“If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it enough.”

-- Albert Einstein

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"Nothing in science has any value to society if it is not communicated."

-- Anne Roe

IISER Pune has established the Science Media Centre to foster and strengthen science communication. We produce high quality media to communicate science through popular science films, research highlights and documentaries.

The Science Media Centre conducts workshops to train personnel in print and electronic media to encourage science communication. We also archive science related events and activities of the institute.

In conversation with masters: Nobel Laureate Prof. Volhard conversing with students of IISER Pune

Ms. Bipasha Dey and Ms. Aparna Sherlekar, Ph.D. Students of IISER Pune interacting with the Nobel Laureate Prof. Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard during his second visit to IISER Pune.

Tags Gone Smart! - Dr S G Srivatsan, IISER, Pune

This video describes an ongoing research in IISER, Pune on design of multipurpose nucleoside probes to elucidate dynamics of structure of G quadruplexes.

Ship in Chloride Sink in Death - Dr Pinaki Talukdar, IISER Pune

The video describes research done at IISER Pune on synthetic chloride ion channels.

Uncovering the Secrets of Superbugs - Dr Harinath Chakrapani (IISER Pune).

The video describes the work done at IISER Pune and IISc Bangalore towards understanding the effect of H2S on the antimicrobial resistance or AMR in E.coli.

Workshops on Writing Science

18-30 Sept. 2017 at IISER Thiruvananthapuram

2-14 Oct. 2017 at IISER Pune


Workshop Announcement

In conversation with the masters: Nobel Laureate Prof. Lehn conversing with students of IISER Pune

Ms. Arundhati Roy and Ms. Meghna Manae, Ph.D. Students of IISER Pune interacting with the Nobel Laureate Prof. Jean-Marie Lehn during his second visit to IISER Pune.

Vidnyan Gappa

organized jointly by IISER Pune and Marathi Vigyan Parishad.

Talks are held on the second Friday of every month, at AV Hall, Garware College, Pune from 6.15 to 7.15 pm.

Venue: AV Hall, Garware College. To know more, write to outreach@iiserpune.ac.in

Beyond Colloidal Cesium Lead Halide Perovskite Nanocrystals: Analogous Metal Halides and Doping


The video produced at our centre is published by American Chemical Society.

Green Soil; a soil that breathes

The short film produced at our centre, captures the unique method of converting bio waste to bio fertilizer for terrace farming by Mr & Mrs Bhide family. The movie received Special Jury Mention at Green Heroes Film Festival, Mumbai organized by U.S. Consulate General Mumbai in association with TERI.

(Mumbai, 25th April 2017)

Targeting Mitochondria for Cancer Therapy

The short video describes how Dr. Sudipta Basu and his team of researchers from IISER Pune, used drug transporting Nanoparticles to target the Mitochondria (Power House of Cell) of Cancer Cells for Next-Generation Therapeutics.