Manav Rachna International University concludes symposium on Research Designs in Health Sciences in association with the Teesside University, UK
Faridabad, 27 March 2012: Faculty of Applied Science (FAS), Manav Rachna International University (MRIU) organized a day Faculty Development Program in association with the Teesside University, UK, today. The theme of the symposium was Research Designs in health sciences. Dr. Arvind Gupta, Dean, Asian Hospital, Faridabad was the guest of honour and the entire session was headed by Dr. G.L.Khanna, Dean FAS, MRIU. Dr. Dave Morland, Principal Lecturer, School of Social Sciences & Law and Dr. Gokul Kandasamy, Senior Lecturer in Sports Therapy, School of Social Sciences & Law, Teesside University were Invited resource personnels.
Dr. G.L. Khanna, Dean FAS, MRIU delivered the inaugural speech and talked about the impact of evidence based practice on health and social well being of an individual. He emphasized, “That the said objective can only be achieved by undertaking appropriate research through a proper research design.” Dr. Arvind Gupta stressed upon the importance of research in clinical practice and held a firm view that a good clinical practice can only be developed in the light of newer research.
Dr. Dave Morland kick started the academic session and explained the research designs to an august gathering of Ph.D scholars, post-graduate students and the faculty members. Dr. Gokul Kandasamy expert in Biomechanical analysis of cricketers fast bowling’ and has worked extensively on foot mechanics explained the finer nuances of Clinical Plantar Pressure Analysis using latest technology to the audience who listened with rapt attention.
The discussion with Hon’ble Chancellor, Dr O P Bhalla and Hon’ble Vice Chancellor Dr N C Wadhwa was held with the possibility of developing dual M.Sc. and collaborative research plan and developing student and staff exchange programme for clinical and academic experience.
The present era is marked by specialization, technological innovations, intra -disciplinary amalgation and interpretation. The Faculty of Applied Science Manav Rachna International University is committed to accomplish the students with thorough knowledge on the subjects of Physiotherapy, Nutrition and Health sciences to meet the need – based demand of the 21st century. the faculty conducts basic and applied research on many diverse research projects for the development of professionals and disciplines. The Faculty of Applied Science has tie ups with reputed International Universities / Institutions Leeds Metropolitan, Tsukuba University Japan ,Finland University so that the students can have global understanding of the concerned area and also have International exposure and placement.
About Manav Rachna International University
Manav Rachna Educational Institutions (MREI), founded in 1997, has grown to become one of the best education entities in the Country and have built a reputation for excellence in professional education and research. MREI now encompasses Manav Rachna International University, a deemed to be University under section 3 of UGC Act, 1956, Manav Rachna College of Engineering, Manav Rachna Dental College, Faridabad Institute of Technology, M.R. College of Education, Manav Rachna International Schools with emphasis on employable technical and soft skills including communication, team building and leadership, positive attitude and belief in self.
About Faculty of applied sciences
Faculty of applied sciences offers promising Undergraduate, Post graduate professional courses in the disciplines of physiotherapy, nutrition, and dietetics and sports sciences. Faculty of applied sciences at Manav Rachna International University has set a benchmark in the academics, clinical practice and research for past eight years. The faculty of applied sciences has been successfully running undergraduate, Post graduate and Ph.D. programs in various departments keeping in view the recent advances in curriculum and research