DBT North East Twinning Foldscope Workshop

A one day DBT North East twinning Foldscope workshop on ‘Democratising Science through Foldscope’ (under Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology) was jointly organised by the Division of Crop Production, ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, Umiam and NCCS (National Centre for Cell Science), Pune, Maharashtra on 30th January 2019 at Kendriya Vidyalaya…

INAUGURAL FUNCTION OF FOLDSCOPE AT ASN GOVERNMENT MIDDLE SCHOOL MUDALIARPET PUDUCHERRY INDIA

The Director, Directorate of School Education, Puducherry directed the teachers of various government schools to initiate proposals to participate in this Foldscope Science Research Project, out of which our school Artchouna Soupraya Naikar, Government. Middle School, Mudaliarpet, Puducherry got shortlisted, and Mr.D.Aravindaraja, Teacher – Principal Investigator of the same school was nominated to attend the…

Plankton at Tamdil lake

We went to tamdil on 25th may to get the may samples for  our project. We hired 2 buses and one other vehicle and there were showers the day before . The students were quite enthused. It was a 4 hours ride and was a bit hectic. The water temperature was 27°C. We have been…

Foldscope workshop for IISc research scholars

Ariviyal-Solai Innovation Centre founder karthik conduct a workshop for Indian institute of science Bangalore research scholars on 3rd May 2018. Students are actively participate in this workshop. They show interest to be a part of (crew members) AIC  and ready to support our low cost paper microscope to spread across the country. We also discussed…

Wonderful moment in Foldscope teachers workshop at IITB

Jim and I, along with DBT staff scientists, IITB, Ruia college and Dharavi Diary volunteers have been running workshops for teachers and IITB students. In continuation, today we a ran workshop at IITB campus with the focus of sharing experience of teachers. We started with a wonderful series of introductions and journeys that many teachers…

My beginning with foldscope

You know there are days in our life we want to live again and again throughout our life! I have to say today was that kind of day. Well, I will surely live these moment again and again in my own little ways. It was such a great opportunity for students like us. For me,…