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Good English: by Prof. Gopalakrishnan.K

Good English: Podcast-15 Language: English Allusion is a term that contains extra meaning. The ability to use allusions effectively is a valuable skill, which will be useful while you write. This week, Prof. GK introduces a few useful allusions.

 
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JAWS (Job Access With Speed): By Anil Atluri

JAWS (Job Access With Speed): Podcast-7 Language: English (Recorded via Skype) Proxemics The distance we keep while we talk to a person depends on our relationship with her. Of course, this personal space varies from culture to culture. This means when we interact with a person from a different culture, we should try to understand […]

 
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Good English: by Prof. Gopalakrishnan.K

Good English: Podcast-14 Language: English Prof. Gopalakrishnan continues the discussion on wrong usage of English words (like naval/navel, historic/historical etc).

 
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BioTechnology: by Dr. B.S. Kishore

Biotechnology: Podcast-12 Language: English Indian BioTechnology Scenario- Introduction So far the BT series was focusing on the technical aspects of the subject. From this week onwards the series enters a new phase- our expert takes up the current status of BT in India. In this bit Dr. Kishore provides us an overview of the Indian […]

 
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FOS-Fresh Online Services

FOS-Fresh Online Services: Podcast-1 InstaCalc: by Kalid Azad Language: English (Recorded via Skype) We are starting a new series on ‘Online Services,’ for featuring new/innovative we-based applications. We begin the series with InstaCalc, an on-line service that lets you create customised sharable web based calculators. Apart from providing tools for doing usual arithmetic, InstaCalc provides […]

 
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BioTechnology: by Dr. B.S. Kishore

BioTechnology: Podcast-11 Biopharmaceuticals -4 Language: English Potential cure for Varicose Vein In this concluding session on Biopharmaceuticals, Dr Kishore describes the various steps involved in the creation of a new medical drug using biotech principles

 
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JAWS (Job Access With Speed): By Anil Atluri

JAWS (Job Access With Speed): Podcast-6 Language: English (Recorded via Skype) Appearance Though words help us communicate, most of the information is passed through non-verbal means. Appearance that tells us about a person’s status, gender, socioeconomic class etc is a very important non-verbal communication tool. Listen to Anil Atluri’s podcast on ‘Appearance’ for more details.

 
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Globalisation:by Dr. Sunil Mani

Globalisation:Podcast-4 Language: English Globalisation VS. Equity A shortcoming of globalisation is that its benefits are not equally shared. Many argue that it widens inequalities. Prof. Sunil Mani addresses the issue of globalisation vs. equity in this part of his series on globalisation.

 
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BioTechnology: by Dr. B.S. Kishore

BioTechnology: Podcast-10 Biopharmaceuticals -3 Language: English Welcome to the 10’th edition of our series on BT. In this bit, Dr. Kishore explains the steps involved in creating novel innovative chemical entities (NICE) or novel medical drugs.

 
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Good English: by Prof. Gopalakrishnan.K

Good English: Podcast-13 Language: English In this bit, Prof. Gopala Krishnan brings to our notice a few words that we often use wrongly. Yet another valuable podcast from Prof. GK.

 
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