The recent film ‘Shakuntala Devi’ is being appreciated for its portrayal of the protagonist as more than a human computer, but an examination of how women in STEM in India have been portrayed by the media reveals a strange obsession for their personal lives.
August 16th 2020
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
Physicists issue recommendations to see more gender inclusivity in Indian science
April 15th 2020
Free Download: 2020-21 Indian Women-In-Science calendar!
February 11th 2020
Support TheLifeofScience.com collective, a feminist science media platform that aims to engage Indian science in public discussion and responsibly report on the intersection of gender and STE(A)M in India.
February 4th 2020
At the first of its kind scientific conference, Indian physicists start to agree that something must be done about the gender gap
October 1st 2019
Harini and Seema talk to us about their experiences while writing their latest book.
June 3rd 2019
No major lab, institute or organisation in India currently works dedicatedly on freshwater turtle and tortoise research, so these two independent turtle biologists started a one-of-a-kind citizen science project to fill this lacuna and share their love for these animals.
May 27th 2019
While talking about moving back to India and starting an independent lab, this physician-scientist quips, “I am happy to have survived!”
May 20th 2019
The founder-principal of a women’s college in Delhi shares her journey of self-discovery, career choices, and all that went behind starting a college for the applied sciences.
May 6th 2019