for Applications for a Workshop on Research Analysis and
Writing in Social Sciences, organised by the Gujarat Institute
of Development Research (GIDR), September 24-30, 2012.
for submission of application: August 27, 2012
on Research Analysis and Writing in
September 24-30, 2012
Gujarat Institute of Development Research (GIDR) organises
a Workshop on Research Analysis and Writing
in Social Sciences during September
24-30, 2012. The workshop is supported by
the Indian Council of Social Science Research, New
The workshop aims at orienting young researchers in
social sciences (such as Economics, Political Science
and Sociology) to the methods of research analysis,
and structuring and writing publishable research outputs.
The workshop has four main modules:
Philosophical Foundations of Research
Introduction to Methods of Scientific Research
Methods of Qualitative Research
Writing and Publishing
Apart from the interactive classroom lectures, the
participants will have opportunities to get practical
training in the use of selected statistical programmes.
Participants will get the opportunity to interact
closely with the faculty members of the Institute
and receive personal guidance in the preparation of
a short research paper.
Category A: Young researchers and teachers affiliated
to colleges, universities or research organisations
and those pursuing or preparing for their PhD or MPhil
Courses are eligible to apply.
Category B: Other young researchers outside academic
arena but engaged in socio-economic research (such
as consultants, activists and NGO functionaries) are
also encouraged to apply; a limited number of such
applications may be considered in deserving cases.
How to Apply
The aspiring researchers are expected to submit their
recent curriculum vitae along with an outline (about
500 words) of a research paper stating the problem,
research questions, sources of data, broad methodology
and analytical tools.
Travel and Lodging
The Institute shall provide free lodging and boarding
and partial travel assistance to the selected participants
of Category A.
For Category B participants boarding shall be free,
but accommodation and travel will be at their expense.
Applications should be sent to:
Dr. Rudra N. Mishra
Gujarat Institute of Development Research
Ahmedabad 380 060
Tel: 02717 242366/67/68
Fax: 02717 242365
Email submissions should be made to
last date of submission of application is August
27, 2012. Successful applicants will be intimated
by September 10, 2012.
In case of any queries, contact 09974427333.
Dr. Tara Nair