The 6th National Post-Doc Symposium (NPDS), took place from October 12 to 14, 2023, at the Trivedi School of BioSciences, Ashoka University, Sonipat. It was organised by the Early Career Researchers at the National Centre for Biological Sciences, Institute for Stem Cell Science and Regenerative Medicine, and Ashoka University, with support from IndiaBioscience.
The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) offers multiple funding schemes encouraging Indians across career stages to sojourn in Germany for internships, research projects, and networking. In this article, Manasvi CM highlights the salient features of these programs and their deadlines.
A whopping twenty thousand people registered to participate in the Science Leadership Workshop held last June. The virtual event paved the way for aspiring science leaders across various fields of science to glean insights and avail an internship from a panel of prominent science leaders from India and abroad. Trishala shares a few takeaways from the week-long event.
The American Society of Hematology (ASH) Global Research Award is a career-development award open to early-career scientists and doctors working globally in the field of hematology. It supports their research careers during transitioning from training to independent leadership roles in hematology. The deadline for this year’s application is 31 August 2021.
The India Research Management Initiative (IRMI) of DBT/Wellcome Trust India Alliance aims to "strengthen research ecosystems in India by building capacity for research management and creating a community of practice that support knowledge creation and innovation for addressing global challenges." Its first annual conference brought together various stakeholders on a virtual platform.
The 3rd National Post-Doc Symposium was held from 10 - 13 December 2019 at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Pune, and was attended by over 70 postdocs and late-stage PhD students from around the country. The proceedings and key take-home points emerging from the meeting are discussed below. Registration is currently open for the 4th National Post-Doc Symposium, to be held on 3-4 April 2021 in a virtual format.
On 28 April 2019, IndiaBioscience conducted a workshop on ‘Crafting your Career’ at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay. The workshop attempted to provide MSc and PhD students with a ‘toolkit’ to hone their career development as well as raise awareness about various academic and non-academic science careers.