Details of Dr. Mohammad Mainul Islam


BIOGRAPHY

Dr. Mohammad Mainul Islam received his PhD in Demography from the Institute of Population Research, Peking University, Beijing, China in July 2009, specializing in Population Health. He got his Bachelor and Master degrees in Sociology from the University of Dhaka in 2000 and 2002, respectively. Dr. Islam completed a Global Health Research Capacity Strengthening Program (GHR-CAPS) Postdoctoral Fellowship (May 1, 2013- October 31, 2014) at McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada. He also got training at the Johns Hopkins Fall Institute at Barcelona, Stanford University and Brown University, and the University of Bergen in Health Policy and Management (2015), Formal Demography (2014), Population and Development (2012) and the Global Development Challenges (2008), respectively. Currently he is a Professor in the Department of Population Sciences, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Besides teaching he has held the position of elected ‘Member of the Syndicate’-the highest decision making body of the University of Dhaka for two consecutive terms in between 2010-2014. He was awarded the ‘First Prize of Academic Excellence Award’ of Peking University in December 2008 and later he was named as ‘Nick Simons Scholar’ of the New Investigator in Global Health (NIGH) of the Global Health Council (GHC), Washington, D.C., USA in June 2010. Dr. Islam is the two times winner of One of the 10 winners (the 10 best abstracts) for the New Voices in Global Health (NVGH) program-2016 and 2014, World Health Summit (WHS) in Berlin, Germany.  Dr. Islam has been appointed ‘Academician of the Social Sciences’- the highest honor bestowed by the International Academy of Social Sciences (IASS), USA since September 2014. Dr. Islam’s work broadly focuses on reproductive health, child health, urban health and health communication. His research also focuses on understanding population health, with specific interests in global health and population, social demography, population and development, and China Studies. Dr. Islam has extensively attended and presented his research works at more than 50 international meetings and academic conferences in abroad including Austria, Australia, Canada, China, Cuba, Germany, India, Malaysia, Netherlands, Nigeria, Norway, Spain, USA, UK, etc. He has contributed to over 35 peer-reviewed publications, including publications of research findings as first author in The Lancet and BMC Women’s Health. He has also authored and co-authored conference papers, and other publications. He frequently contributes to the reputed national daily newspapers including the bdnews24.com- the first online and widely circulated newspaper in Bangladesh (Opinion section in Bengali), The Daily Bonik Barta (www.bonikbarta.com), The Daily Star (http://www.thedailystar.net/), etc. on population, health and educational issues. Dr. Islam has authored a book (2016) entitled on Communication and Change in Health Behavior in Bangladesh: Realities at the grassroots. He is the reviewer of journals like, Asian Population Studies, Population Review, PLOS ONE, BMC Public Health, BMC Women’s Health, BMC Pregnancy and Child Birth, etc. He has membership of various professional associations including the International Union of Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP), International Sociological Association (ISA), RC41 of Sociology of Population of ISA, Asian Population Association (APA), American Population Association (PAA), Canadian Coalition of Global Health Research (CCGHR), etc.

 

EDUCATION & TRAINING

  • Postdoctoral Fellow in Global Health Research, Ingram School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Canada under the GHR-CAPS (Global Health Research Capacity Strengthening Program), Research Project: Use of Reproductive Health Care Services of Urban Migrant Women in Bangladesh (2013-2014)
  • Ph.D.  in Demography (Population Health), Institute of Population Research, Peking University, Beijing, China (2005-2009), Dissertation Title: Childhood Mortality Dynamics in Bangladesh: Trends, Patterns and Survival of Under-Five Aged Children
  • Master of Social Science (M.S.S.) in Sociology, Department of Sociology, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh (2000-2001), Dissertation Title: Communication and Change in Health Behavior: A Study of Shibpur Thana in Narsingdi District
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences (B.S.S. Honors) in Sociology,  Department of Sociology, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh (1996-1999)
  • Higher Secondary School Certificate (H.S.C.) in Science, Mirzapur Cadet College, Tangail, Bangladesh (1993-1995)
  • Secondary School Certificate (S.S.C.) in Science, Mirzapur Cadet College, Tangail, Bangladesh (1989-1993)

