St. Joseph's College for Women, Alappuzha

The college leaves no stone unturned to foster the spirit of Research and Innovation.  The newly emerging Research Block bears testimony to this.  The Research Promotion of Committee headed by a group of committed faculty disseminates information regarding research related events, call for proposals, availability of grants from various funding sources.  The review committee examines and evaluates the viability, ethical compliance and probity, and methodological correctness of the research proposals submitted.

The Members of the Research Promotion Committee are:

Dr. Lusamma Joseph

Dr. Suleena V.S.

Dr. Bhagya D.

Dr. Diana K.J.

Dr. Sarika Sivakumar

Sr. Barakala Pushpa

Dr. Ramya K.

Code of ethics for research helps to articulate the importance of integrity and rigour in all research and project work carried out at St. Joseph’s college for Women, Alappuzha affiliated to University of Kerala. The UGC recommendations for research are mandatory.

  • All students are expected to follow highest standards of integrity, honesty and professionalism in respect of their own actions in any study, project or assignment undertaken by them.
  • Students are expected to submit original work in the case of assignments, projects and dissertations.
  • Plagiarism and passing of another’s work as one’s own is not permitted.

  • Resorting to plagiarism and misrepresentation of involvement or authorship, amount to a failure to adhere to meet ethical standards and integral practices. Such actions at the undergraduate and post-graduate levels would amount to downgrading and resubmission.

  • Validity of reliability of data must be ensured. 

 

 

MEDICINAL PLANTS FOR KIDNEY STONE: A MONOGRAPH

 

BOOK PUBLISHED:
 George K. V., Diana K. J. and Solomon Habtemariam (2013) “MEDICINAL PLANTS FOR KIDNEY STONE: A MONOGRAPH" (ISBN 978-3-659-49778-0), Lambert Academic Publishers, Germany.

Ph D Thesis

Heterologous expression of recombinant human Granulocyte Colony Stimulating Factor (rhG-CSF) in transgenic tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum L. var. Samsun) plants and BY-2 (Nicotiana tabacum L. cv. Bright Yellow 2) cells 

 

Area of Interest: Molecular biology, Plant biotechnology

            Experience: 10yrs

            Grants: CSIR- JRF

Publications:

Joy P. Joseph, Nisha Nair and Rose George, Ethephone (2-chloroethyl phosphonic acid) induced tillering in seedlings of Elettaria cardamomum Maton.; Journal of plantation crops,2001,29(3) :53-55

Nisha Nair R., Manjula, S. (2012). Tobacco as a model system system for the expressions of biologically active recombinant human granulocyte colony stimulating factor. In: Proceedings of the International seminar on “World bioheritage concerns over climate change with a special reference to ethnic vegetables”.

Nisha R Nair., Chidambareswaren, M.,Manjula, S.(2014). Enhanced Heterologous Expression of Biologically Active Human Granulocyte Colony Stimulating Factor in Transgenic Tobacco

BY-2 Cells by Localization to Endoplasmic Reticulum.Molecular Biotechnology. Sep;56(9):849-862

Nisha Nair R., Manjula, S. (2010) Poster titled Expression of recombinant human granulocyte colony stimulating factor production in tobacco in: The Bangalore india Bio

Conference Participation:

·       Chair: Chaired a session in the international seminar on “World bioheritage concerns over climate change with a special reference to ethnic vegetables” held on September 7th -8th, 2012 at S N College Chempazhanthy.

Events Organized: National Symposium on emerging trends in Nanobiotechnology

 

Rency RC, K Vasantha and A Maruthasalam, 2015. Identification of bioactive compounds      from ethanolic leaf extracts of premna serratifolia L. using GC-MS. Bioscience Discovery, 6(2):96-101.

Narayanamoorthi , K.Vasantha , R. C. Rency  and A. Maruthasalam,2015. GC MS determination of bioactive components of Peperomia pellucida (L.) Kunth V.  Bioscience Discovery, 6(2):83-88

Rency, R.C., Radhakrishnan, V.V., Aleyamma Thomas and Mohanan, K.V. 2013. A study on callus induction and regeneration in Vernonia cinerea (L.) Less. Journal of Non-Timber Forest Products 20(2): 83-86. ISSN: 0971-9415.

  • Ph.D.

CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory, Pune

Topic: Solution-Processable Random Copolyesters containing Perylenebisimide and Oligo(p-phenylenevinylene) by Reactive Blending.

  • Project Assistant Gr-II

CSIR-National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology (NIIST), Thiruvananthapuram

  • Post Graduate Project Fellow

CSIR-National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology (NIIST), Thiruvananthapuram

  • S. Kumari Nisha and S. K. Asha*; Random Copolyesters Containing Perylenebisimide: Flexible Films; ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2014, 6, 12457-12466. (Impact factor: 5.900)

  • S. Kumari Nisha and S. K. Asha*; Chiral poly(?-lactic acid) driven helical self-Assembly of oligo(p-phenylenevinylene); J. Mater. Chem. C, 2014, 2, 2051-2060. (Impact factor: 6.626)

  • S. Kumari Nisha and S. K. Asha*; Donor-acceptor random copolyesters containing perylenebisimide (PBI) and oligo(p-phenylenevinylene) (OPV) by melt condensation polymerization: energy transfer studies; J. Phys. Chem. B, 2013, 117, 13710-13722.(Impact factor: 3.377)

  • S. Kumari Nisha and S. K. Asha*; A facile one-pot reactive solution blending approach for main-chain donor-acceptor polymeric materials; J. Polym. Sci. A. Polym. Chem. 2013, 51, 509-524. (Impact factor: 3.245)

  • K. S. Deepa, S. Kumari Nisha, P. Parameswaran, M. T. Sebastian and J. James*; Effect of conductivity of filler on the percolation threshold of composites; Appl. Phys. Lett. 2009, 94, 142902. (Impact factor: 3.515)

S. Kumari Nisha and S. K. Asha; Perylenebisimide Polyester Blend Films; United States Patent Application Publication, Pub. No.: US 2013/0324679 A1.

  • S. Kumari Nisha and S. K. Asha*; A facile one-pot Reactive Blending Approach for Main Chain Donor-Acceptor Polymeric Materials; 2013, 3rd Frontiers of Polymers & Advanced materials Polymer Congress and Macro-2013, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.

  • S. Kumari Nisha and S. K. Asha*; A facile one-pot Reactive Blending Approach for Main Chain Donor-Acceptor Polymeric Materials; 2012, Poly Tech-2012, International Conference on Advances in Polymeric materials & Nanotechnology, CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory (NCL), Pune.(selected for oral presentation)

  • S. Kumari Nisha and S. K. Asha*; Solution Processable n-type Perylenebisimide Copolyesters for Photovoltaic Applications; 2011, National Science Day-2011, CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory (NCL), Pune.

  • S. Kumari Nisha and S. K. Asha*; Perylenebisimide-Polyester Blend Films for Photovoltaic Applications; 2010, Macro-2010, 11th International Conference on Frontiers of Polymers & Advanced materials, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.

  • S. Kumari Nisha and S. K. Asha*; Perylenebisimide-Polyester Blend Films for Photovoltaic Applications; 2010, Science day-2010, CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory (NCL), Pune.

  • K. Ramya and Abraham Joseph, “Synergistic effect of hydrogen bonded interaction of alkyl benzimidazoles and thiourea pair on mild steel in hydrochloric acid”, Journal of Taiwan institute of chemical engineers, 2015

  • K. Ramya, Revathi Mohan, K K Anupama and Abraham Joseph, “Electrochemical and theoretical studies on the interaction and corrosion inhibition of alkyl benzimidazoles and thiosemicarbazide pair on mild steel in hydriochloric acid”, Materials chemistry and physics, 2015

  • K. Ramya, Revathi Mohan, and Abraham Joseph, “Adsorption and electrochemical studies on the synergistic interaction of alkyl benzimidazoles and ethylene thiourea pair on mild steel in hydrochloric acid”, Journal of Taiwan institute of chemical engineers, 2014

  • K. Ramya and Abraham Joseph, “Dependance of temperatureon the corrosion protection properties of vanillin and its derivatives, HMATD, towards copper in nitric acid: theoretical and electro analytical studies”, Research on chemical intermediates, 2015

  • K. Ramya, Revathi Mohan, and Abraham Joseph, “Ineraction of benzimidazoles and benzotriazoles: its corrosion protection properties on mild steel in hydrochloric acid”, Journal of material engineering and performance. 2014

