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"A tusk-less future for the Asian elephant": Nature India writes about the research work of PhD student Karpagam Challaih

Sandhya Sekar writes in Nature India blog about a recent research work of PhD student Karpagam Challaiah.

Karpagam Challaiah is working with Prof. Raman Sukumar on the ecology and evolution of asian elephants. The above article in Nature India blog, titled " A tusk-less future for the Asian elephant " is about Karpagam's recently published paper in Animal Behavior.

Congratulations, Karpagam!

Talk on 17th Oct 2013 "Evolution of self medication in the animal kingdom: With focus on primates" by Dr. Michael Alan Huffman

There will be a talk this Thursday (17th Oct 2013) at 3 pm at the CES seminar hall.

Title: Evolution of self medication in the animal kingdom: With focus on
primates

Speaker:
Michael Alan Huffman
Associate Professor
Section of Social Systems Evolution
Primate Research Institute
Kyoto University
Inuyama, Aichi 484
JAPAN

Website: http://www.pri.kyoto-u.ac.jp/shakai-seitai/shakai-shinka/huffman/

Faculty host: Praveen Karanth

The New Indian Express covers recently held conference at IISc: Student conference on conservation science (SCCS Bangalore)

A report in The New Indian Express covers recently concluded international conference, Student Conference on Conservation Science, Bangalore that was supported by Centre for Ecological Sciences and had active participation from both students and faculty of CES.

Navendu Page, a PhD student at CES is quoted in the article.

Documentary Screening on 9th October 2013 at 3pm "One million snake bites" with Narration by Romulus Whitaker

Dear All,

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DOCUMENTARY SCREENING
CENTRE FOR ECOLOGICAL SCIENCES
INDIAN INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE

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Title : One million snake bites

Narration : Romulus Whitaker

Date : 9th October 2013, Wednesday

Time : 3:00 PM (Running time: 58 mins)followed by discussion

Seminar on 30th Sept 2013 : "Amphibian Conservation in the New World Tropics: A Tragedy in Three Acts" by Prof. Maureen A. Donnelly, USA

Dear All,

Centre for Ecological Sciences
Indian Institute of Science

presents a talk

Title: Amphibian Conservation in the New World Tropics: A Tragedy in Three Acts

Speaker: Maureen A. Donnelly
Professor, Biological Sciences, Florida International University
Associate Dean for Graduate Studies, College of Arts & Sciences,
Florida International University, Florida, USA.

Day: 30th Sept 2013, Monday

Time: 11:30 am

Tea/Coffee: 11:15am

Venue: CES Seminar Hall, 3rd Floor, Biological Sciences Building.

Lecture & Discussion on TODAY @ 3pm on the Philosophy of Science 2: War of the Worlds by Kartik Shanker, CES, IISc.

Dear All,

Centre for Ecological Sciences
Indian Institute of Science

presents a lecture and discussion on

Title: Philosophy of Science 2: War of the Worlds

Speaker: Kartik Shanker,
Centre for Ecological Sciences,
Indian Institute of Science

Day: 20th Sept 2013

Time: 3pm-4:15pm.

Tea/Coffee: After the talk

Venue: CES Seminar Hall, 3rd Floor, Biological Sciences Building.

Abstract:

Congratulations to Souvik Mandal for winning the *best poster award *at *"The XIV Congress of the European Society of Evolutionary Biology"* held at Lisbon.

Congratulations to Souvik Mandal for winning the best poster award
at "The XIV Congress of the European Society of Evolutionary Biology" held
at Lisbon.

Souvik Mandal is a PhD student in the lab of Prof. Raghavendra Gadagkar.
His research work involves asking questions on how far do wasps fly from
their nests and how do they return home. He is using a primitively eusocial
wasp species, Ropadalia Marginata, for his studies.

Second International Meeting on Tropical Biodiversity and Conservation, 12th to 13th September, 2013 Centre for Ecological Sciences Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India

International Network for
Tropical Biodiversity Conservation
Focusing on the Studies on Large Animals

2nd International Meeting on Tropical Biodiversity and Conservation

12th to 13th September, 2013

Centre for Ecological Sciences
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India

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