Others

  • Johns Hopkins 12th Annual Fall Institute in Health Policy and Management, (attended courses are-‘Problem Solving in Public Health’; ‘Introduction to Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Public Health’; ‘The Impact of the Financial, Economic and Political Crisis on Health’, ‘Quality of Life and Well-Being of Populations’), Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, the Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, with the collaboration of the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, November 9-27, 2015, Barcelona, Spain.
  • 2014 Summer School in Urban Health, , Global Health Research Capacity Strengthening Program (GHR-CAPS), University of Laval, August 17-21, 2014 Québec City, Quebec, Canada
  • Stanford Workshop in Formal Demography, Stanford Center for Population Research and the Center for the Demography and Economics of Health & Ageing, Institute of Social Research in the Social Sciences, Stanford University, March 24-25, 2014, Palo Alto, CA, USA
  • MyResearch at McGill Library (MyResearch is a four module graduate seminar series aimed at improving research management and dissemination), McGill Library and Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, McGill University, Canada, 2014
  • 2013 Summer School in Globalization & Health Inequalities, Global Health Research Capacity Strengthening Program (GHR-CAPS), August 19-23, 2013, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
  • Population and Development: New Approaches to Enduring Global Problems,  Brown International Advanced Research Institute (BIARI), The Watson Institute, Brown University, June 9- 23, 2012, RI, USA
  • Summer School in Sex, Gender & Global Health Research,  Global Health Research Capacity Strengthening Program (GHR-CAPS), University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM), Montreal, Canada, 2012
  • Global Development Challenges (GDC), Bergen Summer Research School (BSRS), University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway (Earned 10 ECT-European Credit Transfer Systems), 2008
  • Chinese Language Program,  College of Advanced Chinese Training of Beijing Language and Culture University (BLCU), Beijing, China, 2005

 

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

  • Professor, Department of Population Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences,

University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh (2017-)

  • Associate Professor, Department of Population Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences,

University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh (2013-2017)

  • Adjunct Faculty, BRAC Institute of Governance and Development Studies (BIGD), BRAC University, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2015
  • Postdoctoral Fellow in Global Health Research, Ingram School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, 2013-2014
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Population Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2006-2013
  • Part-Time Faculty, Department of History, Faculty of Arts,  University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2009-2013
  • Assistant Professor (Part-Time), Department of Textile Engineering,  Faculty of Science and Information Technology, Daffodil International University (DIU), Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2012
  • Lecturer, Department of Population Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2002-2006
  • Part-Time Faculty, Department of History, Faculty of Arts, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2003-2004
  • Guest Lecturer, Department of Sociology, Eden Women University College, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2002-2003

 

AWARDS/CREDENTIALS/ FELLOWSHIPS

AWARDS

  • First Prize of Academic Excellence Award 2008 of Peking University (in recognition of achievements in academic study from 2005-2008), Beijing, China, 2008
  • Winner of New Voices in Global Health, One of the 10 winners for the New Voices in Global Health initiative 2016, World Health Summit in Berlin, October 9-11, 2016.
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  • Winner of New Voices in Global Health,  One of the 10 winners (the 10 best abstracts published in The Lancet) for the New Voices in Global Health program 2014, World Health Summit in Berlin, October 19-22, 2014.
  • Winner of Global Health Axis 2014 Photo Contest,  Réseau de recherche en santé des populations du Québec (FRSPQ)/ Québec Population Health Research Network (QPHRN),   Canada, 2014
  • Janata Bank Gold Medal Award 2003 for outstanding performance in the Master of Social Sciences (M.S.S.) Final Examination 2001, Janata Bank, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2003

 

FELLOWSHIPS

  • GHR-CAPS (Global Health Research Capacity Strengthening Program) Postdoctoral Fellowship, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, May 1, 2013 to October 31, 2014 ($55,125, the bursaries are aligned with the Canadian Institute of Health Research, CIHR), 2013-2014
  • Summer Residential Fellowship at Brown International Advanced Research Institutes (BIARI) to attend the institute-‘Population and Development: New Approaches to Enduring Global Problems, June 9-23, 2012, The Watson Institute, Brown University, RL, USA, 2012
  • Chinese Government Scholarship (2004-2009) to attend Chinese Language Program at Beijing Language and Culture University (BLCU) and PhD Program in Demography at Peking University, China Scholarship Council (CSC), China, September 2004- July 2009

 

HONORS/CREDENTIALS

  • Nick Simons Scholar of New Investigators in Global Health (NIGH) 2010 of the Global Health Council (GHC), the 37th Annual International Conference on Global Health: Dateline 2010: Global Health Goals and Metrics, June 14-18, 2010, Washington, DC, USA, 2010
  • Academician of the Social Sciences- the highest honor bestowed by the International Academy of Social Sciences (IASS), Palam Beach, Florida, USA, 2014
  • Honorary Credential Award 2008, AGD Prize of 2nd DITAN International Conference on Infectious Diseases: Globalization of Infectious Diseases, November 14-17, Beijing, China, 2008

