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Bhamini Kamudu ApplasawmyCountry of origin: Mauritius Currently in: Mauritius, Saint Pierre General field of specialization: Interdisciplinary
Degrees2010 Master Interdisciplinary2006 Undergraduate Biological Systems and Organisms
Current Research Activities
I am a PhD Candidate examining how students experience a field trip to an informal learning setting focusing on interest and learning.
Publications resulting from Research:
KAMUDU APPLASAWMY, B; NAUGAH, J; & MAULLOO (2017), A.K; Empowering Teachers to teach science in the early years in Mauritius. Early Childhood Development and Care. Vol 187, Issue 2.
KAMUDU, B (2013) The Rajiv Gandhi Science Centre (RGSC): Its Role in Creating Science Awareness in Mauritius. In ‘Role of Science Centres for sustained and responsible growth in developing countries’. Published by Centre for Science and Technology of the non-aligned and other Developing Countries (NAM S&T Centre), Edited by Faivey David Kramer, Ruben Lara Lara and Ian Russel.
KAMUDU, B (2011) – Communicating Environmental Science to the Public: the role of Science Centres. Journal of Environmental Research and Development. Vol 5 no 4 pg 1023-1028.
2011 - Sacred heritage sites of Mauritius
Current professionCurrent professional activities type:OtherScience Communication: i work in a science centre responsible for the design and implementation of informal science activities for schools and for the public. My main activities are devise programmes and strategies to communicate science to various programmes including exhibitions, hands-on activities and running workshops for students, educators and public.
Workshop and Conference Attended2010 Kuala Lampur, Malaysia International workshop on Science Centres in Promoting a Knowledge Society for sustained growth in developing countries, organised by NonAligned Movement for Science and Technology Centre2010 Mauritius 3rd International Congress on Environmental Research2013 Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad, India 6th Science Conclave by IIIT Allahabad, India