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Activities
Updated on 08 Apr, 2017


RESEARCH ACTIVITIES
The School has been taking up various activities to strengthen and encourage research activities.

  • The School offers Ph.D programmes in all of its disciplines.
  • The School also has M.Phil programme in Economics and Sociology in face to face mode.
  • The School also organizes a number of National and International Conferences and Seminars
  • The faculty of the School has presented a large number of research papers in various conferences and seminars in India and overseas.
  • The faculty members of the schools also contribute to a number of research publications in books and journals.

Research and Teaching Assistants (RTA)
The School has appointed Research and Teaching Assistants (RTAs) in various disciplines. These have been selected after a rigorous selection process from all over the country. They are pursuing a full time research programme in diverse areas and themes. The faculty conducts regular lectures for them in the areas of course work. Apart from working on their Ph.Ds, the RTAs contribute to the development of courses and teaching activities of the School.

Research Projects
The faculty of the School is engaged in a number of important research projects funded by institutions of higher learning. The followings are some of the faculty members taking up important research projects:

  • Prof. K Barik from Discipline of Economics has take up an UGC Project on Willingness to pay for Environment Conservation: An Application of Choice – Modelling Method to Delhi Households.
  • Prof. Narayan Prasad from Discipline of Economics has submitted a Project to ICSSR.
  • Dr. Rashmi Sinha, Reader, Discipline of Anthropology has taken up a project on ‘Obesity and predisposition to Hypertension and Diabetes from Department of Science and Technology.

FELLOWSHIPS FOR TEACHING AND RESEARCH

Dr. Roop Chang Gautam is presently doing his Post Doctoral Research on “Nayi Sadi Main Samaj par Swasthya Patrakarita ka Prabhav: Ek Adhayan” under the superisim of Dr. Rabindra Kumar Associate Professor of Sociology.

WORKSHOPS/ TRAINING PROGRAMMES/ CONFERENCES AND OTHER EVENTS ORGANISED

  • Training programme of ISS Probationers: Discipline of Economics conducted a training programme of Micro & Macro Economics and its interpretation for its ISS Probationers during the period from 20th June 2011 to 8th July 2011.The training was sponsored by the National Academy of Statistical Administration (NASA) under the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Govt. of India. The feedback about the training programme was obtained from the participants through a feedback questionnaire. Overall the training programme was a successful event and was appreciated by the participants.
  • A three-day Orientation Programme was organized by the Discipline of Economics for Academic Counsellers of MA (Economics) at Bhuwneshwar Regional Centre during 11-13 January, 2013.
  • A National Conference on Mental Health and Wellbeing: Issues, Challenges and Strategies for future was organized by the Discipline of Psychology on 7th and 8th February, 2013 at Convention centre, IGNOU, New Delhi.
  • A Workshop on Advanced Psychological Statistics was organized by Discipline of Psychology from 11th to 16th February, 2013 Convention centre, IGNOU, New Delhi.
  • A Panel Discussion on Socio- psychological issues related to Rape: Challenges and Perspectives was organized by the Discipline of Psychology on 8th March, 2013 at EMPC, IGNOU, New Delhi that was telecast live on Gyan Darshan II. The Panelists were Prof. Ms. Karuna Chanana, Professor (Rtd.), Zakir Hussain Centre for Educational Studies, JNU, Dr. Deepak Raheja, Psychiatrist and Director, Hope Foundation, Mr. Pramod Singh Kushwaha, Additional DCP, South Delhi Police Station and Dr. Suhas Shetgovekar, Reader, Discipline of Psychology, SOSS, IGNOU.
  • A Panel Discussion on Ethnography was orgainsed by Discipline of Anthropology on 14th March 2013 at the Main Hall, Convention Centre. The panelists were Prof. Vinay Kumar Srivastava (Department of Anthropology, University of Delhi, Delhi), Prof. Shalina Mehta (Department of Anthropology, Panjab University, Chandigarh), Prof. Subhadra Mitra Channa (Department of Anthropology, Univeristy of Delhi), Prof. R. Shiv Prasad (Department of Anthropology, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad) and Prof. V. Gangadharam (Department of Anthropology, S.V. University, Tirupati).
  • A Workshop on Qualitative Research Methods in Contemporary Times was orgainsed by Discipline of Anthropology on 21st March 2013 at Classroom 2, SOPVA, Block 15, IGNOU. The workshop was conducted by Dr. Dev N Pathak from the Department of Sociology, South Asian University, New Delhi
  • A Talk on “Promoting Mental Health” by Dr. Deepak Raheja, Hope Foundation, New Delhi was organized on 10th October 2012 at Converntion Centre, IGNOU, New Delhi.
  • A talk on “Promoting Mental Health” by Dr. Deepak Raheja, Hope Foundation, New Delhi was organized by the Discipline of Psychology on 10th October, 2012 at Convention Centre, IGNOU, New Delhi.
  • A National Conference on Mental Health and Wellbeing: Issues, Challenges and Strategies for future was organized by the Discipline of Psychology on 7th and 8th February, 2013 at Convention Centre, IGNOU, New Delhi.
  • A panel discussion on Socio-psychological issues related to Rape: Challenges and Perspectives was organized by the Discipline of Psychology on 8th March, 2013 at EMPC, IGNOU New Delhi that was telecast live on Gyan Darshan II. The Panelists were Prof. Ms. Karuna Chanana, Professor (Rtd), Zakir Hussain Centre for Education Studies, JNU, Dr. Deepak Raheja, Psychiatrist and Director, Hope Foundation, Mr. Pramod Singh Kushwaha, Additional DCP, South Delhi Police Station and Dr. Suhas Shetgovekar, Reader, Discipline of Psychology, SOSS, IGNOU.
  • A Workshop on Advanced Psychological Statistics was organized by Discipline of Psychology from 11th to 16th February, 2013 Convention Centre, IGNOU, New Delhi.