Aditya Deshbandhu Archana Rao KattaAditya Deshbandhu and Archana Rao Katta, doctoral students from the Department, have been nominated to attend the University of Tampere Summer School in Tampere, Finland, between August 8 and 19, as part of the India-Finland collaboration on “Technical, Social and Cultural Perspectives on the Digitization of Learning”. The 3-year collaboration involves the University of Tampere and four Indian institutions, including the University of Hyderabad, IIT-Bombay, IIT-Guwahati and MICA-Ahmedabad, and will explore joint research and teaching projects in a range of areas involving digital technologies, human-computer interface, and ICT-led development.

The eleven day programme offers a host of short courses which will be quite useful for research students as they will offer key insights and exposure to new schools of thought. Attending an event like this will also enable a confluence of ideas from around the world.