SREE NARAYANA COLLEGE FOR WOMEN

KOLLAM - 691001


Faculty Profile
Name:
SEENA GOPINATHAN
Designation:
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Department:
Home Science
Qualification:
M.Sc, M.Phil, NET, Ph.D
Teaching Experience (UG) in years:
15 YEARS
Teaching Experience (PG) in years:
15 YEARS
Date of Birth:
1972-05-31
Email id:
seenagopinathan @gmail.com
Phone No: with code:
0474-2766106
Mobile Number:
9447070888
Religion & Caste:
HINDU & EZHAVA
Residential Address:

Awards and Achievements:
1. Awarded Best outgoing student of B. Sc Home Science from St. Teresa’s College, Ernakulam in 1992.
2. Awarded Second rank in M. Sc Home Science in Family and Community Science from Avinashilingam University, Coimbatore in 1994.
3. Awarded Distinction in M. Phil Family and Community Science from Avinashilingam University, Coimbatore in 1996.

Reasearch Area:
The research guidance experience of 14 years at the Master’s degree and Bachelor’s degree level include diverse areas including,
1. Nutrition
2. Dietetics
3. Child and adolescent aspects
4. Entrepreneurship
5. Resource management
6. Textile Science
7. Health care
8. Women’s Studies
9. Stress management
10. Adolescent studies

Additional Informations:
MEMBERSHIP IN ORGANISATIONS / PROFESSIONAL BODIES

1. Life member of Indian Dietetic Association ( Membership No: LM-395/2011)
2. Life member of Indian Adult Education Association (Membership No: 1788)
3. Life member of Home Science Association of India (Membership No: 93/g-10/lf)
4. Life member of the Association of Teresian Home Scientists
5. Member of Post graduate Board of Studies 2008 - 2010
6. Member of Board of Studies B.Sc (Pass) 2011- 2015

SEMINARS / WORKSHOPS / PROGRAMMES ATTENDED

1. One day Orientation Programme towards Semester System for M. Sc Home Science in the Senate Chamber, of University of Kerala , Thiruvananthapuram on 20th June, 2001.
2. Legal Literacy Campaign organised by District Legal Service Authority, Kollam and National Service Scheme, University of Kerala, at F.M.N.College, Kollam, on 18th October, 2003.
3.Seminar on Medical Nutrition Therapy in Renal Disorder organised by Indian Dietetic Association , Kerala Chapter and Family and Community Science at C.M.S. College, Kottayam on 5th November, 2003.
4. Trainer’s Orientation Programme for Co-ordinators of Entreprenuership Development Clubs (EDC) conducted by KITCO on behalf of Kerala Institute for Entreprenuership Development (KIED), Kalamassery, Ernakulam on 29-31st January,2004.
5.UGC Sponsored Orientation Programme in Multidisciplinary (IT Oriented) conducted by The Academic Staff College,University of Kerala, Kariavattom on 3rd- 30th March,2004.
6. National Seminar on Obesity-The Well fed Undernourished Syndrome”, sponsored by the University Grants Commission conducted by the Department of Home Science, St.Teresa’s College, Ernakulam on 28th -30th July, 2004
7. Attended the National Seminar on Problems and Challenges faced by Working Women organised by the Women’s Study Centre, S.N.College for Women, Kollam on 6th and 7th October, 2004.
8. UGC sponsored Refresher course in Home Science conducted by the Academic Staff College, University of Kerala, Kariavattom on 25th October to 15th November, 2004.
9. National Seminar on Biotechnology ”Biodreams-2006” sponsored by the University Grants Commission and Organised by the Department of Zoology,Sree Narayana College for Women,Kollam on 24th February, 2006.
10.State Level Seminar on Challenges of Continuing Education organised by Indian Adult Education Association, Kerala State Branch at Mar Theophilas Training college, Thiruvananthapuram on 9th December,2006.
11. National Seminar on Biofuels organised by the Department of Botany, Sree Narayana College for Women, Kollam in association with the University Grants Commission on 28th February, 2007.
12. National Seminar on “Management of Diabetes- a Global Concern” sponsored by the UGC and organised by the Department of Home Science , Sree Narayana College for Women, Kollam on 24th September, 2008.
13.UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Resolving Stress to optimise Academic Achievement-the Innovative Role of Teachers conducted by St.Teresa’s College ,Ernakulam on 12th - 14th November, 2008.
14.Five day workshop on Restructuring Under graduate Education organised by the Board of Studies in Home Science (PASS), University of Kerala and sponsored by the Higher Education Council, Govt. of Kerala in N.S.S College for Women, Neeramankara, Thiruvananthapuram on 4th – 7th and 9th March, 2009.
15.UGC sponsored Refresher Course in Environmental Science (Multidisciplinary) conducted by the UGC Academic Staff College, University of Kerala, Kariavattom on 9th - 29th May, 2009.
16.One day workshop on “Child Development through Horticultural Therapy” conducted at Government Guest House, Thycaud on 25th November, 2009.
17.One day Orientation Programme to the Teaching Staff of the Colleges on the Regulations of Choice Based Credit and Semester System held at Sree Narayana College for Women ,Kollam on 8th December, 2009.
18.UGC Sponsored National Workshop on Scientific Writing in Home Science, Extension and Rural Development held at Gandhigram Rural Institute, Gandhigram on 22nd and 23rd February, 2010.
19.National Seminar on “Women and Mental Health” organised by the Centre for Women’s Studies, University of Kerala and the Women’s Studies Cell, Sanatana Dharma College, Alappuzha on 11th and 12th March, 2010.
20.UGC Sponsored National Seminar on “Emerging trends in Family and Community Science” organised by the Department of Home Science at Government College for Women, Thiruvananthapuram on 25th October, 2013.
21. CBCSS workshop on re-structuring of syllabus for First degree programme in Home Science at Government College for Women, Thiruvananthapuram on 4th April 2014.
22. UGC sponsored Special Summer School conducted by the Academic staff college, University of Kerala, Kariavattom, on 30th June to 19th August 2014.
23.On-Job Training Course (Basic and Advanced Levels) in Bakery and Confectionary conducted by Institute of Baking Technology, Chennai in July,2016.