  • K. Ramya, K K Anupama, Shainy K M and Abraham Joseph, “Synergistic and hydrogen bonded interaction of alkyl benzimidazoles and urea pair on mild steel in hydrochloric acid: Adsorption, electroanalytical and theoretical studies”, 2015

  • K. Ramya, K.K. Anupama, K.M. Shainy, Abraham Joseph, “Corrosion protection of mild steel in hydrochloric acid solution through the synergistic of alkylbenzimidazoles and semicarbazide pair – Electroanalytical and computational studies”, Egyptian Journal of Petroleum (2016)

  • Revathi Mohan, K. Ramya, K K Anupama and Abraham Joseph, “Density functional treatmentand electroanalytical measurements of liquid phase interaction of 2-ethylbenzimidazole(EBI) and ethyl(2-ethylbenzymidazolyl)acetate (EEBA) on mild steel hydrochloric acid”, journal of molecular liquids, 2016.

  • K K Anupama, K. Ramya, Shainy K M and Abraham Joseph, “Adsorption and electrochemical studies of pimento dioica leaf extracts as corrosion inhibitor for mild steel in hydrochloric acid” Materials chemistry and physics, 2015.

  • K K Anupama, K. Ramya and Abraham Joseph, “Electrochemical and computational aspects of surface interaction and corrosion inhibition of mild steel in hydrochloric acid by phyllanthus amarus extract (PAE)”, journal of molecular liquids, 2016

  • Shainy K M, K K Anupama, K. Ramya, and Abraham Joseph Synthesis and single crystal structural studies and anticorrosion screening of 2, 2’ disulfane-diyl-dianiline (DDD) and its iron complex for mild steel in hydrochloric acid” materials chemistry and physics, 2016.

  • M. L. P. Reddy, Sarika Sivakumar. “Lanthanide benzoates: a versatile building block for the construction of efficient light emitting materials.” Dalton Trans., 42, 2663, 2013 (DOI: 10.1039/c2dt32470a).

  • Sarika Sivakumar, M. L. P. Reddy. “Bright green luminescent molecular terbium plastic materials derived from 3, 5-bis (perfluorobenzyloxy) benzoate.” J. Mater. Chem., 22, 10852, 2012 (DOI: 10.1039/c2jm30535f).

  • Sarika Sivakumar, M. L. P. Reddy, A. H. Cowley, R. R. Butorac. “Lanthanide-Based Coordination Polymers Assembled from Derivatives of 3, 5-Dihydroxy Benzoates: Syntheses, Crystal Structures, and Photophysical Properties.” Inorg. Chem., 50, 4882, 2011 (DOI: dx.doi.org/10.1021/ic2001249).

  • M. V. Lucky, Sarika Sivakumar, M. L. P. Reddy, A. K. Paul, S. Natarajan. “Lanthanide Luminescent Coordination Polymer Constructed from Unsymmetrical Dinuclear Building Blocks Based on 4-((1H-Benzo [d] imidazol-1-yl) methyl) benzoic Acid.” Crystal Growth & Design, 11, 857, 2011 (DOI: 10.1021/cg101519b).

  • Sarika Sivakumar, M. L. P. Reddy, A. H. Cowley, K. V. Vasudevan. “Synthesis and crystal structures of lanthanide 4-benzyloxy benzoates: Influence of electron-withdrawing and electron-donating groups on luminescent properties.” Dalton Trans., 39, 776, 2010 (DOI: 0.1039/b917256d).

  • N. A. Mangalam, Sarika Sivakumar, M. R. P. Kurup, E. Suresh. “Design and characterization of Cu (II) complexes from 2-benzoylpyridine benzhydrazone: Crystallographic evidence for coordination versatility.” Spectrochim. Acta A, 75, 686, 2010 (DOI: 10.1016/j.saa.2009.11.040).

  • N. A. Mangalam, Sarika Sivakumar, S. R. Sheeja, M. R. P. Kurup, E. R. T. Tiekink. “Chemistry of molecular and supramolecular structures of vanadium (IV) and dioxygen-bridged V (V) complexes incorporating tridentate hydrazone ligands.” Inorg. Chim. Acta, 362, 4191, 2009 (DOI: 10.1016/j.ica.2009.06.029).

