Research is also an important component of the Documentary Films that students work on. A specific amount of time is allotted for research by the faculty, prior to the actual filming of the documentary. While students are introduced to Media Research and its relevance as part of their curriculum, they are also encouraged to avail of the Nitte University Short Term Undergraduate Fellowship Award which is open to all undergraduate students with an interest in research.

Ongoing Projects (Faculty)

Faculty Title of the Project
Dr. Anisha “Media literacy Education (MLE) and pedagogy: Exploring the scope and its importance in formal education in schools”
Dr Nesara Kadanakuppe “Role of media and medical professionals during public health crisis: A case study of Covid-19 crisis management in Dakshina Kannada district”
Dr Tapaswi H M “Understanding the Digital Data Consumption via Netflix by Young Adults in Mangaluru. A Study”

Ongoing Projects (Student)

Student Investigator Faculty Guide Title of the Project
Ms. Fatima Ruknuddin Dr. Anisha From Conservatism to Empowerment; Evolution Towards Change and Acceptance- A Case Study of Muslim Community in Bhatkal
Ms. Kaavyashri Rao Dr. Anisha Mahabharata through its women characters: as seen through a gendered lens
Ms. Meghana Rao Dr. Anisha Evolution of Photography in Mangalore and the History of Its Pioneers
Ms. Prithuma Monteiro Dr. Anisha From Saraswati to Mangaluru: A History of the Mangalorean Catholic Community.
Ms. Sruthymol Thomas Dr. Anisha The study on the education status and the digital divide among the communities of Aralam Farm in Kerala.
Ms. Sweta Jadar Dr. Anisha A study on discriminative and health hazardous conditions faced by Female Migrant workers in Mangalore