Aditi's research interests lie in in-situ
workplace studies, language and communication issues in the multilingual,
multi-ethnic and the multicultural work environment in the global shipping
industry. Aditi has a background in Sociology, Management, English literature
Aditi’s academic qualifications include PhD
(Sociology), MBA (Dual specialization in Human Resource Management &
Marketing), MA English, BA (Honours) English (2nd University rank) and BEd and
Diploma in Social Science Research Methods (Distinction). Aditi obtained her
Ph.D. from Cardiff University in 2016. She pursued her doctorate under
the aegis of the SIRC–Nippon Foundation Fellowship Programme of the University.
Her doctoral research is an ethnographic exploration of ship–shore VHF radio
communication. It is an ethnomethodological workplace study that illumines
in situ work of Vessel Traffic Service (VTS) operators engaged in the routine
tasks of monitoring and coordinating marine traffic.
Her work experience includes research,
school teaching, working for the print media – The Times of India newspaper
(Bennett Coleman & Company Ltd) as an Executive for Research and Market
Development and has also served in the Royal Bank of Scotland and British Gas
in customer service roles.