PAPER/ POSTER PRESENTATIONS

1.Presented a Paper on “Home making practices and problems of married employed women” at the National Seminar on “Problems and challenges faced by working women” organised by the Women’s Study Centre, S.N.College for Women, Kollam on 7th October, 2004.
2. Presented a Paper titled “Effect of female adolescent nutrition on healthy womanhood” at the National Seminar on “Women and mental health” organised by the Centre for Women’s Studies of University of Kerala and the Women’s Studies Cell, Sanatana Dharma College, Alappuzha on 11th March, 2010.
3. Presented a Paper on “A nutrition intervention study on adolescent girls ” at the UGC Sponsored National Seminar on “Emerging trends in Family and Community Science” Organised by the Department of Home Science at Government College for Women, Thiruvananthapuram on 25th October, 2013.
4. Presented a Paper on “ Stress - cause, effect and management ” at the UGC Sponsored two day National seminar on “Coping with stress-need of the hour” organised by Sree Narayana College for Women, Kollam on 20th and 21st of February, 2014.


PUBLICATIONS

l. Published an article titled “Value based education” in New horizons of Family and Community Science; Kerala University Central Co-operative Press, Thiruvananthapuram; Kerala; October 2008; Page -52.
2. Published an article titled “Food consumption behaviour of adolescent girls” in Research Highlights; ISSN: 2231-2374 Journal of Avinashilingam Institute for Home Science and Higher Education for Women-University; Vol.22, No.3; July 2012; Page-189.
3. Published an article titled “Significance of nutrition in adolescence for healthy womanhood” in Women in society; E. Arumuga Gandhi; S.S.Vijayanchali; ISBN 978-93-313-1803-9; APH Publishing Corporation; New Delhi; 2013, Page.-298.
4. Published an article titled “A nutrition intervention study on adolescent girls ” in the Proceedings of the UGC sponsored National Seminar on “Emerging trends in Family and Community Science” Organised by the Department of Home Science at Government College for Women, Thiruvananthapuram on 25th October, 2013.
5. Published an article titled “A study on the habit of skipping meals among adolescent girls” in Star Research Reach, an Inter-Intra Disciplinary Journal (ISSN 0975-5101) Vol.5, No.1, December, 2013, Page 45-53.


PROGRAMMES ORGANISED

1. Organised the UGC sponsored National Seminar on “Management of Diabetes - A Global Concern” in the Sree Narayana College for Women, Kollam on 24th September 2008.
2. Organised the UGC sponsored National seminar on “Coping with academic stress-need of the hour” organised by Sree Narayana College for Women, Kollam on 20th and 21st of February, 2014.
3. Organised various Programmes of the Entrepreneurial Development Club of Sree Narayana College for Women, Kollam during 2005, 2006 and 2007.


OTHER ACCOMPLISHMENTS

1. Additional Examiner of University Theory Examinations conducted by the University of Kerala since 2001.
2. External Examiner of University Practical Examinations conducted by the University of Kerala since 2001.
3.Assistant Superintendent of Invigilation for the University Examinations conducted by the University of Kerala since 2001.
4. Co - ordinator of the Entrepreneurial Development Club during 2005- 2007.
5. Member of the Career Guidance Cell during from 2004-2009.
6. Tutor of the students of the Under-graduate Programme during 2003- 2008.
7. Member of the Student’s Welfare Committee during 2004 - 2008.
8.Faculty at the Orientation Training Course on Health and Nutrition Education conducted by the Food and Nutrition Extension Unit, Thiruvananthapuram at Kuttichira, Kollam district on 27th and 28th February, 2008.
9. Member of the Monitoring Committee of PG Programmes during 2008-2009.
10. Editor of the Post Graduates’ newsletter during 2008-2009.
11. Tutor of the students of the Fist Degree Programme in B. Sc Home Science since 2014.
12.Chairman of the Semester I, III and V University Examinations of the First Degree Programme in B.Sc Home Science (CBCSS) held by University of Kerala in 2014 -2015.
13.Member of the IQAC of the college since 2016.