangalore to attend the
function. The batch of 36 students had 100% success rate with five distinctions
securing more than 80% marks.
The Convocation was followed by the first Alumni Meet of the Institute during
which many of the fresh graduates became members of PU Alumni Association. They also
had an informal experience sharing session with fruitful suggestions.
Registrar Panjab University Professor Professor Karamjeet Singh, Controller of
Examination, Professor Parvinder Singh and Dean Faculty of Arts Professor Ronki Ram
were the guests of honour. Emeritus Professors of social Sciences Professor Pam Rajput
and Professor Bhupinder Brar also graced the occasion, apart from Deans Student
Welfare Professor Emanual Nahar and Professor Neena Capalash, Dean Alumni Relations
Professor Deepti Gupta and Hony. Director & Deputy Director Human Resource Development
Centre, Founder Coordinator Professor Reeta Grewal along with Chairpersons and faculty
members of different Social Science departments. s