2017 MSc, Ecology and Environment Studies, Nalanda University, Bihar
2015 BSc, Environmental Science and Psychology, DSVV Haridwar, Uttarakhand
States: Uttarakhand, Bihar, Karnataka
Cities: Rishikesh, Rajgir, Bengaluru
Languages: English, Hindi
Swarnika has completed Research Assistantship on a NATCOM project on Wildlife-Human Conflict and Climate Change at Centre for Ecological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru.
She is a part of multiple research and practice projects at IIHS, including ‘Urban and peri-urban agriculture as green infrastructure (UP-AGrI)’ and CIFF project on ‘Analysis Towards Making India Compatible with the 1.5 Degrees’.
She has also written popular science columns for The Weather Channel (weather.com).
Swarnika describes herself as a researcher by profession, a cook and a reader by passion, and a dog lover by compassion. She is an active volunteer with the Charlie’s Animal Rescue Centre, Bengaluru.
Swarnika Sharma is part of the Practice team at IIHS. She is a climate change researcher with varied interest areas, including urban agriculture, ecology, and animal-human interactions.