Research Projects

Name of the Principal Investigator/ Co Investigator                                  Title  Name of the Funding  agency Department of Principal Investigator/ Co Investigator Year of Award Grant Sanctioned
Dr. Arya P Mohan Hydroponics Cultivation Of Vegetables Kerala Startup Mission Botany May 2022 100000
Dr. Arya P Mohan Mosquitoes Can Be Prevented By Using Oil Lantana Camara Kerala Startup Mission Botany May 2022 40000
Dr. Kala M. S. MoS2 nanosheets/ MoS2 Quantum dots loaded TiO2 nanotube arrays for Visible light driven photocatalysis for water purification applications The Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment (KSCSTE) Physics October 2021 10000
Nair Supriya Damodaran Development of Clothing For Differently abled Children using Natural Dyed Cotton Fabrics MARG, St.Teresa’s College Fashion Design-SF 2021-23 1,00,000
               Megha Mary Michael Individual Differences in Hedonic-Utilitarian Choice situation MARG, St.Teresa’s College Management Studies-SF 2021-23 45,000
Jini Justin D’costa & Ottina Treasa Mendez A Study on the Role of Entrepreneurial Education and Incubation in Promoting Student Entrepreneurship with special reference to St. Teresa’s College (Autonomous) Ernakulam MARG, St.Teresa’s College Commerce SF 2021-23 40,000
Donna Pinheiro & Dr. Susan Mathew Panakkal Geometric Algebraic Methods in Fluid Dynamics MARG, St.Teresa’s College Mathematics- Aided 2021-23 50,000
Dr. Saumya Baby Keralathile Adivasikal: Samskarapadanam, gaveshana-museum thayyarakkal MARG, St.Teresa’s College Malayalam- Aided 2021-23 1,00,000
Dr. Shanty A.A & Dr. Ushamani M. Development of Imine Based Sensor for Biomolecules – Amino Acids and Creatinine’’ MARG, St.Teresa’s College Chemistry- Aided 2021-23 1,00,000
Frincy Francis & Dr.Santhi A Optical and Photothermal Characterization of ZnO Nano and Micro Composites for Optoelectronic Applications Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India Physics 2020-21 19,25,200
Dr. Nirmala Padmanabhan & Poornendu Beyond the Bell Ernakulam MLA fund- T J Vinod Economics 2020-21 2,50,000
Dr.Nirmala Padmanabhan & Ms. Raisa Sherif PK3-Plastic (Kurakkaam, Kurakkanam, Kurachepattuu) Nava Keralam, Haritha Keralathinayi Cochin Shipyard, Kingsinfra, Suchitwa Mission ,St.Teresa’s College, Max Planck Institution for Tax Law and Public Finance, Germany Economics 2019-20 7,69,802
Dr. N.Dhanya & Smt. Leena George Development and Evaluation of a structured Reading Programme(SRP) AND TRAINING Teachers for improving the reading competency of Lower Primary students NCERT, Delhi Home Science 2019-20 6,30,000
Dr. N.Dhanya Development and Evaluation of a structured Reading Programme(SRP) AND TRAINING Teachers for improving the reading competency of Lower Primary students NCERT, Delhi Home Science
(Child Development)
2020 6,30,000
Dr. N.Dhanya Assessment of general well-being and prevalence of mental health issues among Early Adolescents ICSSR Home Science
(Child Development)
2020 9,00,000/-
Dr. N.Dhanya Assessment of general well being and prevalence of mental health issues among early adolescents ICSSR Home Science 2019-21 9,00,000
Dr. Pearly Antony O & Dr. Susan Cherian Evaluating youth engagement with Local Self Government and Exploring potential strategies to promote it. A study with reference to St. Teresa’s college, Ernakulam MARG, St.Teresa’s College Economics 2019-21 50,000
