Workshop on ‘introduction to Research and Research writing ‘ for PhD, PG and selected UG students organised jointly by Research Promotion Council, iQAC and Research Department of Botany. 5th Nov 2018. Chaired by Dr. Mohammed Nasser, HOD, Botany, Inaugurated with and introductory talk by Dr. K. Kesavan, coordinator IQAC, sessions handled by Dr. Amitha Bachan KH, Dept of Botany, Mr. Prasanth, Commerce, Dr. Shaheedha AT, Dept of Mathematics. 38 students participated. All will get three months online tutorial, technical support to projects, separate practical session for Research planning, data analysis with SPSS, literature referencing and research writing as a follow up. Also a certificate. This will be our first certificate course in mooc platform. Thanks to Principal, Shaheedha , Dept of Botany for the warm welcome, Mr. Vinu Thomas , Research fellow for the vote of thanks, students of mass communications for recording the sessions and to the students from Botany, Commerce, Aqua Culture and the faculties.