Officials remain tight-lipped as researchers part of (yet another) fanciful governmental scientific pursuit remain in limbo due to funds that never arrived. Is it the end of the road for the Pune BioCluster initiative?
After the retraction of a high-impact paper from one of India’s premier research institutes due to scientific misconduct, new information raises questions about the investigation process, and ethics and science practice in India
Questions about freedom of expression at IISER Kolkata have been raised with two students suspended for alleged misbehaviour after they demanded clarifications on the secretive manner in which a testing camp was conducted on campus. One of them has since resigned.
“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
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.