Vimala College (Autonomous), Thrissur

Department of Botany

ACHIEVEMENTS

Faculty Achievements

 

Dr. Sheeja T Tharakan 

 

  • Published two text books for B Sc Botany Semester IV Core and Complementary, The Calicut University Central Co-operative Stores in 2020

  • Recognized as Research Guide under University of Calicut in 2019

  • Appointed as HoD, Department of Botany on 03-06-2019

  • NPTEL online elite certificate for functional genomics in 2018

  • Research Award for the Best Paper in the discipline of Natural Products, Indian Drug Manufacturers Association, Mumbai, 5 th January2013

  • First Prize for Paper presentation in the UGC sponsored National Seminar in 2011

  • Published 34 Research articles, 3 books and 3 chapters

  • Completed 2 Projects as PI - funded by UGC and KSCSTE

Dr. Silvy Mathew

     

  • Awards received: - Best Researcher Award by VDGOOD professional Association 2021, Innovative Educationalist & Dedicated academician award by SIESIP (2021), Indo-Asian Award for Best College Teacher of the Year 2019, Best Teacher Researcher award by Vimala College in 2019 and most popular article award by International Journal of Research and Review.

  • Published 5 books:Laboratory Manuel : BSc Botany BSc Botany Core (2021), Biodiversity conservation and Ecosystem Restoration (2022) , Alpinia calcarata: The goldmine of future therapeutics by Lambert (2021), Phytonano technology; Challenges and prospects by Elsevier (2020) and Zero waste: A Handbook on Waste Manage ment by Sara publication (2018).

  • Recognized as Research Guide under University of Calicut in 2020

  • Completed NPTEL Online Certification Course on Enhancing Soft Skills and Personality with Silver Medal by IIT Kanpur 2019.

  • Published 23 Research articles and 4 book chapters and 32 DNA sequences in GENBANK.

  • Completed 3 KSCSTE projects as PI and one ongoing project by DST as Co-PI.

  • Editorial Board Member of 4 international and 2 National Journals

Smt. Smitha P.S 

       

  • Published a text books for B Sc Botany Semester IV Complementary, The Calicut University Central Co-operative Stores in 2020

  •  Availed DHR Fellowship Award 2018 from School of Health Sciences and Integrative Medicine, Savithribai Phule Pune University during the period November - December 2018.

  • Completed NPTEL online course on Enhancing Soft skills & Personality Development with Elite and Gold Certificate February to April 2019

Dr Manju Madhavan

  • Published two text books for B Sc Botany Semester III& IV Core and Complementary, The Calicut University Central Co-operative Stores in 2020 &2021
  • Recognized as Research Guide under University of Calicut in 2019
  • NPTEL online elite certificate for Nanotechnology in Agriculture in 2018
  • Published 26 research articles, 4 books and 4 chapters
  • Completed 2 Projects as PI - funded by UGC and KSCSTE

Dr Jayalakshmi M

  • Awarded for best poster in National Seminar on Flowering Plant Reproduction and Diversity on 9th January 2015.
  • Served as a coordinator in the workshop on Pollination on flowers by insects, conducted by the University of Exeter & IISER in 2016
  • Awarded PhD in 2018
  • Published 6 research articles, 3 books, 4 chapters and 10 paper presentations.
  • Served as a coordinator in the Survey of plant nurseries organized by Kerala State Biodiversity Board as part of the RKI Project "Database of Tradable Bioresources and their Economic Valuation in Kerala" in 2020.
  • Served as faculty coordinator of Biodiversity club and Journal club run by Department of Botany, Vimala College (Autonomous), Thrissur.
  • Judged a session on An Interdisciplinary Research Paper Presentation Competition in Science organized by The Research and Consultancy Cell & IQAC, Vimala College (Autonomous), Thrissur on   11th December 2021
  • Served as a resource person handled a session on the topic “Structuring a scientific research paper” organized by Kuriakose Elias College, Mannanam, Kottayam on 10/09/2021 via Google meet.
  • Served as a coordinator in the extension activity of the Department of Botany in collaboration with the INMIND campus for labeling their plants.

 

Dr Jisha K

  • Awarded Ph.D. in 2020
  • Published 7 research articles and 6 paper presentation
  • Completed 1 Project as PI - funded by KSCSTE
  • Completed Advanced Certificate course on Geo-informatics and GIS mapping from Centre for Environment and Development, Thiruvananthapuram

Dr Karthika S Menon

  • Finalist in All India Youth Challenge Programme in memory of Dr.A.P.J Abdul Kalam conducted by KSCSTE (2016).
  • Team member in preparing environmental audit report of University of Calicut in 2016.
  • Team member for conducting awareness on energy conservation as a part of Urjakiran funded by ECAC (2017) of Energy Management Centre, Government of Kerala, organized by the Department of Botany, University of Calicut.
  • Resource person for Inculcate programme conducted by Kerala state government.
  • Resource person for handling a session on Algal world conducted by Kerala Sastra Sahithya Parishath in University of Calicut in 2018.
  • Judged session in Kerala State Children’s Science Congress conducted by Kerala Shastra Sahithya Parishath at University of Calicut during 20th-22nd April, 2018.
  • Awarded PhD in 2019
  • Resource person for handling a session on Making of a manuscript in INSIGHT-1 conducted by Enflammer- Journal Club of Postgraduate Department of Botany, Vimala College (Autonomous), Thrissur on 21st November 2019.
  • Resource person for handling a session on Tips for a good power point presentation in INSIGHT-11 conducted by Enflammer- Journal Club of Postgraduate Department of Botany, Vimala College (Autonomous), Thrissur on 31st January 2020.
  • Faculty Coordinator of Enflammer- The Journal Club of Postgraduate Department of Botany, Vimala College (Autonomous), Thrissur (2019-2020 and 2021-2022)
  • Second prize in Review paper writing contest organized by Enflammer-The Journal Club, Department of Botany, Vimala College (Autonomous), Thrissur in 2020.
  • Third prize in Review paper writing contest organized by Enflammer-The Journal Club, Department of Botany, Vimala College (Autonomous), Thrissur in 2021.
  • Published 7 research articles, 2 books, 7 chapters and 10 paper presentations.

 

Pass Percentage

  2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
B Sc Botany 70.83 75.5 100 100 94
M Sc Botany 100 100 100 100 100

 

Students qualified NET/JRF

Year Name of Student
2016-2017

1. Hridya. M. V June 2016 - NET

2. Maya Ammathil Manoharan - June 2016 (NET/JRF)

3. Aiswarya KS June 2016 - (NET)

4. Keerthana Nandakumar Dec 2016 (NET)

5. Vidhya P R - Dec 2016 (NET)

6. Sanitha Gopalakrishnan - June 2016 (NET/JRF)

2017-2018 1. Aswathy. C. V June 2017 - (JRF)
2018-2019

1. Reshma Ashok - June 2018 - NET

2. Neethu T Vijayan - June 2018 - JRF

3. Devikrishna C S - June 2018 – NET

4. Risha Ravi - Dec 2018 - JRF

2019-2020

1. Sr. Lolia Hepuni - June 2019 - NET

2. Haripriya P S - Dec 2019 - NET

 

 

 

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