The third event in the Wikithon series was held at CES, IISc, Bangalore on 16 July 2016. Read more about this event in The New Indian Express, The Hindu (here and here), and one of our participant's blog. This event also sparked a debate on Wikipedia Signpost about whether or not Wikipedia itself is biased in its criteria for adding more entries on women.
We participated in the meeting, interacting with Fellows and informing them about IndiaBioscience.
DBT Foldscope Workshops
IndiaBioscience participated in the DBT-Prakash Lab foldscope workshops between 16-21 December 2015 at Delhi, Guwahati and Kaziranga. Read the blogs here.
IndiaBioscience had a stall at the MCB 75 meeting at IISc between 11-14 December 2015.
DWIH Workshop on Women’s Empowerment in a Globalized World
A discussion of scientific, social and political issues concerning career development of women from early stages to top level management positions through keynote speeches and a panel discussion on 23 November, 2015 jointly organised with Max Planck Society, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation and DWIH (German House for Research and Innovation, New Delhi). Find more details about the event here.
DWIH Proposal Writing and Grant Management Workshop
Illustrating methods for writing successful international research proposals, between 21-22 November at Bangalore. Co-organised with the Max Planck Society (MPG) and Freie Universität Berlin India offices. Know more here.
India Alliance Annual Fellows Meeting
IndiaBioscience attended the India Alliance Annual Fellows meeting at Hyderabad from 5-6 November 2015. Read about the meeting here
Women in Science Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
A virtual wikithon to add and edit pages of Indian Women Scientists.
NIH Research Fair 2015
The WellcomeTrust/DBT India Alliance and IndiaBioscience organised a booth at the NIH Research Fair, USA, between 17-18 September 2015.
YIM UK 2015
The first Young Investigators Meeting in the United Kingdom, between 5-9 September 2015. Co-organised with YIM UK, Cambridge. Read more here.
Opportunities in India; Events at The EMBO Meeting 2015
A session on Opportunities in Indian research on 7 September 2015, and a stall between 6-8 September 2015 at the EMBO meeting, Birmingham, UK. Details here.
YIM 2015 was organised between March 27- April 1 2015, in Gulmarg, Jammu and Kashmir. Find details , live blogs (Days 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5) and videos.
Increasing student awareness through a booth and session on funding opportunities at the NGBT 2014 conference, between 17-19 November 2014, Bangalore.
We interacted with students and postdocs about opportunities and professional development at the IISc career fair Samanway between 17-18 October 2014 through a booth and a talk.
Indian Women in Science Wikipedia edit-a-thon
The first edition of a series of events to raise the profile of women scientists on one of the most-popular online encyclopaedias - Wikipedia. Participants created and completed profiles of Indian Women in Science on 11 and 14 October 2014. Find more details about the series here.