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NIT Nagaland, IIT Guwahati collaborate on Research Methodology Course

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By EMN Updated: Mar 04, 2024 10:13 pm
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Tiplut Nongbri speaking during the inaugural programme of the 10-day Research Methodology Course at NIT Nagaland on Monday.

DIMAPUR — In a collaborative effort between the department of Science and Humanities at the National Institute of Technology (NIT) Nagaland and the department of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati, a 10-day Research Methodology Course (RMC 24) commenced on Monday at NIT Nagaland.

According to an update received here, the course is sponsored by the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), New Delhi, and aims to equip scholars with essential tools and techniques in social science research.

Under the auspices of Dr. JP Borah, the inaugural programme witnessed speakers and scholars discussing the evolving landscape of research methodology in the digital age.

Speaking on the occasion, Dr. A Wati Walling, course director of RMC 24, emphasised the importance of the workshop, which drew 135 applications, 35 of which were selected.

The keynote address was delivered by Tiplut Nongbri, a retired professor of Sociology from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU). During her address, she shed light on the profound impact of technological advancements, particularly the integration of information and communication technology, social media, and globalisation, on research methodologies.

Nongbri emphasised the importance of theory in research, stating that it provides a solid foundation for scientific inquiry.

Dr. S Venugopal, director of NIT Nagaland, underscored the pivotal role of social science research in fostering societal development and character building. He stressed the importance of education as a means to pursue truth and wisdom for the betterment of communities and the nation at large.

Expressing gratitude on behalf of the organising committee, Dr. Prof. Sambit Mallick from IIT Guwahati, the co-course director, acknowledged the significance of collaborative endeavours in academic pursuits.

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By EMN Updated: Mar 04, 2024 10:13:33 pm
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