Student SciComm fellowship
As part of the British Council Going Global Partnership Grant, Science Media Centre of IISER Pune is working closely with UWE Bristol, Nature India and SJAI to co-develop a cutting-edge science communication course. During this course development year, we are also supporting four projects involving 8 student fellows. The fellowship is semester long (Aug 2023 to Nov 2023). During these four months, each project will be mentored by a science journalist from SJAI network and scientists from IISER Pune.
Meet the fellows and mentors
All fellows are students pursuing BSMS at IISER Pune. These fellowships will be supervised by Dr Shalini Sharma (Head- SMC, IISER Pune) and Sahana Ghosh (Associate Editor, Nature India).
Yashraj Kumar Singh
Aditya and Yashraj will work to develop interactive webpages for the G N Ramachandran digital museum with high-quality animations/illustrations and game engine elements.
They will be mentored by Rafeeque Mavoor
(Science Communication with animations and illustrations).
Ritvee and Prarabdh will work to develop a multimedia project -- a vodcast incorporating high quality illustrations on Zebrafish.
They will be mentored by Virat Markandeya (Vice President- SJAI, journalism focusing on science, technology and ecosystems)
Animation & Video Editing
Devika and Omkar will be developing video-based training material on digital illustrations or Making videos (with 2D and 3D illustrations) based on the latest research from IISER Pune (preferably from Physics and Chemistry).
Subject familiarity & Research
Vidisha and Harsh will be working on a short film or vodcast on human-animal conflict in IISER campus.
They will be mentored by Ipsa Jain
(With a PhD in Biological sciences, Ipsa's expertise lies in science communication and illustrations).
©2023 IISER Pune with UWE Bristol and Nature India