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Research Projects

Research Projects: Ongoing  [ by UGC]

 Sl. No.  Faculty  Grant allocated  Grant received  Project Title  Period  Completed or Not  Dept.
 1  Dr. Anu Gopinath  Nil    Radionuclides in edible sea foods of Kerala and Lakshadweep coast  3 years  Ongoing  Chemistry
 2  Dr. Anu Gopinath  Nil    Plutonium levels in coral growth bands-paleoclimatic indicators  3 years  Ongoing  Chemistry
 3  Dr. Anu Gopinath (Co-Investigator)  12 lakhs  Nil  Sterols as a tool for taxonomic classification in marine macro algae.  UGC Major project  Ongoing  Botany & Chemistry
               Home Science
               Home Science
              Home Science
 4 Dr. Kala M S and Dr.Ushamani M.  85000  75000  Investigation on the electrical and optical properties of spin coated polymer nano composite Thin Films  2011-  Ongoing Physics and Chemistry
               
5  Dr. Dhanya N  140000  NIL  Formulation and standardisation of a spelling and sight word tool in Malayalam to identify learning disability and conscientize the masses  2 years  Ongoing  Home Science
6  Dr. Thara Sebastian  130000  NIL  A study on Psychosocial well being of children of alcoholics and awareness creation on alcohol misuse for adolescents of Ernakulam district, Kerala  2 years  Ongoing  Home Science
               
               
7 Dr. Gladis Mary John 4,44,800 2,85,800 Survival Strategies of Slum Dwellers in Kerala (Major) 2012- 2014 Ongoing Sociology
              Sociology
8 Mary Liya C.A 70,000 50,000 Socio Economic Impact of Development induced displacement with special reference, Vallarpadam ontainer terminal Kochi 18 months Ongoing Economics
               
 9  Dr. Santhi A  165000  135000  Linear and Nonlinear Optical characterization of Metal Nano structures and Quantum dots prepared by chemical methods  2013-  Ongoing  Physics
10  Dr. Lizzy Mathew  12,25,800  6,86,800  Sterols as a Tool for Taxonomic Identity – a Study focusing on Macro algae  of  Kerala and Lakshadweep Coasts  2013 – 2016  Initiating  Botany
               Botany
11 Dr. Jaya T Varkey  Rs. 13000    Analysis of different chemical dyes on fabrics based on their dyeing properties  1 year  Ongoing  Chemistry
12  Dr. Priya K. Nair (Minor)  150000  125000  Counter Narratives: Azar Nafisi Unveiled  2013-15  completed  English
13  Vidhu Mary John (Minor)   150000  125000  Effects of Commercials on youth – An analytical study with special reference to Television advertisements  2013-15  Ongoing English 
               
               
14 Dr. Saumya Baby  85,000      2 years  Sanctioned  Malayalam

 

Details of Projects funded by Other Agencies

Sl. No.  Faculty  Funding Agency   Project Title  Fund Received  Completed or Not  Dept.
 1 Dr.Leena Leon Coconut Development Board  Development and Sensory evaluation of Coconut Based snack recipes-An entrepreneurial approach  Rs.50,000/-  Ongoing  Home Science
 2  Dr Anu Gopinath  DST , India  Biogeochemical Factors and Ecosystem of Dynamics of Coral Reef Ecosystem of Lakshadweep Archipelago.  23.7 lakhs  Ongoing  Chemistry
 3 Dr. Elsam Joseph  Centre for Environment and Development under Ministry of Environment and Forests, Govt. of India  National Environment  Awareness Campaign  13,000 Completed  Botany

 

Major Research Projects (Completed)

Dr.Gladis Mary John C., Associate Professor, Department of Sociology

Survival Strategies of Women Slum Dwellers in Kerala

UGC Letter No. and date: Letter No. 5-317/2012 (HRP) dated 3 August 2012

Date of implementation : 01-07-2012
Tenure                                 : 2 years
Total grant allocated      : Rs.4,44,800
Final Expenditure           : Rs.4, 50,899

For details download the file Survival Strategies of Women Slum Dwellers

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Minor Research Projects (Completed)

Research Project done with financial aid from University Grants Commission.

