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  • Harsha Kumar wins the Best Poster Presentation award at the 4th Annual Conference of ISEB. Poster title: Evolution of lifestyle and associated behavioural traits in Lagomorphs, by Harsha Kumar, Senan D'Souza, Nandini Rajamani.
  • Harsha Jagadeesh wins 3rd position at Talk Your Thesis(#TYT2023) event at India Science Fest 2023. Talk title: "It's a Squirrel Thing".




  • Swati Udayraj presents a talk on our work on the Squirrels of India database at the TDWG 2022 conference. Talk title: Building a Database using Unconventional Sources: Squirrels of India, by Swati Udayraj, Senan D'Souza, Aravind P S, Nandini Rajamani
  • The Ladakh field season draws to a close. Big ups to the team of interns and lab-members who helped in data collection. Shout-out to Technology for Wildlife Foundation with whom, the Sciurid Lab is collaborating, on some exciting drone technology.


  • After months of work spread out over the year, the field work on the occurrence of palm squirrels across the Tirupati landscape is complete. Kudos to the large team of interns and lab members!


  • Mingyur Rigzen's article on conserving glaciers in Ladakh titled "Melting Glaciers And Human Adaptability" is published in Sanctuary Asia, Vol. 42 No. 6, June 2022. https://sanctuarynaturefoundat...
  • Rithika S, MSc Ecology student at Pondicherry University, defends her Master's thesis titled "A study on the usage of a citizen science platform as a tool for biodiversity analysis across the urban-rural gradient of Tirupati".

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    Indian Giant Squirrel from Kodaikanal field site, Tamil Nadu © Jude D
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    Observing Ladakh pikas at the Tsokar field site in Ladakh. © Nandini Rajamani