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Comments on opportunities for scientific research in India [Updated]

Mr. GBSNP Varma is writing a series of articles in Science Careers (online) section of the Science magazine to highlight opportunities and challenges for scientific research in India. In the part 1 of this series, myself and several of my … Continue reading

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Mathematical ecology in the New Indian Express

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Last Monday, the science correspondent of New Indian Express, Ms. Papiya Bhattacharya, carried out a short article on Mathematical Ecology and the work in our lab. Here is the link to the article: http://epaper.newindianexpress.com/c/1543529 Here is the screenshot of how it … Continue reading

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“Can the collapse of an ecosystem be foreseen?” – by Priyanka Pulla

Priyanka Pulla, an award winning freelance journalist [1], wrote a blog about our work (with my adviser Prof. Jayaprakash) on early warning signals of ecosystem collapses. Here is the link. As always, she writes really well (check her blog and … Continue reading

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Comments on MOOCs

Last month, Swaha Sahoo, a journalist based in London wrote to me asking for my opinion on MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses). She had gotten to know that in CES, we had informally recommended students to take some online courses … Continue reading

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Comments on a recent paper on predatory cannibalism in Drosophilla

About a month ago, Dr. Alex Reis, a freelance science journalist from Germany wrote to me asking for comments on a new publication in Nature Communications on  predatory cannibalism in Drosophilla melanogaster larvae. Dr. Reis’s article, which appeared in the … Continue reading

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Article on our lab work in Fountain Ink

Here is a really nice longish article titled Tipping points and Phase transitions on our lab work (most of it from my PhD and postdoc) in a monthly magazine called Fountain Ink – published from Chennai. http://fountainink.in/?p=3619&all=1#1 To do this … Continue reading

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Our Science paper coverage in Indian (and other) media

Our Science paper, “Predatory fish select for coordinated collective motion in virtual prey. Science. 337: 1212-1215” by Ioannou, Guttal and Couzin which resulted as a part of my post-doctoral collaborative work at Iain Couzin’s lab is now out. I was lucky to … Continue reading

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