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Researchers in Lockdown: (Not) Sitting back… looking ahead!

Researchers in Lockdown: (Not) Sitting back… looking ahead!

- Researchers in Lockdown: (Not) Sitting back… looking ahead!

In this new series, we ask scientists from different backgrounds, disciplines and career stages to reflect upon their life in lock-down and how it has influenced how they approach doing science. In this article, Geetanjali Sundaram, an Assistant Professor from the University of Calcutta writes about her experience of mentoring students during the lock-down.

Researchers in Lockdown: Ruminating on resilience during a pandemic

Researchers in Lockdown: Ruminating on resilience during a pandemic

- Researchers in Lockdown: Ruminating on resilience during a pandemic

In this new series, we ask scientists from different backgrounds, disciplines and career stages to reflect upon their life in lockdown and how it has influenced how they approach doing science.

Researchers in Lockdown: Contributing to science from the safety of your home

Researchers in Lockdown: Contributing to science from the safety of your home

- Researchers in Lockdown: Contributing to science from the safety of your home

In this new series, we ask scientists from different backgrounds, disciplines and career stages to reflect upon their life in lockdown and how it has influenced how they approach doing science

Digital literacy in the midst of an outbreak

Digital literacy in the midst of an outbreak

- Digital literacy in the midst of an outbreak

The COVID-19 crisis and the physical distancing measures to control it have forced educators to connect with their students remotely. As a result, digital tools have become a necessity, not just an accessory, in their pedagogical toolkit. In this article, Charu Dogra Rawat, an educator at Ramjas College, New Delhi, and a digital literacy champion provides an overview of some of the online platforms and resources that can help educators engage with their students in a bidirectional teaching-learning process, even remotely.

What to do when you have nothing to do!

What to do when you have nothing to do!

- What to do when you have nothing to do!

Interesting things to explore during the lockdown

Will the lockdown help chase away the new coronavirus?

Will the lockdown help chase away the new coronavirus?

- Will the lockdown help chase away the new coronavirus?

The lockdown may have slowed down the spread of the novel coronavirus, but given what we know about this virus so far, a vaccine may be the most effective long term solution.

For all of you who still haven’t got it all together…

For all of you who still haven’t got it all together…

- For all of you who still haven’t got it all together…

The article describes the sudden changes that the lockdown has brought upon people.