The Research Assessment Committee of Al-Ameen College Edathala conducted an International webinar on “HOW COVID19 WILL CHANGE THE WORLD OF RESEARCH” on 1 October 2020.
A one and ten hour session was handled by Dr. Muralee Thummarukudy, Operations Manager, Crisis Management Branch,United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). He is a good career expert and engaged in many career oriented programmes worldwide. Around 250 participants from various countries and universities were participated in the programme. The programme was started at 1.30 PM. Dr. Dhanya V, Co-ordinator, Research Assessment Committee delivered the welcome speech. The programme was moderated by Mrs Thazny Fizal and Dr. Dhanya V. A thirty minute session provided a detailed description about how the current scenario transforms the world’s research culture. He also explained about the positive collaborations among different universities during this pandemic situation. Perfect guidelines about the fellowships and grants offered by Indian and foreign universities seem to be a refreshing experience for the participants. Forty five minutes of interactive section by the chief speaker was very much relevant and was very effective in solving the queries of faculties, researchers and many participants from various fields. The session was over around 2.45 PM. Mrs Thazny Faizal, member of research assessment committee expressed the words of gratitude to Dr. Muralee. Around 188 responses were received after the programme and most of the response indicates the relevance of the programme during this pandemic period.