Shivani Krishna is an Assistant Professor at Ashoka University, Sonipat. She is one of the Young Investigators (YIs) chosen to attend YIM 2020 at Mahabalipuram. In this invited article, she discusses her experience working with undergraduate students at a liberal arts University, and the unique challenges and advantages that such a system offers to researchers.
Sravanti Uppaluri and Divya Uma are faculty members at the Azim Premji University, Bengaluru. In this invited article, they write about their experience of working with undergraduates, and how how using research as a pedagogical tool enriches undergraduate education.
Anand Krishnan is a DST-INSPIRE Faculty Fellow at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Pune. In this article, he speaks about the various approaches that he has employed in his role as a teacher of organismal biology, in order to encourage students to think independently, creatively and scientifically.