The Regional Science Centre here will conduct a mathematical talent search contest for students of Standards V to VIII on December 22 to mark the birth anniversary of mathematician S. Ramanujan.

The event was being held in collaboration with Tamil Nadu Science and Technology Centre, Chennai, and Ramanujan Museum And Math Education Centre, Chennai.

A three-day science camp would also be held between December 28 and 30 for students of Standards VII to IX.

The interactive sessions would cover basic astronomy, physical and biological sciences, science behind magic, warding off superstitions, and origami, arelease said..

A nominal fee will be charged. For further details, contact (0422) 257 3025/ 257 0325.