Minu Pius Photocatalytic and Photothermal Studies of Multifunctional Hybrid Nanocomposite MARG, St.Teresa’s College Physics 2019-21 50,000
Surya M Kottaram Conduct of research on the topic ” Development of Patient Education and Motivation Tool and Evaluation of Vitamin D status of Metabolic Syndrome Patients” MARG, St.Teresa’s College WSC 2019-21 40,000
Ani Thomas Thottan Assessment of Vitamin D status among women MARG, St.Teresa’s College WSC 2019-21 70,000
Dr. Nirmala Padmanabhan & Dr. Anupa Jacob Environment Management Training KSCSTE Economics 2017-19 2,50,000
Dr. Latha Nair R ( CO-PI) HAMSA Project Gender equity: Women’s equity , Empowerment and Leadership through state Higher educational Workspaces WISCOMP English 2018-20 50,000
Dr. Anu Joseph & Dr. Nisha Vikraman Sensitizing Consumers on Food Adulteration: A sustainable health approach  UGC Home Science 2018-19 13,23,952
Neenu Susan Paul &Nisha Oommen, Dhanalakshmi O.M., Nisha Antony A comparative study of Geodesic and Detour distance in graphs MARG, St.Teresa’s College Mathematics 2018-19 30,000
Dr. Nirmala Padmanabhan & Dr. Elizabeth Kuruvilla,
2. Dr Martin Patrick, Retd Prof of Economics, Maharajas College Ernakulam
3. Dr. Chandra Sekar Bahinipati, Asst. Professor IIT Tirupathi
4. Ms Raisa Sherif, Research Scholar, Max Planck Institute Germany
PK 3 – Nava Keralam, Haritha Keralathinayi
(Plastic Kurakkkaam Kurakkanam, KurachePattuu)
MARG, St.Teresa’s College Economics 2018-19 40,000
Dr. Nirmala Padmanabhan &Dr.ShobaArun (Department of Sociology Manchester Metropolitan University) 2.Dr.Sona Thomas (Department of R &D) 3.Uthara G (Research Associate
St.Teresa’s College)
Evaluation of the Kerala model relief centres: integrating a gender-sensitive disaster management plan Manchester Metropolitian university England, University of Essex England and Sophia University Japan and College Management . Economics 2018-21 461674
Frincy Francis Efficient fluorescence resonant energy transfer between ZnO nanocomposite& fluorescein dye in liquid medium for cell imaging& cancer therapy St. Teresa’s College Management Physics 2018-20 50,000
Dr. Helvin Vincent Isolation And Characterisation Of Keratin Degrading Fungi From Soil KSCSTE Economics 2017-18 10,000
Dr. Nirmala Padmanabhan Erudite Lecture Series The Kerala State Higher Education Council Economics 2017-18 1,70,589
Dr. Nirmala Padmanabhan Scientific solid waste management in Kadamakkudy Grama Panchayath Shakthi Kerala Economics 2017-18 10,000
Dr. Latha Nair Project VENDA with Fourth wave Foundation (NGO) Saying no to Drugs and Yes to life SD Trust, Bangalore and Fourth Wave English 2017-18 20,00,000
Dr. Meera Jan Abraham Study On Bioactive Compounds And Settlement Behaviour Of Perna Viridis. KSCSTE Zoology 2017 8,000
Dr. Reema Kuriakose Green Synthesis, Characterisation And Antibacterial Study Of Nanoparticles From Biophytum Sensitivum And Emiliasonchifolia KSCSTE Zoology 2017 7,000
Dr. Reema Kuriakose Preliminary Studies On Bacteria Associated With Phytoplankton Species In The Coastal Arabian Sea KSCSTE Zoology 2017 9,000
Dr. Helvin Vincent Profiling Of Soil Microorganisms For Extracellular Enzymes With Industrial Applications KSCSTE Zoology 2017 5000