PUBLICATIONS

(Peer reviewed Journals, Book, Book Chapters, Monograph & Reports)

  • Mohammad Mainul Islam and Anita J. Gagnon. Use of reproductive health care services among urban migrant women in Bangladesh, BMC Women's Health.2016, 16:15
    DOI: 10.1186/s12905-016-0296-4, URL: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6874/16/15

            This article has been chosen as suggested Pre-Readings for the 4TH ANNUAL STATE OF

            GLOBAL HEALTH SYMPOSIUM, 2017 (Urban Evolution: Optimizing Women’s Health

             in the World’s Cities, March 22, 2017), Harvard University.

            https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/global-health-and-population/suggested-pre-readings/

  • Mohammad M. Islam and Anita J. Gagnon. 2014. Child marriage-related policies and reproductive health in Bangladesh: a cross-sectional analysis, The Lancet -19 October  2014 (Vol. 384, Page S8) DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736 (14)61871-7

             URL: http://www.thelancet.com/pdfs/journals/lancet/PIIS0140-6736(14)61871-7.pdf

  • Mohammad Mainul Islam, Md. Kamrul Islam, Mohammad Sazzad Hasan and Md. Aminul Haque. Marriage Before 16 or 18 years: The Effect of Marital Age on Women’s Educational Attainment in Bangladesh, The Journal of Population and Social Studies (JPSS), Volume 24, No.2 (published online: July 31, 2016).

URL: http://www.jpss.mahidol.ac.th/PDF/JPSS-v24n2-Islam_Child_marriage_Bangladesh.pdf

  • Mohammad Mainul Islam, Mohammad Sazzad Hasan, Mohammad Bellal Hossain and Tehmina Ghafur. 2016. The Prevalence and Determinants of Remarriage in Bangladesh, Contemporary Perspectives in Family Research, Vol.10, Emerald Publishing (Book title: Divorce, Separation, and Remarriage: The Transformation of Family; edited by Giovanna Gianesini & Sampson Lee Blair), October, 2016, ISBN: 978-1-78635-230-9.

URL:http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/pdfplus/10.1108/S1530-353520160000010016

  • Mohammad Mainul Islam. 2016. Communication and Change in Health Behavior in Bangladesh: Realities at the grassroots. Dhaka: OSDER Publications, May 2016 (This book was first published as a monograph by Lambert Academic Publishing, 2011).
  • Alam, N., Merry, L., Mainul Islam, M. and Cortijo, C. (2015) International Health Professional Migration and Brain Waste: A Situation of Double-Jeopardy. Open Journal of Preventive Medicine, 5, 128-131.

             URL:http://file.scirp.org/pdf/OJPM_2015032015170591.pdf

  • Hossain, Md. Bellal, Tehmina Ghafur, Mohammad Mainul Islam and Mohammad Sazzad Hasan (2015), Trends, Patterns and Determinants of Marriage in Bangladesh, Population Monograph of Bangladesh, Volume 13 (ISBN: 978-984-33-9948-9), November 2015, Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics, Government of Bangladesh.  URL:

           http://203.112.218.65/WebTestApplication/userfiles/Image/PopMonographs/Volume-13_MM.pdf

  • Mohammad Mainul Islam and Sayema Haque Bidisha (2013). Population and Development Issues in Bangladesh, in The Dhaka University Studies, Part-D, Vol.68, No.1, Pp.43-68, June 2011 (published in July 2013).  URL:

              http://ndc.gov.bd/lib_mgmt/webroot/earticle/1866/Population_and_Development_Issues_in_BD.pdf

