Indian Women in Science Wiki edit-a-thon

By Colin Adams [CC0], via Wikimedia CommonsWomen are under-represented in Indian Science, and this is reflected in websites like Wikipedia. IndiaBioScience is organizing a series of Wiki edit-a-thons to add and append to pages about Indian Women in Science. The events will be held between 11-14 October, 2014 in venues across Bangalore, culminating on Ada Lovelace Day, an international day to celebrate the achievements of women in Science, Technology and Mathematics.

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Health Sciences Innovation Conference and Trade Show

The first Health 3C OSU-India Health Sciences Innovation Conference and Trade Show will be held in Mumbai, India on January 15 – 17, 2015.

Online Registration is now open! The registration fee waiver scheme for limited  period  is open for Students/ postdoc submitting abstracts early. Abstracts will be reviewed by expert committee and top 100 abstracts will receive waiver of registration fee.

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Announcing the Young Investigators' Meeting 2015

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The story of a river: tracking lantana's relentless spread

The adaptable garden plant Lantana camara has been spreading across India and edging out native species for two hundred years now, despite all efforts to control its growth. Scientists suggest that we could more effectively manage the plant by focusing our attention on riverside habitats. 

Student conference embraces technology

The Student Conference on Conservation Science-Bangalore (SCCS) 2014 promises to be a stimulating and interactive experience for participants and the public alike. Harini Barath tells us what make this conference cool...