Latest Stories

  • Indian scientists open up about their origin stories

    Not every scientist had a breezy start to their careers, and these stories of struggle are just as important for us to hear as the stories of success. A story told through tweets...

    October 21, 2020

  • How Beena went from handling tech to leading a scientific team

    It's not everyday that one hears about gifted technical officers making it into faculty. This is why Beena DB's journey from technical officer to faculty member stands out.

    October 15, 2020

  • Raging to reclaim space in science

    Why is there so much guilt, blame and unprofessionalism associated with public anger? As a queer-trans person in science, I am here to be angry, and to speak on it.

    October 10, 2020

  • COVID-19 is exacerbating the gender gap in science

    "The problem is the hit that you take today is going to have consequences for a long time to come." This, and much more insight from a live discussion on the impact of COVID-19 on women in science in India

    October 6, 2020

  • Grace Banu: A Dalit-Trans technologist fights for a better world

    What is it to be Dalit, trans, and still persist in STEM? Grace Banu, a technologist and a fierce activist, talks about the same as she takes us through her life in this comix.

    October 2, 2020

  • On mandatory exams and a willfully ignorant court

    The UGC justifies its controversial circular mandating final examinations with the claim that “examinations give confidence and satisfaction to the students”. A survey with 25 university students severely contradicts this and flags some critical issues.

    September 27, 2020

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Listen to Sayantan, our project coordinator for season 5, talk about neurofeminism in the journal club of Project Encephalon.

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Watch a discussion on 'Cyclotron', a film by Jahnavi Phalkey, between the creator and Shiraz Minwalla.

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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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