Science Corner

Connecting Science With You

Science corner is a team of two undergrads venturing into science communication and popularization under the mentorship of a grad student. The team works on various topics of scientific research and interest and informs the public about how science can be correlated with everyday life on a monthly basis on the official YouTube channel of MitSna. The team has been trying to expand its domain in the scientific community by inviting prominent personalities as guest speakers, one of them being Dr. David Julius, Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine, 2020.

Team Members

Meiraba [Director]

Meiraba, a recipient of Young Scientist Award, is an enthusiastic science communicator. He maintained a good academic record since his high school days and secured 9th Position in HSLC’12. After winning the prestigious INSPIRE Fellowship, he went to IISER Kolkata to pursue BS-MS degree in Chemical Sciences where he also got exposed to teaching as a Teaching Assistant. He underwent training at various places: NTU Singapore (Global Rank 11), National Chemical Lab Pune, IIT Guwahati, and MU and finally went on to receive a DPhil admission offer from the University of Oxford, UK with OCSI Scholarship. He is also a Karateka who won Silver Medal in the Inter Districts. He is using his years of training in research to address issues of education in Manipur by leading a dedicated team at MitSna as the Managing Director and as its Founder, after serving as the Chief Executive for three years. Apart from his role as the Director of Science Corner, he can be found discussing various things at the Movie Corner. He is currently at the University of Houston, Texas, US, as a doctoral researcher.

Archana [Host and Editor]

Archana is an undergrad at Miranda House, University of Delhi. She has always been a curious science enthusiast and loves attending various scientific workshops and courses. Her interest in science from a young age reflected in her excelling the merit list for the state in the Science stream of Higher Secondary Exam. She is also an INSPIRE SHE Scholar and received the Meritorious Award for Science (Hons.) in Zoology Hons, University of Delhi. A summer intern at IISc, Bangalore who fancies science communication and loves to meet new people and explore new things. Former Treasurer and Co-ordinator of State Representative for the NorthEast Society of her college disclosed a new world to her, which she enjoyed being a part of. A zoophilist who is a part of various animal welfare clubs, a socially active otaku who loves anime and manga as a way of exploring the divergent dimensions of life.

Bidyaluxmi [Host and Editor]

Bidyaluxmi is currently pursuing Bachelors of Science in Botany Honors at Miranda House, University of Delhi and also avails the INSPIRE Scholarship for higher education from the Government of India. Besides being an enthusiastic learner and listener, she also aspires to become a woman in STEM who leads by example and encourages others too. Her area of interest lies in learning and exploring new things in the field of biological science and technology. Meeting and talking to new people, seniors, peers, juniors and professors makes her happier, more connected to the communities, mentally sharper, and optimistic. She is an active member of MH VATAVARAN, the Environment Society of Miranda House. Currently, she’s the General Secretary of the Northeast Society Miranda House.