Youngsters need role models in science and research : Narayana Murthy

“We have to create a program whereby role models in science and research can communicate with youngsters, and talk about the exciting problems that confront the human race. And how science, technology, and mathematics can find a solution to these problems”, asserts Narayana Murthy, Trustee, Infosys Science Foundation, while speaking with Chandra Ranganathan from ET NOW.

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India needs to invest more in scientific research: K Dinesh

K Dinesh, President, Infosys Science Foundation (ISF), talks to PTI about the need for India to invest more in scientific research as the country lags behind burgeoning economies like China in catalysing research and development.

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Aerosols increasing at 2% per annum, will affect climate change and public health, says SK Satheesh

SK Satheesh, professor at the Centre for Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, IISc, Bengaluru, was awarded Infosys Prize 2018 for his work in physical sciences. In an interview with Sibi Arasu from the Hindustan Times, he talks about why his research is more important now than ever before.

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Time for our scientists to solve pollution, water woes : Narayana Murthy

“Science needed to be seen as a viable career option and that the country should encourage children to go into scientific and engineering research. For that, leaders would need to talk about the role of scientists and honour them”, says Narayana Murthy, Trustee, Infosys Science Foundation, in an interview with Jochelle Mendonca from the Economic Times.

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Meet Akshay Venkatesh: The Delhi-born who got the Nobel Prize in mathematics

When he was 13, Akshay Venkatesh told a journalist interviewing the exceptionally young high school graduate, “I’d like to do some research in physics or maybe become a mathematician or something like that.” The Delhi-born, Australia-bred mathematician has done that and then some, winning the prestigious Fields Medal this week. It’s deemed the highest honour in mathematics, reports, The Economic Times.

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DNA nanodevices hold potential in biomedical imaging

With a vision to popularise science education and inspire young minds to pursue a career in the field of scientific research, the Infosys Science Foundation organised a lecture by a globally acclaimed scientist Prof Yamuna Krishnan, at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) – reports Deccan Herald.

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We need more quality institutions like IISc, says Infosys prize winner

“One Indian Institute of Science for an entire country is not enough. There is a need to establish more such quality institutions and uplift the existing ones,” said Yamuna Krishnan, winner of Infosys Prize 2017 for Physical Sciences, while speaking to The Times of India.

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India needs more investment in institutions like IISc: Infosys Prize winner Yamuna Krishnan

Yamuna Krishnan, professor at University of Chicago and Infosys Prize winner, said India would need more investment to encourage research in science and create more establishments like Indian Institute of Science (IISc), while speaking to Ayan Pramanik from The Economic Times.

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