The department has been recognized as the only research centre for Home Science under M.G. University in 1985. At present there are 26 research scholars under 7 Research Guides. Research has been sanctioned with research projects of which half already been completed successfully. Funding agencies includes; UGC, Centre for Disability Studies, Spices Board and Coconut Development Board.
An interdisciplinary research fair called ReAP (Research Advancement Programme) is organised by the department annually.
“Emerging Research Trends” an interdisciplinary Research Fair ReAP- 2016 (Research Advancement Programme) was organised by the Department of Home science on 17th November 2016. Our Director Sr. Vinitha CSST , Principal Dr. Sajimol Augustine and keynote speaker Dr. G. Arun Maiya, Professor , Department of Physiotherapy, Manipal University inaugurated the function. It was followed by a session on ‘Drafting a research proposal for funding’ by Dr. Manu Raj, AIMS, Kochi. ReAP 2016 served as a platform for students and teachers for paper and poster presentations.
Food Science and Nutrition
Family Resource Management
Textiles and Clothing
OTHER RESEARCH PROJECTS