The Department of Commerce of the Rosary College of Commerce and Arts, Navelim, organised a one-day state level seminar on the topic ‘Writing Effective Research Papers’ in the college seminar hall. Vice-principal Savio Falleiro in his address highlighted the importance and the need for undertaking research and translating it into effective research papers. He also spoke about the misconceptions that budding researchers harbour. The seminar was inaugurated by associate professor of the Department of Management Studies, Goa University, Purva Hedge Dessai. In her keynote address, she discussed the finer nuances associated with the writing of effective research papers. The resource person, principal of K J Somaiya College of Education and Research, Mumbai, Vasundara Padmanabhan extensively discussed the requirements and techniques of writing effective research papers. In the valedictory function, principal Fr Simão Diniz emphasised that teachers should not only be involved in teaching and extension, but also in research. This was followed by the distribution of certificates. The seminar was attended by faculty and research scholars from
various professional and non- professional colleges in Goa.