Science festivals can be great platforms to motivate people to science. This January, the Foundation for Advancing Science and Technology (FAST India), a non-profit private entity, conducted a virtual mode, two-week-long science festival called India Science Festival 2022. The free-for-all annual event received a whopping global response. More than fifty carefully crafted events fascinated the all-age-group participants and inspired them to engage in science. Here are excerpts from the mega event.
A new study performed by a team of researchers from various parts of India, Saudi Arabia, and Egypt shows that citrate-functionalized Mn3O4 nanoparticles can effectively treat chronic kidney disease.
To examine how COVID-19 affected STEM scientists and stakeholders across India, Monk Prayogshala conducted a survey, which was funded by the DBT/Wellcome Trust India Alliance. In Part 2 of the article series, Vedika Inamdar and Shivani Chunekar, researchers at the Department of Sociology, Monk Prayogshala, Mumbai, and Deepa Subramanyam, Scientist E at the National Centre for Cell Science, Pune, elaborate on the study methodology adopted and outcomes.
IndiaBioscience has recently launched a nationwide survey to assess the current status of independent life science researchers in India and to create actionable insights about the same. In this article, we highlight the intent and expected outcomes of the survey. We also answer common queries related to the survey. The survey can be accessed here.
To examine how COVID-19 affected STEM scientists and stakeholders across India, Monk Prayogshala conducted a survey, which was funded by the DBT/Wellcome Trust India Alliance. Nikita Mehta and Arathy Puthillam, researchers at the Department of Psychology, Monk Prayogshala, Mumbai, and Deepa Subramanyam, Scientist E at the National Centre for Cell Science, Pune report on the findings.
The Foundation for Advancing Science and Technology India (FAST India) organized The SciComm Huddle on 15–16 December, 2021 as part of its India Science Festival (ISF2022). In this report, Sarah Iqbal, convener of The SciComm Huddle, highlights the key takeaways.