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Rethinking academic conferences: There are many things that are deficient in our higher education and research landscape. However, bad conferences are collective events we can choose to change, by Pratyoush Onta (kp 16/12/2017)

Of friends, hippies and votes: Friends should realise that years of friendship and knowledge about Nepal should be free from exoticisation, by Abhi Subedi (kp 10/12/2017)

More thematic books needed, by Pratyoush Onta (kp 11/11/2017)

Five KU docs found plagiarizing research findings, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 12/10/2017)

Stuck in the past: The concept of development has become a ‘social organizing force’ in the Nepali socio-political context, by Deepak Thapa (kp 05/10/2017)

Behind in research: Professors in our universities are promoted based on the number of years they have served, by Angel Sharma (rep 19/09/2017)

Quantum R&D leap: Strong partnership between government and scientists is imperative to make informed decisions going forward, by Amrit Paudel (rep 26/08/2017)

TU researchers claim to have converted CO2 into energy, by Bibek Raj Sharma (rep 01/08/2017)

To Write, You Have to Forget Kathmandu?, by Pratyoush Onta (kp 29/07/2017)

German team in Nepal to conduct study of aerosol, monsoon trends (ht 23/07/2017)

Nepal: A Bonanza For Political Scholarship, by Petra Matouskova (sp 23/06/2017)

Crossing the line: Interdisciplinary approach has meant that sociology and anthropology are part of many other disciplines, by Pranab Kharel and Gaurab KC (rep 17/04/2017)

Separate ways: Anthropology has been mistaken as part of sociology in Nepali academia, by Man Bahadur Khattri and Rajendra Raj Timilsina (kp 26/02/2017)

Rainbow journal: Over the last 20 years, SINHAS has presented various facets of Nepal’s turbulent times, by Abhi Subedi (kp 25/12/2016)

Focus on research: The policymakers should also consult experts engaged in the field of research and studies before taking any decision in any of the areas that impact the larger population (ht 30/11/2016)

Whither research? Unlike in India and China the universities in Nepal don’t publish any quality journals, by Angel Sharma (rep 29/11/2016)

Of seminars and sharing: There is a bonding of cultures and faiths, arts and narratives that pervade South Asia, by Abhi Subedi (kp 13/11/2016)

Belated realisation: A social research ethics body will ensure protection of the rights of respondents, by Amrita Limbu (kp 28/09/2016)

Research And Thesis Writing A Neglected Priority In Our Academia, by Kushal Pokharel (rn 24/09/2016)

In a sorry state: With growing population, libraries have become increasingly necessary, yet they are neglected more and more, by Shyam KC (kp 26/08/2016)

Now try this: Greater investment in scientific research will make a visible impact on national development, by Amrit Poudel (kp 01/07/2016)

Nepal-Britain human relations: Bringing out accounts of the human aspects of the 200-year-relationship would be a good tribute to history, by Abhi Subedi (kp 29/05/2016)

The missing link: The tendency to prioritize American and British sociologists has led to the marginalization of noted scholars from other countries, by Pranab Kharel and Gaurab KC (rep 19/04/2016)

TU to set up Himalayan research centre (ht 23/03/2016)

Brain gain: Not an easy mission; The government should initiate utilising the knowledge of Nepalese diaspora by setting up a mechanism to encourage collaboration between research institutions based in Nepal with similar Nepalese institutions abroad, by Ram Prasad Mainali (ht 17/02/2016)

State-of-the-art: Folk Culture Study In Nepal, by Prem Khatry (rn 19/01/2016) [part 2 (26/01/2016), part 3 (02/02/2016), part 4 (09/02/2016)]

The price of information: Dear private bankers of Nepal, please pay for research to generate data needed to improve your business, by Pratyoush Onta (kp 24/08/2015)

Option to improve: Academic programmes in environmental studies are still reluctant to incorporate elements of humanities, by Amulya Ratna Tuladhar (kp 05/08/2015)

Another door opens: Hopefully, the quake will act as a catalyst to  push for scientific studies in Nepal, by Gyanendra Gurung (kp 28/07/2015)

Nothing to show: The flaws in the work of Nepali researchers are caused by a lack of expertise and a drive for money, by S.P. Dhoubhadel (kp 12/07/2015)

Fading influence: The compilation of Dor Bahadur Bista’s articles neither does justice to the scholar nor Nepali anthropology, by Gaurab K.C. (kp 07/07/2015)

Getting Research Into Policy, by Kushal Pokharel, by Kushal Pokharel (rn 04/06/2015)

A disciplinary earthquake: Does anthropology as a discipline have something to contribute to its ‘field’, especially in times of crises?, by Gaurab KC and Mallika Shakya (kp 03/06/2015)

Born sinful: TU’s ethnographic profiles are a step towards a better understanding of excluded groups, by Gérard Toffin (kp 23/02/2015)

Flasks half-filled Chemical science in Nepal awaits serious investment in research, by Kosh N. Neupane (kp 27/01/2015)

Keeping track: Research archives are crucial for better enquiries into Nepal’s past and analyses of its future possibilities, by Seira Tamang and Pratyoush Onta (kp 15/12/2014)

Advancing history: Discipline of history needs to address inherent barriers and constraints while innovatively linking teaching and research, by Yogesh Raj and Pratyoush Onta (kp 12/11/2014)

Filling the gap: NAST should help with modernization of agriculture sector to increase production and decrease poverty, by Rajesh Man K.C. (rep 10/11/2014)

Baha gets Carter Center database (kp 10/09/2014)

Kathmandu to host int’l science meet (kp 22/08/2014)

Foreign scholars lead Buddhist studies, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 15/05/2014)

Proposing Social Science Research Council In Nepal, by Prem Khatry (rn 11/03/2014)

A two-way street: The Cornell Nepal Study Program has been offering study and research opportunities for both Nepali and American scholars to live, work and play together—and learn from one another—for the past two decades, by Manina Dhital (kp 11/01/2014)


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