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  • SWATI portal: 20 questions and a bit more

    The new portal SWATI “endeavours to have data of all women scientists of the country included”. Here's what you need to know before signing up.

    March 8, 2024

  • Tremors from Within – Part III

    In this excerpt from 'Lab Hopping: Women Scientists in India', meet voices from the caste and gender margins who are working to make the Indian science ecosystem a more welcoming space for Dalit and transgender persons.

    February 20, 2024

  • Tremors from Within – Part II

    In this excerpt from 'Lab Hopping: Women Scientists in India': The story of what it means to advocate for women in science in India. This story traverses efforts towards ensuring equitable representation of women in conferences and publications.

    February 15, 2024

  • Tremors from Within – Part I

    In this excerpt from 'Lab Hopping: Women Scientists in India': The story of the (at least) two-decade-old movement for equity in Indian science. Here's how women and trans persons in science started (and continue to) shake things from within.

    February 11, 2024

  • Some thoughts on the pain gap

    A woman's experience with pain and recovery, panic and anger, guilt and love.

    June 29, 2022

  • Documentary writes three ‘forgotten’ Indian scientists back into history

    A newly released documentary delves into the life and contributions of Shambhu Nath De, Sipra Guha-Mukherjee and Obaid Siddiqi. We caught up with the director and producer to hear what went on behind the camera.

    May 10, 2022

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  • Tremors from Within – Part III

    In this excerpt from 'Lab Hopping: Women Scientists in India', meet voices from the caste and gender margins who are working to make the Indian science ecosystem a more welcoming space for Dalit and transgender persons.

    February 20, 2024

  • Tremors from Within – Part II

    In this excerpt from 'Lab Hopping: Women Scientists in India': The story of what it means to advocate for women in science in India. This story traverses efforts towards ensuring equitable representation of women in conferences and publications.

    February 15, 2024

  • Tremors from Within – Part I

    In this excerpt from 'Lab Hopping: Women Scientists in India': The story of the (at least) two-decade-old movement for equity in Indian science. Here's how women and trans persons in science started (and continue to) shake things from within.

    February 11, 2024

  • Documentary writes three ‘forgotten’ Indian scientists back into history

    A newly released documentary delves into the life and contributions of Shambhu Nath De, Sipra Guha-Mukherjee and Obaid Siddiqi. We caught up with the director and producer to hear what went on behind the camera.

    May 10, 2022

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TLoS team member Sayantan Datta is delivering a talk at TISS-Mumbai titled "Interrogating Brahminical Cis-Heteropatriarchy in Indian Science Through Feminist Science Journalism" on 01 February 2022, 4:30 PM.
Attend here 
The IUBS Working Group on Gender Equality is organising a webinar series on the "Gender Gap and the Biological Sciences".
Register here 
Check out Notes on the Academy's powerful piece on students' deaths by suicide over the last year and the institutional response to these unfortunate deaths
Read here 

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