  • ডঃ মোহাম্মদ মঈনুল ইসলাম (২০১৩). ‘শিক্ষা, সুশিক্ষা ও জাতিগঠনঃ প্রেক্ষাপট বাংলাদেশ’, কলা অনুষদ পত্রিকা, ভলিউম ৫, সংখ্যা ৭, জুলাই ২০১১- জুন ২০১২, ঢাকা বিশ্ববিদ্যালয় /Mohammad Mainul Islam: Education, Good Education and Nation Building ( in Bengali), Kala Onushod Potrika,Vol.5, No.7, July 2011-June 2012, University of Dhaka (published in July 2013)
  • Mohammad Mainul Islam (2013). Achieving MDG 4: Is Bangladesh on the right track? In The Arts Faculty Journal, Vol.5, No.7, Pp.155-160, July 2013 (Issue of July 2011-June 2012), Dhaka: Faculty of Arts, University of Dhaka
  • Mohammad Mainul Islam (2013). Differentials in Under-Five Aged Childhood Mortality in Bangladesh by Demographic Determinants: A Review of Demographic and Health Surveys, in Social Science Review, The Dhaka University Studies, Part-D, Vol. 30, No. 1. Pp. 49-58, June 2013, Dhaka: Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Dhaka
  • Mohammad Mainul Islam, Sayema Haque Bidisha, and Israt Jahan (2016). Effects of remittances on health expenditure and types of treatment of international migrants’ households in Bangladesh, Summaries of Conference Papers: Global Conference on Prosperity, Equality and Sustainability: Perspectives and Policies for a Better World, New Delhi: Institute of Human Development (ISBN: 978-81-88315-56-7)
  • Tehmina Ghafur, Mohammad Mainul Islam, Nazmul Alam and Mohammad Sazzad Hasan (2017). Health and Demographic Surveillance System Sites: Reflection on Global Health Research Ethics, in the BMC International Health and Human Rights ( a Special Issue, supported by the Global Health Research Capacity Strengthening Program (GHR-CAPS), Canada (accepted)
  • Mohammad Mainul Islam and Tehmina Ghafur. 2016. ‘Population and Governance’ in Global Encyclopedia of Public Administration and Public Policy (live reference ISBN 978-3-319-20799-5, edited by Dr. Ali Farazmand (Section Editor: AKA Firowz Ahmed), Springer (accepted).
  • Mohammad Bellal Hossain, Mohammad Mainul Islam, Md. Kamrul Islam and Mohammad Sazzad Hasan (2016). Impact Survey on IEC/SBCC Activities 2016, Government of Bangladesh: Directorate of Family Planning, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Dhaka
  • Mohammad Mainul Islam, Md. Kamrul Islam, Mohammad Sazzad Hasan and Md. Aminul Haque. (2014) Effect of marital age on women’s educational attainment in Bangladesh (Chapter 4), in the State of Bangladesh Population Report 2014 : Child Marriage in Bangladesh: Determinants, Consequences and Policy Implications, Dhaka: Department of Population Sciences, University of Dhaka (in press)
  • Tehmina Ghafur, Mohammad Bellal Hossain, and Mohammad Mainul Islam. (2014). Overview and Introduction (Chapter 1) , in the State of Bangladesh Population Report 2014 : Child Marriage in Bangladesh: Determinants, Consequences and Policy Implications, Dhaka: Department of Population Sciences, University of Dhaka ( in press)
  • Mohammad Mainul Islam, Mohammad Bellal Hossain, and Tehmina Ghafur. (2014). Conclusions and Recommendations (Chapter 7), in the State of Bangladesh Population Report 2014 : Child Marriage in Bangladesh: Determinants, Consequences and Policy Implications, Dhaka: Department of Population Sciences, University of Dhaka (in press)
  • Mohammad Mainul Islam (2012). Trends, Patterns and Socioeconomic Differentials in Under-Five Aged Childhood Mortality in Bangladesh in The Dhaka University Studies, Vol.67, No.2, Pp. December 2010 (published in December 2012), University of Dhaka
  • Mohammad Mainul Islam and Jufen Liu (2012). Cross-cultural Marriage in Mainland China: Trends, Prospects and Challenges, The Studia Sociologica IV: Borderlands: cultures, enclaves, epochs,2012 Pp.122-133, 116 Annales Universaties Pedagogicae Cracoviensis, WydawnictwoNaukowe Up, Krakow, PL  URL:http://www.ifis.up.krakow.pl/studia_sociologica/images/pdf/Islam.pdf
  • Xiaoying, Zheng, Lihua Pang, Gong Chen, Yubo Liu, Lei Zhang, Mohammad Mainul Islam, Yan Lin, Haitai Wang (2010). Human Capital and Educational Demand in China: 2000-2030. In Investing in Human Capital for Economic Development in China. Edited by Gordon G. Liu, Shufang Zhang, Zongyi Zhang. Singapore, USA and UK: World Scientific Publishing Co. Press Ltd; 2010: 105-122    URL: http://www.gbv.de/dms/zbw/588041785.pdf
  • Mohammad Mainul Islam, Pang Lihua, Chen Gong and Zheng Xiaoying (2011), A Review of Ma Yinchu on Chinese Population, Society and Change, Vol.5, No. 2, April-June 2011, Pp. 28-38, Dhaka: Organization for the Social Development and Research
  • M. Islam (2011). Mortality and epidemiological transition in Bangladesh: lessons and experiences to developing countries in the new millennium, in Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, August 2011, Vol. 65, Supplement, P. A 116. London: BMJ Publishing Group

