Fulbright Fellowships

Fulbright-Nehru Awards enable the most outstanding students, academics and professionals in India and the US to study, research and teach in the host country. There are three categories in which the awards are given Student awards to pursue a master’s degree or attend a U.S. university as a visiting student researcher Scholars and teacher awards for academics, …

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Hike in Research Fellowship: Why protesting research scholars’ community feel insulted and betrayed?

Research scholars’ community had been peacefully protesting across the country for months to demand a hike in fellowship that corresponds to  increase in registration fees, living cost, health expenditures and inflation. They were trying to make the government understand that “Science is driven by passion, Everything else requires money”. Their argument was clear, the money …

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Science Communication: My toolbox to spurn false propaganda and inspire rationalism in India

It was a chilling winter morning of October 2014, a month after I went to do research in the UK as a gold-medallist from a top government institute in Mumbai under the Department of Atomic Energy , that I was embarrassingly welcomed by my labmates with great laughter. I was clueless that as a scientist …

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