PhD Theses

PhD Thesis awarded from 1998 - 2020

  Year of Award  Name of Scholar Title of Study Years of Study University Thesis Advisor(s)
1 1998 Susmita Subramanyam A psychosocial study of creativity among Indian scientists   National Law School of India University, Bangalore R L Kapur
2 2003  M D Madhusudan Uneasy neighbours: Human resource-use and large mammal conservation in the tropical forests of Karnataka, India 1999-2003 Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal Anindya Sinha
3 2005 Savita K Angadi Applications of nonlinear dynamics and chaos theory to signal and image processing 2000-2005 Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal Prabhakar G Vaidya and Anindya Sinha
4 2008 S K Uma A mathematical analysis and updating of eclipse procedure in Indian astronomical texts 2004-2008 Manipal University, Manipal S Balachandra Rao
5 2010 Vijayluxmi Beeharry-Panray Arts and crafts as an aspect of the Mauritian cultural identity with special reference to Indo-Mauritians 2004-2010 Manipal University, Manipal Sharada Srinivasan and S Settar
6 2010 Nithin Nagaraj Novel applications of chaos theory to coding and cryptography 2005-2010 Manipal University, Manipal Prabhakar G Vaidya
7 2010 S K Arun Murthi Philosophical study of scientific laws: A challenge to the dispositional-essentialist theory and the property view of laws 2005-2010 Manipal University, Manipal Sundar Sarukkai
8 2011 Meera Baindur Conceptualization of nature: Towards a philosophy of conservation and action from Indian traditional thought 2005-2011 Manipal University, Manipal Sundar Sarukkai and Anindya Sinha
9 2011 Indira Jayaram Understanding science teachers’ praxis: An ethnographical study of science teaching in four Bangalore schools 2005-2011 Manipal University, Manipal Padma M Sarangapani
10 2011 M B Rajani Spaced-based archaeological investigations. 2005-2011 Department of Ancient History and Archaeology, University of Mysore, Mysore K Kasturirangan
11 2011 Robin V Vijayan Ecology, behaviour and evolution of a threatened, endemic bird, the White-bellied Shortwing Brachypteryx major, in the western ghats mountains, Southern India 2007-2011 Manipal University, Manipal Anindya Sinha and Madhusudan Katti
12 2011 Rahul Mukhopadhyay Anthropology of the Education Bureaucracy 2005-2011 Manipal University, Manipal A R Vasavi
13 2011 Muthusamy Murugan Factors and patterns of pesticides usage and sustainability of cardomom (Elettaria cardamomum (L.) Maton) in Indian cardamom hills 2005-2011 Manipal University, Manipal P K Shetty
14 2011 Sahana Udupa Informing news: Information revolution and the transformation of news media in Bangalore 2007-2011 Manipal University, Manipal Carol Upadhya
15 2012 Anu Joy Children’s understanding of scientific concepts 2005-2012 Manipal University, Manipal Padma M Sarangapani and B K Anitha
16 2012  Rishi Kumar Distribution, demography and behavioural ecology of mixed-species troops of Bonnet Macaques [Macaca radiata] and Rhesus Macaques [Macaca mulatta] in Peninsular India 2005-2012 Manipal University, Manipal Anindya Sinha
17 2012 Sailen Routray Shifting waterscapes: Tradition, development and change in Orissa 2005-2012 Institute of Development Studies, University of Mysore, Mysore N Shantha Mohan
18 2013  Kishor G Bhat In the garden of numbers, I will play 2005-2013 Department of Studies in Mathematics, University of Mysore, Mysore Prabhakar Vaidya and K Ramachandra
19 2013 Swarnali Majumdar Application of topology in inverse problems: Getting equations from ECG and sound data 2006-2013 Manipal University, Manipal Prabhakar G Vaidya and Mythily Ramaswamy
20 2013 Mayukh Chatterjee An uncommon performing monkey: Behavioural flexibility and social diversity in the Northern Bonnet Macaque Macaca radiata radiata 2005-2013 Manipal University, Manipal Anindya Sinha and Sindhu Radhakrishna
21 2013 Narayan Sharma Primates on the edge: Ecology and conservation of primate assemblages in the fragmented lowland rainforests of the Upper Brahmaputra valley, Northeastern India 2005-2013 Manipal University, Manipal Anindya Sinha and M D Madhusudan
22 2014 Jafar K The impact of education-led growth on human development: A case study of Malappuram district, Kerala 2007-2014 Manipal University, Manipal Narendar Pani
23 2014 Sreeja K G Emergent non-agrarian livelihoods and resource linkages in the agroecosystems of a river basin: A case study of Chalakudy river basin, Kerala 2006-2014 Manipal University, Manipal P K Shetty
24 2015 Sajini Anand P S Nonlinear, multidimensional transformations and their applications to signal processing 2006-2015 Department of Studies in Mathematics, University of Mysore, Mysore

