FAC Faculty Gets Insights into Research Papers | MorungExpress
Dr. Suraiya Tabassum, Associate Professor, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, and Dr. Toka Swu, Assistant Professor, Pondicherry University speaking during the one-day workshop on “Research Paper Publications” organized by the Research Development Committee, Fazl Ali College (FAC), Mokokchung on September 21 (Photo: FAC)
Mokokchung, September 22nd (MExN): Insights into scientific and social science research were given during a one-day workshop on “Research Paper Publications” organized by the Research Development Committee, Fazl Ali College (FAC), Mokokchung on September 21st.
In the first session, Dr. Suraiya Tabassum, Associate Professor, Sarojini Naidu Center for Women’s Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, on Social Science Research: An Introduction and Insights.
During her presentation, she emphasized that social science research should explore, study and incorporate policy recommendations in a holistic way so that researchers are able to shed light on the realities of the research topics.
Dr. Tabassum went further on the initiation of research with the motivation and with the clear intention of heart and mind to bring about a change in the social system with the research we conduct.
Among other things, she found that a researcher must be open to any element of surprise during the course of the results and have built-in reality checks in order to remain accountable for the methods.
A strong theoretical framework is required to navigate the literature searches, research tools and analyzes, she stressed.
After her presentation, further insights and doubts were raised during the participatory question-and-answer session, led by Dr. Temjennaro Jamir, Assistant Professor, Department of Education was moderated.
During the presentation of “Research Paper Publications – Perspectives in Science” in the second session, Dr. Toka Swu, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Pondicherry University, the importance of basic knowledge, gathered information about methods / techniques and a positive attitude.
Drawing on his own research and publications, he explained the research writing techniques that any research must observe in order to avoid setbacks when writing and submitting publications.
Dr. Swu also demonstrated the use of the Mendeley app, a free citation tool, and Turnitin, a plagiarism detection service, to facilitate referencing in research articles / reviews and to check for plagiarism. The second session ended with a question-and-answer session, moderated by Dr. Aolemla Pongener, Assistant Professor, Botany Department.
The first session was held by Dr. Aotemshi I, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Mathematics, while Dr. Imliwati Longkumer, Assistant Professor, Faculty moderated the second session.
Previously, when welcoming the speakers, FAC Vice President R. Arenla Aier emphasized the importance and necessity of research-oriented activities and publications for academic institutions. Dr. Lanurela, FAC IQAC coordinator made the closing remarks.
A total of 55 FAC faculties and participants from other universities took part in the workshop, the information and advertising cell FAC announced in a press release.
FAC webinar discusses pre-colonial Naga politics
Mokokchung, September 22nd (MExN): The Political Science Association (PSA) under the Department of Political Science, Fazl Ali College (FAC) Mokokchung organized a webinar on September 21 via Google Meet on “Pre-Colonial Naga Polity: Powers and Functions of Village Council”.
During the webinar, resource person Dr. A Nshoga, Rector of Peren Government College, highlighted the various forms of government of various Naga tribes in the past, guided by conventions and common law on various subjects. Faculties of the college, students and participants from other institutions actively participated in the meeting, said a press release from the information and advertising cell FAC.