CSIR-National Institute of Oceanography(CSIR-NIO), Goa
85th Anniversary General Meeting of the Indian National Science Academy

85th Anniversary General Meeting of the Indian National Science Academy (INSA) was organised at CSIR-National Institute of Oceanography, Dona Paula, Goa, during 16-18 December 2019.

CSIR Intensifies Fight Against COVID-19, Rolls Out Key Initiatives to Combat Coronavirus Spread

With the coronavirus pandemic continuing its deadly run by infecting more than a million people and causing the death of more than 82,000 people across the world, the laboratories of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) intensified their efforts at combating the pandemic.

CSIR Young Scientist Award

For his significant contributions, Dr Jagadeesan Loganathan, Scientist at CSIR-National Institute of Oceanography (CSIR-NIO), (Regional Centre, Visakhapatnam) has been chosen by a peer-valued Advisory Committee for “CSIR Young Scientist Award” for the year 2020 in Earth, Atmosphere, Ocean & Planetary Sciences.

MoES National Award of Excellence

Dr Sarma VVSS, Senior Principal Scientist at CSIR-National Institute of Oceanography (CSIR-NIO), (Regional Centre, Visakhapatnam) has been selected for the Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) National Award of Excellence in Ocean Science & Technology for the year 2020 for his significant contributions in understanding the Biogeochemistry of the Indian Ocean.

Dr Lidita Khandeparker Receives Dr Anna Mani National Award for Woman Scientist for the year 2020

This award recognises her outstanding contributions in the field of aquatic microbial ecology, marine biofilms and their relevance in the oceans.

Dr Samir Damare selected for Senior Scientist Award

Dr Samir Damare, Principal Scientist and Head Analytical Services Division, CSIR-NIO, Goa, has been selected for the Senior Scientist Award for the year 2020 by the Microbiologists Society, India.

Genome-Proteome Mapping of the Indian Ocean

The main aim of this study is to identify and characterise the genes and proteins in the ocean to understand the cellular level operations of organisms in the ocean.

Workshop-cum-Training on Natural Products from Marine Bioresources

The Workshop comprised theoretical and practical demonstrations on basic techniques for purification and characterization of marine natural products and understanding the potential of bioactive compounds from different marine resources as value-added products for various applications.

Decreased Coloured Dissolved Organic Matter Build-up and Nutrients in the Mandovi Estuary

Mandovi and Zuari are the two main estuaries of Goa and have been exploited in recent years for various anthropogenic activities.

CSIR-NIO Organises a Webinar on "Underwater Cultural Heritage: A CSIR Success Story”

Prof. Sunil Kumar Singh, Director, CSIR-NIO, said that underwater heritage in India is a new avenue that can generate huge interest among the public and maybe the future focal point of underwater heritage tourism.