DEPARTMENTAL SEMINAR HELD ON 16th APRIL 2019
The Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies held a Departmental Seminar on Tuesday 16th April 2019 for Defence of MA Research Proposal and Presentation of Concept Papers by both MA and PhD students. The event took place at the School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) Boardroom. The Seminar which was attended by lecturers and Postgraduate students begun at 9.00 am, with the proposal presentation by one MA student - Pascal Otunga Ogola (C50/CE/26270/2014). The title of the Proposal was: “The Influence of the Roman Catholic Church Leaders in Curbing Child Marriage among the Abakuria, Migori County, Kenya.”
The student gave an overview of his MA proposal touching on the various important parts such as: Title, Objectives, Significance of the study, Literature Review, Theoretical Framework and Research Methodology. Thereafter, the Discussant took members through her report followed by the School Representative who also gave her input. Thereafter, the floor was open for questions, comments and observations from members of Academic staff. Collectively, the members contributed towards improving the MA proposal for onward transmission to the next level, after corrections. Finally, four (4) MA and One (1) PhD candidates presented concept papers and they were assigned supervisors to guide them through the Proposal Writing.