NISH caters to persons with speech and hearing disabilities and also promotes research in the field of disability. Any research study done at NISH will have to be submitted first to the Review Authority for Research (RAR) beforehand and the team will review the same and suggest modifications or corrections as required. The final approval is required before start of the study.
The RAR committee members are:
Dr. K G Satheesh Kumar (Chairperson)
Dr. Padmaja - Medical
Dr. Suja Kunnath – Neurodevelopmental Sciences
Dr. Anne Varghese - Psychology and Social aspects
Dr. Akila Surendran - Assistive Technology and Innovation
The study proposal submitted requires:
1. Abstract - 100 - 175 words
3. Method - Participants, materials and procedure
4. References in APA format (American Psychological Association)
5. Appendix - Consent form, questionnaires or other tools
Click here to fill in the research submission form.
Apart from filling in the research submission, please sent the research proposal as a single attachment with your name as the file name. Refer the www.apastyle.org which has sample formats.
The RAR team will review the submitted research proposals and suggest modifications or corrections as required. The modified research proposal will also have to be resubmitted the RAR Committee by filling the research submission form and sending the proposal as an attachment. The RAR Committee will have to give the final approval before carrying out the study in NISH.
NISH has classified research into two categories:
Intramural research is any research done in NISH.
Extramural research is any research done by NISH staff or students with funding from external agencies.