Wednesday, 10 August, 2022
TopicWomen in science

Topic: women in science

Dr N. Kalaiselvi, known for her work on lithium-ion batteries, appointed first woman DG of CSIR

With an eye on implementing e-mobility, she has contributed to govt's Mobility Mission Concept Note & CSIR-CECRI's Technical Report on National Mission for Electric Mobility.

Covid to space & missiles, these women scientists are rocking Indian science and how

Women scientists have played a pivotal role in shaping India's response to Covid-19. But they have been busting myths about girls being 'more suitable to study humanities' since much before. 

India’s growth is not in dispute. But women not advancing in STEM holds us back

The male-skewed STEM job market makes Indian parents educate their daughters in scientific fields not to increase their labour market value, but their marriage market value.

Only 22% women in AI jobs — The gender gap in science and technology, in numbers

Women are still under-represented in fields such as computing, engineering, mathematics and physics, finds a UNESCO report.

These are the women in science to watch out for in India today

On International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2020, here is a list of contemporary women pioneers in the field ThePrint has profiled over the last two years.

Cancer cure, fascination for biology, neuroscience — what drew these women to science

On International Day of Women and Girls in Science, ThePrint speaks to two women and a girl determined to change the world of science in their own way.

These forgotten women played a huge role in eradicating smallpox from India

These women had to prove themselves in the hyper-masculine world of international public health.

This young Bengaluru entrepreneur is teaching space science & tech to India and the world

23-year-old Nikhitha C. says it’s time for a space revolution, and wants to ensure students in India and abroad don’t miss out due to a lack of opportunities.

How Hollywood brought women of STEM & arts together so they are no longer ‘Hidden Figures’

Women from across the world are coming together to boost their presence in STEM & arts.

On Camera

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File photo of Sterlite copper unit at Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu | By special arrangement

Shut since 2018 violence, TN Sterlite plant’s closure cost economy Rs 14,749 cr, says study

Copper plant in Thoothukudi was closed after protests turned violent & police firing left 13 people dead. Job losses one of major impacts, says study by NGO CUTS International.

Defence

Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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