Name: Dr. Saumya Baby(principal investigator),Asst. Professor, Dept. Of Malayalam
Title of the Project: Malayalam Linguistics Texts: Translation and Critical Study of Selected   Works of L.V Ramaswami Aiyer
Approval Letter No and Date: No: MRP (H)- 0533/12-13/KLMG008/UGC-SWRO dated 29-March-2013
DATE OF IMPLEMENTATION  : 03-12-2013
TENURE OF THE PROJECT  : 2 years
TOTAL GRANT ALLOCATED : 85,000/-
TOTAL GRANT RECEIVED   : 82,500/-
FINAL EXPENDITURE  :  91,938/-
For details download the filefor website publication

  • Vidhu Mary John (Principal Investigator), Assistant Professor, Dept. of English
    Title of the Research Project: Effects of Commercials on Youth in the Age Group 17-19 years- An analytical study with special reference to TV advertisements for soft drinks, fairness creams and mobile phones

UGC Reference No. : MRP (H)- 53/12-13/KLMG008/UGC-SWRO dated 29 March 2013
Tenure of the Project: 2 years
Total Grant Allocated: Rs. 150000/-
Final Expenditure: Rs. 156175/-
For details download the fileMinor Proj-Website

  • Dr.Priya K.Nair(principal investigator), Assistant Professor, Department of English
    Title of research project : “A Counter narrative: Azar Nafisi Unveiled”
    UGC Reference No.:MRP (H)-535/12-13/KLMG008/UGC-SWRO dated 29-03-2013
    Date of implementation: 29/03/2013
    Tenure of the Project : 2 years
    Total grant allocated: 1,50,000/-
    Final expenditure Rs. 1,53,076/-

For details download the file-Minor project

  • Tania Mary Vivera (Principal Investigator) Assistant Professor, Department of English

    Title of research project : The Multifunctional Reader in Ergodic Literature with in-depth analysis of select works of Italo Calvino and Mark Z. Danielewski
    UGC Reference No.F. MRP (H)-0532/12-13/KLMG008/UGC-SWRO dated 29 March 2013
    Date of implementation: 20/12/2013
    Tenure of the Project : 2 years
    Total grant allocated: Rs. 100000/-
    Final expenditure Rs. 1,10,563/-

    For details download the file Minor research project-The Multifutanianctional Reader in Ergodic Literature with in-depth analysis of select works of Italo Calvino and Mark Z. Danielewski

  • Rosemary Francis, Assistant Professor, Department of Home Science Incorporating e-learning in the awareness campaign on Water Management with special consideration to Rain Water Harvesting Minor

UGC Approval No. And Date:       MRP(S)-384/08-09/KLM G 008/UGC-SWRO dated 30-03-09  

Date of Implementation: 01-07-09  

Tenure of the Project:                     2 Years.  

Total Grant Allocated:                    Rs. 95,000/-

Final Expenditure:                           Rs. 106121.48/-  

For details download the file Awareness Campaign on Rain Water Harvesting  

  • Jeena Ann Joseph, Assistant Professor, Department of English

Transmogrification of Identity: The East-West Impasse in Orhan Pamuk’s Fiction

UGC Approval no. and Date:  MRP (H)-1680/11-12/KLMG008/UGC-SWRO Dated 13-07-2012

Date of Implementation: 03-09-12

Tenure of the Project: 21 MONTHS.

Total Grant Allocated: Rs. 1,00,000/-

Final Expenditure: Rs. 1,11,187/-

For details download the file Transmogrification of Identity in Orhan Pamuk’s Fiction

  • Dr. Shilpa Jose, Assistant Professor, Department of Home Science (Principal Investigator) Smt.Subhasree S, Research Scholar, Department of Home Science.(Co-investigator)

Food Secuirty Among BPL Families in and around Coastal Areas of Cochin

UGC Approval No. And Date:   MRP(S)-953/10-11/KLM G 008/UGC-SWRO dated 22-12-2010

Date of Implementation:      15-5-2011

Tenure of the Project:            2 Years.

