After the conferment of a Deemed to be University status to Sri Devaraj Urs Academy of Higher Education and Research in 2007, it was necessary to strengthen the area of research to meet and sustain the concept of the university status by way of generating new ideas and knowledge. To achieve this, the Research and Development wing was established in the year 2008 to coordinate all the research related activities of the Academy. Research and Development section identifies and motivates the staff of the Academy to engage in Research and publish the findings in quality national and international journals. The University continues to publish its own scientific journal “The Journal of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences”.
To strive and become an advanced centre for research in medical and allied fields
- To conduct research in medical and allied fields, as a strong complement to Health care professional and training skills and healthcare delivery; so as to equip them as professionals in healthcare, teaching and advanced research.
- To establish collaborative research and consultancy with globally valued premier scientific institutions and other institutions of excellence in higher learning and biomedical industrial research institutions.
- To achieve high levels of originality by utilizing current technology applications to solve the research questions and create new insights into human disease.
Molecular studies in congenital malformation
Oral cancer research
Community health research- cervical cancer, fluorosis, health status of gold miners
Treatment protocol development in cardiac arrest
DR. SHASHIDHAR K.N
Director, Research and Innovation
University Policies To Promote Research
The university believes that research has to be the integral part of teaching-learning process as it helps the faculty to remain contemporary in their own subjects. In view of this, the university has clearly laid down policy to promote research in its constituent college. The details are as below
Budgetary allocation for research and research related activities is provided
The senior faculty is recognised to supervise the Ph.D. students
Submission of research projects to the university and funding agencies
Strengthening M.Phil. and Ph.D. programs in all the Departments
Active collaboration with other research institutes for carrying out research
Organisation of research conferences, seminars and workshops at the state, national and international levels
Deputation of faculty to attend conferences/seminars/workshop within India and outside.
Encourage research at Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels
Incentive for publication of research papers in peer reviewed and high impact factor journals
Publication of one research paper by post-graduate, two research papers by Ph.D. students has been made mandatory
Organisation of workshops on Research Methodology at least twice in a year
Grant of 3 increments for those faculty members who complete Ph.D.