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25 2015 Lakshmi Kuchibhotla Self and well-being: A qualitative approach with focus on the Mahabhārata 2008-2015 Department of Psychology, University of Mysore, Mysore Sangeetha Menon
26 2015 Asmita Sengupta Seed Dispersal by Rhesus Macaques (Macacamulatta) 2010-2015 Manipal University, Manipal Sindhu Radhakrishna
27 2015 K G Asha Dynamics of labour relations across different circuits of globalisation: evidence from garment making and cashew nut processing circuits in Kerala 2008-2015 Manipal University Narendar Pani
28 2016 R Maithreyi Reconceptualising Life Skills Education: A Critical Analysis of Ideas around Childhood, ‘Risks’, and ‘Success’ 2010-2016 Manipal University Anitha Kurup
29 2016 Shreejata Gupta Other Voices: Gestural Communication of Wild Bonnet Macaques Macaca radiata in the Bandipur National Park, Southern India 2010-2016 Manipal University, Manipal Anindya Sinha
30 2016 Rolla Das The Listeners: A Multi-perspective Analysis of AcchA and Other Bangla Response Tokens 2009-2016 Manipal University, Manipal Rajesh Kasturirangan
31 2016 Namitha A Kumar A Study of Subjectivity and Selfhood in the Context of Subjects with Physical Disabilities: A Theoretical Approach 2010-2016 Department of Pyschology, University of Mysore. Sangeetha Menon
32 2016 Sanam Roohi Giving Back: Diaspora Philanthropy and the Transnationalisation of Caste in Guntur (India) 2011-2016 Department of Anthropology, AISSR, University of Amsterdam Carol Upadhya
33 2017 Soundarya Iyer Dynamics of Rural Transformation in Karnataka: A View from Three Villages 2011-2017 Manipal University, Manipal Narendar Pani
34 2018 Hema Thakur Emergence of Urban Settlements in North Karnataka - c.300 BC-c.300 AD with Particular Reference to Sannati 2009-2018 Department of Ancient History and Archaeology, University of Mysore Sharada Srinivasan
35 2018 Nalini N S First Nature and Urbanisation Terrain and Urban Development of Bangalore, 1971-2011 2011-2018 Department of Development Studies, University of Mysore Narendar Pani
36 2018 Chetan B Singhai Higher Education and University of Governance in India: A case study of two Universities in Karnataka 2011-2018 Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal Anitha Kurup
37 2019 Meera H R Language Game and the Role of Suggestion (Vyangya) therein 2010-2019 Department of Linguistics, Univeristy of Mysore Rajesh Kasturirangan
38 2019 Shaurabh Anand Patterns and Determinants of Human-Rhesus Macaque Conflict 2013-2019 Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal Sindhu Radhakrishna
39 2019 Sanket Sudhir Kulkarni India's Energy Security Concerns and Decision Making: Case Studies of Cross-Border Natural Gas Pipelines 2012-2019 Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal M Mayilvaganan
40 2019 Shankar R A Qualitative Approach to the Psychology of Three Self-conscious Emotions from Sanskrit Poetics 2012-2019 University of Mysore Sangeetha Menon
41 2019 Shatarupa Bhattacharyya Interaction between Development and Festival Durga, Kali and Bonbibi-Dakhinray in the Sundarbans 2011-2019 Institute of Development Studies, University of Mysore Narendar Pani
42 2019 Naresh Keerthi The cognitive polysemy of sensory terms in Sanskrit 2010-2019 Rajesh Kasturirangan Manipal University
43 2019 Nimisha Agarwal Rethinking climate change: Perception, adaptation and vulnerability among rice and wheat farmers in northern India 2012-2019 Manipal Academy of Higher Education  Anindya Sinha
44 2019 Samiksha Bajpai   2010-2019    
45 2019 Rashmi M Mobile phones and changing media consumption practices in Bangalore 2012-2019 Manipal Academy of Higher Education Carol Upadhya
46 2019 Priyam Laxmi Borgohain Downstream Environmental and Socio-Economic Impacts of the Ranganadi Hydel Project in Northeast India 2011-2019 Manipal Academy of Higher Education Dilip R Ahuja
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