Latest Stories

  • Amanda’s design makes the invisible visible

    Catching up with Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya on how design and technology can change how people think about and access science

    September 9, 2020

  • Keeping time with Poonam. S5. Ep2 Podcast

    Talking about all things atomic clocks and time keeping with Poonam Arora, a hidden figure in Indian Physics and maker of India's first caesium fountain atomic clock.

    September 3, 2020

  • The nuts and bolts of getting science done

    A tour across some of India’s most sophisticated research facilities guided by the technologists who run these hi-tech spaces.

    August 27, 2020

  • Rachana’s pursuit of the oldest stars in the universe

    An unconventional detour took Rachana Bhatawdekar from an IT job to leading a research group at the European Space Agency. We catch up with her about her recent discovery that took astronomers worldwide by surprise, and much more.

    August 20, 2020

  • Thanks Bollywood, but where is the science?

    The recent film 'Shakuntala Devi' is being appreciated for its portrayal of the protagonist as more than a human computer, but an examination of how women in STEM in India have been portrayed by the media reveals a strange obsession for their personal lives.

    August 16, 2020

  • Caroline draws stories of the everyday scientist

    Sci-artist Caroline Hu opens up about what it's like to be a cartoonist in the science world and a scientist in the art world in this insightful Q&A.

    August 4, 2020

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'Cyclotron' a film by Jahnavi Phalkey is free to watch this week, and there is a discussion between the creator and Shiraz Minwalla on September 27, 5 pm.

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Are you a Dalit Woman interested in writing about caste and gender? Apply for the Blue Club Media Fellowship For Writers 2020. Deadline: 15th October.

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Vidita Vaidya and Angela Saini joined this discussion about Saini's book Inferior and gender equality and women in science.

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Watch the recent Anna Mani lecture by Prof. Abha Sur (MIT) where she explored the ingenuity of R. Rajalakshmi in crafting a career in science.

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‘Gender Roles and their Impact in Academia’ , a virtual conference to be held from October 13-15 co-organised by EMBL, EMBO, and the HHMI

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