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Faculty Member


V. C. Joy


Areas of Specialisation

Environmental Biology



Date of Birth 13th February 1951
Year Degree College/University
1971 B.Sc. Kerala University
1974 M.Sc. Visva-Bharati
1980 Ph.D. Visva-Bharati
Research Projects
7 Research Projects (5 completed, 2 ongoing), 50 papers in Journals, Ed. books.
Ongoing Projects
Biodiversity of Soil microarthropods and mobilization of nutrients in afforested wastelands (Min. Env. & Forests)
Biomarker qualities of soil arthropods for ecotoxicity of flyash in agroecosystems. (Dept. of Science & Technology)
Teaching Experience
23 years in Visva-Bharati
First class first rank in M.Sc. Zoology exam., 1974
CSIR fellowship (Junior / Senior) from 1976 to 1979 for Ph.D. research
Other Co-Curricular Interests
Executive Committee member of Indian Society for Soil Biology & Ecology
Life member of several scientific bodies & scientific journals
Editorial Committee member of several Res. journals
Member of CSIR NET Examination Committee
Any other information
Supervised the research of 8 Ph.D. students (awarded)
Administrative experience as Vice-Principal, Siksha-Bhavana (Inst. Sci.) Visva-Bharati for 5 years.
Participated in several Environmental Awareness programmes