A Soupçon of SciComm with Vivek Nityananda on stereo vision in Praying Mantis

Praying Mantis (Photograph by Patrick Kavanagh)   Who are you and what do you do? I am Vivek Nityananda, Postdoctoral Research Associate at Newcastle University where I  am affiliated with the Centre for Behaviour and Evolution. The main focus of my research is on how animals use their senses and cognition and how that links … Continue reading A Soupçon of SciComm with Vivek Nityananda on stereo vision in Praying Mantis

A Soupçon of SciComm with Pratik Gupte on animal and bird migrations

Who are you and what do you do? I’m Pratik, and I work with GPS movement tracks of African elephants and Indian mesocarnivores. Mesocarnivores are animals that mostly hunt their food, but also supplement their diet with plant matter.  I’m a research assistant at the Centre for Ecological Sciences (CES) at the Indian Institute of … Continue reading A Soupçon of SciComm with Pratik Gupte on animal and bird migrations

A Soupçon of SciComm with Chintan Sheth

Chintan Sheth can fly to any spot on the planet, whenever he wants. In fact, he can even fly to Mars if he so wishes! He can do this with a click and a scroll. He wants to tell you that you can too! Listen to him talk about his work! https://soundcloud.com/polybiotique/a-soupcon-of-sciomm-with-chintan-sheth Links - Chintan … Continue reading A Soupçon of SciComm with Chintan Sheth

A Soupçon of SciComm with Devayani Khare

Devayani Khare is a Geomorphologist who talks to us about Citizen Science and all the different ways in which normal everyday people can get involved in doing science. https://soundcloud.com/polybiotique/a-soupcon-of-scicomm-with-devayani-khare   Links - Devayani on Twitter - https://twitter.com/Geo_Sophist Devayani's posts on the Travel Scope blog - http://travelscopeindia.com/blog/?author=2 India Biodiversity Portal - http://indiabiodiversity.org/ Article on Citizen science projects in India … Continue reading A Soupçon of SciComm with Devayani Khare

A Soupçon of SciComm with Vaishali Rawat

In this edition of our mini-podcast series, we talk to Vaishali Rawat who is a writer and conservation advocate at Wildlife Conservation Society in India. She is also Sanctuary Asia Magazine's Young Naturalist of the year for 2017. She talks to us about the importance of ecology, wildlife conservation and geography in our everyday lives. … Continue reading A Soupçon of SciComm with Vaishali Rawat