Public Policy Qualitative Participatory Action Research Fieldwork Fellowship- Cohort 3.0

Public Policy Qualitative Participatory Action Research Fieldwork Fellowship- Cohort 3.0
Public Policy Qualitative Participatory Action Research Fieldwork Fellowship- Cohort 3.0

Public Policy Qualitative Participatory Action Research Fieldwork Fellowship- Cohort 3.0

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Public Policy Qualitative Participatory Action Research Fieldwork Fellowship- Cohort 3.0 | An Online National Summer School Program | A Four-Month Online Immersive Qualitative Participatory Action Research Fieldwork Certificate Fellowship | May 2024 – August 2024 | IMPRI #WebPolicyLearning

IMPRI Impact and Policy Research Institute, New Delhi, invites you to #WebPolicyLearning

An Online National Summer School Program

A Four-Month Online Immersive Qualitative Participatory Action Research Fieldwork Certificate Training Fellowship

Public Policy Qualitative Participatory Action Research Fieldwork Fellowship- Cohort 3.0

Details of the #WebPolicyLearning:
Dates: May 05, 12, 19, 26; June 09, 23; July 07, 21; August 04, 18, 2024
Classes on Selected Sundays
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. IST
Platform: Zoom & Participatory Action Research Qualitative Fieldwork

Course Fee: INR 25,000 (inclusive of GST @ 18%)
For Professionals: INR 22,000 | For Students: INR 18,000 
Fees can be paid in two installments

Limited seats are eligible for a partial scholarship opportunity. Write to: learningatimpri@gmail.com
Program seats: 20

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About

IMPRI Impact and Policy Research Institute, New Delhi, is thrilled to announce the launch of Cohort 3 for our immersive program, the “Public Policy Qualitative Participatory Action Research Fieldwork Fellowship – Cohort 3.0.” Following the resounding success of the previous cohorts, Cohort 1 and Cohort 2, we extend a warm welcome to individuals passionate about public policy, research, and legal studies.

This comprehensive course offers a unique opportunity for participants to delve into the realms of action research and fieldwork under the guidance of esteemed experts. Through a blend of stimulating lectures, interactive workshops, networking sessions, and practical exercises, participants will cultivate a profound understanding of public policy and its implications for diverse societal challenges.

Cohort 3 provides a collaborative platform for participants to work alongside peers, applying acquired knowledge to real-world situations. By the program’s conclusion, participants will have honed essential skills, enabling them to make a meaningful impact through evidence-based policy research, networking, and effective implementation.

Engage with globally and nationally renowned thematic experts and practitioners, gaining invaluable insights into Qualitative Research Methods, Research Tool Preparation (including Interviews, Focus Group Discussions, and Key Informant Interviews), Tool Testing methodologies, Stakeholder Mapping, Fieldwork execution, Research Writing, and Reporting. Participants will immerse themselves in literature review intricacies, fostering skills and engaging in insightful discussions with field experts.

Participants are expected to conduct fieldwork in their respective locations, submitting comprehensive reports by the program’s conclusion. Join us on this transformative learning journey, enrolling now for the third cohort of the “Public Policy Qualitative Participatory Action Research Fieldwork Fellowship – Cohort 3.0.”

Note: The program has limited seats initially, with potential expansions based on application submissions.

IMPRI & the Fellows Allied Contribution in the Fellowship-

Find the First Cohort fellows published work in the following book with ISBN.

Public Policy edited
Law and Public Policy Action Research Fieldwork Program Cohort 1 – An Anthology of Findings and Recommendations

For Whom

This program is intended for Public Policy Enthusiasts, Early Career Professionals, Research Scholars, Civil Society Activists, Social Entrepreneurs, Administrators in Public and Private Sectors, Postgraduate and Undergraduate Students.

