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How the early life influences adult health: In conversation with Sadhana Joshi

Ananya Mukherjee

Sadhana Joshi is a Distinguished Professor and Head, Mother and Child Health Division in Interactive Research School for Health Affairs (IRSHA) of Bharati Vidyapeeth (Deemed to be University), Pune. She has been working tirelessly in the field of maternal nutrition for close to 30 years. Her lab currently works on preeclampsia, a kind of hypertension in pregnant women that has dire effects on maternal and fetal health if not taken care of in due time.

Various modules of Moodle for virtual learning aiding both the educators as well as the students in achieving their goals.

Online education, not a threat but a boon for higher education

Aparna Dixit

The increasing demand for virtual learning is making information and communication technologies (ICTs) an integral aspect of higher education. In this article, Aparna Dixit, Assistant Professor at Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Center for Biomedical Research, University of Delhi, shares her views on some of these technologies and how they can be used to enhance the learning experience of students.

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Researchers in lockdown: Ruminating on resilience during a pandemic

Anand Krishnan

In this new series, we ask scientists from different backgrounds, disciplines and career stages to reflect upon their life in lockdown and how it has influenced how they approach doing science. In this article, Anand Krishnan from Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Pune, writes about how his past experiences have played a role in helping him face the current scenario with equanimity and resilience. This article was first published on COVID Gyan.

Dispatches From IndiaBioscience

EMBO and IndiaBioscience have joined efforts to bring to the scientific community in India online seminars to update and practice soft skills, which include communication, grant writing, publishing, and scientific integrity. We launched the EMBO | IndiaBioscience Online Seminars in April 2020.

In this Grant Writing Workshop, we set forth to impart to late-stage PhDs and Postdoctoral fellows the skills required to write a successful fellowship/grant application. This webinar is the first part of the workshop and is on 'Fundamentals of Writing Effective Grant and Fellowship Applications' and is a component of the workshop that is open to the public.

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