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Why Are The Children Not Going To School?

A discussion on scenario of student-teacher atmosphere in villages of Kharagpur written by Khorana-Bose Scholar Ashwini Gupta “The unsatisfactory quality of elementary education has been a serious concern for India at the least for the last four decades. Many quality improvement programmes have been devised and implemented at State and national levels; but they all

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Human Rights Work

Here is an article written by Yashvi Singh who is from National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli:   “During June-August 2015, I interned with People’s Union for Civil Liberties(PUCL) under Digital Media Team. People’s Union for Civil Liberties is a human rights body formed in India in 1976 by socialist leader Jayaprakash Narayan, as the People’s Union for Civil Liberties

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Students Start AIESEC Club

“Last year around this time in July, a friend of mine and I were talking about starting a club in our college. AIESEC. It was still in a very embryonic stage and we didn’t really take it seriously. Towards the end of July we started embracing the idea and working for it. Now, almost a

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Teaching Science

Somesh Mohapatra is currently the General Secretary of National Service Scheme in the Social Service Wing of IIT Roorkee. Attached in a photo from teaching students in Khanjarpur, India.    “Usually students choose STEM as their discipline or career, while for me, it is life. All things revolve around it and I would like to make an impact

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Mental Health Awareness

This article is by Bhargav Sanketi. Bhargav shares what he is truly passionate about and how he acts on that outside of the research field: “Ever since I was a child, I was always fascinated by the human brain. So naturally I was inclined towards topics in biology, psychology, etc. After finishing high school, I

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A Quest for Knowledge: The Role of Society in Learning

Written by Sudharshan Suresh, 2016 Khorana-Bose Scholar    “Here I wish to talk about education and the dissemination of knowledge in our country, or the lack thereof. Countless words have been spoken on the lack of basic education amongst our populace and the vapid commercialization of the industry – I do not wish to talk

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2015 Annual Newsletter

IN THIS ISSUE Download the entire PDF here Scholar Orientation Sci-ROI Initiative  Peer Mentor Program  2016 US-to-India Scholarship  MIT Honors Dr. Khorana  US Scholars Experience India  Indian Scholars Experience US  Annual Symposium, Delhi How You Can Participate  2015 US Bose Scholars  2015 Khorana Scholars  2015 S.N. Bose Scholars  Contact Information  2 3 4 5 6

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Global Shortage of Health Workforce and The MSF

Winstep decided to reach out to our scholars and ask what they are involved in outside of research at their home institutions this summer. The responses we got showed very impressive work being done by our Khorana and SN Bose scholars! We are going to upload multiple articles that some scholars have shared with us: This article

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2016 Khorana Scholars

Congratulations to all of our 2016 Khorana Scholars: 1. Aashika Sekar from IIT Delhi 2. Aditya Girish Chindhade from BITS Pilani Goa Campus 3. Advait Balaji from BITS Pilani Goa Campus 4. Amir Faraz from IIT Roorkee 5. Amruta Priyadarshini Nayak from IISER Pune 6. Anish Nirav Shah from BITS Pilani 7. Anuja Nitin Kibe

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2016 Indian Bose Scholars

Congratulations to all of our 2016 SN Bose Scholars: Prayash Panda from IIT Kharagpur Sayantan Duttam from IIT Kharagpur Ananth Kamath from IISc Bangalore Reshmi Dani from IIT Guwahati Shivanee Nagarajan from Anna University Santhoshini Velusamy from IIT Madras Aditi Sharma from PDPM IITDM Jabalpur Poovizhi Rengasamy from PSG College of Technology Coimbatore Ayan Biswas

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