Total Grant Allocated:           Rs. 85,000/-

Final Expenditure:          Rs. 85,404/-

For details download the file Food Security among BPL families in Cochin

  • Ms. Susan Cherian, Associate Professor, Department of Home Science (Principal Investigator)

Development and Evaluation of Intervention Strategies for Combating Energy Crisis at Household Level

UGC Approval No. And Date:   F.MRP(S)-956/10-11/KLMG008/UGC-SWRO dated 10.02.2011

Date of Implementation:  10-06-2011

Tenure of the Project:        2 Years.

Total Grant Allocated:     Rs. 1,25,000/-

Final Expenditure:    Rs. 126480.88/-

For details download the file Intervention Strategies for Combating Energy Crisis

  • Dr. Leena Leon, Assistant Professor, Department of Home Science (Principal Investigator)

Computer based intervention to prevent fast food consumption and promote healthy dietary habits in adolescents

UGC Approval No. And Date:   MRP(S)-955/10-11/KLM G 008/UGC-SWRO dated 22-12-2010

Date of Implementation:    25.06.2011

Tenure of the Project:       2 Years.

Total Grant Allocated:      Rs. 1,50,000/-

Final Expenditure:            Rs. 1,60,567/-

For details download the file Computer based intervention to prevent fast food consumption

  • Mary Vinaya, Assistant Professor, Department of Physics (Principal Investigator)

Onset of chaos in physical systems and the synchronization of chaotic system

UGC Approval No. and Date: MRP(S)-1412/11-12/KLMG008/UGC-SWRO dated 10-7-12

Date of Implementation:       04 – 01- 2013 Tenure of the Project:          1 ½ Years (18 Months)

Total Grant Allocated:         Rs. 85,000/-

Final Expenditure:               Rs. 85,720/-

For details download the file Onset of chaos in physical systems and the synchronization of chaotic system

  • Dr. Elsam Joseph, Associate Professor, Department of Botany (Principal Investigator)

Heavy Metal Phytoremediation of Industrially Polluted Aquatic Ecosystems of Kochi City Using Selected Wetland Plants: An Ecosustainable Approach

UGC Approval No. and Date: MRP(S)-952/10-11/KLMG008/UGC-SWRO, dated 22-12-2010

Date of Implementation:        01-06-2011

Tenure of the Project:             2 years

Total Grant Allocated:         Rs.1,40,000/-

Final Expenditure:                    Rs. 1,46,371/-

For details download the file Heavy Metal Phytoremediation  

  • Dr. Usha Nair, Department of Hindi (Principal Investigator)

The Critical Approach of Contemporary Poets: A Study with special reference to Kedarnath Singh, Arun Kamal and Rajesh Joshi

UGC Approval No. and Date: MRP(H)-1679/11-12/KLMG008/UGC-SWRO, dated 03-11-2011

Date of Implementation:         07-09-2012

Tenure of the Project:               2 years

Total Grant Allocated:             Rs. 95000/-

Final Expenditure:               Rs. 99175/-

For details download the file The Critical Approach of Contemporary Poets

  • Dr. Meera Jan Abraham, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Zoology

Antifouling role of natural products

UGC Approval No. And Date:    MRP(S)-1185/11-12/KLMG008/UGC- SWRO dated 13-07-2012  
Date of Implementation: 01-11-2012
Tenure of the Project: 2 years
Total Grant Allocated: Rs . 170250 /-
Final Expenditure: Rs. 172897/-

For details download the file Antifouling role of natural products

 

  • Smt. Gladys Francis, Associate Professor, Department of Zoology

Bionomics of Puntius Exclamatio – An Endemic Ornamental Cyprinid of the Western Ghats

UGC Approval No. And Date: Project No. MRP(S)-954/10/11/KLMG008/UGC-SWRO dated 22.12.2010
Date of Implementation: 16-03-2011
Tenure of the Project: 2 Years.
Total Grant Allocated: Rs. 60,000/-
Total Grant Received: Rs. 40,000/-
Final Expenditure: Rs. 62,304/-

For details download the file Bionomics of Puntius Exclamatio

  • Dr. Soja Louis, Assistant Professor, Department of Zoology

Bioinvasion Of Bryozoan Species in the Cochin Estuary and its Impact on Biodiversity

