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Scientific Illustration Workshop  Nov 27, 2019

Science Media Centre is happy to announce:

Workshop on Scientific Illustration

Dr. Ipsa Jain

Date: November 27-28, 2019

Time: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Venue: Science Media Centre, Guest House Complex, IISER Pune

Abstract: The workshop on Scientific illustration will be conducted by Dr. Ipsa Jain. She is a scientist by training and an artist by practice. She works on visualizing cellular and molecular processes for a wider audience. She collaborates with different institutions and writers to share stories of science. You can find more about her and her work at ipsawonders.com.

Key highlights:

  • Role of science visualization
  • Scientific Illustration in communication and pedagogy
  • History of scientific illustration
  • Introduction to tools for making Scientific illustrations
  • Research for identifying specimen or references
  • Design tools in developing effective illustrations

Eligibility: Undergraduates and Graduates who are interested in scientific illustrations.
                  Basic drawing and coloring skills are essential for participation.

Selection process: Applying does not automatically guarantee that a candidate will be selected for the workshop. In addition to the basic eligibility above, we may use other criteria based on the received applications to shortlist candidates depending on the number and quality of applications received.

Support: Selected participants will be provided double sharing accommodation and food for the entire duration of the course. Travelling allowance is not included. Participants are expected to stay for the full duration of the programme. It is mandatory for all the participants to attend all sessions.

Supported by: IISER Pune, National Council for Science and Technology Communication (NCSTC), Department of Science and Technology (DST)

Registration link

Registration is free and open until 08 November 2019. List of selected candidates will be displayed on Science Media Centre website of IISER Pune.