              URL:  http://jech.bmj.com/content/65/Suppl_1/A116.3

                        http://jech.bmj.com/content/65/Suppl_1/A116.3.full.pdf+html

  • Mohammad Mainul Islam (2010). 孟加拉]马伊努:北大,不了情, 燕园流云 (Yan Yuan Liu Yun), Peking University Press
  • M. Islam (2010). Knowledge of HIV/AIDS, Transmission and Prevention Methods in Bangladesh, in International Journal of Infectious Diseases, Vol. 14, Supplement 2 (July), p. S77 DOI: URL:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1201-9712(10)60236-6
  • Mohammad Mainul Islam (2010). The Development of Population Policies and Consequences in China: A Review from the Perspective of Fertility. Society and Change, 2010. Vol. 4(2): April-June, Pp. 7-26, Dhaka: Organization for the Social Development and Research
  • M.M. Islam, Pei Lijun, Song Xingming and ZhengXiaoying (2008). Examining the fourth stage of epidemiological transition in China: Some implications for health and health care provision, Abstract of Second Ditan International Conference on Infectious Diseases in International Journal of Infectious Diseases, Volume 12, Supplement 3, P.S33, November 2008, Official Publications of the International Society for Infectious Diseases, Elsevier  URL:http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1201971209600941
  • Mohammad Mainul Islam (2008). Gender Differentials in Infant and Child Mortality in Bangladesh: Evidence from the Demographic and Health Surveys (1993-2004), Society and Change, Vol. II, No. 3, July-September 2008, Pp. 27-42, Dhaka: Organization for the Social Development and Research
  • M.M. Islam (2008). Emergence of avian influenza in Bangladesh: Factors, consequences and policy options, Abstract of Second Ditan International Conference on Infectious Diseases in International Journal of Infectious Diseases, Volume 12, Supplement 3, P.S46, November 2008, Official Publications of the International Society for Infectious Diseases, Elsevier
  • M.M. Islam (2008).  HIV/AIDS and communication for behavior change in rural Bangladesh, Abstract of Second Ditan International Conference on Infectious Diseases in International Journal of Infectious Diseases, Volume 12, Supplement 3, P.S71, November 2008, Official Publications of the International Society for Infectious Diseases, Elsevier
  • Mohammad Mainul Islam (2006). Trends and Patterns of Mortality in China, Japan and India: A Comparative Analysis, in The Social Sciences, 2006, 1 (2):149-153, Pakistan
  • Mohammad Mainul Islam (2005). Grassroots Views on Health Practices, Changes in Health Behavior and Policy Means for Health Communication in Bangladesh, Bangladesh Sociological Studies: A Journal of BISR, 2005, 1(1): 49-60, Dhaka: Bangladesh Institute of Social Research. URL:http://bisrbd.org/index.php?option=com_pubarticle&Itemid=57
  • Mohammad Mainul Islam (2003). Problems and Issues of Health Policy and Health Communication in Bangladesh, Social Science Review, 2003, 20 (1): 157-166, Dhaka: University of Dhaka
  • Mohammad Mainul Islam (2002). The Perspectives and Issues in Health Communication, Social Science Review, 2002, 19(2): 141-150, Dhaka: University of Dhaka
  • Mohammad Mainul Islam (2004). Health Behaviour and Communication Issues in Bangladesh, 2004. Proceedings of the 17th IAHA Conference (International Association of Historians of Asia), Dhaka, Bangladesh

 

