Research

Dr. Sk. Tawfique M. Haque

Professor

Chair, Department of Political Science and Sociology

Director, Center for Peace Studies (CPS), and

Director, South Asian Institute of Policy and Governance (SIPG)

 

1. Principal Investigator (PI) of the research project on ‘Education policy recommendations for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh: Supporting sustainable refugee return and reintegration through education and skills building’ funded by Danish Refugee Council for the period of 2019-2020

2. Principal Investigator of the research project on Explaining Differences in Citizen Attitudes Toward Climate Finance for Reducing Vulnerability in Bangladesh, funded by World Bank (Washington Office) for the period of 2019-2020     

3. Project Coordinator of research and advocacy project on The Rohingya Crisis: A Roadmap for Sustainable Solutions, funded by UNHCR for the period of 2019

4. Team Leader of the Bangladesh chapter of the research project titled State of Democracy in South Asia, funded by CSDS, Delhi for the period of 2019-2020

5. Principal Investigator (PI) of the research project on Climate Change Induced Migration in Bangladesh jointly conducted by the American University, Washington and NSU in 2017

6. Country coordinator of the research project (2015-17) on Public Sector Human Resource Management in SAARC Countries funded by NORAD

7. Team leader of cross country survey (2014-2017) on governance and trust in three South Asian countries: Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Nepal

8. Team leader of the Bangladesh chapter of the survey on State of Democracy in South Asia II, jointly organized by Asian Barometer of Taiwan University and CSDS Delhi (2011-2016)

9. A survey on Citizen Charter in Bangladesh jointly conducted by University of Bergen, Norway and North South University, Bangladesh, 2010

10. A survey on Citizen’s Trust on Public Services of Bangladesh jointly conducted by University of Bergen, Norway and North South University, Bangladesh, 2008

11. Conducted a research on ” Rethinking Institutional Strategy: Role of MPs (Member of Parliaments) in local development at Union Parishad Level”, 2008

12. Worked as the coordinator of the research team that conducted a research on “Local Government Finance” commissioned by Japan International Co-operation Agency (JICA),2007

13. Worked as the team leader of two baseline surveys on “Monga Mitigation Initiative Pilot Program- II (MMIPP-II)” with Social Development Foundation and funded by World Bank, 2007

14. Worked as the team leader of the study titled “Impact evaluation on Monga Mitigation Initiative Pilot Program- II (MMIPP-II)” with Social Development Foundation and funded by World Bank, 2006

15. Conducted a participatory research on “ The Rights and Livelihood Options of Fishermen in Some Restricted Hilsha Fishing Areas” for Manusher Jonno (MJ), 2006

 

Md. Shahidul Haque

Senior Fellow

Department of South Asian Institute of Policy and Governance (SIPG)

 

 1. Co-Principal Investigator (PI) of the research project on “The reflection of Rohingya Voice in various initiatives towards their repatriation including the bilateral Agreement between Bangladesh and Myanmar” funded by Canadian High Commission in Bangladesh for the period of January 2021-December 2021

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Dr. Ishrat Zakia Sultana

Assistant Professor

Department of Political Science and Sociology (PSS)

 

 1.  Refugee Education in South and South East Asia
      Funded by ADSP,
      Period: December 2019-March 2020

2.  Rohingya Education in Bangladesh Without Legal Identity
     Funded by CTRG, NSU
     Period: October 2019- September 2020

 

Dr. Harisur Rahman

Assistant Professor

Department of Political Science and Sociology (PSS)

 

1.  Nosophobia or Sinophobia? Social media representation and public perception about novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Bangladesh. Status: Ongoing: Funded by School of Sociology and Ethnology: Yunnan University, Kunming, China, Period: March to December 2020.

2.  Language Socialization or Low Self-Esteem? Communication Apprehension Among the University Students in Bangladesh. Ongoing. Funded by: CTRG, NSU, Period: September 2020 to August 2021.

3.  Global Vessels and Local Lives: An Anthropological Study of Shipbreaking Workers in Bangladesh. Status: Ongoing. Funded by: Social Science Research Council (SSRC), Planning Division, Ministry of Planning, Bangladesh, Period: December 2019 to December 2021.

4.  Media Representations of China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI): Content Analysis and Critical Discourse and Rhetorical Analysis of Bangladeshi and Chinese Television and Newspaper. Ongoing. Funded by CTRG, NSU, Period: October 2019 to January 2021.

5.  Mindless Propaganda or Thoughtful Persuasion? Television Commercials and Broadcast Regulations in Bangladesh. Completed. Funded by CTRG, NSU, Period: September 2018 to August 2019.

 

Dr. Mohammad Bulbul Ashraf Siddiqi

Associate Professor

Department of Political Science and Sociology (PSS)

 

1. (October 2020 to Dec 2021) Poverty Narratives and Lived Experiences of Urban Poor in the Post-COVID 19 Bangladesh, Funded by Conference Travel and Research Grants Committee (CTRGC), NSU, in collaboration with the University of South Wales, UK

2. (Oct 2020 to April 2020) Perception of the Host Community on the Rohingya Crisis, a self-funded small-scale collaborative research project with the University of South Wales, UK (Sept 2019 to Jan 2021)

3. Exploring the Roles of ‘National Development Experts’ in International Development: A Critical Analysis of the Rohingya Refugee Crisis in Bangladesh. Funded by Conference Travel and Research Grants Committee (CTRGC), NSU, in collaboration with the University of South Wales, UK (Sept 2019 to December 2020).

4. Exploring the experience of violence and loss of dignity among Rohingya’s in Bangladesh and Internally Displaced People in Afghanistan. Funded by the British Academy, UK and led by University of South Wales (USW), UK. Amount: £300k

 

Dr. Helal Mohd. Mohiuddin

Professor

Department of Political Science and Sociology (PSS)

 

1.  Mental Health of Urban Adolescents

December 2020-December 2021. NSU-CTRG grants.

 

2.  Life-skill Education of the Rohingya Female Adolescents

March 2021-March 2022. The Global Grants of the Rotary International (USA & Canada).

 

3.  Modeling Training of the Rohingya Adolescent Volunteer Teachers

March – October 202. Manitoba Council for International Cooperation (MCIC).

 

 

 

Dr. M Jashim Uddin

Associate Professor

Department of Political Science and Sociology (PSS)

 

1. Covid-19 driven Mental Health among the Urban Adolescence

Funded by CTRG, NSU

Period: October 2020 to September 2021

2. Rohingya Voice

Funded by CHC

Period: December 2020 to November 2021

 

Tata Zafar

Senior Lecturer 

Department of Political Science and Sociology (PSS)

 

1. Working in a research project on gender empowerment, identity crisis, and politics of forced migration of Rohingya refugees in collaboration with an Associate Professor of the University of Southampton, UK.

2. Working in a research project focused on the success and failure factors of online education during the covid situation and how stress factors of the covid situation and implementation of online education impact the motivational factors of students and teachers during the teaching-learning process.

3. Working on a research project focused on the issues of consent in collaboration with an Educational consultant of the Ministry of Education, Canada.