National Institute of Science Education and Resaerch, Bhubaneshwar
The National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER), founded in 2007, is a national institution for education and research in the basic sciences. The Institute is governed by a Board. The present Director of the institute is Prof. T. K. Chandrashekar.
NISER is supported by the Department of Atomic Energy of the Government of India. Institute members work primarily in the areas of basic sciences e.g. Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics. At a later stage activities will expand to include Earth and Planetary sciences, Engineering sciences and Computer science.Currently the institute is within the Institute of Physics campus in Bhubaneshwar and condustc 5 year integrated M. Sc Programs in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics.