The Machine Learning research revolution
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The Machine Learning research revolution

Sumeet Kulkarni

Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Neural Networks - these words have become a part of our day-to-day lexicon over the last few years. Scientists throughout India have started employing machine learning techniques in fields as diverse as biomedical diagnostics and wildlife conservation. In this article, we explore the critical question - Why now? Why has the machine learning boom waited until this last decade to come into its own?


‘Four-Generations’ of scientists discuss undergraduate research in India
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‘Four-Generations’ of scientists discuss undergraduate research in India

Smita Zinjarde, Karishma Kaushik, Snehal Kadam & Rupanwita Majumder

The need for exposing undergraduate students to research and providing them with training in research-oriented scientific thought has been felt for quite some time in India. In this article, four generations of Indian scientists come together to discuss the present status of the undergraduate research ecosystem in India, the changes that have taken place over the last few decades, and the road ahead.



Shivani Krishna
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Pursuing science at a liberal arts university

Shivani Krishna

Shivani Krishna is an Assistant Professor at Ashoka University, Sonipat. She is one of the Young Investigators (YIs) chosen to attend YIM 2020 at Mahabalipuram. In this invited article, she discusses her experience working with undergraduate students at a liberal arts University, and the unique challenges and advantages that such a system offers to researchers.

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IndiaBiostreams: EMBO Fellowships

IndiaBiostreams presents a webinar series on International Research, Training and Mobility Grants Awareness Session to discuss these. We begin this series with a look at the EMBO funding schemes open to Indian life science researchers. Join us for an informational session on EMBO Fellowships featuring presentation and discussion with experts - Gerlind Wallon (Deputy Director), Bettina Trueb (Senior Project Coordinator) and David del Alamo Rodriguez (Programme Head Fellowships) - from EMBO. The topics discussed will include eligibility, benefits, themes and mentorship opportunities of these schemes.
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