JORHAT, Aug 25: A national workshop focusing on Research Methodology took place at Assam Women’s University in Jorhat from August 21 to August 25. The event aimed to enhance participants’ understanding of various research techniques and ethical considerations in the field. Professor Ajanta Borgohain Rajkonwar, vice chancellor of Assam Women’s University, inaugurated the workshop by discussing the ethical dimensions of research and highlighting the crucial role of supervisors in guiding PhD research.
During the five-day workshop, a total of nine resource persons, including experts from various fields, delivered sessions covering diverse aspects of research. Topics included quantitative research techniques, methods of data collection, qualitative research methodology, formulation of research problems, utilisation of SPSS in research, field study methods, research and publication ethics, content analysis methodology, and the significance of critical thinking in humanities research.
Dr Ankita Baruah, Dr Prashanta Puzari, Dr Partha Pratim Borah, Dr Manas Pratim Barman, Dr Mahasweta Devi, Dr Utpal Das, Dr Suryya Kumar Chetia, and Dr Mridul Bordoloi were among the prominent speakers who shared their expertise during the workshop.
In the valedictory session, Tapan Kr Gohain, registrar of Assam Women’s University, distributed certificates to the participants. Dr Mridul Bordoloi, professor at the department of English, Dibrugarh University, graced the valedictory session as a distinguished guest. Research scholars, students, and faculty members from various educational institutions across North East India actively engaged in the workshop’s informative sessions.
The workshop was jointly coordinated by Dr Suryya Kumar Chetia and Dr Prashanta Puzari, further enriching the learning experience for the participants.