Setting the stage

Rangmanch and Rhythmica offer students space for creativity   IISc is famed for its science and engineering éclat. Students here are expected to be academically brilliant and consistently work hard to excel. In such an environment, Rangmanch and Rhythmica are two student-driven clubs that allow them to showcase their artistic ingenuity. In the absence of […]

Mute/Unmute

Navigating the new normal of online learning   In early 2020, as the nation went into lockdown, educational institutions across the country were forced to move their classes online. This was not a smooth transition, with technical glitches, connectivity issues and many awkward situations. Attreyee Ghosh, Associate Professor at the Centre for Earth Sciences, recalls […]

Remembering Priya

The Indian science ecosystem lost Priya Iyer, a bright young scholar, earlier this year. In this tribute, Priya’s friends, colleagues and collaborators remember the difference she made in their lives and to the science of looking at the natural world.   Priya Iyer grew up on the campus of the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) […]

Sharing a Home

Promoting peaceful human-animal coexistence on campus   On a clear sunny morning, beside a small pond and in the pleasant shade of large trees, Ipcy was treating herself to a nap in front of one of the vintage buildings of IISc. It was around 10 am, and everyone in the building was starting their day’s […]

Photography in the Time of COVID

When Sunanda Vinayachandran came to Bangalore, she joined the Department of Biotechnology at St Joseph’s College as a faculty member, a department which she also headed for a few years. She had then just moved to the campus of IISc with her husband, PN Vinayachandran, Professor at the Centre for Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences. Sunanda, […]