UGC Approval No. And Date: Project No. MRP(S)-957/10/11/KLMG008/UGC-SWRO dated 22.12.2010
Date of Implementation: 16-03-2011
Tenure of the Project: 2 Years.
Total Grant Allocated: Rs. 98,000/-
Total Grant Received: Rs. 93,500/-
Final Expenditure: Rs. 99,726/-

For details download the file Bioinvasion of Bryozoan Species


  • Rashmi H. Poojara, Assistant Professor, Department of Home Science

Identification of Microbial Hazards in RTE Foods vended in streets of Kochi and development of food safety educational module for street food vendors

UGC Approval No. and Date: MRP(S)-1186/11-12/KLM008/UGC-SWRO dated 03.11.2011
Date of Implementation: December 2012
Tenure of the Project: 2 Years.
Total Grant Allocated: Rs.1, 80,000/-
Total Grant Utilized: Rs.1, 80,000/-

For details download the file Identification of Microbial Hazards in RTE Foods

 

  • Dr. Sajitha J. Kurup, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology

Gender Agenda: Women Academicians in Higher Education

UGC Reference No: MRP (H)-1391/ 10-11/ KLMG008/UGC- SWRO dated 10 February 2011
Date of Implementation: 10.02.2011
Tenure of the Project: 18 Months
Total Grant Allocated: Rs.65000/-
Total Grant Utilized: Rs. 68,302/-

For details download the file Women Academicians in Higher Education

 

  • Smt. Teresa Kuncheria, Associate Professor, Department Of Home Science

Strategies To Facilitate Higher Emotional Intelligence Among Adolescent Girls (17-19 Yrs)

UGC Approval No. And Date: UGC Letter No.MRP (S) -1187/11-12/KLMG008/UGC-SWRO Dated 3-11-2011
Date of Implementation:        1-10-2012
Tenure of the Project:              2 Years.
Total Grant Allocated:             Rs. 2,00,000/-
Final Expenditure:                    Rs. 2,11,733/-

For details download the file Strategies To Facilitate Higher Emotional Intelligence

 

  • Dr. Nisha Vikraman, Asst. Professor, Dept. of Home Science

Evaluation of Post Reproductive Stress in Women, Reflecting on Nutritional Causes, Consequences and Remedial Strategies

UGC Approval No. And Date:     UGC letter No. F.MRP(S)-1189/11-12/KLMG008/UGC-SWRO dated 3 November 2011

Date of Implementation        :   1-10-2012

Tenure of The Project            :   2 Years

Total Grant Allocated            :   Rs. 133,000/-

Final Expenditure:                  :   Rs. 133,683.70/-

For details download the file Evaluation of Post Reproductive Stress in Women

  • Liza Jacob,Assistant Professor, Department of Botany

Study on the Agroecological and Phytosociological Aspects of Eloor– An Industrial Belt Of Kerala

UGC Approval No. And Date:       MRP(S)-0298/12-13/KLM G 008/UGC-SWRO dated 23-09-2013

Date of Implementation: 01-10-2013

Tenure of the Project:                     2 Years.  

Total Grant Allocated:                    Rs. 80,000/-

Total Grant Received:                     Rs. 73,000/-

Final Expenditure:                          Rs. 77,453 

 

For details download the file: Study on the Agroecological and Phytosociological Aspects of Eloor- An Industrial Belt Of Kerala

 

For the details of Papers published by Dr.Liza Jacob under the minor project download the files:

  1. Analysis of the Soil Properties of an Industrial Belt in Kerala
  2. Study on the Physicochemical properties of soil and Phytosociological aspects of plants in an Industrial Hub of Kerala
  • Smt.Elizabeth Reshma.M.T, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Mathematics

“A comparative study of Lattice Theory  and Topology”

UGC Approval No. And Date:    MRP(S)/13-14/KLMG008/UGC-SWRO   dated 15/02/2014

Date of Implementation: 01.07.2014    


Tenure of the Project: 18 months

Total Grant Allocated: Rs. 1,70,000/-  


Final Expenditure:   Rs. 1,78,007/-

 

For Details Download the File A Comparative Study of Lattice Theory and Topology

 

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