This week Research Matters turned two years. It has been an eventful journey for all of us at Research Matters. We at Research Matters want to thank each one of you who has been instrumental in our journey. Although our journey in science communication began over four years ago, when we started off with the Science Media Center at IISc, we have now expanded to write about research across the country and thus evolved into Research Matters. Besides our research-based stories, we have been making podcasts, SciQs, Weekly Digests, and occasional op-eds/features. In the last few months, we have also expanded into regional languages - ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada), हिंदी (Hindi), मराठी (Marathi) and অসমীয়া (Assamese). In the coming year, we plan to introduce new content types as well -- so stay tuned.
Thank you once again and we promise you more excitement in the journey of science communication. We are all ears to your feedback and suggestions.
-- Team of Editors and Writers at Research Matters.
This week, we bring research-based stories on: behavioral issues associated with open defecation, insufficient vitamin D causing coronary artery diseases, tackling dengue infections, and more. In our News section, read about some interesting research from Indian institutes. Read research-related stories that appeared in other media in our Research Beat section. We also bring you some notable events and talks that might be of interest to you.
Issue 86 | 8 November 2018
Do you have a new publication or have come across one that is interesting from any institution in India that requires to be communicated, please let us know. If there is any popular science event/talk, which requires wider outreach please share it with us. We also welcome your feedback / suggestions / criticisms. You may write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.