Arya at the Natural History Museum

PhD student Arya Sidharthan visited the Fish Section of the Natural History Museum, London to examine balitorid loach collections from India. Her visit was part of an extended stay in the UK in connection with the SCCS 2019 Cambridge events. read more →

Visiting Research at the Natural History Museum, London

PhD student Unmesh Katwate will be spending a month working on Indian fish collections, with Dr. Ralf Britz at the Natural History Museum, London. read more →

Prize for best talk – SCCS Cambridge

PhD student Unmesh Katwate received the second best talk award at the SCCS Cambridge 2019 edition for his presentation on the cryptic cyprinid diversity of Western Ghats read more →

Face to face with Sir. David Attenborough

PhD student, Unmesh Katwate was one of the select participants from the 2019 SCCS-Cambridge who received an opportunity to ask a question on conservation to Sir. David Attenborough. Unmesh asked Sir David, “why freshwater conservation lacks public appeal and why the common public is disconnected with freshwater conservation”? Indeed a great fan moment! read more →

PhD student talk 2 at SCCS

PhD student Arya Sidharthan delivered a talk on the conservation challenges of pufferfish exploitation in the Arabian Sea at the SCCS 2019, University of Cambridge read more →

PhD student talk 1 at SCCS

PhD student Unmesh Katwate delivered a talk on the cryptic species diversity of small cyprinids in the Western Ghats Hotspot and their conservation implications at the SCCS 2019, University of Cambridge read more →

SCCS 2019

PhD students Unmesh Katwate and Arya Sidharthan joined 194 students and early career conservation biologists from 49 countries at the 20th Edition of the Student Conference on Conservation Science at the University of Cambridge, UK read more →

Short Course on R

As part of the Student Conference on Conservation Science – Cambridge, PhD students Arya Sidharthan and Unmesh Katwate attended a two-day short course on R programming. read more →

Lakenheath Fen Reserve

As part of the SCCS 2019 activities, PhD students Arya Sidharthan and Unmesh Katwate participated in a field trip to the Royal Society for Protection of Birds (RSPB) Lakenheath Fen Reserve read more →

SCCS Cambridge

PhD students Arya Sidharthan and Unmesh Katwate secured bursaries to attend the 20th Student Conference on Conservation Science at the Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge. read more →