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Videos from the Field: Rohil Bhatnagar

During his summer of exploratory research, Rohil Bhatnagar has spent two months visiting rural villages in order to assess  dietary patterns, market-level food diversity, and nutritional awareness - especially around iron-deficiency anemia.  Learn more ab… Read more

Videos from the Field: Krystal Rampalli

Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) have been used to help agriculture communities improve their farming knowledge and market strategies. Over the summer, Krystal Rampalli has been talking with farmers and programs across India that use ICT for Ag,… Read more

Videos from the Field: Jocelyn Boiteau

This summer, Jocelyn Boiteau has been learning about food loss in the fruit and vegetable value chains in India. Hear from Jocelyn as she describes her exploratory research.Jocelyn Boiteau is a Tata-Cornell Scholar and second year PhD student at the Division of Nutri… Read more

Videos from the Field: Payal Seth

For her PhD research, Payal Seth has been conducting ongoing fieldwork in Uttar Pradesh, India. In this video, Payal explains the crux of her research question and reflects on another summer of field-based research.  Learn more about her research and fieldwork exp… Read more

Why Fieldwork Matters

At the Tata-Cornell Institute (TCI), doing applied, on-the-ground research is a serious part of our mission. We believe that academic rigor and fieldwork go hand in hand. In this panel, Tata-Cornell Scholars discuss what they’ve gained from their experience… Read more