Papers under Review/ in progress

  • Mohammad Mainul Islam, Bidisha, Sayema Haque, Israt Jahan, Biplob Hossain, Tanveer Mahmood.  Effects of Remittances on Health Expenditure and Cost of Treatment of International Migrant Households in Bangladesh.
  • Bidisha, Sayema Haque, SM Abdullah and Mohammad Mainul Islam. Examining the long-run relationship between Dependency Ratio and Economic Growth: Time Series Evidences from Bangladesh.
  • Bidisha, Sayema Haque, SM Abdullah, Selina Siddiqua and Mohammad Mainul Islam. The Long Run Impact of Dependency Ratio on Economic Growth in Selected Asian Countries: Evidences from Cross-Country Panel Data.
  • Mohammad Mainul Islam and Mohammad Bellal Hossain (2017). Ethics review committee approval in Bangladesh: An examination of internationally funded health and demographic surveys
  • Mohammad Mainul Islam, Mohammad Sazzad Hasan, Md. Kamrul Islam, and Mohammad Bellal Hossain. Trends and Determinants of Adolescent Motherhood in Bangladesh.
  • Mohammad Mainul Islam, Mohammad Bellal Hossain and Md. Kamrul Islam. Age Structure Transition and Demographic Dividend in Bangladesh' (Abstract has been selected by the scientific committee of the Asian Population Association to develop into a full-length paper for a volume of contributed papers- Demographic, Economic and Social Implications of Changing Age Structure in Asian Countries)
  • Mohammad Mainul Islam, Mohammad Bellal Hossain, Mohammad Sazzad Hasan, Md. Kamrul Islam. Morbid conditions and health seeking behavior among the elderly population in Bangladesh
  • Mohammad Mainul Islam, SM Abdullah, Sayema Haque Bidisha and Rumana Haque. Factors affecting C-section delivery in Bangladesh.
  • Mohammad Bellal Hossain, Mohammad Sazzad Hasan, Md. Kamrul Islam, and Mohammad Mainul Islam. Active or Dependent Ageing? A Study among the Elderly Population in Bangladesh

 

Publications in the National Daily Newspapers (print and online) and Magazines

  • . মোহাম্মদ মঈনুল ইসলাম. বিশ্ব জনসংখ্যা দিবস ২০১৭ ও বাংলাদেশ-দেশের উন্নয়নকে এগিয়ে নিতে পারে ‘থ্রিডি’, বণিক বার্তা, জুলাই ১১, ২০১৭, http://epaper.bonikbarta.net/index.php?viewdate=2017-07-11
  • Mainul Islam (2016). Thoughts on Youth: Bangladesh Context (in Bengali) in Opinion, bdnews24.com, August 12, 2016, মঈনুল ইসলাম.যুব ভাবনা: প্রেক্ষাপট বাংলাদেশ, ১২ আগস্ট, ২০১৬, http://opinion.bdnews24.com/bangla/archives/38391

 

  • . মঈনুল ইসলাম. বিমানবন্দরে লাগেজ বিড়ম্বনা, সম্পাদকীয়, বণিক বার্তা,  ফেব্রুয়ারি ০১, ২০১৭, http://bonikbarta.net/bangla/news/2017-02-01/
  • Mainul Islam (2016). Gulshan Attack and Its Effect (in Bengali) in ‘Editorial’, Daily Bonik Barta, August, 14, 2016. মঈনুল ইসলাম. গুলশান হামলা-পরবর্তী কিছু প্রভাব, সম্পাদকীয়, http://bonikbarta.com
  • Mainul Islam (2016). Honorable PM’s Sustainable Remarks on University Teachers and Movement of Status (in Bengali), in Opinion, bdnews24.com, February 4, 2016, মঈনুল ইসলাম. মাননীয় প্রধানমন্ত্রীর ‘বজায়যোগ্য’ (!) শিক্ষকবন্দনা ও মর্যাদার আন্দোলন, http://opinion.bdnews24.com/bangla/archives/34597
  • Mainul Islam (2015). Population Thoughts, Government and Future Bangladesh (in Bengali) in Opinion, bdnews24.com, September 16, 2015. মঈনুল ইসলাম. জনসংখ্যা ভাবনা, সরকার ও আগামীর বাংলাদেশ , ১৬ সেপ্টেম্বর ২০১৫ http://opinion.bdnews24.com/bangla/archives/30790
  • Mainul Islam (2015). Salaries of Teachers and Environment of Education: Context of the University of Dhaka (in Bengali) in Opinion, bdnews24.com, July 15, 2015. মঈনুল ইসলাম. শিক্ষকদের বেতন ও শিক্ষার পরিবেশ: প্রেক্ষিত ঢাকা বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়, ১৫ জুলাই, ২০১৫, http://opinion.bdnews24.com/bangla/archives/29434
  • Mohammad Mainul Islam (2012). ‘The World at 7 billion: Where do we stand?’ in Planners 29, National Academy of Planning and Development, April, 2012, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Mohammad Mainul Islam (2012). Population Control in Bangladesh: Facts and Reality(in Bengali), Magazine of Dhaka University Journalist Association, May 1, 2012
  • Mohammad Mainul Islam (2011). The people problem, The Daily Star, July 3, 2011. http://www.thedailystar.net/news-detail-192672

Also available full article in the Forum- A monthly publication of The Daily Star, Volume-5, Issue-7, 2011, http://archive.thedailystar.net/forum/2011/July/people.htm

