Shreya Ghosh

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Being a scientist in the post-COVID world: In conversation with LS Shashidhara

Being a scientist in the post-COVID world: In conversation with LS Shashidhara

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The COVID-19 pandemic has brought science and scientists to the forefront of public scrutiny. At the same time, it has forced many scientists to take a step back and introspect as lockdown procedures are implemented throughout the country. We spoke to LS Shashidhara, Professor, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Pune (Currently, on Lien at Ashoka University), about the impact the current situation has had on the way scientific research is conducted in our country, and the lessons scientists can take away from it for the future.

 

Being a scientist in the post-COVID world: In conversation with Jyotsna Dhawan

Being a scientist in the post-COVID world: In conversation with Jyotsna Dhawan

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The COVID-19 pandemic has brought science and scientists to the forefront of public scrutiny. At the same time, it has forced many scientists to take a step back and introspect as lockdown procedures are implemented throughout the country. We spoke to Jyotsna Dhawan, Emeritus Scientist at CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad, about the impact the current situation has had on the way scientific research is conducted in our country, and the lessons scientists can take away from it for the future.

 

COVID-19 and Mental Health: ​“It is important to bring in a sense of cohesiveness”

COVID-19 and Mental Health: ​“It is important to bring in a sense of cohesiveness”

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We spoke to Biju Viswanath, faculty at the Department of Psychiatry, NIMHANS, about possible mental-health-related consequences of the present situation and what individuals and families can do to cultivate resilience.