IISER Thiruvananthapuram Director: There’s more to it than meets the eye

In response to the Faulty IISER-Tvm Facebook post that I shared about the lack of action against Prof. V. Ramakrishnan, the Director of IISER Thiruvananthapuram, despite my article pointing out the “copy and paste” content in his papers, Harsh Jog from IISER Pune asked: Can't the IISER Tvm faculty issue a statement? Why wait for... Continue Reading →

‘Copy and paste’ content spotted in IISER Thiruvananthapuram director’s papers

Over 50 papers published between 1984 and 2014 by Prof. V. Ramakrishnan, formerly with the School of Physics, Madurai Kamaraj University and currently the Director of the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Thiruvananthapuram have varying degrees of content taken verbatim from or have very close similarity with other previously published papers. Large... Continue Reading →

IISER Thiruvananthapuram researchers can scoop out marine oil-spills

Recovering marine oil-spills may soon become simple, efficient and cost-effective thanks to a compound (gelator) developed by researchers at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Thiruvananthapuram. A team led by Dr. Kana M. Sureshan from the School of Chemistry used glucose as a starting material and through several chemical reactions produced compounds... Continue Reading →

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