The objective of Home Science education is to integrate teaching, research and extension with linkages with the industry, the government and non-governmental organizations with an aim to work as a service industry for enhancing the quality of living. The College of Home Science ( ISO: 9000-2008 ) was established in 1971 as fifth constituent college of G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar. The college has a mission to fulfill its vision through development of a need based education and researches that would enable the students and research scholars to become active partners in the economic growth and development of the community i.e. the family, local society, nation or world. Besides the undergraduate and post-graduate programs, the college is also running PhD program in Clothing and Textiles, Family Resource Management and Foods and Nutrition. The post-graduate programmes have an interdisciplinary approach of education with a unique advisory committee system to guide students to take courses related to their area of interest. The departments of the college have well-equipped laboratories.
Research is an academic activity. According to Oxford Dictionaries Research is “the systematic investigation into and study of materials and sources in order to establish facts and reach new conclusions”. (College Edition ) says Research is a “Systematic inquiry into a subject in order to discover or revise facts, theories, etc. Random House Dictionary of the English Language We can say that “Scientific Research is systematic, controlled, empirical and critical investigation of natural phenomena guided by theory and hypotheses about the presumed relations among such phenomena.”
Home Science Research: G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology is a compilation of abstracts of 59 dissertations and bibliography of 385 theses submitted to College of Home Science, GBPUAT, Pantnagar. It is divided in two sections (A) PhD dissertation with abstracts M.Sc. Theses – a bibliography and (B). Entries are prepared as per cataloguing rules. “ an international database is also consulted for the preparation of entries. Entries are broadly classified and arranged under appropriate headings alphabetically by the author’s name. This publication has an Author Index, Keyword Index and Guide Index separately for both sections. “Dissertation Abstract International” We hope this publication will be an asset for all those who are engaged in research in Home Science to keep pace with the global speed.
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