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Directorate of Research Development & Resource Mobilization (DRDRM)

Rajendra S. Gad
Senior Professor

Director, DRDRM

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Research is an integral part of the academic activities of the Post-Graduate departments of the University. R&D Projects and Consultancies are carried out by the faculty members of Goa University. RDRM Cell processes/reviews all research proposals to be submitted by University faculty to the funding agencies. It also co-ordinates between the funding agencies and the Project Investigator at the University for approved projects. To incentivize research and improve the quality of publications of faculty members, RDRM provides monetary incentive for research publications in SCOPUS/ Web of Knowledge indexed journals.

Through its Industry-University Partnership (IUP) committee it develops interactions with industry within and outside Goa to promote participation of industrial experts in teaching and research programmes, industrial research and consultancy work.

RDRM assists Intellectual Property Assessment Committee of the University in assessing the applications submitted by faculty members to file patents.

It maintains a profile of faculty expertise and a list of the infrastructural facilities at the University for circulation to potential industry partners.

RDRM also arranges meetings between potential industry partners, funding agency representatives and the University faculty for promotion of sponsored research and new funding schemes.

Research Policy

D-RDRM implements the research policy of the University. The main aim of this policy is to help the University and its faculty members achieve excellence in research and contribute to societal and public good. To incentivise research and improve the quality of publications of faculty members, RDRM provides a monetary incentive for research publications in SCOPUS/Web of Knowledge indexed journals.

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Guidelines on Academic Ethics

Goa University expects all its members to adhere to the highest standards of academic ethics. This document will serve as a guide to implement these standards in all the departments on the University campus as well as the institutions affiliated to Goa University. For the University departments situated on the Taleigao Plateau the following guidelines are applicable. These are prepared taking into account different contexts of academic life which include teaching, conducting research, publishing papers and books, training and administration..... read more

Intellectual Property Assessment Committee

  • Prof. Pranab Mukhopadhyay, Goa Business School - Chairperson
  • Adv. Shalini Menezes - Legal Advisor
  • Director D-RDRM - Member Secretary
  • Two co-opted faculty members on a case to case basis with domain expertise or familiarity/experience in areas related to the creative work.

Seed Money for new faculty members

University provides seed money to kick-start her/his research to all newly appointed faculty members. This grant can be used to purchase minor equipment including computer and its accessories for their research.

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Advisory Committee

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Intellectual Property Rights Committee

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Management Committee for Green Energy Audit

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Green Audit Report - 2020

Activity Report

  • Report on MATLAB workshop (10-11 Nov 2022)
  • Session on IPR and Patent Scheme (20 Sep 2022)
  • Workshop on Geographical Indications (12 Aug 2022)
  • Webinar on Trademarks (25 Jul 2022)
  • Workshop on Copyright Law (12 Jul 2022)