  • Mohammad Mainul Islam (2011). Bangladesh Population Debate), Daily Amaderdesh, August 1, 2011,  http://www.amardeshonline.com
  • Mohammad Mainul Islam (2010). My love for Peking University: A Retrospective and a Panegyric, Peking University Newsletter, Spring 2010, Issue 11, Pp.32-35
  • http://www.oir.pku.edu.cn:8082/html/News___Event/Column/2012/0227/119.html http://www.oir.pku.edu.cn/newoir/magz/nl/2010/n1001.pdf
  • Mohammad Mainul Islam (2010). My Loving Peking University: A Glimpse across the World, http://www.oir.pku.edu.cn:8082/html/News___Event/Campus/2012/0226/76.html
  • Mohammad Mainul Islam (2010). Needs to emphasize on population control in Bangladesh, The Daily Jugantor, July 11, 2010) http://jugantor.us/enews/issue/2010/07/11/news0196.php
  • Mohammad Mainul Islam (2009). Population in climate change challenges, The Daily Star, December 16, 2009. http://www.thedailystar.net/news-detail-117994
  • Mohammad Mainul Islam (2009). Academic Excellence Award Ceremony at Peking University, The Daily Star, Star Campus Magazine, October 18, 2009, http://archive.thedailystar.net/campus/2009/10/03/feature_award.htm
  • Mohammad Mainul Islam (2009). A Journey to Culture of Peace, The Daily Star, Star Campus Magazine, September 13, 2009 , http://archive.thedailystar.net/campus/2009/09/02/feature_peace.htm
  • Mohammad Mainul Islam (2009). International Cultural Festival of Peking University: A Journey to Culture of Peace, The New Nation, September 4, 2009 (also published Cooperation and Communication, February, 2007, P.12-13, Peking University)
  • Mohammad Mainul Islam (2007). A Journey to Culture of Peace, Praise of Autumn, Pp.86-87, Second International Cultural Festival, Peking University, 2007
  • Mohammad Mainul Islam (2006). Happiness Depends on Your Mind, Korean International Magazine Insider, Vol.8 (Special Edition), May & June 2006 (also published in On Beijing: Monthly Magazine for Koreans, Vol. 23, September 2006, P. 40-41)

PRESENTATIONS & ATTENDENCES IN INTERNATIONAL MEETINGS & CONFERENCES

  • Mohammad Mainul Islam, Md. Kamrul Islam, Mohammad Sazzad Hasan and Mohammad Bellal Hossain. Trends and Determinants of Adolescent Motherhood in Bangladesh, Session: Fertility at the XXVIII IUSSP International Population Conference to be held 29 October-4 November 2017 in Cape Town, South Africa. [Poster]
  • Mohammad Mainul Islam, Md. Kamrul Islam, Mohammad Sazzad Hasan and Mohammad Bellal Hossain. Trends and Determinants of Adolescent Motherhood in Bangladesh International Association for Adolescent Health 11th World Congress on Adolescent Health, "Investing in Adolescent Health - the Future is Now", 27-29 October, New Delhi, India
  • Mohammad Mainul Islam, Md. Kamrul Islam, Mohammad Sazzad Hasan and Mohammad Bellal Hossain, Morbid conditions and health seeking behavior among the elderly population in Bangladesh, "Demography, Ageing and Health' Conference, September 26-28, 2017, University of Oxford [Oral].
  • Active or Dependent Ageing? A Study among the Elderly Population in Bangladesh, Ageing & Society: Sixth Interdisciplinary Conference, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, USA, 3-4 November 2017 [Oral]
  • Plenary Speaker, Panel Discussion on Population and Health in the Context of Sustainable Development Goals in the National Seminar on “Population and Health in the Context of Sustainable Development Goals”, January 11-13, 2017, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India/ Plenary Speaker in the panel discussion and closing ceremony, IIPS (Indian Institute of Population Sciences) annual Seminar on Population and Health in the Context of Sustainable Development Goals, January 11-13, 2017, NCDS, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India

http://orissadiary.com/Bhubaneswar/ShowCityNews.asp?id=71768

                http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/odisha/2017/jan/15/challenges-of-demography-discussed-1559788.html

