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Name : HIGGINS ROBERT
Designation : Assistant Professor
Department of Geography, University College, Thiruvananthapuram, Pin-695034 Email ID: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Mobile No: 8281778812, 9387821982
Present Position
Assistant Professor
Experience 1. Assistant Professor for 3 1/2 Month at UG and PG Level at Govt College, Chittur, Palakkad
2. Assistant Professor for 2 Years and 3 months (Till date) of PG and UG level at University College, Thiruvananthapuram
2. 17 Years as HSST in Geography at Govt.Aided Higher Secondary Schools
Highest Qualification M.Sc. in Geography, ASRB, ICAR NET in Geography
Areas of Interest Geomorphology, Climatology, Concepts and trends in Geography, Geography of Resources, Geography of Tourism, Regional Planning and Development, Cartography, Practicals in Geography
Field of Research Landuse change and its biophysical impact in Kuttanad region
Guideship Details Guide for PG and UG level students
Subjects Handled
(i) PG Level: Concepts and trend in Geography, Climatology, Regional Planning and Development, Geography of Tourism, Research Methodology
(ii) UG Level: Geography of resources, Cartography, Geomorphology, Practicals in Geography
Academic Responsibilities Undertaken Tutor of I M.Sc, Time trace nodal officer of the department, Guide for I MSc student
Duties Performed Lecturer, Study tour convenor for UG, Invigilation duty for exams, External Examiner for practicals in PG and UG, Assistant examiner for PG and UG, Guide for PG and UG level students
Research Projects Undertaken
Research Publications
Books Published

Paper Presentations Environmental Impact of Backwater Tourism in Kuttanad Region, National Seminar at University College, Thiruvananthapuram 25-27 Feb 2016
Seminars / Workshops Organized
Seminars Attended Seminar on Biodiversity conservation at University College, Thiruvananthapuram, Seminar on Applications of Remote Sensing in Geography 25-27 Feb 2016
Workshops Attended Spatial Information technology for watershed management at Govt. College, Chittur GEOTECH 2014;  4th to 8th Nov 2014
Refresher Courses Attended Refresher course on Environmental Sciences (Multidisciplinary) at UGC Human Resource Centre, Kariavattom 5th to 25th Jan 2016
Orientation Programmes Attended

Awards / Honours / Patents Conferred
Membership (s) in Kerala University Library
Consultancy Services