Joined NIAS on 1st September 2002. Most significant research contribution: Study on non-human primates contributing to significant understanding of human sociality. Dr. Sindhu Radhakrishna holds a master's degree in psychology and a doctorate in animal behaviour.
Her research interests are in the fields of primatology, behavioral ecology and conservation biology, and her work has focused on gaining a better understanding of social behaviour and communication in nocturnal primates. She was awarded the INSA Young Scientist's Award in recognition of the significance of her doctoral research on the behaviourial ecology of the Slender loris, a nocturnal primate found in southern India