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USTM announces support for
research at Orientation Programme for PhD Scholars
In an exemplary gesture towards development of academic research
work in the north-eastern region, the University of Science and
Technology (USTM) has declared that every research scholar
pursuing PhD in the University would receive Rs 2000 for each of
their research papers provided they have originality and
published in renowned journals. This was announced by Mahbubul
Hoque, the Chancellor of USTM at the PhD orientation programme
held on 20 January, 2018 in the University campus which was
attended by the PhD Scholars. The PhD Orientation was addressed
by Prof Sourabh Basu, Dept. of Physics, IIT Guwahati and Prof.
Akhil Ranjan Dutta, Dept. of Political Science, Gauhati
University, apart from others.
Addressing the participants, Prof Sourabh Basu said that apart
from imparting new knowledge to the world, research scholars
have additional responsibility to the society. He said, “All the
universities in the North East need to come to one platform for
assistance and collaboration for the support of researchers, and
USTM can do piloting in this respect”. He said that the PhD
students must acquire the skill for technical report writing as
they are going to be the skilled manpower in the future.
Speaking to the researchers, Prof Akhil Ranjan Dutta said that
the purpose of the researchers is to bring new insight to the
domain of knowledge; they should be able to make new
contribution to the society through better research.
Prof. Alaka Sarma, Dean, School of Social Sciences and
Humanities, USTM also addressed the participants and said that
PhD is a very structured programme and the scholars must
understand research methodology which guides them how to proceed
in their research work step by step. She also said that research
work must form an important part of nation building process.