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The Life of Science is a travelling feminist science media project run by Aashima Dogra and Nandita Jayaraj which tells the story of women scientists around India. They have interviewed almost a hundred women scientists so far and won a Laadli Media Award for Gender Sensitivity in 2016. You can see their work on www.thelifeofscience.com.

The Life of Science is a travelling feminist science media project run by Aashima Dogra and Nandita Jayaraj which tells the story of women scientists around India. They have interviewed almost a hundred women scientists so far and won a Laadli Media Award for Gender Sensitivity in 2016. You can see their work on www.thelifeofscience.com.
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The Life of Science is a travelling feminist science media project run by Aashima Dogra and Nandita Jayaraj which tells the story of women scientists around India. They have interviewed almost a hundred women scientists so far and won a Laadli Media Award for Gender Sensitivity in 2016. You can see their work on www.thelifeofscience.com.

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English


Episodes

Ep. 05: Indumathi D, Particle Physicist

1/1/2018
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Indumathi is a particle physicist at The Institute of Mathematical Sciences in Chennai. She works on mysterious sub-atomic particles called neutrinos. Indu is pushing for an underground neutrino observatory - a project that has been dogged by controversy ever since its conception. In this episode, she talks about the science of neutrinos and why we must not be afraid of them. For more information, check out: Thelifeofscience.com You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the...

Duration:00:24:32

Ep. 04: Kavita Shah, Environmental Biotechnologist

12/25/2017
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A conversation with one of the very few women leaders at Benaras Hindu University who is an award-winning biotechnologist. Kavita has had a long journey at BHU starting with her PhD and then returning to set up a laboratory from scratch at one of the oldest and tradition wrapped universities of modern India. She opens about how she had made it this far and her current work in environmental biology for which she holds multiple patents. For more information, check out:...

Duration:00:18:41

Ep. 03: Anu Sabhlok, Social Scientist

12/18/2017
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Anu Sabhlok is a social scientist, architect and feminist scholar at IISER Mohali. She has been relooking the definition of "nation" with the help of migrant labourers who build India"s border roads every year. For many years she has been travelling with the labourers as they build the Indo-Tibetan border roads and then back again to their homes in central India. Her research reflects the realities of contemporary India. For more information, check out: Thelifeofscience.com You can listen...

Duration:00:17:59

Ep. 02: Smitha Hegde, Pteridologist

12/11/2017
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Smitha Hegde is one of the country's topmost experts on one of the earliest land plants to appear on Earth - ferns. Based in Mangaluru, the pteridologist studies the evolution of ferns in the Western Ghats. In this episode, she talks about a problem in Kudremukh National Park that she was called upon to deal with. For more information, check out: Thelifeofscience.com You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS:...

Duration:00:14:17

Ep. 01: Vidita Vaidya, Neuroscientist

12/4/2017
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Vidita Vaidya is a Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award-winning neuroscientist at Tata Institute of Fundamental Research in Mumbai. In this episode, she talks about the brain circuits that affect our emotions and stress, especially during childhood. She looks at questions like 'Why don't antidepressants don't always work?' and 'what does this mean for the future of India?' For more information, check out: Thelifeofscience.com You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast...

Duration:00:15:50

The Life of Science

11/30/2017
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The Life of Science is a travelling feminist science media project run by Aashima Dogra and Nandita Jayaraj which tells the story of women scientists around India. They have interviewed almost a hundred women scientists so far and won a Laadli Media Award for Gender Sensitivity in 2016. You can see their work on www.thelifeofscience.com.

Duration:00:00:47