  • “Synthesis and crystal structures of lanthanide 4-benzyloxy benzoates: Influence of electron-withdrawing and electron-donating groups on luminescent properties.” International conference on materials for the new millennium, MatCon 2010, CUSAT, Kerala.

  • Participated 13th CRSI national symposium in chemistry, 2011, NIISER, Bhubaneswar. “Highly luminescent molecular terbium plastic materials derived from 3,5- bis(perfluorobenzyloxy)benzoate.” 3rd Asian conference on coordination chemistry, ACCC-3, 2011, New Delhi.

  • “Novel luminescent lanthanide coordination polymers.” National conference on Science, Technology and Applications of Rare Earths, 2011, Munnar, Kerala.

  • “Highly green luminescent molecular terbium plastic materials designed from 3,5-bis(perfluorobenzyloxy)benzoate.” TAPSUN conference, 2012, New Delhi.

  • Preliminary Characterization of Electrospun Poly (L-lactic acid)/Poly (?-caprolactone) Membrane, International Conference on Nano Biomaterials NANOBIO 2014, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala.
  • Engineering Of Dual Porous Polymer Nanocomposite Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering, International Conference on Advanced Polymer Materials ICAPM 2013, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala

Awarded Ph.D Degree from M.G University in the topic, Financial Inclusiveness and Literacy of Marine Fisher Households in Alappuzha - An Empirical Study’.

  • Published an article titled ‘Is Financial Inclusion Growth Significant? in Amity Journal of Management Research, Vol. I, Issue 1, January 2016, published by Amity University, Noida, UP.
  • Published an article titled ‘Predictability  of Human Capital Index by Financial Inclusion Indicators’ in ‘Indian Journal of Accounting’, Peer Reviewed journal published by Indian Accounting Association, Vo. XLVII (2), December 2015, with Global Impact Factor- (.785)
  • Published an article titled ‘Financial Inclusion Drive by PACS in Alappuzha, Kerala’ in ‘Commerce Spectrum’, Peer Reviewed journal, published by Post Graduate  and  Research Department  of Commerce, St. Peter’s College, Kolenchery, Ernakulam, Kerala, Vol.2, Issue No.2, December 2014.
  • Published an  titled ‘PACS : A Model to Deepen Financial Inclusion among Fisher folk’, in a journal, ‘Explorations’ published by the P G Dept. Commerce, Deva Matha College, Kuravilangadu, Vol.4, Issue2.1, April 2014.
  • An article titledVyavasayathodoppom Vyavasayaparisheelanavumwas published in the ‘Vyavasayakeralam’ magazine in the issue of August 2013.
  • Published an article in ‘Commerce & Business Researcher' journal published by Research Forum, Dept. of Commerce & Management, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram, June 20th 2014,Vol.7, Issue 1&2, ‘ A Study on the Accessibility and Availability  of  Finance for the Fisher folk.'?

 

 

Project Title: Kerala as an Integrated Tourist Centre: A Study with reference to Tourism Development.

Funding Agency : University Grants Commission, New Delhi

Amount : Rupees 135000/-

2011 March: Book titled “Socio- Economic Conditions and Labour Efficiency: An Empirical Study of Public Sector Undertakings” has published. The Book is all about the human resource management mechanism of public sector undertakings in Kerala.

No. ISBN 978-93-81136-37-9

Price: Rupees 960

Name of Publisher: Abhijeet Publishers, Delhi.

Articles (Published and Accepted for Publication)

  1. Published

1. July 2012 :Article titled “ Empowering Women Against Cyber Crimes At Work Place” in Managing the Future- a half yearly Research Journal published by the Post Graduate Department of Commerce, Bishop Abraham Memorial College , Thurithicadu , Kerala, ISSN 0975-0045, Volume 2,No.2, July 2012.

  1. January 1,2012: Article titled “ The Role of Team Work in Public Sector Undertakings” in Kegees Journal of Social Science-a Half Yearly Research Publication , published by K G College , Pampadi, Kottayam Kerala, Vol.4, No.1, ISSN 0975-3621.

  2. January 2009: Article titled “ Co-operatives in the Market Economy” in the Journal of Business Studies – a Half Yearly Research Publication , Published by Alumni Association , Department of Commerce, University of Kerala , Thiruvananthapuram. VOL 6. No 11, January 2009.

