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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 20th 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 15th 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 11th 2024

  • The norm of funding delays in Indian science

    A multimedia report featuring real experiences of funding delays faced by India’s scientists. Delays are the norm, and they have devastating effects on science, not to mention scientists themselves.

    January 15th 2022

  • Sexual Harassment in Indian Science

    A panel discussion on sexual harassment in STEM in India brought forward difficult-to-digest realities and valuable perspectives from institutional leaders, researchers, students, activists and lawyers.

    December 31st 2021

  • सुषमा जी के ज्ञान का प्रकाश

    पुलिस वैन, बैरिकेड और प्रदर्शनकारियों के छोटे-मोटे झुण्ड को चीरते हुए मैंने अपने कदम मद्रास यूनिवर्सिटी के मैथ्स डिपार्टमेंट की ओर बढ़ाये| एक शांतिपूर्ण विद्रोह की महक हवा में थी| यहाँ पर बहुत सारे सरकारी संस्थानों का समूह है जिसमे की १४९ साल पुराना मद्रास विश्वविद्यालय का मुख्य कैंपस भी शामिल है| शायद यही वजह है की इस इलाके में अमूमन ऐसे प्रदर्शन चलते ही रहते हैं|

    August 18th 2021

  • Report on astronomer Rachana Bhatawdekar wins a recognition

    We’re thrilled to see that SciShortForm’s list of ‘Best Shortform Science Writing: July-December 2020’ features Debdutta Paul’s report titled Rachana’s pursuit of the oldest stars in the universe as an ‘Honorable Mention’. The report describes the unconventional detour that took Rachana Bhatawdekar from an IT job to leading a research group at the European Space […]

    April 7th 2021

  • Looking to science to revive natural building

    With the threats of climate change, waste disposal and a housing crisis facing us, it has never been more crucial to adopt more sustainable ways of living. We talk to a scientist & a practitioner who see natural building as a way forward.

    December 18th 2020

  • Sudipta’s evolution from ‘stone-carrying girl’ to top geologist

    Sudipta Sengupta is by no means a ‘hidden figure’ in Indian science, but she is probably one of the few star scientists left who worked in a state university. In this report, she opens up about the big shifts in the world of geology and in her own life.

    November 17th 2020

  • TLoS featured as a ALD 2020 Women in STEM Organisation!

    Happy Ada Lovelace Day! TheLifeofScience.com has been featured as one of the ALD Online 2020 Women in STEM Organisations!

    October 13th 2020