Dr. Soja Louis Study of digestive enzymes present in the gut of freshwater shrimp Penaeus indicus at different growth stages KSCSTE Zoology 2017 5000
Dr. Jaya T Varkey Synthesis Characterisation and Catalytic Activity Studies of Novel Polymer Bound Metal Complexes UGC Chemistry 2016-18 4,40,000
Dr. Jaya T Varkey UGC Research Award UGC Chemistry 2016-18 3,00,000
Dr. Jaya T Varkey Synthesis, Characterisation and Antimicrobial Studies of Biodegradable Polymers and their Polymer Metal Complexes KSCSTE Chemistry 2016-17 7,000
Ms. Lebia Gladis Where Memories Go? A Sociological Perspectives on Dementia Patients UGC Sociology 2016-18 1,40,000
Dr. Jaya T Varkey Metal Ion Complexation Characteristics of 2 Mole %NNMBA KSCSTE Chemistry 2015-16 6000
Dr. Nirmala Padmanabhan Paristhithikam Project (2015-16) Dept of Environment and Climate Change, Govt. of Kerala Economics 2015-16 40000
Dr. Nirmala Padmanabhan Role of Select LG’s in Waste Management, Water Conservation and Environment Protection World Bank Project Economics 2015-16 1000000
Dr. Anu Joseph Sensitizing Consumers On Food Adulteration: A Sustainable Health Approach UGC Home Science 2015-18 1493500
Smt. Elizabeth Reshma M.T. A Comparative Study of Lattice Theory and Topology UGC Mathematics 2014 1,70,000
Ms. Elizabeth Abraham UGC-A Sociological Study on Gender roles stereotyping among adolescents in Cochin City UGC- Minor Project Sociology 2014-15 1,00,000
Dr. Mary Liya C A Socio Economic Impact of Development Induced Displacement with Special Reference, Vallarpadam Container Terminal, Kochi (2015-16) UGC Economics 2014 70000
Dr. Nirmala Padmanabhan Ezhazhikilakku Ezhikkara Dept of Environment and Climate Change, Govt of Kerala Economics, Bhoomitra Sena Club and STARS 2014-15 50,000
Dr. Latha Nair Emotional Content in Democratic Policing Kerala Police English 2014-15 2,00,000
Dr. Nirmala Padmanabhan Vivaranidhi: Training of trainers for e-governance Geojit BNP Paribas Economics 2014-15 20,000
Dr Lizzy Mathew (PI) Dr. Anu Gopinath (Co-Investigator) Sterol as a tool for taxonomic identity- A study focussing on macroalgae of Kerala and Lakshadweep coast UGC Major Project Botany 2013-17 12,25,800
Dr Liza Jacob Study on the Agroecological and Phytosociological aspects of Eloor – An Industrial belt of Kerala UGC Minor Project Botany 2013-15 80,000
Dr. Elsam Joseph National Environment Awareness Campaign Centre for Environment and Development under the Ministry of Environment & Forests, Govt. of India Botany 2013-14 13,000
Dr. Jaya T Varkey Analysis of Different Chemical Dyes on Fabrics Based on their Dyeing Properties KSCSTE Chemistry 2013-14 13,000
Dr. Priya K Nair Counter Narratives: Azar Nafisi Unveiled (Minor) UGC English 2013-15 1,50,000
Ms. Vidhu Mary John Effects of Commercials on youth in the age group 17-19 years- An analytical study with special reference to Television advertisements for soft drinks, fairness products and mobile phones (Minor) UGC English 2013-15 1,50,000
Ms. Tania Mary Vivera The Multifunctional Reader in Ergodic Literature: An in-depth analysis of select works of Italo Calvino and Mark Z. Danielewski (Minor) UGC English 2013-15 1,00,000
Dr. Betty Rani Isaac Risk Factors Of Anaemia Among Women Of Reproductive Age And Micronutrient Enhancement Of Regional Diets Of Kerala UGC Home Science 2013 1,45,000
