Khagol # 125 - Jan 2020 - Eng & Hindi

Contents... The Thirty-Second Foundation Day Lecture Welcome 1 to 2 2 & 3 Reports of Past Events 3 to 5 Public Outreach Activities 6 to 12 Visitors 12 | KHAG L | No. 125 - JANUARY 2021 | 01 The 32nd Foundation Day Lecture of IUCAA was delivered on Tuesday, December 29, 2020, by Professor Raghavendra Gadagkar, DST Year of Science Chair Professor at the Centre for Ecological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru. Due to the ongoing pandemic, the lecture was held entirely online, with a live YouTube stream that drew in about 370 viewers as well as a smaller, interactive audience onZoom. Professor Gadagkar is an expert on Animal Behaviour, Ecology and Evolution, with more than three decades of experience focusing primarily on the The Thirty-Second Foundation Day Lecture War and Peace: Conflict and Cooperation in an Insect Society origin and evolution of cooperation in animals, especially in social insects, such as ants, bees and wasps. Professor Gadagka r ' s a ch i evemen t s have been recognised both nationally and i n t e rna t i ona l l y. Amongs t o t he r accolades, he is the recipient of the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar award in Biology (1993) and the TWAS award in Biology (1999), and is also an elected fellow of all three National Academies in India, as well as a Foreign Associate of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, and the German National Science Academy, Leopoldina. KHAG L ISSN 0972-7647 A quarterly bulletin of the Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (An Autonomous Institution of the University Grants Commission) Editor : Aseem Paranjape ( ) Editorial Assistant : Manjiri Mahabal ( ) Follow us on our face book page : Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics Available online at No. 125 JANUARY 2021 | 5 Colloquia, Seminars and Neem Seminar