PhD Theses

PhD Thesis awarded from 1998 - 2018

Year of Award  Name of Scholar Title of Study Years of Study University Thesis Advisor(s)
1998 Susmita Subramanyam A psychosocial study of creativity among Indian scientists   National Law School of India University, Bangalore R L Kapur
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
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
2008 S K Uma A mathematical analysis and updating of eclipse procedure in Indian astronomical texts 2004-2008 Manipal University, Manipal S Balachandra Rao
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
2010 Nithin Nagaraj Novel applications of chaos theory to coding and cryptography 2005-2010 Manipal University, Manipal Prabhakar G Vaidya
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
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
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
2011 M B Rajani Spaced-based archaeological investigations. 2005-2011 Department of Ancient History and Archaeology, University of Mysore, Mysore K Kasturirangan
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
2011 Rahul Mukhopadhyay Anthropology of the Education Bureaucracy 2005-2011 Manipal University, Manipal A R Vasavi
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
2011 Sahana Udupa Informing news: Information revolution and the transformation of news media in Bangalore 2007-2011 Manipal University, Manipal Carol Upadhya
2012 Anu Joy Children’s understanding of scientific concepts 2005-2012 Manipal University, Manipal Padma M Sarangapani and B K Anitha
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
2012 Sailen Routray Shifting waterscapes: Tradition, development and change in Orissa 2005-2012 Institute of Development Studies, University of Mysore, Mysore N Shantha Mohan
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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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
2015 Asmita Sengupta Seed Dispersal by Rhesus Macaques (Macacamulatta) 2010-2015 Manipal University, Manipal Sindhu Radhakrishna
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
2016 R Maithreyi Reconceptualising Life Skills Education: A Critical Analysis of Ideas around Childhood, ‘Risks’, and ‘Success’ 2010-2016 Manipal University Anitha Kurup
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
2016 Rolla Das The Listeners: A Multi-perspective Analysis of AcchA and Other Bangla Response Tokens 2009-2016 Manipal University, Manipal Rajesh Kasturirangan
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
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
2017 Soundarya Iyer Dynamics of Rural Transformation in Karnataka: A View from Three Villages 2011-2017 Manipal University, Manipal Narendar Pani
2018 Hema Thakur Emergence of Urban Settlements in North Karnataka - c.300 BC-c.300 AD with Particular Reference to Sannati 2010-2018 Department of Ancient History and Archaeology, University of Mysore Sharada Srinivasan
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