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News  /  Published 05.04.22

IISER researcher found dead in laboratory

A final-year researcher of the integrated PhD programme at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Kolkata, was found dead inside a laboratory on the Mohanpur campus on Monday....
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Kalyani

News  /  Published 01.03.22

Neem tree extract might reduce viral load in Covid patients, claims IISER Kolkata study

Extract from the bark of the neem tree may help treat and reduce the spread of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, according to a study led by researchers at the Indian Institute of Science Ed...

News  /  Published 23.01.22

Professor Tarun Souradeep is the new director of Raman Research Institute

The new director’s area of expertise is Cosmology and Gravitational Wave Physics and Astronomy...
By Our Correspondent

News  /  Published 08.01.22

IISER disallows dining en masse to halt spread

The Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Kolkata in Kalyani has decided to disallow dining en masse and serve packed food from Friday morning after 20-odd students tested Covid p...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

India  /  Published 08.11.21

Love, not treats, made dog man’s best friend

Human fondness for dogs displayed through acts such as petting may have played a much bigger role in the domestication of dogs than the lure of food, research by canine behaviour biologists in India h...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


Calcutta  /  Published 23.07.21

IISER ranks high on Nature Index 2021

The Nature Index annual table 2021 has rated the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Kolkata as 4th among the top-most academic institutions in the country. Last year, the inst...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Mohanpur

West Bengal  /  Published 24.03.21

Mohanpur road blocked over school affiliation

Nearly 400 students of Garden High School-IISER, and their parents, blocked the entrance of the IISER-Calcutta campus in Mohanpur on Tuesday over the alleged inaction of school authorities on CBSE aff...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Mohanpur

Calcutta  /  Published 22.02.21

Calcuttans decode loss of Mars atmosphere

“But these simulations provide insights into the beautiful physics of the process,” Nandi said. The study by Nandi and Arnab Basak, a post-doctoral scientist, both at the Centre for Excel...
By G S Mudur in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 26.12.20

IISER partially resumes research activities

IISER Kolkata, which had suspended all research activities because of a rise in the number of Covid cases on the campus earlier this month, resumed the activities with restricted attendance on Monday....
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.12.20

35 students test positive in IISER

Thirty-five students of the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER)-Calcutta’s Mohanpur campus near Kalyani in Nadia have been detected Covid positive during a mass RT-PCR tes...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Mohanpur


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