Educational and Professional History
2016- presentPhD Student- Wildlife Research Center, Kyoto University, Japan
Apr 2016- Mar 2019Student, Leading graduate program in Primatology and Wildlife science, Kyoto University, Japan
2011-2016Research Assistant, Centre for Ecological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
Original article(s) (peer-reviewed)
- Sharma N, Pokharel SS, Kohshima S, Sukumar R(2019) Behavioural responses of free-ranging Asian elephants (Elephas maximus) towards dying and dead conspecifics Primates. doi:10.1007/s10329-019-00739-8
- Mizuno K, Sharma N, Idani G, Sukumar R (2017) Collective behaviour of wild Asian elephants in risky situations: how do social groups cross roads? Behaviour, 154(12), 1215-1237. doi:10.1163/1568539X-00003465
- Nachiketha Sharma. A Bold Tusker's Tale of Timidness Current Conservation
- Nachiketha Sharma. Elephants crossing - Roads most travelled Saeuvs, August 12, 2018.
- Nachiketha Sharma. Bearing Witness To The Maternal Bond -A tale of two elephants trying to save their calves-. Nature in Forcus. June 23, 2017.
- Second prize for best poster presentation at the 11th International Symposium on Primatology and Wildlife Science in Kyoto, Japan, March 2019
- Third prize for best oral presentation at the 10th International Symposium on Primatology and Wildlife Science in Kyoto, Japan, September 2018
- First prize for best poster presentation at the 8th International Symposium on Primatology and Wildlife Science in Aichi, Japan, September 2017
- Second prize for best poster presentation at Joint International Symposium: the 6th International Symposium on Primatology and Wildlife Science and the 5th CCT-Bio International Workshop on Tropical Biodiversity and Conservation in Kyoto, Japan, September 2016
- Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: MEXT Japan, scholarship for the academic year 2016-2019
- Indian Academy of Science (IAS) summer research scholarship, India, for the academic year 2009-2010