• The hunt for superflares from the Sun

    For years, astronomers wondered whether the Sun is a special star – a star sans superflares. All that changed earlier this year, thanks to a meteorite called Efremovka and some neat detective work from a group of scientists including Kuljeet Kaur Marhas from PRL, Ahmedabad.

    June 18th 2019

  • Snippets from Spoorthi—Celebrating Indian Women in Science

    Spoorthi is a resource for women in science in India and includes a diversity of voices of women.

    March 6th 2019

  • Government’s push for more women engineers kicks off in IIT Jodhpur

    Priyanka Singh shares her experience of organising the ‘Vigyan Jyoti’ summer camp for girl students at IIT-J

    June 22nd 2018

  • Infosys Prizes Announced for Three Women – but That Is Not Enough

    All 4 of the science prizes went to existing Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Awardees and the all-male jury chair could not acknowledge that the prize was purposefully attempting to be gender equal

    November 21st 2017

  • Finally a daycare center at IIT Delhi

    President of IIT Delhi Day Care Management Committee shares what went into starting the facility on campus whose time had come

    October 10th 2017

  • BHU woman scientist on the protests and demands

    Why did police lathi charge the women students of BHU on Saturday night and was it really a lone incident of sexual assault on campus that has triggered this rage? A PhD student at the university campus reports on the prevalent state-of-mind among her community in Banaras Hindu University.

    September 25th 2017

  • Why IISER Bhopal’s Scientist-Parents are Breathing Easy

    This is the story of how two women joined forces to help set up a daycare center on the campus of a premier research institution in the outskirts of Bhopal.

    September 18th 2017

  • We won a Laadli Award!

    We are SO HAPPY to inform you that The Life of Science is one of the recipients of a Laadli Media Award for Gender Sensitivity. We won a Jury Appreciation certificate in the “Web | English” category at the 2015-16 (Southern Region) awards. The award ceremony was on the 10th of April in Hyderabad and […]

    April 12th 2017

  • Talking gender equality at Bharathidasan University

    TLoS co-ordinator Vishwam Shankar reports from a conference on gender equality in Bharathidasan University in Trichy

    March 6th 2017