THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A five-member Syndicate sub-committee will visit the Aquatic Biology Department at Kariavattom Campus on Tuesday to conduct an inquiry into the death of Resmi R Nair, a research student, on campus who died Wednesday last.
Resmi had a department fellowship and was doing research on the topic ‘pesticide effect on fishes’. She was working towards the completion of her work report.
Resmi who had consumed poison on December 31 and had been admitted to the hospital, died on Wednesday. There were allegations that she was under mental stress regarding the submission of the work report.
The Research Standing Committee of the Kerala University which met here on Monday formed a five-member sub-committee. The members are Sreekala P S, Jolly Jacob, Suresh, K L Vivekanandan and P Mohanachandran. The committee members would visit the department on Tuesday morning and will meet students, faculty and the family member who had given a complaint to the University seeking investigation into the death.