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Namdeo S.K. (2023). Emerging biological risks: The shadow side of technological progress. IndiaBioscience.

Namdeo S.K. (2023). India’s G20 Presidency: Charting the course of international science policy. IndiaBioscience

Koley M. (2023, June 14). Is the National Institutional Ranking Framework flawed?. The Hindu.

Namdeo S.K. (2023). 8 Strategies to communicate science effectively to policymakers. Apolitical.


Pandey N. & Srinivas K.R.(2022, February 24). Fixing the under-representation of women in the sciences. The Indian Express. 

Namdeo S.K. (2022). Role of Civil Society in Biological Weapons Convention. UNODA (2022)

Chaudhury M. (2022, February 23). Proposal for a centralized, technology-leveraged, regional language teaching program in schools for augmenting learning of mother tongue. Times of India


Koley M. & Goveas J.J. (2021, November 16). An era of open science. Deccan Herald.

Koley, M.; Bhattacharjee, S; Ahmed, N. (2021, November 6). India Can Have Its Own Open Access Digital Publishing Platform. The Wire Science.

Choudhury, M.C.; Koley M.; Chaube P.; Sharma, G.; Ahmed, N. (2021, March 26). Unwinding the open data debate for rare diseases. Times of India

Sharma G. (2021, March 18). Makerspaces – a Less Known Way To Infuse a Culture of Innovation in Communities.The Wire.

Namdeo, S. K. & Parvatam, S. (2021, March 4). Citizen science- A solution to fake information? No. 526 [Audio podcast episode 526]. In All things Policy. The Takshashila Institution

Goveas, J.J. & Namdeo, S. K. (2021, February 18). A toast to the Indian decade of innovation. Times of India.

Namdeo, S. K. & Parvatam, S. (2021, February 7). ‘Citizen Science’ can help India boost its scientific understanding, curb what’s app pseudo-science. The Print.

Choudhary, M. C. (2021, February 3). Health Data Management Policy: Importance and Public views. Science Policy Forum.

Choudhary, M.C. (2021, January 23). India’s new science policy considers the needs of people with disabilities. Times of India.


Koley, M. (2020, December). TB is a Serious Problem in India-Need More Awareness Creation Strategies. TB-INFO portal.

Koley, M., Goveas, J.J. & Choudhary, M.C. (2020, December 13). Open access: A problem way beyond one nation one subscription. Times of India.

Muthu M. (2020, December 12). ‘One nation one subscription’ is an elusive goal’. Open Interview

Koley, M. (2020, November 8). Shared Research Instrumentation Facilities-A Way Forward for India. Science Policy Forum.

Namdeo, S. K. & Parvatam, S. (2020, November 5). Overdue: a formal internship policy in India that protects its students. The Wire Science.

Namdeo, S.K., Goveas, J.J. & Manjegwah, Z. (2020, September 7). Looking Inside InnSciD SP 2020. Science Policy Forum.

Namdeo, S. K. (2020, August 24). Towards an Internship Policy in STEM. Science Policy Forum.

Kaushik, A.; Basha, C.B.; Ganeshan L. (2020, January 02) Science Technology and Innovation (STI) Policies in India: a Flashback. IndiaBioScience.


Basha, C.B. (2019, Oct 19). Understanding the Science Policy Ecosystem in India. IndiaBioScience.

Basha C.B. (Jun 12, 2019), “We Learned (the Hard Way) Not To Have Manels” Dr. Chagun Bash B spoke to the CONNECT staff at IISc.


Manupriya. (Nov 14, 2017). Helping Institutions Embrace Open Access. Covered by IndiaBioscience, The Wire and The Centre for Internet and Society.

Pandey P. Valkenburg G, Mamidipudi A, Bijker W. (2017, Oct 27). Stubble burning and pollution: It’s a question of dignity and identity of farmers. Hindustan Times

Pandey, P. (2017, May 19). From Bt Brinjal to GMMustard: Are we Now Ready to Adopt GM Food Crops. Hindustan Times

Arunachalam S. (Apr 10, 2017). “Mr Open Access”, Tells us Why Policy Research is Important. By Nithyanand Rao [Arunachalam spoke to CONNECT about information science, science policy and research in India.] .