Department of Sociology

Academic Profile of Syadani Riyad Fatema (Riya)


Syadani Riyad Fatema (Riya)

About Syadani Riyad Fatema (Riya)

Syadani Riyad Fatema (Riya) is studying towards her PhD at the University of New England, Australia. She started her teaching in the Department of Bangladesh and Liberation War Studies in December 2016 and then in Sociology 2018 respectively. She worked as the founder Chairperson (Acting) of the Department of Sociology in Noakhali Science and Technology University (Bangladesh) from September 2017 to May 2018. She has been involved in Research since 2011.

She has completed her BSS (Hons) and MSS in  Sociology from the University of Dhaka. She passed her HSC and SSC with GPA-5 (Humanities) from Cumilla Victoria Government College and Chauddagram Pilot Girls High School respectively.

Teaching Areas

Introduction to Sociology

Bangladesh Culture, Society and Heritage

Research Methodology

Globalization and Social Change 

 

Academic Training, Workshops, Conference

Riya participated in several academic training, workshop, conferences including Enhancing Capacity on Scientific Inquiry and Analysis, Urbanization, Sustainability and Governance, UNE Postgraduate Conference, Endnote Basics and Advanced, Academic Writing Skills, 12 Weeks to Publication, TurboCharger,  Mental Health First Aid, Mental Health Wellbeing, Understanding Child Psychology, and many more. 

ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIPS

  • Received UNE IPRA Scholarship 2018
  • Received a prestigious grant given by the Department of Sociology appreciating M.S.S. result
  • Nilufar Jahan memorial scholarship (2011) appreciating B.S.S. (Hons.) result
  • Govt. Scholarship (2007-2008) in General grade on HSC Result.
  • Govt. Scholarship (2005-2006) in Talent-full on SSC Result under Comilla Board.
  • Govt. Scholarship (2002) in General grade in Class 8 under Comilla Board.

RESEARCH INTEREST:

Natural Disasters, Women's Health, Mental Health including Psychosocial impact of emergencies and Disasters, Child Psychology, Globalization: Social Change.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Strong academic background
  • Progressive and cultural minded
  • Self-confident, positive and hardworking, and
  • Ability to work in collaboration and maintain effective communication

Riya travelled and stayed in Australia, Denmark, United Kingdom.

Publications

Usher, K., Bradbury Jones, C., Bhullar, N., Durkin, D. J., Gyamfi, N., Fatema, S. R., & Jackson, D. (2021). COVID‐19 and family violence: Is this a perfect storm?. International journal of mental health nursing.

 

Kabir, H., Fatema, S. R., Hoque, S., Ara, J., & Maple, M. (2020). Risks of HIV/AIDS Transmission: A Study on the Perceptions of the Wives of Migrant Workers of Bangladesh. Journal of International Women's Studies21(6), 453-474.

 

Fatema, S. R. (2020). Women’s health-related vulnerabilities in natural disaster-affected areas of Bangladesh: a mixed-methods study protocol. BMJ open10(11), e039772.

 

Riyad Fatema S, Islam MS, East L,& Usher, Kim. Women’s health-related vulnerabilities in natural disasters: a systematic review protocol

BMJ Open 2019;9:e032079. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-032079

 

Kabir, H., Maple, M., & Riyad Fatema, S. (2018). Vulnerabilities of Women Workers in the Readymade Garment Sector of Bangladesh: A Case Study of Rana Plaza. Journal of International Women's Studies19(6), 224-235.

 

Uddin, M. A., Kabir, H. & Riyad Fatema, S. (2017). Hegemonic masculinity and sexual behaviour among the university and madrasah students in Bangladesh. Social Science Review, The Dhaka University Studies, Part-D, 34(1), 229-246.

 

Riyad Fatema, S. & Kabir, H. (2019). The flow of Internet through communications technologies and the changing pattern of parent-child relationships. Journal of Sociology, Nazmul Karim Study Center, University of Dhaka.

 

Riyad Fatema, S. (2018). The urgency of equality: Discrimination against women in a disaster-affected area of Bangladesh. Journal of Noakhali Science and Technology University (JNSTU). 1(2), 73-81.

 

Fatema, S. R. (2014)Globalization and the Changing Pattern of Parent-Child Relationship: A Case Study on Dhaka City (Doctoral dissertation, University of Dhaka).

 

Publications


Usher, K., Bradbury Jones, C., Bhullar, N., Durkin, D. J., Gyamfi, N., Fatema, S. R., & Jackson, D. (2021). COVID‐19 and family violence: Is this a perfect storm?. International journal of mental health nursing.

Kabir, H., Fatema, S. R., Hoque, S., Ara, J., & Maple, M. (2020). Risks of HIV/AIDS Transmission: A Study on the Perceptions of the Wives of Migrant Workers of Bangladesh. Journal of International Women's Studies21(6), 453-474.

Fatema, S. R. (2020). Women’s health-related vulnerabilities in natural disaster-affected areas of Bangladesh: a mixed-methods study protocol. BMJ open10(11), e039772.

Riyad Fatema S, Islam MS, East L,& Usher, Kim. Women’s health-related vulnerabilities in natural disasters: a systematic review protocol BMJ Open 2019;9:e032079. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-032079

Kabir, H., Maple, M., & Riyad Fatema, S. (2018). Vulnerabilities of Women Workers in the Readymade Garment Sector of Bangladesh: A Case Study of Rana Plaza. Journal of International Women's Studies19(6), 224-235.

Uddin, M. A., Kabir, H. & Riyad Fatema, S. (2017). Hegemonic masculinity and sexual behaviour among the university and madrasah students in Bangladesh. Social Science Review, The Dhaka University Studies, Part-D, 34(1), 229-246.

Riyad Fatema, S. & Kabir, H. (2019). The flow of Internet through communications technologies and the changing pattern of parent-child relationships. Journal of Sociology, Nazmul Karim Study Center, University of Dhaka.

Riyad Fatema, S. (2018). The urgency of equality: Discrimination against women in a disaster-affected area of Bangladesh. Journal of Noakhali Science and Technology University (JNSTU)1(2), 73-81.

Fatema, S. R. (2014)Globalization and the Changing Pattern of Parent-Child Relationship: A Case Study on Dhaka City (Doctoral dissertation, University of Dhaka).

Experiences and Activities


March 2018 – Present

Lecturer, Department of Sociology, Noakhali Science and Technology University.

September 2017 - May 2018

Founder Chairperson (Acting), Department of Sociology, Noakhali Science and Technology University.

December 2016 – March 2018

Lecturer, Bangladesh and Liberation War Studies, Noakhali Science and Technology University.

March 2015 – January 2017

Research Assistant, Project: Empowerment of Women Member of the Union Parisad in Bangladesh funded by The University Grants Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh.

May – November 2012

Research Assistant, 

Project Title: Public Satisfaction with Current Policing Practice: A Study on DMP [Under Dhaka Metropolitan Police in collaboration with the Criminology and Criminal Justice Program, Department of Sociology, University of Dhaka]

Employed by the Department of Sociology (University of Dhaka) and Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP)