Srinivasa Ramanujan Institute for Basic Sciences (SRIBS)


Srinivasa Ramanujan Institute for Basic Sciences (SRIBS) is a capacity building Institute envisaged for Research, Teaching and Learning in Basic Sciences. SRIBS was established by the Govt. of Kerala (Kerala Gazette No. 46 dated 19thNovember 2013, part 1) in 2013. Hon’ble Chief Minister inaugurated the Institute on 7th Feb 2013 and its office building near RIT campus on 9th Feb 2014.The main objective of the institute is to formulate and implement programmes for capacity building for young faculty members, researchers and post graduate students in contemporary areas of sciences. Institute has organized several colloquia, seminars, workshops and symposia with the support of over 200 internationally acclaimed scientists from about 100 premier institutions around the world, benefitting over 1500 students, teachers and researchers in various areas of science. The programmes organized under the auspices of SRIBS during 2013-14 are listed below:

  1. National Colloquium on 100 years of crystallography 7-9 Feb 2013, Thiruvananthapuram

  2. National colloquium On Emerging Areas of Research in Engineering Sciences 7-9 March 2013, RIT campus, Pampady, Kottayam

  3. National Colloquium on Translational Health Science18-19 March 2013 Thiruvananthapuram

  4. National Workshop cum Research Colloquium on Applicable Mathematics in Basic Science Education & Research 5-7April 2013 Thiruvananthapuram

  5. National Workshop on Computational Chemistry 31 May - 3 June 2013 IIITMK, Technopark, Thiruvananthapuram

  6. National Workshop on Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (NMR) and Mass Spectrometry (MS) 18-20 July 2013 – Sophisticated Test and Instrumentation Centre (STIC), CUSAT, Kochi

  7. National Colloquium on Theoretical Physics 9-11 August 2013 Thiruvananthapuram

  8. Meeting of National/State Awardees of School Science Teachers 20 August 2013, Thiruvananthapuram

  9. Book Release: അനന്തത്തെ അറിഞ്ഞ ആൾ: രാമാനുജൻ എന്ന പ്രതിഭയുടെ ജീവിതം - the Malayalam translation of the book "The Man Who Knew Infinity: A life of the Genius Ramanujan" by Robert Kanigel Organised jointly with Kerala Bhasha Institute 21 August 2013, Thiruvananthapuram

  10. Meeting of Heads, Directors and Deans of Basic Science Departments from colleges and Universities in Kerala 23 August 2013, Thiruvananthapuram

  11. National Colloquium on Recent Trends in Organic and Bioorganic Chemistry 24-26 October 2013, Department of Chemistry, University of Calicut

  12. International symposium on Legacy of Nitric Oxide Discovery: Impact on Disease Biology 5-6 NovemberRajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology, Thiruvananthapuram

  13. International conference on Laser optics and Nano Science jointly organised with the Humboldt Club of Kerala. 5-7 December 2013, Thiruvananthapuram

  14. Symposium on Recent Advances in Macromolecular Science and Engineering December 30-Jan 1, 2014 - M. G. University, Kottayam

  15. Official inauguration of the SRIBS rented building &Foundation stone laying of SRIBS building by the Hon. Chief Minister of Kerala at Pampady Kottayam on 09th February 2014

  16. National Workshop on computer aided drug design and development March 27-30 2014, at IIITMK Technopark, Trivandrum


                           An insight in to various academic programmes organized by SRIBS






Inauguration of SRIBS rented building and laying of foundation stone by Hon. Chief Minister at Pampady, Kottayam