  3. January 2008: Article Titled “ Making Kerala an Investor friendly State - published in the Multi-Disciplinary Journal-Journal Josephine, published by the Post Graduate Department of English , St. Joseph’s College for Women , Alappuzha, Kerala.

Article Publication in the International Journal

  1. 28th June 2011: Research Abstract of Ph. D Work titled: Socio-Economic Conditions: Their Impact on the Efficiency of Labourers in the Public Sector Undertakings of Thiruvananthapuram District has been accepted for publication in FINANCE INDIA-The Quarterly Journal of Finance, Published by Indian Institute of Finance, New Delhi, on their March 2013 Issue. The Journal has been ranked 3rd world wide by American Statistical Association based on rating from amongst 79 Finance Journals and also amongst 148 journals –micro economic, macro-economic, finance and labour economics.

International – 2

  1. December 16-17; 2016: Participated in the 39th All India Accounting Conference and International Seminar on Accounting Education & Research held at Department of Commerce, Bangalore University , Bangaloru, India and presented a paper titled Probable Impact on GST on Kerala Economy : A Study.”

  2. November 13-14, 2010 : Participated in the XXXIII All India Accounting Conference and International Seminar on Accounting Education and Research held at the Department of Commerce and University of Kerala , India and presented a paper titled “ Flawless GST : A New Impetus to India’s Economic Change”

National

  1. 26th September 2012: Presented a paper titled “ Potential For Kerala as an Integrated Tourist Centre” in the National Seminar on Tourism Industry : An Indian Perspective , organized jointly by the Research Forum of Commerce and Management, University of Kerala , Thiruvananthapuram and the Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology, Kovalam, working under the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, at the IHMCT Campus, Kovalam, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.

  2. September 2012: Presented a paper in the one day seminar on “ Tourism Prospects in Kerala” , Organized by the leading newspaper in Kerala- Malayala Manorama in collaboration with Bhima Jewellers, Alappuzha at Malayal Manorama Office, Alappuzha in connection with the Nehru Trophy Boat Race 2012.

  3. 9th December 2011: Presented a paper titled “ Empowering Women Against Cyber Crimes at Work Place” in the National Seminar on VWA: Empowering Women Against Cyber Crimes , organized by Women Study Centre , Catholicate College , Pathanamthitta , Kerala, which is sponsored by MahatmaGandhi University and Government of Kerala.

  4. 15th and 16th November , 2011: Presented a Paper titled “ Medi- Yoga: A Holistic Work Culture Philosophy for the Corporate Sector in India” , in the National Seminar on Yoga , Organized by Department of Physical Education , St. Joseph’s College for Women , Alappuzha , Kerala, Sponsored by University Grants Commission.

  5. 27th and 28th September 2006: Presented a paper titled “ Women Entrepreneurship in Developed and Developing Nations” in the Two Day National Seminar on Problems and Prospects of Women Entrepreneurship in India , organized by the Post Graduate Department of Commerce , All Saints’ College, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, Sponsored by University Grants Commission.

  • Awarded Doctoral Degree by University of Kerala for her Ph.D thesis titled “A Study on the Career Development of Managerial Women in the Corporate Sector”.

International Publication

  • Perspectives on the Glass Ceiling in Indian Enterprises”. In Nelson Oly Ndubisi and Sonny Nwankwo(Eds.) Enterprise Development in SMEs and Entrepreneurial Firms: Dynamic Processes, pp. 303-317. IGI Global, Pennsylvania, USA.2013.

On Going Part Time Research on the topic “Resisting from the margins: Cultural Politics in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichi’s Fiction” at Marthoma College, affiliated to Mahatma Gandhi University. 

Ph. D – Human Ecology and Urban Tectonics: Geopolitics of Mumbai through Gregory David Roberts’s Shantaram and Suketu Mehta’s Maximum City: Bombay Lost and Found

M. Phil – Urbs Prima in Indis: Mumbai Imagined in Gregory David Roberts’s Shantaram and Vikram Chandra’s Sacred Games

1. “Walled City: The Closing Gateways of Mumbai?” Samyukta. Vol. IV No.2 July 2009: 177-187

2. “The Spirit of the City: Deciphering Bindaas Bambai.” Contemporary Research in India: A Peer-Reviewed Multi-Disciplinary International Journal. Vol.2: Issue-1. March 2012:                                      306-308 (ISSN 2231 - 2137)

3.  “Women Characters in Chinua Achebe’s Fiction.” Indian Journal of Postcolonial Literatures: An International Refereed Biannual. Vol.13 June 2013: 56-62 (ISSN 0974-7370)

4. “Roland Emmerich’s 2012: A Neocolonial Reading.” Indian Journal of Postcolonial Literatures: An International Refereed Biannual. Vol.15: Issue-1 June 2015.

