Of Protests, PhD, and Plants: A tryst with Dr Evelin Heikham

As she juggles teaching, research, and two kids, Evelin (she/her) opens a vista into her journey in academia for us. “One of my dreams is to have a plant named after me", exclaims Dr Evelin Heikham, a botanist with a passion to unearth the rich floral biodiversity in North-East India.

Compelled to return to Manipur, a researcher is building regional startups

Khundrakpam Herojit Singh has all the qualifications and achievements to pursue his postdoctoral research abroad. But he moved back to his hometown because of family responsibilities. He now feels his duties extend beyond his kin and wants to give back to society. This is his story.