Nida Aslam Khan: “The key takeaway [for me from the workshop] was the refinement of my thesis. The best part is one-to-one interaction with the faculty”
Rakesh Bhatia: “The big key takeaway… is the enlightenment that you… still have a lot to learn, apart from… the interaction with faculty and fellow classmates who brought diverse experience from various sectors and the industry experience”
Muhammad Asif: “The program is unique of its kind because it provides opportunity to the practitioners and academicians to not leave their place and still have research oriented and concentrated work”
Mohd Asad Ilyas: “My key takeaways have been the literature review and how to approach research with a new direction. I am new to research and academia, hence it has been a very fulfilling experience for me as far as the workshop is concerned.”
Sana Tauseef: “The workshop was very well organized. The feedback that we got from the supervisors, professors and other participants on our proposals on the topics that were discussed was amazing. It was a great learning experience.”
Rahul Gangal: “Academic rigor in an area of practice that I am pursuing was my key takeaway from the workshop. [It] forms the basis of the research work I will be doing in the next two years.
Lipi Das: “I have been able to concretize my research proposal to a great extent with the help of this workshop... I got deeper insights through the various sessions that have been taken by the esteemed faculty members. Also a great key takeaway has been the peer learning thanks to my team members here.”
The positive energy arising out of these fulfilling experiences narrated by the participants can be expected to be replicated in the subsequent workshops and on the quality of doctorate level research being pursued by them.