The Post Doc Symposium is an effort initiated by postdoctoral fellows to bring visibility to their community and to provide a platform to collaborate and share valuable experiences. The symposium embodies the talent, issues and expectations of the young and emerging postdoctoral community in India.
Are top Indian research institutions open to hiring postdocs primarily trained in India? What strategies should a postdoc employ to plan the next career step in, or outside, academia? From the panel discussion at the first Annual Postdoctoral Symposium...
Five years ago I attended the 2nd YIM, Kolkata as a PDF, this year I attended the YIM, Gulmarg as a YI. Here is my perspective of the meeting from a YI point of view.
The postdoc community in India is growing, and some formal structures might ensure the comprehensive growth of this talent pool. Prasad Krishnan draws a comparison between the USA and India.
Currently, Indian research laboratories are populated mostly by masters and graduate students, and few laboratories have postdoctoral fellows. This blog explores how India might shift the current status quo to encourage more scientists to do their postdoctoral work in India.