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Anirban Pathak

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Prof.Anirban Pathak is a theoretical physicist. At present he is a professor of Physics at JIIT, Noida. He is actively involved in teaching and research related to several aspects of quantum physics and science popularization activities. He is a recipient of 2017 Shri O. P. Bhasin Award  in the field of Electronics and Information Technology.

Can There be Universities Where Only Robots Teach?

The recent unfolding of administrative action against faculty members in campuses like Visva Bharati compel us to ask if we are moving towards increased mechanisation of the vocation of teaching.

The curious case against Sci-Hub and Libgen

A leading scientist argues that without Sci-Hub and Libgen, there would be a danger to the process of democratization of knowledge.

Parenting at the time of a Pandemic/When Parents Grow Up With Their Children, That’s When Good Parenting Takes Place

The boredom of being confined indoors, an overpowering worry for the wellbeing of the family and a toppled work schedule may seem harrowing, but empathy and understanding are keys to great parenting.

A Physical Classroom or a Virtual One: A Pedagogues’s Dilemma Amid the Lockdown

Problems of accessibility and democratisation are part of the problem but there are bigger pedagogical reasons why a virtual classroom can’t take the place of a real one.

Mapping Possible Solutions to the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Urgency of an Interdisciplinary Approach

Compartmentalisation of disciplines is obstructing a holistic research towards finding possible solutions to the COVID-19 crisis.

Anirban Pathak

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Prof.Anirban Pathak is a theoretical physicist. At present he is a professor of Physics at JIIT, Noida. He is actively involved in teaching and research related to several aspects of quantum physics and science popularization activities. He is a recipient of 2017 Shri O. P. Bhasin Award  in the field of Electronics and Information Technology.

OPINION

Beyond Instrumental Reasoning: Education As Awakened Intelligence

Amid our obsession with technical/instrumental education, is it necessary to think differently and reimagine the very meaning of education?

BOOK REVIEW/WHAT IS GANDHI’S NON-VIOLENCE?

Here is an exhaustive and engaging book review of 'The Science of Peace' authored by Suman Khanna Aggarwal.

LONG READ/The COVID-19 Vaccine: The Need for a Democratic and Holistic Debate

The pandemic has brought vaccines to the centre stage, but how democratic is the debate regarding it?

Revisiting Digital Pedagogy and the Culture of Learning in the Age of Information Technology

The article delves deep into the need for rethinking digitalised teaching-learning in the age of information technology especially at a time when we are moving towards an extensive use of virtual classroom spaces.

A Quest beyond Vaccination 

While medical experts and pharmaceutical companies urge you to get yourself vaccinated, you ought to ask yet another question: What do you do after being vaccinated? What does it mean to be ‘safe’? Or is it that we ought to see beyond the process of vaccination to redefine life in the post-pandemic world?