Dean Research

RPC: Activities


Research Promotion Cell organised 13 meetings during the year 2014-15. Few of the major attainments during the year are as follows:

  1. Formulated a policy named as "Panjab University Plagiarism Policy" to check plagiarism on its campus and affiliated colleges.
  2. Relaxation of 5 days period be given to the students for getting clearance certificates from different departments at the time of Ph.D. thesis submission.
  3. Started an initiative of boosting publications / publishing proceedings of seminars / conferences through Panjab University Publication Bureau.
  4. Approved awarding of Pre-Ph.D. Course Work Completion Certificate to successful candidates.
  5. Recognition of Centre for Research in Rural and Industrial Department (CRRID) as Research Centre of Panjab University.
  6. Recognition of Institute for Development and communication (IDC) Research Centre of Panjab University.
  7. Approved creating mini IQAC in each department.
  8. Facilitated implementation of "Bio-Diversity Act, Government of India".
  9. Expedited allocation of Publication Grant under 12th Plan.
  10. Formulated "Panjab University Research Policy".
  11. Steps initiated to enhance quality of research publications in three Research Journals (Panjab University Research Journal of Sciences; Panjab University Research Journal of Social Sciences; Panjab University Research Journal of Arts) being brought out by Panjab University through revamping and consolidation of their publication aspects.

Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) finalised during the year:
The following MoUs were considered & finalised by RPC:

  1. MoU of Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (CNSNT), Panjab University with Institute of Nano Science and Technology (INST), Mohali.
  2. MoU with Panjab University & University of Western Sydney (Student Exchange Program).
  3. Information and library Network (INFLIBNET) MoU for uploading Ph.D. thesis on Shodhganga.

Seminar / Conferences organised:
The following seminars were organised by RPC for the research scholars of Panjab University:

  1. Celebrated International Biodiversity Day with the theme, "Biodiversity for Sustainable Development" in collaboration with The Centre for Industry Institute Partnership Programme (CIIPP), Panjab University and Punjab Biodiversity Board, Chandigarh; 30th May, 2015.
  2. Organised lectures on "Dissemination of Research Results: Publication & Ethics" by Dr. Praveen Chaddah, Former Director, UGC-DAE Consortium for Scientific Research in collaboration with the Department of Chemistry; 21st and 22nd April, 2015.
  3. One-day Sensitization Workshop on Societal Fellowship Scheme of Department of Science & Technology (DST), Government of India for Women Empowerment; 4th February, 2015.

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