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Reflections from the Field

Each image is a storyteller and what better way than images from the field to catch a glimpse of the deeply impactful work that Krea Research Centres carry out on the field, every day. Presenting, a collection of photographs unpacking few episodes in a series of instrumental work done by some of our research centres interweaving high quality research with impactful solutions on the ground. Krea University’s ecosystem is built on exchange of knowledge, ideas, insights and meaningful collaborations and Krea prides itself in its ever growing network of Research Centres synonymous with ‘research for impact’.  From solving complex development challenges to

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To love the unsolved mysteries- My research journey

Prof Swarnamalya Ganesh takes us through a journey through her words, from the persistent questions as a young practitioner to the early years as an academic researcher that led her to her calling- the Early Modern South Indian Nayaka era. As Prof Ganesh poignantly narrates, the need to retain the child-like joy in the “spirit of enquiry” each time one steps into the field, understanding that “I know not fully, yet” all through the milestones, and how the true hallmark awaits not just in the great courage exhibited during research but in the patience that emerges when the courage subsides. 

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Student Spotlight

My journey to Krea

My journey to Krea started in February 2022, when I had just undertaken my 12th class examinations and was worried about my future. I was feeling anxious about getting into a good university. In the process, I was researching on colleges voraciously to see which one would suit me best, and that’s when I suddenly stumbled upon a vlogger, Gauri Goyal who at that time was a third-year student at Krea. She had uploaded a vlog showcasing a full campus tour of Krea and that’s what really piqued my interest to come to Krea.

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On the Research Quest

Students at Krea are on a quest for knowledge, some of them having trod onto the path of research much prior to stepping into the world of Krea. They are curious investigators with research interests across the social, political, scientific, and technical spectrum. Questioning the status quo, attempting to solve the unanswered, challenging their own selves, advancing knowledge, each of them are reshaping the norm.

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Interwoven Learning: An experience

At Krea we are developing a view of the future through rigorous and interdisciplinary research
and education that continuously feeds the design of Interwoven Learning. A rigorous process
weaving together academics with experiential learning, broad based learning experience with a
deep dive into specialisations and creating well rounded minds, adept at problem solving in a
change driven future.

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Faculty and Staff Spotlight

Meet the Researchers

Krea faculty are educators, institution builders and passionate researchers. We asked some of them about their take on research – their inspiration, focus and approach to the process of discovering new knowledge. Through a series of short snippets, we present to you their insights into the fascinating world of methodological and systematic research.

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Take Two- Diversity Dialogues

Take 2- A veteran from the area of strategy and management at IFMR GSB sits down with an ethnomusicologist from the world of Humanities and Arts at SIAS. An exchange from worlds intersected, in stark contrast yet drawing the parallels.Dr Shobha Das, Area Chair – Strategic Management at IFMR GSB and Dr Sumitra Ranganathan, Senior Assistant Professor of Music, SIAS got together for a special exchange of ideas and perspectives on the occasion of International Women’s Day.

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Research and Impact

To love the unsolved mysteries- My research journey

Prof Swarnamalya Ganesh takes us through a journey through her words, from the persistent questions as a young practitioner to the early years as an academic researcher that led her to her calling- the Early Modern South Indian Nayaka era. As Prof Ganesh poignantly narrates, the need to retain the child-like joy in the “spirit of enquiry” each time one steps into the field, understanding that “I know not fully, yet” all through the milestones, and how the true hallmark awaits not just in the great courage exhibited during research but in the patience that emerges when the courage subsides. 

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On the Research Quest

Students at Krea are on a quest for knowledge, some of them having trod onto the path of research much prior to stepping into the world of Krea. They are curious investigators with research interests across the social, political, scientific, and technical spectrum. Questioning the status quo, attempting to solve the unanswered, challenging their own selves, advancing knowledge, each of them are reshaping the norm.

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Sustainability in the Krea Universe

Herein, presenting research studies, projects and articles packed with insights which look at the world through the Sustainability lens by the faculty members, Research Centres and students within Krea

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Alumni Spotlight

The Trailblazer

A glimpse into Dr Ameesh Samalopanan’s world of scholastic proclivity and research pursuits and what we have are candid insights into his PhD journey, his motivation and goals, the rigour and gaiety of his university days, his pinnacles and vicissitudes, as well as what this major academic milestone represents for his overall career trajectory. 

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Blogs

Hear from a young mind at Krea on what transpired in an exclusive interaction with Dr Raghuram Rajan. Kathan, a freshman from SIAS reports.

How does it feel to be engaged in an interaction with one of the finest minds in the world? To be able to have an unfiltered discussion, sharing perspectives, raising queries and navigating unexplored pathways of thought. Hear from a young mind at Krea on what transpired in an exclusive interaction with Dr Raghuram Rajan. Kathan, a freshman from SIAS reports.

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