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What’s new in peer review? Initiatives by the academic community

Sunaina Singh

Traditional peer review processes are known for being opaque and long-drawn, causing significant delays in publication and much anxiety to the authors. Thanks to the academic community's efforts, the process is evolving to reduce the time burden and increase transparency and inclusivity. This article describes some of the novel peer review models and their pros and cons.


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YIM 2022 – Forging bonds (Part 2)

Suchitha Champak

The 14th Young Investigators' Meeting (YIM 2022) was held online from 4-6 May 2022. Sixty young investigators and an equal number of post-doctoral fellows enthusiastically participated and gleaned insights from several senior scientists, guest speakers, panellists and institutional representatives. This article is the second in a two-part series reporting on the proceedings.


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YIM 2022 – Forging bonds (Part 1)

Suchitha Champak

For the past thirteen years, the Young Investigators' Meeting (YIM) — IndiaBioscience's (IBS) annual flagship event — has facilitated young scientists in life sciences to catapult their scientific careers by providing a platform for networking and mentoring from seniors and experts in their field. This article is the first of a two-part report on this year’s event, covering highlights of the three-day YIM proceedings.


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The tigress and her cubs

Yashada Kulkarni

In this article, a student remembers a phenomenal educator, researcher and mentor from her undergraduate days, who inspired generations of students. The author portrays the strong personality of this leader and her lesser-known softer side.

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