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Level-playing field for women scientists - The Hindu

News item on Women's Day Conference by the National Task Force (DST) for Women in Science.


Pushing the glass ceiling - The Hindu

Is Indian science losing its 'scientific womanpower'? Some of the scientists share their views on this issue on the occassion of International Women's Day.

'Where are the women'? - The Hindu

Women and Science is one of the core activities of the 'Science in Society' research area of European Commission. Gender equality is a study under Women and Science.

Tribute to women scientists - The Hindu

This is about an exhibition to showcase the achievements of Indian women in science.


Princess from Ayudhya - Outlook Magazine

Thai Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn a recepient of Magsaysay award for public service and Indira Gandhi award for sustainable development is an internationally reputed scholar, historian and a development expert.

A Zoologist who is also a Sanskrit scholar - Deccan Herald

Dr. N.S Neela is a multi-faceted lady who is not just a researcher and a zoologist but also a sanskrit scholar and writer!

At Home with Agni - Indian Express

Some women scientists and technical officers share their experiences of working in higher positions in organizations like DRDO.

  • Women in Science | News

    • Women in Science Panel, Indian Academy of Sciences

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    • Vera Rubin, astronomer who proved existence of dark matter, dies at 88

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    • An article published in "The Guardian" on 10 best unsung female scientists

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    • Do You Know the Botanist Janaki Ammal, She of the Magnolia Kobus Fame?

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    • Perimeter Institute’s Emmy Noether Visiting Fellowship

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    • Obituary


      We are very sorry to announce the untimely demise of Prof. Charusita Chakravarty, one of the stars of our community of women scientists, at a young age of 52, after a valiant battle with cancer, today on 29th March 2016 in Delhi. May her memory inspire many a young women in the coming years!

    • Women’s Science Congress seeks raison d’etre

      By: Mihika Basu
    • Science of Sexism?

      Posted on June 20, 2015

      Nobel Laureate Sir Tim Hunt's joke about having women in the lab has raised the 'sexism in science' debate again! An article published in 'Mumbai Age'. MORE

    • Women Scientists: Reflections, Challenges, and Breaking Boundaries

      Posted on April 16, 2015

      Contains portraits of sixty notable female scientists, including eight of the sixteen women Nobel prize winners. MORE

    • Country report of India of the AASSA meeting

      Rohini M. Godbole and Ramakrishna Ramaswamy

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