Regional Workshop on Research and Opportunities

October 19-20, 2019


This workshop is one of a series of mini workshops being organized in different parts of the country at the initiative of a collective of mathematicians called Indian Women and Mathematics (IWM) that has been in existence since 2009. This is a one-and-a-half day workshop that is open to all post-graduate students, PhD scholars, research fellows and college/university faculty members primarily working in various areas of mathematics. It will however, have a special focus on women participants. There will also be a panel discussion where renowned mathematicians will share their views and experiences. Young researchers will be encouraged to interact with senior mathematicians, and will be given an opportunity to present their mathematical work in the form of posters. The aim of the workshop is to expose women of North Eastern and Eastern parts of India, engaged in teaching and/or research or pursuing a post-graduate degree in mathematics,to quality research in different areas of mathematics and to various opportunities for pursuing mathematics as a career. The workshop is funded by National Board of Higher Education (NBHM), under the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), Government of India.

How to apply

To apply online, click here
(M.Sc/Ph.D. students are required to arrange for a recommendation letter to be directly sent to on or before September 10, 2019)

Last date for applying

September 20, 2019.

Scientific Committee

  • Shreemayee Bora, IIT Guwahati (Convener & IWM Executive Committee member)​
  • Neela Nataraj (Chairperson, IWM Executive Committee)
  • Manideepa Saha, NIT Meghalaya (Local Organizer)​

Local Organizers:

  • Shreemayee Bora, IIT Guwahati (Convener)
  • Manideepa Saha, NIT Meghalaya (Local Organizer)
  • Saikat Mukherjee, NIT Meghalaya (Local Organizer)​