Mumbai: Intl conference on gender issues in physics to be held at TIFR from July 10 to 14

Updated: Jul 7 2023 7:51PM

Mumbai, Jul 7 (PTI) The prestigious Tata Institute of Fundamental Research in Mumbai will host an international conference on gender issues in physics from July 10 to 14, the first time such an event is taking place in the country.

A release said the 8th International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP) International Conference on Women In Physics (ICWIP) will be jointly organised by the Gender in Physics Working Group (GIPWG) of Indian Physics Association (IPA) and TIFR.

The conference will be hosted by the Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education (HBCSE) - TIFR, Mumbai in online mode, a statement said, adding that gender imbalance in Physics is a matter of global concern, and India is no exception.