Sunday, January 12, 2014

National Workshop on Research Methodology for Social Sciences, at GIDR, Ahmedabad, 25 February- 06 March

National Workshop on Research Methodology for Social Sciences

Gujarat Institute of Development Research


February 25 - March 06, 2014


The Gujarat Institute of Development Research (GIDR) shall hold a National Workshop on Research Methodology for Social Sciences (NW-RMSS) during February 25 - March 06, 2014, sponsored by the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), New Delhi.


The workshop aims at orienting young researchers in social sciences (such as Economics, Political Science and Sociology) to both quantitative and qualitative methods of research analysis.  A special module on research writing and publishing will be a distinct feature of the workshop.



In addition to the interactive classroom lectures the participants will be introduced to the use of selected statistical packages.  They will also have the opportunity to present their research and interact closely with the faculty of the Institute and the invited experts.


Eligibility Criteria

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.  A limited number of applications from young researchers working as consultants, activists and NGO functionaries may also be considered. 


How to Apply

The applicants are expected to submit the application form, recent curriculum vitae and a write-up (maximum 200 words) on what they would expect out of the workshop.


Travel and Lodging

The Institute shall provide free lodging and boarding facilities and partial travel assistance to the selected participants.

Email submissions should be made to The last date of submission of application is January 25, 2014.  Successful applicants will be intimated by January 30, 2014.  


The applications shall be sent to:

Dr. Tara Nair 



Gujarat Institute of Development Research

Gota, Ahmedabad 380 060

Tel: 02717 242366/67/68

Fax: 02717 242365

Application Form:


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