Completed Projects

Title: ‘The cognitive schemas and motion verbs: A comparative study of two North-Eastern languages of India’.
Investigator: Dr. Bidisha Som
Sponsoring agency: IIT Guwahati (Start Up Grant).
Duration: 2 years (2008-2010)

Title: Cultural Theory and Practice
Investigator: Dr Liza Das
Sponsoring Agency: AICTE, (CD Cell Project, QIP, IIT Guwahati)

Title: Drop Out Rate in Elementary Schools and Reasons Thereof
Investigator: Dr Saundarya Borbora
Co-Investigator: Dr. Mrinal Kanti Dutta
Sponsoring Agency: Axom Sarva Siksha Abhijan Mission, Guwahati, Assam

Title: Community Information Centres in Assam: Achievements and Expectations
Investigator: Dr Saundarya Borbora
Co-Investigator: Dr. Mrinal Kanti Dutta
Sponsoring Agency: National Informatics Centre, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Government of India.

Title: Gender and Enterprise in South Asia
Investigator: Dr Liza Das
Sponsoring Agency: International Finance Corporation, World Bank Group.

Title: Lecture Notes on Language and Communication
Investigator: Dr Liza Das
Sponsoring Agency: AICTE, (CD Cell Project, QIP, IIT Guwahati)

Title: Water and Livelihood – Assessing climate change vulnerability and potential adaptive strategies for Sikkim, India (Planning Grant)
Investigator: Dr Anamika Barua (In collaboration with Lund University, Sweden)
Sponsoring Agency: Swedish Research Council (SRC) & SASNET

Title: Developing a Measure for Inequitable Household Access to Water in Urban India
Investigator: Dr Anamika Barua (In collaboration with Leeds University, UK)
Sponsoring Agency: ICSSR (India) – ESRC (UK) Scholar Exchange Programme Grant

Ongoing Projects

 

Title: “A typological map of the language-cognition interface in the domain of conceptual metaphor”.

 

Investigator: Dr. Bidisha Som
Sponsoring agency: DST
Duration: 3 years (2013-2016)

 


Title: “An ethno – linguistic account of sensory perception among the Bodos in North East India”.

 

Investigator: Dr. Bidisha Som
Sponsoring agency: ICSSR-NWO. (Collaborative project with Radboud University, The Netherlands)
Duration: 1 year (2013-2014)

 

 

Title: “A phonological and sociolinguistic study of variation in Deori”

 

Investigator: Dr. Shakuntala Mahanta
Sponsoring Agency: Indian Council for Social Science Research
Duration: 2 years (April 2012 – April 2014)

 


Title:Megaliths in Changing times: A study in Cherrapunjee, Meghalaya

 

Investigator: Dr Sukanya Sharma
Sponsoring Agency: Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR)
Duration: 2years (2009 September- 2011 September)

 


Title:Source Book on Archaeology of the Himalayan Region: Arunachal Pradesh

 

Investigator: Dr Sukanya Sharma
Sponsoring Agency: Centre for Archaeological Studies and Training Eastern India, Kolkata
Duration: 1 year (2009 July-2010 July)

 


Title: Groundwater Markets in Assam: Issues of Equity and Reliability

 

Investigator: Dr Mrinal Kanti Dutta
Co-Investigator: Dr Saundarya Borbora
Sponsoring Agency: Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi
Duration: 2 Years

 


Title :Effect of sleep on the strategies of route learning in virtual town environment in human (SERC – Fast Track, in Life Sciences )

 

Investigator: Dr Naveen Kashyap
Sponsoring Agency:Department of Science and Technology, MHRD, GOI
Duration : 3 Years (2010 – 2013)

 


Title :Water and Livelihood – Assessing climate change vulnerability and potential adaptive strategies for Easter Himalaya, India (Research grant)

 

Investigator : Dr. Anamika Barua (In collaboration with Lund University)
Sponsoring Agency: Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA)
Duration : 3 Years (2011- 2014)

 

 

Title :Climate Change and Tourism – A case study from North Eastern States of India

 

Investigator : Dr. Anamika Barua
Sponsoring Agency:Faculty Start Up Grant, IIT G
Duration : 2 Years (2010 – 2012)

 


Title :Women’s participation in wage employment program & its contribution to household food security : a study of Assam and Meghalaya

 

Investigator :Dr. Rajshree Bedamatta
Sponsoring Agency:Faculty Start Up Grant, IITG
Duration : 2 Years (2010 – 2012)

 


Title :Livelihood study of the KBK region in Orissa: identification of gap and preparation of a statistical data base for the development planners of the state

 

Investigator : Dr. Rajshree Bedamatta
Sponsoring Agency:ICSSR-MHRD
Duration : 15 Months (January 2010 - May 2011)

 


Title :Role of NGO’s in re- integration of trafficked women in Assam

 

Investigator : Dr. Sawmya Ray
Sponsoring Agency:Faculty Start Up Grant, IITG
Duration : 2 Years (2010 – 2012)

 

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