Dr Nandini Lakshmikantha

Professor

Manipal Institute of Communication

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Dr Nandini Lakshmikantha is the Professor at Manipal Institute of Communication, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal. Her current responsibilities include Teaching, Principal Investigator of Research Project sanctioned under ICMR, Research Guide to students pursuing Doctoral Degree and Dissertation Guide to Post Graduate students.

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
Communication Theories and Practice I Semester
Organizational Communication I Semester
Media Psychology I

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
PhD Media Effects Karnataka University 2008
Master of Arts Mass Communication and Journalism Karnataka University
BSc Math, Physics and Statistics Karnataka University

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Bangalore Campus Associate Professor 2011 - August 2014
Acharya Institute of Graduate Studies, Bangalore Director 2008 - 2011
Acharya Institute of Graduate Studies, Bangalore Principal 2006 - 2008
Sheshadripuram College, Bangalore Lecturer 1999 - 2006

Effective Methods of Health Communication on Reproductory Tract Infections (ongoing)

ICMR project

"Augmenting employable skills among BA students"

A project funded by Karnataka Knowledge Commission - 2012

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Research, Teaching, Corporate Social Responsibility, International Relationships

Area of Expertise

Research, Student Counselling, Teaching, Administration, Networking,

Area of Research

Health Communication, Sustainable Development, Marketing, Hospital Communication, Digital Technology, Sports Communication

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Member of Public Relations Council of India

Media Literacy

Publishers - ICFAI, 2009

Reporting Maternal and Child Health for Media – Challenges and Issues

UNICEF study document; 2014

Children and their Right to Education

Right to Education, Published by CESS and Sarva Shiksha Abhiyana

Effective Communication strategies for Government Health Projects: A case study among the JSY beneficiaries

Science Communicator; 2010

Strategies to mobilize alternative human resources in popularizing government health projects in rural area : An experimental study

Science Communicator; 2010

Teleserials and youth

Journal of Communication Karnataka University, April 2009

Dribbling family relations: Teleserials’ influence on young viewers

Journal of Public Relations; 2010

Sports ‘n’ Gender: Bias, “Media and Society National Seminar on School of Social, Sholapur University,

Media and Society; 2013; Wizcraft publications

"Surf the Gap": Exploring New Media as an effective tool to create Awareness on STIs.

International Journal of Research in Social Sciences (IJRSS) 2014. ISSN: 2249-2496

Reeling the Reality: A study on contemporary REALITY SHOWS and their influence on other entertainment program genres

The International Journal of Humanities and Social Studies ISSN 2321 – 9203 201; 2014

Media Messages: Challenges and Strategies to control STIs among young woman

International Research Journal of Social Sciences ISSN 2319–3565 Vol. 3(8), 15-21, August (2014)

Research Journal Media Literacy

Acharya Institutes, 2010

Right to Education

Centre for Economic and Social Studies, Bangalore and Government of Karnataka

Research Book Journal of Public Relations

Acharya Institutes in association of Public Relation Council of India, 2010

Role of Television in disseminating the awareness in Waste Management

2014

Orient Journal of Law and Social Science

Reporting Maternal and Child Health for Media – Challenges and Issues

2014

UNICEF study document

An Exploratory Study On The Opportunities In Visual Media

2019

International Journal of Communication and Media StudiesISSN(P): 2250-0014

Communicating Health: A study on the usage of new media in hospitals to create awareness among Information seekers

2019

European Journal of Pharmaceutical and Medical Research ISSN 2394-321

TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCEMENTS: A CASE STUDY ON DIGITAL INITIATIVES BY A REGIONAL MEDIA HOUSE TO COMBAT CHALLENGES

2019

IJMFSMR/IJSSIR/ online issue

Analysis on the Character Design of Asian Indian Cartoon Character Chhota Bheem

2020

Indian Journal of Marketing Volume 50, Issue 1, January 2020 Pages 9-23