1.  “The Channel Colors and the Subnationalist Discourse in Indian Television.” Proceedings of the National Seminar on Gender and Culture. 59-62.

2. “From Dream to Nightmare: Cosmopolitanism versus Subnationalism in Mumbai.” Collected  Papers: Sixth All India Conference of KAAS. 154-156 (ISBN 978-81-909710-8-9)

3. “Everything’s in the Name: Latent Subnationalist Tendency in the Psyche of Mumbai."  Proceedings of the National Seminar on Shrinking World and Widening Chasms: Themes and Theories in          Contemporary Literature in English. 88-91 (ISBN 978-81-927671-0-9)

  • The article “Dissolving Boundaries: A Multicultural Analysis of Kiran Desai’s The Inheritance of Loss” is published in Contemporary Research in India, A Peer Reviewed Multi Disciplinary International Journal.
  • The article “ From Roots to Routes: Diasporic Displacement in Kiran Desai’s The Inheritance of Loss” is published in the  proceedings of National Seminar on ‘On the Margins of Many Cultures: Narrating Diaspora Consciousness’ organized by Mar Thoma College, Thiruvalla and Sponsored by the UGC
  • The article ‘The Struggle to Survive: Mapping Insurgency and Immigrant Issues in Kiran Desai’s The Inheritance of Loss’ in the proceedings of the National Seminar on ‘Travails of Uprootment: A Tribute to Refugees, Exiles and Diasporic Communities’ organized by MSM College, Kayamkulam and Sponsored by the UGC

"Conception and Reception: A Symbiotic Interface between Mahasweta Devi and Gayatri Chakaraborty Spivak"

 

Minor Research Project: 

"Literary Activism and Human Rights"

PhD. Thesis: Ideology of Gender in the Kathasaritsagara and the Arabian Nights (2004)

Gender Studies, Comparative Studies and New Historicism


M. Phil Thesis: Theme of Annihilation in George Orwell’s 1984 and Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s The Autumn of the Patriarch. (1992)
 

Comparative Literature

UGC Sponsored Minor Research Project: The Net Impact: Divergent Conventions and Shifting Paradigms in the Expressive Traditions of Kerala in the Cyber Age (Completed in 2016)

