The Gujarat Maritime University (GMU) is an endeavor by the Gujarat Maritime Board, Government of Gujarat to provide a fillip to the maritime sector by bridging the knowledge gap within the industry. GMU has been established to serve the global maritime community by producing educated and well-trained professionals in the maritime domain. It aims to enhance and increase the human capital and capacity of the maritime industry both in India and across the globe. To realize these objectives short-term online course on International Maritime Law has been designed.
The Internal Quality Assurance Cell has been established for planning, guiding, and monitoring Quality Assurance (QA) and Quality Enhancement (QE) activities at the colleges. The prime task of the IQAC is to develop a system for conscious, consistent, and catalytic improvement in the performance of institutions. The IQAC channelizes and systematizes the efforts and measures of an institution towards academic excellence. It is a facilitative and participative organ of the institution. The IQAC at GMU is a driving force for ushering in quality by working out intervention strategies to remove deficiencies and enhance quality.
The main objective workshop is to cover the basics of research methodology and to highlight the steps involved in writing a research paper and securing publication in a reputed journal. The workshop focuses on the formulation of research questions, hypotheses, and literature review. It also aims to make the participants aware of the use of referencing tools, make them aware of the predatory journals, and highlight the importance of research ethics. It also aims to provide participants with solutions to research challenges.
Detailed Workshop Outline
Day 1 - 25th June, 2022, Session I at 10:00-13:00 IST
Prof. (Dr.) Shashikala Gurpur, Director- SLS, Pune, Dean-Faculty of Law, Symbiosis, International (Deemed University) Chairperson IP Cell, SIU.
How to structure a research paper:
(i) Topic (ii) Abstract (iii) Introduction (iv) Research questions (v) Research methodology (vi) Hypothesis (formulation) (vii) Objective (viii)Literature review
25th, June, 2022 - Session II at 14:00-15:30 IST
Mr. Sanjo Jose, Librarian of St. Thomas' College (Autonomous), Thrissur
How to pick a journal:
• Predatory and clone journals
• Journals to select: Scopus, Web of science, ABDC, SCImago, and UGC approved journals.
Day 2 - 26th June, 2022, Session III at 10:00-11:30 IST
Mr. Pallab Pradhan, Scientist (Library Science) at Information and Library Network (INFLIBNET) Centre, Gandhinagar, Gujarat
How to use referencing tools:
26th June, 2022 - Session IV at 15:00-18:00 IST
Prof. (Dr.) Ramesh C.Gaur, Dean, Director (Library & Information) & Head-Kalanidhi Division, IGNCA)
• Research ethics
26th June, 2022 - Session V at 19:00-20:00 IST
• 25 questions
Prof. (Dr.) S. Shanthakumar, Director, Gujarat Maritime University.
Mr. Abhay Singh, Assistant Professor of Law, School of Maritime Policy and Administration Gujarat Maritime University Phone: +91 7044070150, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mr. Manthan Desai, Teaching and Research Assistant, School of Maritime Policy and Administration, Gujarat Maritime University
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