Benefits

  • Learn from globally and nationally renowned thematic experts and practitioners.
  • Gain from first-hand training on Qualitative Research Methods, Tool Preparation and Testing, Stakeholder Mapping, Fieldwork, Research Writing and Reporting.
  • Receive a specially-designed course outline and reading list from the experts.
  • Get access to session videos for 15 days​We promote flexible learning at your pace and place, and strict attendance is not a mandatory criterion.
  • Participants can take the course without hampering their work life. Each participant will be placed under a supervisor who is a senior faculty or fellow for continuous guidance and knowledge.
  • An E-Certificate of Completion of the Fellowship on successfully completing the program.
  • An Opportunity to publish your report on the IMPRI Insights Blog, which features articles from eminent people from around the globe.
  • The submitted reports will be compiled into a comprehensive edited book for our upcoming publication with ISBN.

Program Details & Schedule

This program offers participants the unique opportunity to delve into diverse topics. Participants can choose topics from a varied area of international/national/local human rights, laws and policies, foreign policies such as human rights, constitutional laws, foreign policies, marginalised communities’ rights, gender justice, environmental rights, disability rights, or any other such policy and law related issue.

Topics with a focus on policy and schemes are encouraged. Some suggested thematic areas may include, but are not limited to:
● Digital Divide: Challenges and Responses by State Governments
● Budgeting by the Local Self Government Bodies for Disaster Management
● Out-of-Pocket Health Expenditure in Public and Private Health Care Services
● Public-Private Partnerships in the Health System
● Implementation of the PCPNDT Act in Urban India
● Child Labour in the Post-Pandemic Period
● Evaluation of Skill India Mission
● Challenges Faced by Start-Ups
● Challenges Faced by Women Workers in the Coal Mining Industry: A Case Study of Dhanbad Coal Mines
● Curbing Plastic Pollution in the City with a special reference to Urban Commons and Monsoon Season: A Case Study of Sector 3 Neighbourhood in Navi Mumbai
● A Status of Pension Provisioning for the Elderly in Slum and Informal Neighborhoods with a Special Focus on Access, Adequacy and Emerging Needs: A Case Study of Shrinagar Colony in Chennai
● Understanding Gender-based Violence in the Context of Dowry-related Cases with a Special Focus on Remedies: A Case Study of Dehradun, Uttarakhand
● Assessing the Impact of Ujjwala Yojana and Improvements in Clean Fuel for Household Cooking: A Case Study of Siliguri
● Opportunities and Challenges Towards Access to Finance for Self-Employment with Special Reference to PM Mudra Yojana: A Case Study of Bengaluru
● Feminist Qualitative Action Research

Program Highlights

Month 1: Orientation, Qualitative Research Methods class, Research Tools preparation & Testing, Stakeholder Mapping
Month 2: Pilot & Fieldwork, Research Writing & Reporting Class
Month 3: Fieldwork & Reporting
Month 4: Reporting, Analysis & Report Submission
Report Review & Completion

1. Coordinated Learning and Guidance: To ensure a meaningful and fruitful research experience, each participant will be placed under the guidance of dedicated senior faculties and fellows who will be their mentors. Our mentors are seasoned researchers and experts in their respective fields, ready to offer unwavering support and constructive feedback. They will guide you in developing a deeper understanding of your chosen research topic and refining your research objectives. During the initial week, various research aspects will be discussed through lectures, ensuring participants have a comprehensive understanding of research methodologies. Topics will be finalized, providing you with ample time to embark on your research journey.

2. Focus on Interaction and Critical Reflection: Our Qualitative Action Research Program will be conducted through interactive Zoom meetings. Through these sessions, participants will have the unique opportunity to engage in lively discussions, share ideas, clear doubts, seek guidance and refine their research objectives with experts. Throughout the program, the emphasis will be on research work, interaction classes, and engagement with mentors. With 2-3 lectures each week, you will have the opportunity to delve deep into topics with experts including bureaucrats, activists, advocates, and others who have a proven track record of impactful work at the ground level.

3. Fieldwork and Publication Opportunities: To enhance practical learning, participants will engage in a fieldwork experience as a compulsory parameter of evaluation. IMPRI will provide a letter of support to participants for conducting their fieldwork, further strengthening their research skills and understanding. The research team at IMPRI will support participants throughout the program.
In addition, selected participants will be guided in getting their reports published on IMPRI Insights and other renowned newspapers, magazines, and journals. Participants will get a chance to publish their reports at IMPRI’s edited book with ISBN. Each submitted report will be evaluated for quality and checked for plagiarism; therefore, participants are required to produce an original report. The fieldwork at the end of the program will be a compulsory parameter of evaluation.

