The Research Wing undertakes various activities over the academic year to inculcate research orientation amongst the faculty and student of the Institute. Some of the activities are listed below:
The Institute conducts a number of Research Workshops to enhance research skills amongst faculty members – not only for IMI Bhubaneswar but also for researchers and faculties across institutions. Some of these workshops are offered as Management Development Programs and as Faculty Development Programs; where as some of them are offered gratis to the world at large.
Focus of these research workshops include development of research skills, usage of analytical softwares, Strategies for getting published in Quality Research Journals, Strategies for developing Research Networks etc. Please see our MDP Calendar for a detailed list.
The latest in the series was a Faculty Development Program on “Structural Equation Modelling for Research” which was conducted by Prof. Manit Mishra, Associate Professor, IMI Bhubaneswar on 23-24 September 2016.
It is said that “Alone We are Smart, Together We are Brilliant (Steven Anderson, Educator)”. IMI Bhubaneswar believes in this search for excellence and recognizes the fact that all of can gain through knowledge shared amongst us. In this context IMI Bhubaneswar has started a Monthly Research Seminar amongst faculty members of IMI Bhubaneswar. The faculty members present past or current research and receive feedback from their colleagues. It also provides colleagues and faculty members to think differentially and open up new vistas for applying techniques.
Faculty members from other institutes are welcome to attend these research seminars. In case you are interested please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Software Skill Development
Research, in today’s world, requires an immense knowledge of analytical and other softwares. The Research Wing at IMI Bhubaneswar focusses on providing software skills to the researchers. Some of the softwares which are regularly used at IMI Bhubaneswar are listed below:
|SPSS is a software package used for statistical analysis. Long produced by SPSS Inc., it was acquired by IBM in 2009. The current versions (2015) are officially named IBM SPSS Statistics. SPSS is a widely used program for statistical analysis in social science. It is also used by market researchers, health researchers, survey companies, government, education researchers, marketing organizations, data miners and others. In addition to statistical analysis, data management documentation are features of the software.|
|EViews is a statistical package, used mainly for time-series oriented econometric analysis. It is developed by Quantitative Micro Software (QMS), now a part of IHS. The current version of EViews is 9.0, released in March 2015. EViews can be used for general statistical analysis and econometric analyses, such as cross-section and panel data analysis and time series estimation and forecasting.|
Besides the commercial softwares – IMI Bhubaneswar also believes in promoting open source software and uses the following on a regular basis
IMI Bhubaneswar is fully equipped to transfer the software knowledge to other researchers. If you or your institution are interested please contact us email@example.com for a customized quote.