What makes a good STEM instructor? Manan Bhan argues that the answer lies in their teaching philosophy.
December 1st 2020
To people with disabilities in India, STEM fields remain largely inaccessible. A glimmer of hope has come in the form of the National Education Policy 2020, but unless some serious gaps are addressed, progress is unlikely.
November 20th 2020
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
Two young scholars make sense of their experiences in a casteist academia that places more importance on political correctness than on actual transformation of material everyday hierarchies.
November 12th 2020
Issues of trans gender, gender non-binary and gender-conforming people in science in India are compounded by the heavily gender-segregated nature of most Indian campuses. When the engagement with sex, gender and sexuality is lesser, the scrutiny is heightened.
November 9th 2020
In the final piece for our mini-series on sciart, Ipsa Jain, our art director, talks to various sciartists about the key issues pertaining to sciart and its growth as a field in the country.
November 4th 2020
A podcast interview with Anju Bhasin, a high energy physicist and until recently, VC of Jammu Cluster University.
October 31st 2020
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 15th 2020
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 10th 2020
“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 6th 2020