Friday, 2 December, 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

YourTurn

File photo of Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan | ANI

Arif Mohammad Khan vs Kerala govt isn’t a new faceoff. Old cases show Governor wears two hats

Under UGC provisions, a search committee is appointed to find suitable candidates for the V-C post. Governors make their selection from among these names.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.