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Launch of the 'Digital Flora of Peninsular India'

Flora of Peninsular India

It gives me immense pleasure to invite you to the launch of the 'Digital Flora of Peninsular India' to be held on Saturday 2nd March 2019 at 11 a.m. in the Faculty Hall, Main Building, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. Prof. K. VijayRaghavan, Principal Scientific Adviser to the Govt. of India, has kindly consented to launch this digital platform. The programme and information brochure are available for your reference at the following link:

Sanjeeta Sharma Pokharel awarded Nepal's prestigious Nepal Bidya Bhushan Padak.

Nepal President's award to Sanjeeta

Dr. Sanjeeta Sharma Pokharel, a CES alumnus, has been awarded one of Nepal's prestigious honours "Nepal Bidya Bhushan Padak" (KA category, year 2018) for her PhD thesis work. The award was given by the President of Nepal, Bidya Devi Bhandari on the occasion of the National Education Day and International Literacy Day, on behalf of the Government of Nepal (Ministry of Science and Technology).

Anindita Brahma wins Fulbright-Nehru and Marie Curie fellowships

We are delighted that Dr Anindita Brahma, an alumnus of CES who did her PhD with Prof Raghavendra Gadagkar, has been awarded two prestigious fellowships: Marie Curie fellowship (Europe) and Fulbright-Nehru fellowship (US).

She has chosen to take up the Fulbright fellowship for her postdoctoral research work. She will be working with Dr Daniel J.C. Kronauer, The Rockefeller University, New York on a project titled "Modulators of the route towards social parasitism: a study with the clonal raider ant Ooceraea biri"

Jaideep Joshi awarded a prestigious Marie Curie fellowship

We are delighted that Dr Jaideep Joshi, an alumnus of CES who did his PhD with Prof Vishwesha Guttal, has been awarded a prestigious Marie Curie fellowship.

Jaideep will be pursuing his postdoctoral research in Austria/UK, mentored by Prof Ulf Dieckmann (IIASA, Vienna, Austria) and Prof Iain Colin Prentice (Imperial College London). His research topic is “Assessing the global vulnerability of forests to drought using Plant Functional Trait Evolution (Plant-FATE)”.

Lake 2018: Conference on Conservation and Sustainable Management of Riverine Ecosystems

lake 2018 conference

Lake 2018: Conference on Conservation and Sustainable Management of Riverine Ecosystems
[The 11th Biennial Lake Conference]
Date: 22-25th November 2018 [25 Nov 2018 – Field Visit]
Brochure

Details are also available at our web -http://wgbis.ces.iisc.ernet.in/energy/lake2018/index.php

Student Conference on Conservation Science (SCCS) Bengaluru [9th Edition]

sccs2018

The Student Conference on Conservation Science (SCCS) – Bengaluru brings together young researchers in the science and practice of biodiversity conservation. The conference facilitates interaction, encourages exchange of research ideas and methods, sharing of knowledge and experience related to conserving wildlife and helps build contacts and capacity. As a sister conference to SCCS-Cambridge, SCCS-Bengaluru focuses on attracting student participants, primarily from countries in South and South-east Asia, and Africa.

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