Archive by date | July 2017

Small samples: A statistician’s nightmare

Poulami Barman

Poulami Barman, a statistician at Mayo Clinic, USA faced a similar challenge while working on a prostrate cancer trial. In this guest blog piece, Poulami writes about her journey from Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) in India to the premier US lab, how she handled the transition and the uniqueness of working on a sample size of one.  Read more

Ageism in academic jobs in India

Farah Ishtiaq

Every now and then, Indigenus brings you some interesting and relevant posts from sister blog Naturejobs, a leading online resource for scientists in academia and industry who seek guidance in developing their careers. The blog delivers a mix of expert advice and personal stories to help readers review, set and achieve their career goals.  Read more

Do you hear me?

Do you hear me?

An innovative and affordable infant hearing screening device was launched in New Delhi this week. Nature India intern Kate Telma, from the Graduate Program in Science Writing at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), attended the launch and came back educated about the significance and necessity of auditory screening for newborns.  Read more