Please note:

  1. Participants will also have to take pictures, make small video clips of their field research, and share them with the IMPRI team.
  2. The participants will conduct fieldwork at their own expense. The fee does not cover the fieldwork expenses, it covers administration, assistance and supervisor’s guidance.
  3. The fee is non-refundable.

Seize this opportunity to contribute to research and make a lasting impact. Enroll today and be part of the Public Policy Qualitative Participatory Action Research Fieldwork Fellowship!

Program Experts

PPQ3 PEOPLE

Chair & Course Director

Chair: Prof Vibhuti Patel, Visiting Distinguished Professor, IMPRI

Session Experts:

Prof Mukul AsherVisiting Distinguished Professor, IMPRI; Former Professor, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy,
National University of Singapore (NUS)

Prof Vijay RaghavanProfessor, Centre for Criminology and Justice, School of Social Work, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai Campus

Dr Amar JesaniIndependent Researcher and Teacher (Bioethics and Public Health); Editor, Indian Journal of Medical Ethics

Dr Purnima Chauhan IAS (Retd), Former Secretary, Govt. of Himachal Pradesh & Director Himachal Pradesh Institute of Public Administration (HIPA)

Prof N. Manimekalai, Director and Head, Department of Women’s Studies, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirapalli

Prof Gummadi SrideviProfessor, School of Economics, University of Hyderabad; Visiting Professor, IMPRI 

Prof Utpal K DeProfessor and Former Head, Department of Economics, North Eastern Hill University (NEHU), Shillong, Meghalaya 

Dr Soumyadip ChattopadhyayAssociate Professor, Economics, Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan; Visiting Senior Fellow at IMPRI. 

Dr Prabhu PonnusamyFounder/CEO at Iotalytics Research and Analytics Solutions Pvt Ltd

Mr Aravind Unni, Urban Poverty Thematic Lead at Indo-Global Social Service Society; Visiting Senior Fellow at IMPRI

Dr B. Rajeshwari, Senior Consultant at Niiti Consulting; Visiting Senior Fellow (Honorary) at IMPRI

Dr Anamika PriyadarshiniDirector- Knowledge Management, Research & Design Passing Gifts Private Limited, NOIDA, India; Visiting Senior Fellow, IMPRI

Prof Manjula Bharathy, Professor at Centre for Urban Policy and Governance & Dean of the School of Habitat Studies, TISS, Mumbai; Visiting Professor at IMPRI

Prospective Supervisors:

Mr Sameer UnhaleAdv Celin Thomas ChackoProf Abdul Hafiz Gandhi
Mr Himanshu Shekhar MishraProf Santosh K SinghDr Khalid Khan
Adv Dr Albertina AlmeidaProf Krishna RajDr Aditi Paswan
Mr Tikender Singh PanwarDr Anagha TendulkarProf Arunava Dasgupta
Prof Sachidanand SinhaProf Vina VaswaniMr Debadityo Sinha
Prof Nalin BhartiProf Suchita KrishnaprasadDr Joy Elamon
Prof Nilanjan BanikMs Sangeeta RegeMs Vanessa Peter
Ms Lavanya Shanbhogue ArvindDr Ajay GudavarthyProf Sas Biswas
Adv Dr Shalu NigamDr Vahida NainarProf Randhir Singh Rathore
Prof Tanvir AeijazProf Sunil RayProf Chetan Vaidya
Dr Devender SinghProf Ajith KaliyathDr Nivedita Haran
Prof Shruti TambeDr Jenia MukherjeeMr Sandeep Chachra
See Here for more: https://www.impriindia.com/about/people/