Dr. Leena Leon Development and Sensory Evaluation of Coconut Based Recipes UGC Home Science 2013 50,000
Smt. Teresa Kuncheria Strategies To Facilitate Higher Emotional Intelligence Among Adolescent Girls( 17 – 19 Yrs) UGC Home Science 2013 2,00,000
Dr. Saumya Baby Malayalam Linguistics Texts: Translation And Critical Study Of Selected Works Of L.V Ramaswami Ayier UGC Malayalam 2013-15 85,000
Dr. Nirmala Padmanabhan UGC-A Sociological Study on Gender roles stereotyping among adolescents in Cochin City UGC- Major Project Economics 2013-14 75,000
Dr. Nirmala Padmanabhan UGC-A Sociological Study on Gender roles stereotyping among adolescents in Cochin City UGC- Major Project Economics 2013-14 75,000
Dr. Nirmala Padmanabhan Antifouling Role of Natural Products UGC Economics 2013-14 75,000
Dr. Anu Gopinath (Co- PI) Biogeochemical Factors and Ecosytem Dynamics of Coral Reefs of Lakshadweep Archipelago DST-Major Project Chemistry 2012-15 23,70,000
Dr. Jeena Ann Joseph Transmogrification of Identity: The East-West Impasse in Orphan Pamuk’s Fiction UGC English 2012-14 1,00,000
Dr. Thara Sebastian A Study On The Psycho-Social Well Being Of Children Of Alcoholics And Awareness Creation Of Alcohol Misuse For Adolescents Of Ernakulam District, Kerala UGC Home Science 2012-14 1,30,000
Dr. N. Dhanya Formulation & Standardisation Of A Spelling And Sight Word Tool In Malayalam To Identify Learning Disability And Conscientize The Masses UGC Home Science 2012-14 1,40,000
Dr. Kala M. S. Investigation on the Electrical and Optical Properties of Spin Coated Polymer Nano Composite Thin Films UGC Physics 2012-14 85,000
Smt. Mary Vinaya Onset of Chaos in Physical Systems and Synchronization of Chaotic Systems UGC Physics 2012-14 85,000
Dr. Santhi A. Linear and Nonlinear Optical characterization of Metal Nano structures and Quantum dots prepared by chemical methods UGC Physics 2012-14 4,44,800
Dr. Elsam Joseph Heavy Metal Phyto Remediation of Industrially Polluted Aquatic Ecosystem of Kochi City Using Selected Wetland Plants: An Eco Sustainable Approach UGC Botany 2011-13 1,40,000
Dr. Jisha John Globalisation and Literature-A study of the fiction of HariKunzru and Chetan Bhagat (Minor)UGC UGC English 2011-13 1,00,000
Dr. Usha Nair On The Critical Approach Of Contemporary Poets UGC Minor Project Hindi 2011-13 94,987
Dr. Nisha Vikraman Evaluation Of Post –Reproductive Stress In Women, Reflecting On Nutritional Causes, Consequences And Remedial Strategies UGC Home Science 2011-13 1,33,000
Dr. Rashmi H. Poojara Identification Of Microbial Hazards In Rte Foods Vended In Streets Of Kochi And Development Of Food Safety Educational Module For Street Food Vendors( Mrp(S) – 1186/11-12/Klmg008/ Ugc- Swro UGC Home Science 2011-13 1,80,000
Dr. Shilpa Jose Food Security Among BPL Families In Coastal Areas Of Cochin UGC Home Science 2011-13 85,000
Dr. Shilpa Jose and Dr. Leena Leon All India Coordinated Project on Indian Ethnic Cuisine with Special Reference to Syrian Christians Spices Board, Govt. of India Home Science 2011-13 3,00,000
Dr. Gladis Mary John Survival Strategies of Women Slum Dwellers in Kerala UGC- Major Project Sociology 2011-15 65,000
Dr. Meera Jan Abraham Gender Agenda- Women Academicians in Higher Education UGC Zoology 2011-13 1,70,250