Saveetha Transdisciplinary Annual Research Summit(Star Summit-2015)Inaugurated in Chennai
Chennai: Saveetha Transdisciplinary Annual Research Summit
(Star Summit-2015)was inaugurated here on ( 29 th June)today by Dr.N M Veeraiyan, Chancellor,
Saveetha University at Decennial hall,Saveetha Dental College Poonnamallee.
Sri Ramachandra University Dean of research Prof.Dr.S.P.Thyagarajan was the chief guest.
Dr.N.M.Veeraiyan, Founder President and Chancellor of Saveetha University presided over
the function. The STAR summit spans over a period of 12 days from 29th June 2015 to 11th July 2015 where in over 1400 research projects of our undergraduate students will be showcased, among them 53 papers have been accepted to be published for the month of May. STAR summit will have 4 days dedicated exclusively for basic medical sciences, two days for preclinical research work and six days for clinical research. What other place would be more apt to display these projects than the library where the thinking caps go on our student’s brains. Our ever buzzing library will progress a step ahead and become a scholarly apiary for those 12 days. The students’ work will be reviewed and appraised by other students, their peers from other colleges and also from eminent faculties in each fraternity. Gone are the days where a research has to percolate through many barriers to reach their pedestal, here we are offering a priceless platform for our students to reach out and extend our arms to the scientific globe around us.As quoted by Dr. Deepak Nallasamy , Director of Academics, Saveetha University “Igniting passion for research is the responsibility of an instituition. We at Saveetha take this responsibility serious
to empower our students to have all the required professional skills”
This academic deliberation spans over a period of 12 days and will comprise of research work across all disciplines of dentistry including basic medical sciences. Apart from providing a platform to present their research, STAR Summit also gives an opportunity for the students to hone their analytical skills, defend their work and appraise other works. Synchronizing the teaching curriculum with research right from the undergraduate level enables our students to have an edge over others in this competitive scenario with the STAR Summit being the stepping stone for achieving greater heights.Saveetha University Director of Academics,Dr. Deepak Nallasamy,welcomed the gathering
and Assit. Dean of Research Dr.Pratibha Ramani proposed a vote of thanks.Vice chancellor Dr.Mythily Bhaskaran and Registrar Dr.Prabhavathy, Dental College Principal Dr.N D Jayakumar were present.