• Argument with faculty over COVID testing camp leads to suspensions

    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.

    November 24th 2020

  • Introducing #WIISER by IISER Kolkata

    IISER Kolkata has taken a step towards recognition and correction of the gender imbalance that exists within its own walls. A new scicomm effort showcases the women scientists of the institute. Arunita Banerjee, the coordinator of this series, tells us more.

    May 20th 2020

  • 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

  • How Hollywood brought women of S.T.E.A.M together

    One of the labhoppers is back after spending three amazing weeks mingling with some amazing science women from all around the world in a unique exchange programme in the USA.

    December 9th 2018

  • Suhita’s No Garland Neuroscience

    Computational Neuroscientist shares her ideas on how to put Indian interdisciplinary research on the map, Dnyanada reports

    March 23rd 2018

  • Mahak Polices Traffic in Cell City

    Reporter Cyrus Khan catches up with cell biologist Mahak Sharma who studies transport in cells at IISER Mohali

    March 8th 2018

  • Srimonti Goes Minimalist with Giardia

    An evolutionary cell biologist talks about her fascination with a peculiar microorganism

    November 8th 2017

  • Devapriya and the New Era of Indian Palaeontology

    This palaeobiologist deals with fossils from the Cenozoic era to piece together the mysteries of climate change and evolution

    November 1st 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

  • Mayurika starts a daycare revolution

    A cancer biologist at Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune

    September 12th 2016