Mangaluru: School of Social Work Roshni Nilaya holds national webinar on Criminology

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Mangaluru, Aug 1: Under the banner, Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Post Graduate Department of Criminology and Forensic Science, School of Social Work, Roshni Nilaya, here, and Trinity Forensic Investigation & Analysis, here, had organized a national webinar on 'Future Prospects in Criminology and Forensic Science' in fond memory of late Dr B Ashoka, former head of the department of Criminology and Forensic Science (1979-2016) on July 29, 2019 at 10.30 am on online Google meet platform.

Dr Divyashree Herjai, assistant professor and dean, School of Criminology and Crime Science, Raksha Shakthi University, Ahemadabad, Gujarat and also the alumni of the college (undergraduate 2005-2008 Batch) was the guest speaker for the day. She stressed that career prospects in Criminology such as research, higher education, scholarships, government services and various private sectors are the thrust areas. Every student must love the subject they have chosen for their career and must seek the opportunities available she said.

Panellist Don Mathew Caeiro, cyber expert, assistant professor and head of the department of Forensic Science, Kristu Jayanti College, Bengaluru, spoke about the prospects in Forensic Science both in private and public sectors. Peter Kiran A, Forensic Expert, assistant professor and coordinator, Post Graduate Department of Forensic Science, Jain University (Deemed to be), Bengaluru, also said that Forensic Science must be seen in broader aspects as it has several branches which a student can opt for their specialization. Devaseelan S Security and Intelligence Expert, Trinity Forensic Investigation and Analysis, Mangaluru and also assistant professor, Department of Forensic Science and Criminology, were the other panellists who joined the discussion on the theme. There were several questions and queries put forth by the participants concerning their prospects in the field of Criminology and Forensic Science. All the questions were taken for the discussion and were clarified successfully by the panellists.

Dr Juliet C J Principal, School of Social Work, Roshni Nilaya presided over the webinar. Dr Saritha D’Souza, head of the Post Graduate Department of Criminology and Forensic Science, School of Social Work, Mangaluru gave the introductory note stating the purpose of organizing the webinar is to bring all the young and budding criminologist and Forensic Experts together under one platform to discuss the prospects in the field.

Faculties and students of both the Undergraduate and Post Graduate Department of various universities, autonomous colleges across the country, and of the organizing college, alumni of the department and people from the field and allied areas were present during the discussion. A total of 720 participants had registered for the webinar including international student representatives.

Balajinarayan B, assistant professor of Criminology and Forensic Science took on the initiative to conduct the webinar. Amitesh V Shetty, assistant professor of the department was the moderator for the webinar.


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