Meena Venkataraman is a wildlife biologist based in Mumbai. Her research focuses on developing strategies for conservation and management of Asiatic Lions.
Janmejaya Samal is a part-time independent researcher based in Chhattisgarh. His research examines the penetration and effectiveness of Government of India's TB control measures in Chhattisgarh.
Carrying banners like ‘Don’t bury your conscience under con science’, and ‘Always ask for evidence’, on August 9th, 2017, science supporters marched in cities across the country.
So long as the logic behind conservation efforts is binary, we are not going to be able to balance conservation with our need for resources.
Starting with a probable questions, followed by hypothesis-building, can lead to a good experiment design where students participate and discuss their own ideas and approaches.
Here, I wish to share some such manageable approaches, tried and tested in my classes, that also taught me substantially as a teacher.
In a recently published study, Sridharan et al. developed a model that explains why it is that when superior colliculus in the brain goes offline, that the ability to use incoming sensory information to make behavioural decisions is severely compromised.
A group of scientists—past and present members of Evolutionary and Organismal Biology Unit of JNCASR—get vocal about a conceptual debate in evolutionary biology.
India has tremendous potential and can contribute in a variety of ways to research in circuit neuroscience, writes Arnab Barik, postdoctoral researcher at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, USA.
Pedagogical training, while a must for school teachers, is not so for college and university faculty. What options are available for interested college faculty to enhance their teaching skills - Sushama Yermal discusses..
Perspective on combining teaching and research in Indian academic institutions: the need of the hour
In an interesting and entertaining talk today at YIM 2017, Aravind Rengan, an assistant professor at IIT Hyderabad, talked about his research. Below are excerpts from an subsequent interview with IndiaBioscience.
Deepa Subramanyam, Praveen Vemula, Smita Jain, Sudha Rajamani and Sumit Biswas- the organisers of YIM 2017 share their YIM story
Adesh K Saini is a Professor at Center of Research for Himalayan Sustainability and Development at Shoolini University, Solan, Himachal Pradesh. He participated as a PDF in YIM 2011. Here, he shares his views about the importance of collaboration in science.