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  • Metallic conduction at the interface of two electrically insulating materials

    Posted on Mar 03, 2023
    Along with PhD student Pooja Sindhu and collaborators, Prof. Nirmalya Ballav's group from the Chemistry department at IISER Pune designed a thin film made of two materials, referred to as metal-organic frameworks (MOFs), and captured metallic conduction at the interface where the two MOFs meet. Cons...
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    Padma Awards to Prof. Deepak Dhar and Prof. K.N. Ganesh

    Posted on Jan 26, 2023
    In the Padma Awards announced on January 25, 2023, Distinguished Professor Emeritus Prof. Deepak Dhar from the Department of Physics was conferred Padma Bhushan Award, and Former and Founder Director of IISER Pune (currently Director of IISER Tirupati and Adjunct Faculty in the Department of Chemist...
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    On IPCC Report and climate action

    Posted on Jan 15, 2023
    Dr. Bejoy Thomas from the Humanities and Social Sciences department was a contributing author to Chapter 18 of IPCC AR6 WG2 report. Some of the past and ongoing research by Dr. Thomas pertains to the topic of climate resilient development pathways which was the subject of the chapter. Related discu...
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    India Alliance Senior Fellowship to Dr. Nixon Abraham

    Posted on Dec 23, 2022
    Dr. Nixon M. Abraham from the Biology Department at IISER Pune has been awarded the Senior Fellowship for Basic Biomedical Research by the DBT/Wellcome Trust India Alliance.   Dr. Nixon M. Abraham DBT/Wellcome Trust India Alliance (India Alliance) is an independent, dynamic public ch...
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    Sanctuary Wildlife Service Award to Dr. Ramana Athreya

    Posted on Dec 15, 2022
    Dr. Ramana Athreya, Associate Professor in the Physics and Biology departments at IISER Pune, has received the Wildlife Service Award for the year 2022 from the Sanctuary Nature Foundation.  Being given out annually since 2000, the Sanctuary Wildlife Awards were instituted by Sanctuary Nature ...
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    Memorandum of Agreement with TISS, Mumbai

    Posted on Dec 09, 2022
    Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai and IISER Pune have signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) to develop joint programmes in teacher education in Science and Mathematics. This unique programme, which will be anchored by the TISS-Centre of Excellence in Teacher Education (CETE), will en...
  • Research News

    A new hybrid aerogel to capture arsenic from water

    Posted on Dec 05, 2022
    Water crisis has been documented as an important global risk by the World Economic Forum and rightly so. Fresh water supplies are subjected to constant contamination owing to increasing industrialisation and urbanisation. Studies have identified metal-based oxoanions, such as arsenate, as one of the...
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    PMRF scholarships to five students

    Posted on Nov 23, 2022
    Four PhD students and one Integrated PhD students are among those selected in a recent round of Prime Minister's Research Fellowship (PMRF). The PMRF scheme is aimed at attracting the talent pool of the country to PhD programmes of Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Indian Institutes of Science Edu...
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    Humboldt Research Fellowship to Dr. Moumita Majumdar

    Posted on Nov 22, 2022
    Dr. Moumita Majumdar from the Chemistry department at IISER Pune has been awarded the Humboldt Research Fellowship for Experienced Researchers by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany.   Dr. Moumita Majumdar Humboldt Research Fellowships are granted to outstanding researcher...
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    R D Birla Memorial Award in Physics to Prof. Deepak Dhar

    Posted on Nov 07, 2022
    Prof. Deepak Dhar, Distinguished Professor Emeritus and NASI-Senior Scientist in the Physics Department at IISER Pune, has been awarded the 2022 R.D. Birla Memorial Award in Physics by the Indian Physics Association (IPA). An announcement by the IPA is here.  The R.D. Birla Award in Physi...
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    How iRISE is helping improve STEM teaching in Maharashtra, Bihar

    Posted on Oct 14, 2022
    iRISE (Inspiring India in Research, Innovation and STEM Education) project hosted on IISER Pune campus is working towards improving the quality of classroom teaching in schools, especially in subjects related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Reported in the Indian Express, Octobe...
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    Prof. Sujit Ghosh's group's work on uranium extraction

    Posted on Sep 28, 2022
    Prof. Sujit Ghosh's group from the department of Chemistry developed an adsorbent metal-organic-framework (MOF) with high capability of extracting uranium. Several news outlets have covered this work during August and September 2022. Find some of them at these links: Nature India, Indian Express, In...
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    On the formation of a complete plant from a few cells

    Posted on Sep 02, 2022
    Shoot regeneration in plants: how are the cells selected and what governs their journey to become a complete plant Plants have a remarkable ability to rebuild new shoot and root systems, and give rise to fully grown plants from any part when cultured under optimum conditions. This ability has been ...