UGC-DAE Consortium for Scientific Research
( An Autonomous Institution of University Grants Commission, New Delhi )
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The UGC-DAE Consortium for Scientific Research is an Inter-University Centre established by the University Grants Commission and provides access to various research facilities of DAE. The Consortium has also set-up at Indore a number of state-of-art research facilities in the area of Materials Science which are primarily meant for researchers from universities and other educational institutions.

Through this announcement we call proposals from Universities and Educational institutions for Collaborative Research using the Consortium facilities at Indore.

Major areas of research at the consortium include, (1) Study of condensed matter under extreme conditions of temperature and magnetic field, (2) Thin films/multilayers and other nanostructured materials, (4) PES studies at Indus-I Synchrotron Radiation Source which is a 450 MeV storage ring situated at RRCAT, Indore, (5) Surface and interface studies, (6) High resolution structural studies using electron microscopy, scanning probe microscopy and x-ray diffraction. Details about the facilities can be obtained at the website: or from Centre-Director, UGC-DAE-CSR at the address given at the bottom.

Collaborative research schemes may be proposed for a period of upto 3 years. Financial provisions would include support of one research scholar, travel support as per CSR rules, (limited to 2nd AC train fare) for visiting Indore for measurements, etc. and limited funds towards consumables and contingencies. Proposals may be submitted any time of the year. Proposals received by 15th May of every year will be considered for the meeting to be held in the last week of May of every year. In case the PI feels that the problem is very topical, and should be reviewed immediately, he should send also an email to stating the reasons for such consideration, and attaching the proposal in proper format. The application form is available on the website: Forms should be submitted (electronically, if possible) to:

Centre-Director, UGC-DAE CSR, Indore Centre
University Campus, Khandwa Road, Indore - 452 017
Tel: 0731-2463913/2762267/2472201,
Fax: 0731-2465437/2462294

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