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This page contains women in science related information from sources like meeting reports, annual reports, white papers and other publications.

Evaluating and Enhancing Women's Participation in Scientific and Technological Research: The Indian Initiatives

  • A Report by National Task Force for Women in Science, DST.
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  • A Report on Science Career for Indian Women - Indian National Science Academy
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'Women scientists need helping hand'

A news item on the round table conference by the Centre for Contemporary Studies, IISc. in collaboration with the WiS Panel of Indian Academy of Sciences.


Guwahati Annual Meeting

Salient points discussed by the Committee of Women in Science during the annual meeting of the Indian Academy of Sciences.


Women in Fellowship

Annual Report of the Indian Academy of Sciences for 2006-2007.


  • Women in Science | News

    • 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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