On Saturday, January 19, 2013, the annual “Workshop on Research Methodology” was held at the IBC Korat campus in Pak Thong Chai. The workshop was aiming to introduce the participating M.A. and Ph.D. students to the research work in the field of Buddhist Studies. This included aspects such as the characteristics and types of research, the required process and steps, the formulation of research topics, the collection and analysis of data and the presentation of research work. The program was organised and chaired by the Dean of Graduate School, Prof. Tilak Kariyawasam.
The program included the following main topics:
- “Buddhist Research and Guideline to Proceed in a Research”.
Prof. Tilak Kariyawasam, Dean of Graduate School
- “Research Methodology of Pali Texts Editing”
Prof. G.A. Somaratna, Co-Director, Dhammachai
- “Thesis style and format”.
Dr. Fa Qing, Director for ICT and Library
- “Methodology of Buddhist Texts Translation”.
Prof. Charles Willemen, Rector of IBC
“Methodology and the Research of Buddhist Sources”
Prof. Kapila Abhayawansa, Vice Rector of Academic