  • Celebration of Aboriginality through the Theatre of Hybridization: An Analysis of the Plays of Jack Davis Ph.D Thesis 2004
  •  Translating Indulekha: A Comparative Study of the Practice, Politics and Poetics of Selected Colonial and Postcolonial Translations of O. Chandu Menon’s Indulekha UGC sponsored Minor Research Project 2014
  • “Black History of Multicultural Australia” at the National Seminar on Multiculturalism in Australia organised by Centre for Australian Studies, Institute of English, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram, from 27-28 October 2016
  • “Globalising Kocharethi.” at the Two day International Conference on “Regional Stories: Colours and Textures” organised by BHAASHAA: The Centre for Preservation and Enhancement of Regional Languages in collaboration with Symbiosis International University as part of “Kathayatra 2012” at ELTIS, Symbiosis International University, Pune from 7-8 December 2012.
  • “Translating Indulekha” at the International Conference on Translation and Postcolonialitiesorganised bytheDepartment of Studies in English, Karnatak University, Dharwad and Indian Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies at Dharwad, North Karnataka from 16 -18 February 2009.
  • “Postcoloniality and the Ideology of Aboriginality in Black Australian Drama” at the UGC sponsored national seminar on Recent Trends in Literary Theory organised by the Postgraduate Department of English, St. Albert’s College, Ernakulam from 13 -14 August 2008.
  • “Ways of Remembering: Paperbark and Painted Words” at the Third International Conference on Australia and India: Convergences and Divergences organised bythe Indian Association for the Study of Australia (IASA) at the J. P. Naik Centre for Education and Development, Pune from 9 -11 January 2006.
  • “Interrogating the Tropes of the Nation” at the 13th International Triennial Conference of the Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies (ACLALS) on Nation and Imagination: The Changing Commonwealth atTaj, Hyderabad from 4 – 9 August 2004.
  • “The Real Australian Story: A Reading of Jack Davis’ Kullark” at the Annual International Conference on Reader, Writer, Text: In Post-Colonial Situation organised by Andhra University and Indian Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies at Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, from 7 - 9 January 2002.
  • “Shakespearean Tragedies” at the Shakespeare Fest organised by the Department of English, St. Joseph’s College for Women, Alappuzha from 22, 23, 24 September 2004
  • “Best Practices in Teaching, Learning and Evaluation with Special reference to St. Joseph’s College for Women” at the NAAC sponsored National Workshop on Equipping New Era Practitioners: Teaching – Learning and Evaluation organised by the Internal Quality Assurance Cell, St. Teresa’s College, Ernakulam from June 20-21, 2012.  Published full paper in the proceedings.  
  • “Social dimension of the Emerging Indian Woman: Family Career and Relationship” at the 22nd National Conference of the Council of Catholic Women of India, on the Emerging Indian Woman organised by the Council of Catholic Women of India at Ashirbhavan, Ernakulam, from 11-13 November 2011.
  • “The Resisting Postcolonial Voice in Aboriginal Writing in English” Malayalam Research Journal 9.3 September – December 2016, 3404-3413. ISSN 0974 1984. RNI NO. KERBIL 2008/24527. LCCN 2013-318190.
  • “Indigenous Drama: Canada/Australia”Teresian Journal of English Studies (TJES), Department of English and Centre for Research, St. Teresa’s College, Ernakulam, 1.4 October 2012. 29-36.    ISSN 0975 – 6302
  • Aboriginal Writing in English: An OverviewInterventions: Journal of the Department of English, University of Calicut, 1.2, September 2004, 89-94.
  • “The Essence of Theatre”, Journal Josephian: Multi – Disciplinary Journal Department of English, St. Joseph’s College for Women, Alappuzha, 1.1 October 2008, 57-60.
  • Centering the Voices from the Margins: The Christian Dalits” Anamnesis, Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica Souvenir 2005, 112-118.
  • “She Opened my Eyes”Canossian Centenary Souvenir, 1989, 170.

Completed a UGC sponsored minor research project on Literature of Terror from Gothic and Horror Fantasy to Paranormal Romances and Vampirism: A Literary Anagram or Cultural Diabolatory. 

Registered as part time research scholar for doctoral degree. The title of the thesis: Constructing Gender and Nation: A Postcolonial Critique of Select Arab Women Fiction

UGC Minor Research Project:  Ambiguities in Frames: Rebellion or Conformity? A study of New Generation Malayalam Cinema

Pursuing PhD on the topic “Colonialism and the Making of Keralam: Literary Imaginations of the Portuguese Intervention”

1. Quality evaluation of winged bean seeds of selected genotypes. Journal of Tropical Agriculture Vol. 37, (1&2). 1999

2. Nutrient evaluation of winged bean genotypes. Journal of Tropical Agriculture Vol. 39(2).2001

3. “The effect of germination on phenolic content and antioxidant activity of chick pea” in Journal of Research, Extension and Development, Vol. 5, No.4.2016.

1. “The winged bean- a wonder bean for the tropics” in the National conference on sustainable food production, March 2000

2. “Dietary practices and reproductive health of selected women in the coastal areas of Alleppey district” in the XL National conference of the Indian Dietetic Association, December 2007

3. “Nutritional well-being of women in the coastal areas of Alleppey district” in the seminar on women and mental health held at SD College, Alleppey, March 2010

4. “Socio-economic well-being and nutritional status of selected women in the coastal areas of Alleppey district” in the UGC sponsored National workshop on fast food trap: issues, problems and solutions held at St. Teresa’s College, Kochi, January 2012.

5. Outline of the research work on “Reproductive health and nutritional profile of women in the coastal areas of Alleppey” in the National seminar on Recent trends in research held at St. Teresa’s College, Kochi, December 2012.

Poster Presentation

1. Poster on ‘Phenolic content and total flavonoids in raw, cooked and fermented Bamboo rice’ presented in the 48th National Conference of Nutrition Society of India, St John’s Research Institute, Bangalore on 4-5th November 2016.

