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Rewind to YIM 2018 with Smita Jain

Nandita Jayaraj

In this new series, leading up to YIM 2024, attendees of the past YIMs tell us about what it was like for them back then, what they took away from the experience, how things have changed, their ideas for future YIMs, and tips for the newest generation of life scientists gearing up for their first meeting. Smita Jain is an Associate Director at Cactus Communications, and previously the Executive Director of IndiaBioscience. In this interview, she shares her YIM experience with Nandita Jayaraj.


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Reflecting on the Science Undergraduate Research Conference (SURC 2023)

Sravanti Uppaluri

Conferences offer opportunities for scientists to share their work, get feedback for it, and find new avenues of exploration. The Science Undergraduate Research Conference (SURC) hosted by Azim Premji University in December 2023 offered this experience to undergraduate students from across India pursuing science research. In this article, one of the organisers of the conference shares how students at this stage of education can benefit from such events.


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Insects in a warming world

Suchibrata Borah

Climate change, propelled by human activities, presents a substantial threat to insect populations worldwide, impacting their behavior, fitness, and distribution. Subhash Rajpurohit and his research group at Ahmedabad University, Gujarat, emphasises the vulnerability of ectothermic insects to fluctuating temperatures and humidity levels. His lab's work offers insights into the intricate relationship between environmental stress, dehydration, and insect reproductive success within the context of climate change.


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Rewind to YIM 2017 with Sumit Biswas

Nandita Jayaraj

In this new series, leading up to YIM 2024, researchers who have attended YIMs from the past tell us about what it was like for them back then, what they took away from the experience, how things have changed, their ideas for future YIMs, and tips for the newest generation of life scientists gearing up for their first meeting. Sumit Biswas is a biologist at BITS Pilani in Goa. In this interview, he shares his YIM experience with Nandita Jayaraj.

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    'Dhvani' is a comprehensive resource packed with contributions from scientists, communicators, journalists, and outreach professionals of India. The e-book explores the landscape of science outreach in the country, offering insights into best practices, sustainable models, interviews with scientists doing outreach in regional languages, skill-building guides, and curated resources for outreach funding. 'Dhvani' also features the impact of the IndiaBioscience Outreach Grants (IOG) program, providing a closer look at the intricacies of initiating and sustaining outreach efforts.

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    “Means to a Beginning - Funding Opportunities for PhD Students and Postdocs in India” is the second edition of the grants compendium for PhD researchers and Postdoctoral fellows. This compendium includes national and international fellowships, travel and skill-building awards along with their eligibility criteria, deadlines and relevant links. We have also included anecdotes from recent awardees of select fellowships to give you insights into what it takes to write a winning application.

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