Awards and Honours

Dr Kartik Sunagar at Centre for Ecological Sciences has been awarded the prestigious Ramanujan Fellowship by SERB/DST.

Dr Kartik Sunagar at Centre for Ecological Sciences has been awarded the prestigious Ramanujan Fellowship by SERB/DST.

Kartik Sunagar is an evolutionary biologist looking at mechanisms and evolution of venoms across taxa in the animal kingdom. His website https://www.venomicslab.com/ has more details of his work.

CES students shine at the 54th Animal Behaviour Society Meeting in Toronto in June 2017. by Maria Thaker

CES students shine

CES students shine at the 54th Animal Behaviour Society Meeting in Toronto in June 2017.

Madhura Amdekar, a PhD student of Maria Thaker, got an Honorable Mention (second place) for the Founders Memorial Poster Award.

Pratibha Yadav, a PhD student of Renee Borges, got an Honorable Mention (second place) for the 3-Minute Thesis Presentation Award.

As a faculty at CES, it was a particularly proud moment for me to watch them win. They had some tough competition, and it was well deserved. Great job, ladies!!

Best ENVIS 2015-16 awarded to CES, IISc.

(i) Sri. Ajay Narayan Jha, Secretary, The Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change presented the Best ENVIS Centre (thematic)
2015-16 award to Dr.T.V.Ramachandra, Centre for Ecological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru.

(ii) Namma Bengalurean 2016 award of Namma Bengaluru Foundation, Bangalore. http://www.nammabengaluruawards.org/

(iii) Dr.T.V.Ramachandra was Conferred the ROTARY EXEMPLARS 2017 - Citizen Extraordinaire award.

Best ENVIS Centre (thematic) 2014-15 award goes to CES,IISc

Best ENVIS Centre award to CES

Shri Prakash Javadekar, Minister of State (Independent Charge), Environment, Forest and Climate Change presented the Best ENVIS Centre (thematic) 2014-15 award to Dr.T.V.Ramachandra, Centre for Ecological ciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru.
(C) The image above is taken from the Ministry of Environment and Forest website http://www.moef.gov.in/content/launch-envis-portal-and-inauguration-nati...

Professor Raghavendra Gadagkar awarded the Cross of Order of the Merit, Germany’s highest civilian honour

Cross of Order of Merit

Picture in the middle: (C) Times of India

Congratulations to Professor Raghavendra Gadagkar on being awarded the Cross of Order of the Merit, Germany’s highest civilian honour. The award was presented to him by the Consul-General of Germany, Mr. Joern Rohde in Bengaluru on 7th August 2015. The award was bestowed upon him in recognition of his important scientific contributions in the field of behavioural ecology and sociobiology and his efforts at strengthening Indo-German research collaboration and intellectual exchange.

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