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28 Feb, 2023

17th Two-Day National Workshop on Research Methodology by Kerala Law Academy Law College. March 3rd – 4th 2023 (Hybrid Mode)

About The Organisation

The Kerala Law Academy Law College (KLA), established in 1966 is a Centre for legal studies, legal research, and law reforms. Its acclaimed peer-reviewed Research Journal has been published continuously since 1977. The College, affiliated with the University of Kerala, offers Undergraduate programs in BA LL.B. and B. Com LL.B. five-year integrated courses, LLB Unitary three-year course, and Post-Graduate courses of LL.M (Administrative Law), LL.M (International Law) and MBL (Master of Business Law). Its sister concern, CALSAR offers a Research Program in Law (PhD).

About The Workshop

The Two-Day National workshop organized by Kerala Law Academy Law College is an effort to enrich the Research scholars in law on research methodology. The workshop is expected to cover the basics of research methodology focusing on theoretical and practical inputs. The primary focus of this workshop is to improve research quality and create an environment and culture for the research. The contents are unique. The two-day workshop will consist of all the components required in the research cycle. We earnestly request your presence and cooperation for the successful conduct of the 17th Two-Day National Workshop on Research Methodology.

Registration Fee

Rs. 500/-


3rd to 4th March 2023

Last date of Registration

2nd March 2023

Details About Workshop

Day 1 (Offline)

Session 1 (10.00 Am To 11.00 Am)

Topic: “Introduction to Research and Selection of Topic”
Resource Person – Prof. (Dr.) N.K. Jayakumar Former Vice Chancellor, NUALS, Kochi, and Member, Executive Committee, Kerala Law Academy Law College.

Session 2 (11.30 am to 12.30 pm) (Online)

Topic: “Plagiarism and Copyright Infringement: Fortifying understanding of Ethical Research”
Resource Person – Dr.Athira PS, Assisstant Professor, NUALS, Kochi

Session 3 (2.00 pm to 3.30 pm)

Topic: “Data Analysis: Quantitative and Qualitative”
Resource Person – Dr. Manju S Nair, Professor, Department of Economics, University of Kerala.

Session 4 (4.00 pm to 5.00 pm)

Topic: “Online Resources and Footnote Writing”
Resource Person – Prof. (Dr.) Bismi Gopalakrishnan, Director of Research, Mahatma Gandhi University, Professor , School of Indian Legal Thought

Session 5 (6.30 pm to 7.30 pm) (Online)

Topic: “Research in Law and Foreign Universities”
Resource Person – Adv. Nagaraj Narayanan Director, Kerala Law Academy and Member, Bar Council of Kerala

Day 2 (Online)

Session 1 (9.30 am to 10.30 am)

Topic: “Techniques of Data Collection”
Resource Person – Prof. (Dr.) D. Shankar, Professor of Law (HAG) Vellore Institute of Technology (Chennai), Formerly Professor & Register at T.N. Dr. Ambedkar Law University. Chennai.

Session 2 (11.00 am to 12.00 pm)

Topic: “Socio-Legal Research: Empirical Concerns”
Resource Person – Dr.Arathi PM, Assistant Professor, Director of gender studies, School of Indian Legal Thought,

Session 3 (2.00 pm to 3.00 pm)

Topic: “Formulation of Research Hypothesis”
Resource Person – Dr. R. Haritha Devi, Professor, Director, Research Publications and Academic Affairs, The Tamil Nadu Dr Ambedkar Law University Chennai.

Session 4 (4.00 pm to 5.00 pm)

Topic: “Sampling”
Resource Person – Dr. Anil Chandran S. Head, Dept. of Demography, Honorary Director, Population Research Centre, University of Kerala

Session 5 (6.00 pm to 7.00 pm)

Topic: “ Preparation of Research Report “
Resource Person – Dr. Geni Philipose, Asst Professor (S.G), School of Law, Hindustan University


E-Certificates will be issued only to registered participants who attend all the sessions. For any further clarification/ information contact –

Faculty Convenors

Dr. Dakshina Saraswathy – +91 9744169215 (Assistant Professor and General Secretary MCS, Kerala Law Academy Law College)

Dr. Malavika J. – +91 82816 82549 (Assistant professor, Kerala Law Academy Law College, Trivandrum)

Dr. Meenu Mohan – +91 94464 66224 (Assistant professor, Kerala Law Academy Law College, Trivandrum)

Student Convenors

1. Nandakishore S. – +91 73062 41424

2. Gautham Viswam – +91 8891001101

For More details visit The Kerala Law Academy website