In a first, science and technology institutions to be accredited on gender parity

The move comes as the ministry has observed a big gender divide in the country’s top scientific and educational institutions in terms of faculty, PhD students and fellows.

published on : 23rd November 2020

IISc-Bengaluru researchers discover five new species of vine snakes 

Researchers from the Centre for Ecological Sciences (CES), IISc, have discovered five new species of vine snakes, four from the Western Ghats alone. 

published on : 14th November 2020

Rising temperatures linked to decline in water recharge in major river basins: Study

The analysis also revealed reduction in water recharge, pointing to a clear association with diminished vegetation growth in the river basins.

published on : 12th November 2020

IISc aims at heat tolerant vaccine 

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Science are developing a viable portent-based vaccine that can withstand hot and cold temperatures.

published on : 11th November 2020

IISc-KSDMA’s workplace readiness indicator gets international fame

We helped them understand the design and customize the tool for their context,” said Preetam Patil, a member of the CNI team which developed the app.

published on : 8th November 2020

Fellowship scheme criteria unfair: Students

Difficulty levels of masters programmes across India’s premier institutes vary.

published on : 23rd October 2020

IISc, Wipro GE Healthcare open research lab

The facility will work with over 50 students and three faculty members of IISc.

published on : 25th September 2020

IISc blames housekeepers for COVID-19 spread

The alert came after the institute witnessed another wave of cases and it now has at least 12 positive cases on the campus.

published on : 20th September 2020

IISc student kills self after mailing friends about Covid-19 symptoms

Markande lived alone in his room and was known by his classmates as a friendly person, besides being brilliant in his studies.

published on : 18th August 2020

Rajnath Singh opens IISc-HAL skill centre

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday inaugurated a skill development centre, set up through a collaboration between HAL and IISc, at IISc’s Challakere campus in Chitradurga.

published on : 14th August 2020

IISc comes clean: 19 on campus test Covid positive

Indian Insitute of  Science (IISc) officials have finally broken their silence on the Covid outbreak on the campus.

published on : 4th August 2020

Covid scare spooks IISc students

Students at the Indian Institute of Science are worried about the Covid-19 outbreak on the campus. What is worrying more is that there is no clarity on the scale of the outbreak.

published on : 2nd August 2020

Breakthrough: IISc devises nanomaterial that makes hardy bacteria useless

Over the years, studies have shown that overuse of antibiotics made bacteria adapt and become resistant.

published on : 23rd June 2020

IISc tool can help firms check readiness, safe return to work spaces

The Covid-19 WRI takes into account broad epidemic factors and social objectives, and suggests a simple readiness threshold that organisations need to meet or exceed in order to operate effectively.

published on : 16th June 2020

IISc-Bengaluru tops NIRF varsity rankings

NLSIU Bengaluru ranked best law school in country; IIM Bengaluru falls to second spot

published on : 12th June 2020
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