Program Time Structure

Program Time Structure
Public Policy Qualitative Participatory Action Research Fieldwork Fellowship- Cohort 3.0
An Online National Summer School Program
A Four-Month Online Immersive Qualitative Participatory Action Research Fieldwork Certificate Training Fellowship
May 5, 2024 – August 18, 2024| Zoom | 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
IMPRI #WebPolicyLearning
TimeTopicExpert/s
Month 1 : Orientation, Qualitative Research Methods Class, Research Tools preparation & Testing, Stakeholder Mapping
Day 1 | May 5, 2024 (Sunday)
11:30 AM – 11: 55 AMIntroduction & Chair Opening RemarksProf Vibhuti Patel
11:55 AM – 12:40 PMInaugural SessionProf Vijay Raghavan
12: 40 PM – 1:00 PMParticipants Intro & Progam DiscussionTeam
Day 2 | May 12, 2024 (Sunday)
11:30 AM – 12:15 PMEthics in ResearchDr Amar Jesani
12:15 PM – 1:00 PMTopic Selection and DiscussionTeam
Day 3 | May 19, 2024 (Sunday)
11:30 AM – 12:15 PMQualitative Research and ReportingProf Vibhuti Patel
12:15 PM – 1:00 PMQualitative Fieldwork Research Case StudiesProf Manjula Bharathy
1:00 PM – 1:30 PMFieldwork Method InteractionTeam
Month 2 : Pilot & Fieldwork, Research Writing & Reporting Class
Day 4 | May 26, 2024 (Sunday)
11:30 AM – 12:15 PMFieldwork & Qualitative Research Methods & QuestionnaireDr Soumyadip Chattopadhyay
12:15 PM – 1:00 PMTips for Carrying out Action Research Field WorkDr Anamika Priyadarshini
1:00 PM – 1:30 PMInteractive Discussion Session: Fieldwork UpdateTeam
Day 5 | June 9, 2024 (Sunday)
11:30 AM – 12:15 PMComputing, Technological and AI Skills for ResearchersDr Prabhu Ponnusamy
12:15 PM – 1:00 PMInteractive Discussion SessionTeam
Day 6 | June 23, 2024 (Sunday)
11:30 AM – 12:15 PMQualitative Fieldwork Research Case StudiesProf Gummadi Sridevi
12:15 PM – 1:00 PMInteractive Discussion Session: Fieldwork UpdateTeam
Month 3: Fieldwork & Reporting
Day 7 | July 7, 2024 (Sunday)
11:30 AM – 12:15 PMQualitative Fieldwork Research Case StudiesDr B. Rajeshwari
12:15 PM – 1:00 PMReport Writing & Editorial GuidanceDr Simi Mehta
1:00 PM – 1:30 P.M.Interactive Discussion Session: Fieldwork UpdateTeam
Day 8 | July 21, 2024 (Sunday)
11:30 AM – 12:15 PMFundamentals of Qualitative Data AnalysisProf Utpal K De
12:15 PM – 1:00 PMAction Research, Policy and Impact: A Bureaucrat’s ExperienceDr Purnima Chauhan
1:00 PM – 1:30 PMInteractive Discussion Session: Fieldwork UpdateTeam
Month 4 : Reporting, Analyses & Report Submission
Day 9 | August 4, 2024 (Sunday)
11:30 AM – 12:15 PMCareer for Researchers & PublicationsProf N. Manimekalai
12:15 PM – 1:00 PMFrom Action Research to Policy Action & ImpactMr Aravind Unni
1:00 PM – 1:30 PMPresentationsTeam
Day 10 | August 18, 2024 (Sunday)
11:30 AM – 12:15 PMValedictory SessionProf Mukul Asher
12:15 PM – 12:45 PMProgram Presentation, Interactive Session, Discussion & FeedbackTeam
12:45 PM – 1:00 PMChair Closing Remarks & VoTTeam

Conveners
Dr Simi Mehta, CEO & Editorial Director, IMPRI
Dr Arjun KumarDirector, IMPRI

Coordinators
Vithita JhaVisiting Researcher & Assistant Director
Vaishali SinghResearch Program & Editorial Associate (Visiting)
Priyanka Negi, Research Program & Editorial Associate
Swetha Shanker PydimarryVisiting Researcher & Assistant Editor

