Staff Reporter

COIMBATORE: The combined valedictory function of the refresher courses in commerce, bioinformatics and biotechnology was held at the Bharathiar University on November 21.

Chief guest L. Kannan, Vice-Chancellor of the Thiruvalluvar University, Vellore, insisted on the importance of research in teaching. He told teachers, that the opportunities for research, was many and that funding agencies were ready to invest in such efforts of the teachers, a varsity release said.

G. Thiruvasagam, Vice-Chancellor of Bharathiar University, said that administrators, teachers and students should join together to create a knowledge society.

"There is no end to learning and opportunities to improve knowledge are aplenty," he said.

The Registrar, Bharathiar University, P. Thirumalvalavan, highlighted the growth of technology and the application of computers in the fields of commerce and biology.