Students Shake a Leg, Using Folk Dance to Communicate Science

On 8 April 2017, undergraduate (UG) students from IISc performed Indian folk dances that communicated complex scientific ideas. The performances, which brought together the arts and sciences, were part of their humanities course Mapping India through the Folk Arts. The Saturday morning spectacle comprised six different dances, each of which was performed by a group […]

Venkat Srinivasan

APC Lecture Series: Thirteen Ways of Seeing

Venkat Srinivasan, an archivist from the National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS) and the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), gave a talk as part of the APC Lecture series titled Thirteen Ways of Seeing, on 19 April 2017. Srinivasan presented a template to bring together historians, journalists, scientists, and the general public to build […]

TV Venkateswaran

APC Lecture Series: The Art of Science Communication

On 4 April 2017, the Archives and Publications Cell (APC) at IISc launched its lecture series which aims to bring experts in communication, history, archiving, policy, and publishing to the Institute. The first talk in this series was given by TV Venkataswaran, a science communicator from Vigyan Prasar, Department of Science and Technology. In his […]