Program Time Structure

Program Time Structure
Public Policy Qualitative Participatory Action Research Fieldwork Fellowship- Cohort 3.0
An Online National Summer School Program
A Four-Month Online Immersive Qualitative Participatory Action Research Fieldwork Certificate Training Fellowship
May 5, 2024 – August 18, 2024| Zoom | 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
IMPRI #WebPolicyLearning
TimeTopicExpert/s
Month 1 : Orientation, Qualitative Research Methods Class, Research Tools preparation & Testing, Stakeholder Mapping
Day 1 | May 5, 2024 (Sunday)
11:30 AM – 11: 55 AMIntroduction & Chair Opening RemarksProf Vibhuti Patel
11:55 AM – 12:40 PMInaugural SessionProf Vijay Raghavan
12: 40 PM – 1:00 PMParticipants Intro & Progam DiscussionTeam
Day 2 | May 12, 2024 (Sunday)
11:30 AM – 12:15 PMEthics in ResearchDr Amar Jesani
12:15 PM – 1:00 PMTopic Selection and DiscussionTeam
Day 3 | May 19, 2024 (Sunday)
11:30 AM – 12:15 PMQualitative Research and ReportingProf Vibhuti Patel
12:15 PM – 1:00 PMQualitative Fieldwork Research Case StudiesProf Manjula Bharathy
1:00 PM – 1:30 PMFieldwork Method InteractionTeam
Month 2 : Pilot & Fieldwork, Research Writing & Reporting Class
Day 4 | May 26, 2024 (Sunday)
11:30 AM – 12:15 PMFieldwork & Qualitative Research Methods & QuestionnaireDr Soumyadip Chattopadhyay
12:15 PM – 1:00 PMTips for Carrying out Action Research Field WorkDr Anamika Priyadarshini
1:00 PM – 1:30 PMInteractive Discussion Session: Fieldwork UpdateTeam
Day 5 | June 9, 2024 (Sunday)
11:30 AM – 12:15 PMComputing, Technological and AI Skills for ResearchersDr Prabhu Ponnusamy
12:15 PM – 1:00 PMInteractive Discussion SessionTeam
Day 6 | June 23, 2024 (Sunday)
11:30 AM – 12:15 PMQualitative Fieldwork Research Case StudiesProf Gummadi Sridevi
12:15 PM – 1:00 PMInteractive Discussion Session: Fieldwork UpdateTeam
Month 3: Fieldwork & Reporting
Day 7 | July 7, 2024 (Sunday)
11:30 AM – 12:15 PMQualitative Fieldwork Research Case StudiesDr B. Rajeshwari
12:15 PM – 1:00 PMReport Writing & Editorial GuidanceDr Simi Mehta
1:00 PM – 1:30 P.M.Interactive Discussion Session: Fieldwork UpdateTeam
Day 8 | July 21, 2024 (Sunday)
11:30 AM – 12:15 PMFundamentals of Qualitative Data AnalysisProf Utpal K De
12:15 PM – 1:00 PMAction Research, Policy and Impact: A Bureaucrat’s ExperienceDr Purnima Chauhan
1:00 PM – 1:30 PMInteractive Discussion Session: Fieldwork UpdateTeam
Month 4 : Reporting, Analyses & Report Submission
Day 9 | August 4, 2024 (Sunday)
11:30 AM – 12:15 PMCareer for Researchers & PublicationsProf N. Manimekalai
12:15 PM – 1:00 PMFrom Action Research to Policy Action & ImpactMr Aravind Unni
1:00 PM – 1:30 PMPresentationsTeam
Day 10 | August 18, 2024 (Sunday)
11:30 AM – 12:15 PMValedictory SessionProf Mukul Asher
12:15 PM – 12:45 PMProgram Presentation, Interactive Session, Discussion & FeedbackTeam
12:45 PM – 1:00 PMChair Closing Remarks & VoTTeam

Inaugural Session Videos:

Live:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0xZhRiUWNn0

HQ:

https://youtu.be/KLiGedAlQO8

Coming Soon

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Link to Cohort 2 Fellows List and their Research Topics: https://www.impriindia.com/insights/participant-topic-lppyf-action-research-fieldwork/
Link to Cohort 2 Fellows List and their Research Topics: https://www.impriindia.com/insights/fellows-profile-public-policy-qualitative-participatory-action-research-fieldwork-cohort-2/

Previous Cohorts:
Public Policy Qualitative Participatory Action Research Fieldwork Fellowship- Cohort 2.0
Law and Public Policy Action Research Fieldwork Program | July-August 2023 | IMPRI #WebPolicyLearning

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