Overview

Welcome to the Center of Research for Development’s division of Health & Allied Sciences. The center is incorporated in line with Parul University’s commitment for fostering research, innovation and entrepreneurship. This division was established on (month & year) with an aim to facilitate and promote interdisciplinary and action research that is academically and socially responsible. It also seeks to facilitate an interface between the society, government, industry and academia, to foster participatory learning and action research for development.

CR4D’s Health & Allied Sciences division is responsible for campus-wide initiatives focusing on research sensitization and capacity building. Its focus remains on sensitizing Parulites towards research thinking – which can help find answers for some of the most pressing developmental challenges in the field of medicine, public health and allied sciences. Subject experts will also offer research mentorship/consulting services to pursue social and developmental challenges on the foundation of socio-behavioral, health, and implementation sciences.

Functional Role:
  • To identify most pressing socio-behavioral, health and allied science challenges of local and regional significance and build action research around the same
  • To provide adequate orientation, training, support and networking opportunities to University students and faculty members
  • To encourage and facilitate Parulites towards undertaking translational/ developmental research internship/dissertation/PhD thesis with ‘community in the sight
  • To foster collaborations with academic, industrial, government and non-government organizations towards research capacity building and strengthening implementation fidelity
  • To emphasize scientific documentation, publication and dissemination of research activities towards shared learning and expediting developmental outcomes