Sarah Iqbal leads the Communications and Public Engagement division at DBT/Wellcome Trust India Alliance, which is an independent public charity that funds research in health and biomedical sciences in India. In this interview, which was first published on Editage Insights, Iqbal touches upon several interesting facets, including the fascinating idea of how science and art are intricately linked.
Dipyaman Ganguly is an immunologist and currently a senior scientist at the Indian Institute of Chemical Biology (IICB), Kolkata. In this interview with IndiaBioscience, he talks about how public science outreach efforts in India need to expand beyond already engaged audiences in big cities and towns and make forays into remote geographical locations to reach children and adults who lack previous scientific exposure.
Shubha Tole is a Professor of Neurobiology at Tata Institute of Fundamental Research. She spoke to IndiaBioscience about her research and her interest in science outreach.
Paleobiologist Anusuya Chinsamy-Turan, currently head of the Biological Sciences Department, University of Cape Town, South Africa, was in Bangalore to attend the Commonwealth Science Congress in November 2014. Science communicator, author of two popular science books, and a vocal advocate for women in science, this multi-faceted scientist chatted with Harini Barath about her science, passions and interests.
In conversation with Rohan Chakravarthy: cartoonist, animation designer and illustrator. While cartoons are his first love, Rohan's career is one that straddles art and science. Harini Barath chats with him about his art and his engagement with science and conservation.