#WIISER Spotlight | Dr. Sujata Ray: Towards a sustainable earth

Debdatta Banerjee and Arunita Banerjee

Dr. Sujata Ray is an Associate Professor in the Department of Earth Sciences, IISER Kolkata. In this electronic interview she talks about her training as an environmental engineer and her current role in the Department of Earth Sciences.

Love thy neighbor: Can humans and animals live next to each other in peace

Anish Paul

People have been sharing spaces with large mammals like elephants and leopards for eternity in northern West Bengal. But over the last few decades, this region has been reporting one of the highest human-wildlife negative interactions globally. A group of scientists are trying to find how the coexistence of human and wildlife can be promoted in this pristine yet modified landscape.

Best Friends or Best Parents? How Pet Dogs Perceive Us

Anjira Sengupta

This pandemic has confined us to our homes and abruptly interrupted our daily social gatherings. It might have been a little easier for people with pets at home. This article focuses on pet dogs and how our furry roommates perceive us, and how that might differ from their perception of other companion dogs living in the same house.

COVID-19’s Impact on Environment: Heroic or Villainous?

Apeksha Srivastava

The coronavirus pandemic has turned our lives upside-down. Life as we knew it, changed considerably since the onset of the lockdowns and mobility restrictions. Have you wondered whether its effects on our environment could be positive or negative?

#WIISER Spotlight | Dr. Devapriya Chattopadhyay: Integrating stories from the field, into a life of science

Rahul Subbaraman and Arunita Banerjee

Dr. Devapriya Chattopadhyay is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Earth and Climate Science, at IISER Pune. She served nine years in IISER Kolkata as a faculty member in the Department of Earth Sciences before moving to IISER Pune. In this electronic interview she shares her journey in paleobiology research and how experiences from the field are much more than just exciting stories.

#WIISER Spotlight | Dr. Mayurika Lahiri: A flagbearer of breast-cancer research

Shruti Mandal and Arunita Banerjee

Dr. Mayurika Lahiri is an associate professor of biology at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Pune. In this electronic interview, she talks about her life-saving research targeted towards designing therapies for breast cancer and the academic atmosphere in the country.


PLOS SciComm

In this recent blog publication in PLOS SciComm, Anna Funk discusses the fine line between science communication and science journalism

#WIISER - Women in Science at IISER

Cogito137-The thought capsule, is proud to host a showcase of amazing women, excelling at various STEM fields in IISER.

Click the image below to see all articles in this special series!
Latest one : Dr. Sujata Ray: Towards a sustainable earth

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