Second National Workshop on Research Methods and Data Analysis
National Law University, Delhi is pleased to organize the Second National Workshop on Research Methods and Data Analysis
Date: 8th - 10th May, 2014
The need to impart expertise and skills in social research including socio-legal research is now increasingly being experienced. This kind of research over the years, has grown to be a complex one. This is also because of the fact that social scientists in these days are addressing the subjects that essentially need a holistic and comprehensive treatment falling beyond the individual areas of one's specialization.
This situation has posed several methodological challenges and dilemmas before both the matured and budding social scientists. It becomes imperative on their part to develop an expertise in the concerned categories of research methodologies. This takes us to a definite training need in the construction and applications of research methodology in social research.
The core objective of the workshop would be to developing sills of the participants in the areas of construction and applications of research methodology, data analysis through use of software and computer applications.
The Workshop intends to adopt a definite methodology to achieve the objectives of the programme. Besides conducting the practical sessions giving inputs of skill and use of computer softwares, the participants would also be allotted the assignments for preparing a research proposal detailing all necessary facets like formulation of research problems, research design, sampling, hypothesis building, analysis frame etc.
The proposed training interaction is to be geared to achieve the following objectives:
- To familiarize the participants about the construction and application of research methodology linking it with the development of a comprehensive research proposal.
- To highlight the prevailing trends in computer applications in social science research.
- To develop the skill among the participants to use SPSS in social science research.
- To apprise the participants about use of statistical techniques in data analysis through softwares.
- To develop the skills of preparation of research proposal encompassing all the phases of a research exercise.
Level of Participation:
The workshop would mainly target young teachers and those pursing Ph D. Besides, social scientists, research personnel with Govt. and non Govt. Sectors, and research scholars working in various streams of social sciences (specially from Law, Sociology, Political Science and allied areas) are proposed to be involved in this workshop.
The number participants is proposed be tentatively kept up to fifty only. The delegates to bear their travel costs themselves.
A nominal fee is proposed to be charged from the participants. The proposed fee structure would be as follows:
- Rs. 5,000/- for those who would require accommodation
- Rs. 4,000/- for those who do not need accommodation
The fee would include the accommodation in cubicles or guest house, meals and course material. The participants need to carry their laptops to be able to use data analysis exercises.
The request for registration may please be addressed in the enclosed form by 15th April, 2014 to firstname.lastname@example.org. On receiving the confirmation of the application, the candidate to send the requisite registration fee through a Demand Draft drawn and sent in favour of "Registrar, National Law University, Delhi," payable at Delhi. The fee and form be addressed to:
Prof. (Dr.) G S Bajpai,
Organizing Secretary, National Workshop,
National Law University, Sector 14, Dwarka
Delhi, India -110078.
National Law University,
Sector 14, Dwarka
Delhi, India - 110078.