Umesh Prasad

Science Editor & Author


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Umesh Prasad is an alumnus of The London School of Economics and is a British Citizen. He was born in India in Ghorasahan village of East Champaran district of Bihar.2 

He is the Founder of Scientific European (SCIEU), a science magazine that aims to bring the current scientific advances for the benefit and understanding for the general audience. The idea to launch Scientific European came after a series of discussions with Dr Rajeev Soni, a well-known molecular biologist and an alumnus of the University of Cambridge, UK. The articles written present ideas that have been published on peer-reviewed journals in the recent past.2. Besides being an Editor in chief, Umesh Prasad has contributed significantly to the articles written in the magazine.

He is also the founder of European Journal of Sciences (EJS)European Journal of Social Sciences (EJSS)and India Review ( He has been instrumental in the revival of magazine, The India Review ( which was last published in 1932. After revival, it started again from England on 10th August 20185.  

In addition, Umesh Prasad has also launched a unique digital portal mainly for students seeking admission to European institutions6.  

He is the founding Editor and currently the Editor-in-Chief of Scientific European since its inception in 2018. 

He has authored several articles on contemporary topics in ‘’The India Review’’and ‘’Scientific European’’ 8  

UK India Centre has also been founded by him.

Given nameUmesh
Family namePrasad
Sex of GenderMale
Place of BirthGhorasahan
Occupation1. Dental Surgeon
2. Writer
3. Editor
4. Amateur Photographer
5. Journalist
EmployerSt Patrick’s College, London
Asian Development Bank
Hope Foundation India
Position Held1. Editor-in-chief
2. Editor
Educated at1. London School of Economics and Political Science,
2. Birla Institute of Technology and Science
3. Tamil Nadu Government Dental College & Hospital
4. Ranchi College
5. Hazarimal High School Raxaul
Member of1. Royal Society for Public Health
2. Chatham House
3. Association of British Science Writers
4. European Association of Science Editors
AuthorBihar, the Land of Buddhist World
Significant EventScientific European
Has Written for1. Scientific European
2. India Review
3. Bihar, the Land of Buddhist World
4. The India Review
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LinkedIn personal profile IDTheUmeshPrasad
Mastodon addressUmeshPrasad@newsie.social
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Open Science Framework IDn84uc
ORCID iD0000-0003-1969-7779
Prabook ID3782283
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Quora topic IDWho-is-Umesh-Prasad
ResearchGate profile IDUmesh-Prasad-7
Twitter usernameTheUmeshPrasad
  1. How a Doctor Turned Lecturer Became a Full-Time Journalist. Mid-Day 2023.  
  2. How a PIO Lecturer turned a journalist Tribune India
  3. उमेश प्रसाद: द मैन बिहाइंड द सक्सेस ऑफ़ द इंडिया रिव्यू. भास्कर समाचार
  4. The India Review’ is available in multiple languages The Pioneer



  1. Wikimedia 2009. File: Umesh Prasad.jpg Available online at 
  2. Business Standard, 2018. UK-based Indian Doc launches ‘Scientific European’. Published on January 31, 2018. Available on  
  3. The Indian Saga, 2018. Indian-Origin British Doctor Launches Two Research Journals. Published on 15 May 2018. Available on
  4. 2018. India Review: A new monthly magazine on India. Published on 1 August 2018. Available on–a-new-monthly-magazine-on-india-/s66/a725518/
  5. The India Review 2019. History of ‘The India Review’. Published on 01 January 2020. Available online on  
  6. Impact News, 2019. A Unique Digital Platform For Admissions To European Institutions. Published on September 30, 2019. Available on 
  7. The India Review 2020. Author – Umesh Prasad. Available online at  
  8. Scientific European 2020. Author – Umesh Prasad. Available online at 
  9. ANI News 2020. UK India Centre (UKIC) founded to strengthen UK-India Trade & Business Relations. Available on  


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