. Books -3

Bhagya D “OBESITY AND NATURE CURE”, ISBN-81-8405-029-1, Reference Press, New Delhi, 2006. www.essessreference.com

Bhagya D . Manual on Techniques in Clinical Nutrition. ISCA. ISBN: 978-93-84659-07-3.

Bhagya D . Text book on Nutrition for Health for open course (ONGOING)

b. Articles - 12

Bhagya D & Soumya Gopan (2016) Effects of coconut neera (cocos nucifera, L.) on blood pressure among hypertensive adult women. International Journal of Applied and Pure Science and Agriculture 2(9): 1-7 Impact factor 3.762

Bhagya D (2016) Tender coconut water ameliorates fatty liver and hepatocellular injury in fructose fed hypertensive rats. Journal of Research and Extension and Development. 4(11): 1-9 ISSN 2319-1899.

Bhagya D & Thahira Thaju (2016) Nutrition and Associated risk factors among breast cancer patients in Alappuzha. Asian Journal of Home Science. 11(1): 66-71 ISSN 0973-4732. Impact factor 2.98

Bhagya D & Shafna (2015) S. Fruit consumption pattern and its determinants among college going girls in Alappuzha IJAPSA 1(II) Nov 2015 e-ISSN 2394-5532 p-ISSN 2394-823X Impact factor 3.762

Bhagya D & Thasni Salim(2014) Assessment of pre-hypertension and its determinants among college teachers . ISCA. ISBN: 978-93-84648-29-9.

Bhagya D (2014) Rising prevalence of cancer among women in Kerala. ISCA. ISBN: 978-93-84648-33-6.

Bhagya D & Thasni Salim (2014) Assessment of pre-hypertension and its determinants among college teachers . ISCA. ISBN: 978-93-84648-29-9.

Bhagya D (2014) Behaviour problems among adolescents studying in standard XI &XII. ISBN:978-93-84648-34-3.

Bhagya D (2014) Effectiveness of naturopathic diet in weight reduction in obese women. Journal of Nutrition Research 2(1): 23-25. ISSN 2348-1064.

Bhagya D, Prema L & Rajamohan T(2010) Beneficial effects of tender coconut water on blood pressure and lipid levels in experimental hypertension. Journal of cell and tissue research 10(1) 2139-2144(2010).www.readperiodicals.com/201004/2075697861.html Impact factor 4.38.Bhagya D, Prema L & Rajamohan T(2010) Tender coconut water maintains the level of electrolytes and renin in fructose-fed hypertensive rats. International Journal of Biological & Medical Research 1(3) xxx-xxx. www.biomedscidirect.com/.../tender_coconut_water_maintains_the_level_of_electrolytes_and _renin_in_fructose_fed_hypertensive_rats Impact factor 4.32.

Bhagya D, Prema L & Rajamohan T(2012)Therapeutic effects of tender coconut water on oxidative stress in fructose fed insulin resistant hypertensive rats. Asian Pacific Journal Of Tropical Medicine 5(4) 270-276.http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1995-7645(12)60038-8 Impact factor 1.06.

Total Citations : 32

c. Newspaper- 2

Coconut Neera - For Therapeutic Potential, Food and Beverage News. RNI NO MAHENG/2008/24248 Reg No MCS/033/2015-17,August 1-15,2016. P 17-18. Saffron Media Pvt LTD Mumbai.

Functional foods for digestive health,Food and Beverage News. RNI NOMAHENG/2008/24248 Reg No MCS/033/2015-17,September,2016. Saffron Media Pvt LTD Mumbai.

 

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1. Food consumption pattern of women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome’ in Indian Journal of Research, Extension and Development, 2015, Vol 4 (4) .

2. Influence of television on the food purchase behavior of urban women homemakers at Thiruvananthapuram’ in Journal of Media Studies , 2010, Vol 27(1).


 

 Arya S and Helency G, “Common Basketball Injuries: An Overview” Sports Business Journal, 2017

  Co – authored “Common Basketball Injuries: An Overview”, a paper presented in the International Conference on Sports Management & Sports Engineering held on August 6th 2016 in Ernakulam

Paper entitled ‘Analysis of Fluoride, Phosphate and Iron in Fresh Water Bodies of Alappuzha District’in Jamshedpur Research Review– 2013

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Genetics and Biotechnology : VthSemester, Core Course in Zoology, Academica

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