The Institution has always maintained a Research Culture and has taken up a number of minor and major research projects funded by UGC, DST, CIFT, ICAR and ICMR-AIMS. Research publications, Ongoing Research and Consultancy have added to the professional development of the Faculty.
Commitment to basic long term research as the foundation for future development is the concern of the Institution. In research, there is progressive sharing of academic knowledge and resources to create new resources. It has established academic and research linkages with National and International Universities, Governments and Industries.
A Research Committee has been Constituted to monitor, assist and evaluate the research activities. Its objectives are as follows:
The following are the members of the Research Committee:
|2||Dr. Rose P. Ignatius||Associate Professor||Coordinator|
|3||Prof. Dr. K.S. Kumari||Principal, Community College, Pondicherry Central University [Former HOD, H.Sc. Dept.]||Member|
|4||Dr. Helen K.J.||Associate Professor||Member|
|5||Dr. Celine E.||Associate Professor||Member|
|6||Dr. Kala. M.S.||Associate Professor||Member|
|7||Dr. Lizzy Mathew||Associate Professor||Member|
|8||Dr. Gladis Mary John C.||Associate Professor||Member|
|9||Dr. Ushamani M.||Associate Professor||Member|
Dr. Latha Nair R., Dept of English has been the Consultant for the following:-
Dr. Anu Gopinath, Dept. of Chemistry has been
Research consultant for the International project on assessing the level of radio nuclides in Sea Foods collected from Seven South East Asian Countries – China, Korea, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Hongkong, Philippines and India. She is the only Indian partner in all consultations regarding radio nuclides from Kerala and Lakshadweep coasts
Dr. Lizzy Mathew and Dr Lisa Jacob, Department of Botany
Consultancy in Identification and Taxonomical Classification of Plants for recreational parks ” Corporation of Kochi, Cochin port trust, Government Tourism Resorts ” Bolghatty Heritage Palace.
Smt. Sabeena Bhaskar, Dept. of French does Consultancy for
Tourism Department of India, Kerala, DTPC
Travel Agencies in Kerala seek consultation to assist the Foreign Tourists.
Consultancy in Translation.
She has prepared a handbook for the French Nationals, on request by the Department of Tourism.
Dr. Tessy Anthony C. – Department of English has given consultancy in
Framing course modules for the In Service Training Programme for Teachers at Tertiary Level â€“ IGNOU- iCAT – Institute for Competency Advancement of Teachers
Dr. Priya K. Nair, Department of English has developed Communication Technology and e-Content
Main consultant for Malayala Manorama in developing Multimodal CD for Better Speaking Skills in English.
Framing syllabus for RAK University, Sharjah
Framing syllabus for NANMA â€“ NGO
Prof. Reshmi H. Poojara, Dept. of Home Science
Has given Diet Counselling consultancy and developed Nutrition Health Education materials connected with Cardiovascular Risk factors among school going children in Kochi to the Dept. of Pediatric Cardiology, AIMS – Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi
P.G. Students of M.Sc. Food and Nutrition
Give Consultancy in Cookery and cooking in a better way without losing the nutritive values of the food to the chefs in Casino Group of Hotels. They give similar consultancy to the prospective chefs, Food Craft Institute, Kalamassery
Dr. Dhanya N., Department of Home Science
Has given consultancy for Centre for Disability Studies , in evolving Friendly Play Equipments for Disabled
Dr. Leena Leon and Prof. Shilpa Jose have
Given consultancy on New Product Development, Sensory Analysis, Market Analysis and Training for Entrepreneurs to CIFT- Central Institute of Fisheries Technology and ICAR â€“ Indian Council of Agricultural Resources, Kochi
Dr. Nirmala Padmanabhan
Has given consultancy in evolving a model administrative body at the Grama Panchayat Level for KILA – Kerala Institute of Local Administration
Smt. Lekha Sreenivasan Department of Women Studies
Has given consultancy in framing the syllabus for the Certificate Course in Fashion Designing Kerala Government Technical Education-KGT
Online Consultant for Fashion Friends, Manorama On-Line and Malayala Manorama News Daily & Deshabhimani News Daily
Department of Women Study Centre has given consultancy to
Gandhi Smaraka Grama Seva Kendram [District Centre of Gandhi Memorial National Trust, New Delhi] for the upliftment of Self- Help groups by providing ideas and techniques to create innovative designs using Khadi materials which is wearable and exportable , targeting European markets
Needy women entrepreneurs of the slum area of Mattancherry for starting and running tailoring units, for free.