The CUBE Home Labs and chatShaala

Undergraduates in Lockdown — Sustaining Research Projects with CUBE Home Labs and chatShaala

Meena Kharatmal, Nagarjuna G & Kiran Yadav

The pandemic and the consequent lockdown have disrupted classes and access to labs at educational institutions across the country. However, for the undergraduate students of the CUBE program, the lockdown has been a boon. Instead of losing hope, these students have set a precedent by finding creative ways to continue working and learning along with their peers by developing the CUBE home labs and the CUBE chatShaala.

Open Research

Open Science responses during the COVID-19 pandemic

N Rajendra Prasad

The COVID-19 pandemic, while affecting the lives and work of scientists all over the globe, has also enabled an outpouring of generosity and innovation when it comes to rapid and open sharing of research outputs. During the International Open Access Week 2020, we examine some of the initiatives taken by various national and international organisations to improve global access to COVID-19 research.

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An appeal from the future of scientific leadership to the incumbents

Divya S

Research experience during their undergraduate years can be a great way to motivate students and aid their future career development. However, most students seeking such experience run up against a major hindrance in the form of unresponsiveness of the researchers whom they approach with such requests. Divya writes about the harmful consequences of such attitudes and some possible ways in which this could be mitigated.

Dispatches From IndiaBioscience

Revisit our webinar about various ways to gather accurate, insightful and relevant information about career options and approaches to bridge skill gaps for one’s chosen career. We were joined by Praveen Gupta, Premas Life Sciences, and Shashwati Basak, Immuneel Therapeutics Ltd, who discuss their individual career journeys in the Indian biotechnology sector.

Our first podcast in the "International Grants Awareness Program" season is out! Listen to hear from two Marie Skolodowska-Curie Actions Fellows on their experiences and advice here.