A PhD dad on the challenges of juggling research, finances and childcare; and the critical role played by social and institutional support in sustaining the balance.
In the third instalment of our series of ten interviews with women scientists across India, we speak to Harini Nagendra, Professor of Sustainability at School of Development, Azim Premji University.
Anjali Vaidya speaks with Amitabh Joshi, evolutionary biologist at Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, about experimental evolution, problem-solving and how to pursue science with passion.
Nobel Laureate Venki Ramakrishnan talks about the changes in his career, his engagement with Indian science and his plans for the Royal Society.
Anuradha Lohia has served as Vice Chancellor of Presidency University since 2014. Founding CEO of the Wellcome Trust/DBT Alliance, her eyes are still brightest when she speaks of the everyday thrills of her work as a molecular parasitologist. We sit sheltered from the monsoon heat of Kolkata in her office as she speaks thoughtfully and with passion about the curious modes of cell division in Entamoeba histolytica, and what it means to be a woman in science.