Documentaries on Mental Health
We are currently developing a documentary of a mental health project for Transcultural Psychosocial Organisation (TPO) – Nepal. This documentary is being filmed in Chitwan. Our documentaries are part of the Nepal Moves initiative of NIRC where we are developing moving stories that make us move in the real sense – touching upon various social issues, relevant to be discussed and addressed.
Likewise, we are also doing another documentary project for TPO Nepal on Suicide Prevention, which is being filmed in Sindhupalchowk.
Capacity Building on Research Communications and Social Media Management
A 1-day training on ‘Professional Research Communications and Social Media Management: Theoretical and Practical Approaches’ was organised in Department of Conflict, Peace and Development Studies of Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu on September 15, 2018. The topics covered during the training were: developing non-academic write ups (research briefs, policy briefs, blogs and case studies); communicating during an
academic event; effective handling of social media for professional purposes; and email etiquette. Students currently studying MA in Conflict, Peace and Development Studies participated in this programme.
Capacity Building on Proposal and Report Writing
A 4-day ‘Proposal and Report Writing Training’ was organised in Kamal Rural Municipality, Jhapa, Province 1 from April 28 to May 1, 2018. The training was organised by Work for Nepal with technical support by NIRC.
Likewise, a 2-day training was organised on ‘Grant Proposal Writing: Conceptual and Practical Approaches’ by NIRC at Sap Falcha, Babarmahal, Kathmandu on September 8 and 9, 2018.
Batch 2 of the same training was held on September 29 and 30, which was graced by DFID Nepal’s Health Adviser, Mr Deepak Karki.
Research Partner for Mister and Miss Tourism and Culture Universe Nepal
NIRC is partnering with Planet Multimedia International Pvt. Ltd. for organisation of Mister and Miss Tourism and Culture Universe Nepal for various research and communications activities, including capacity building workshops on research communications and social media management for the contestants.
Capacity Building on DRR
NIRC conducted a one-day training on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) to the government officials and NGO representatives of Sundarbazar Municipality, Lamjung, Province 4. The training was organised by Youth for Community Transformation, Nepal- YCT on May 25, 2018.
Research on Academic Learning Practices in Public Libraries
NIRC is conducting a research project on ‘Reading for Research: Academic Learning Practices in Public Libraries of Kathmandu Valley’.
Media Monitoring on Development themes
NIRC is conducting a media monitoring study on various social development themes.