  • Morbid conditions and health seeking behaviour among the elderly population in Bangladesh, IIPS (Indian Institute of Population Sciences) National Seminar on “Population and Health in the Context of Sustainable Development Goals”, January 11-13, 2017, NCDS, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India [Oral].
  • Status of using local IRB/ERCs in globally sponsored health and demographic surveys in developing world: A Bangladesh case study, Global Health Research Capacity Strengthening Program (GHR-CAPS) Autumn School on Ethical issues in global health research and interventions, December 4-11, 2016, Las Tunas, Cuba [Oral].
  • Health and Demographic Surveillance System Sites: Reflection on Global Health Research Ethics, in, Global Health Research Capacity Strengthening Program (GHR-CAPS) Autumn School on Ethical issues in global health research and interventions, December 4-11, 2016, Las Tunas, Cuba [Oral]
  • Member of the Organizing Committee, INSEARCH 2016: 3rd International Integrative Research Conference on Development, Governance and Transformation, December 27-28, 2016, BARD, Comilla, Bangladesh
  • Session Chair on Population, Health and Migration, INSEARCH 2016: 3rd International Integrative Research Conference on Development, Governance and Transformation, December 27-28, 2016, BARD, Comilla, Bangladesh
  • Effects of remittances on health expenditure and types of treatment of international migrants’ households in Bangladesh, World Health Summit in Berlin, October 9-11, 2016, Germany [Special Poster].
  • Attended Public Defence of a PhD Thesis: Reproductive Health Practices in rural Bangladesh: State, gender and ethnicity as a Member of Full Doctoral Committee, Institute of Social Studies (ISS), The Hague, NL. PhD, August 29, 2016
  • Effects of remittances on health expenditure and types of treatment of international migrants’ households in Bangladesh, Third ISA Forum of Sociology, July 10-14, 2016, Vienna, Austria [Oral].
  • Marriage before 16 or 18 years: effect of marital age on women’s educational attainment in Bangladesh, Global Conference on “Prosperity, Equality and Sustainability: Perspectives and Policies for a Better World”, organized by the Institute for Human Development and the World Bank at New Delhi, India, June 1-3, 2016 [Oral]
  • Effects of remittances on health expenditure and types of treatment of international migrants’ households in Bangladesh, Global Conference on “Prosperity, Equality and Sustainability: Perspectives and Policies for a Better World”, organized by the Institute for Human Development and the World Bank at New Delhi, India, June 1-3, 2016 [Oral]
  • Marriage before 16 or 18 years: effect of marital age on women’s educational attainment in Bangladesh, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) and Research Committee -RC06 of International Sociological Association (ISA) Joint Conference “Social Change and Family Developments”, May 25-28, 2016, Beijing, China [Oral]
  • Child marriage, reproductive health, urban migrant women and educational attainment in Bangladesh, Ma Yinchu Lecture Series of the Institute of Population Research, Peking University, Beijing, China, May 27, 2016
  • Marriage before 16 or 18 years: effect of marital age on women’s educational attainment in Bangladesh, 2016 Annual Meeting of Population Association of America, Washington, D.C., March 31- 2 April, USA [Poster]
  • Member of the Organizing Committee, INSEARCH 2015-International Conference on Governance in Transition: Perspectives and Practices, December 18-19, 2015, BARD, Comilla, Bangladesh
  • Designated Session Discussant, Gender, Women Empowerment and Public Policy (Parallel Session 2.2), INSEARCH 2015-International Conference on Governance in Transition: Perspectives and Practices, December 18-19, 2015, BARD, Comilla, Bangladesh
  • Session Chair, Right to Food and Food Security (Parallel Session 1.3), INSEARCH 2015-International Conference on Governance in Transition: Perspectives and Practices, December 18-19, 2015, BARD, Comilla, Bangladesh
  •  Suicide Mortality in Lithuanian Males Ages 15-29: A Public Health Crisis, Johns Hopkins 12th Annual Fall Institute in Health Policy and Management, (Did this presentation as a member of a group under the course-‘Problem Solving in Public Health’, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, the Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, with the collaboration of the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, November 9-27, 2015, Barcelona, Spain.
  • An Evaluation of the National Health of Bangladesh using a Structural, Lifestyle and Socializing Determinants Framework, Johns Hopkins 12th Annual Fall Institute in Health Policy and Management, (Did this presentation under the course- ‘The Impact of the Financial, Economic and Political Crisis on Health: Quality of Life and Well-Being of Populations’), Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, the Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, with the collaboration of the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, November 9-27, 2015, Barcelona, Spain.
  • Child marriage in Bangladesh: A cross-sectional examination of related policies and reproductive health, BDI International Conference (Development and Democracy in Bangladesh: Problems and Prospects), University of California – Berkeley, November 6-8, 2015[Oral]
  • Use of reproductive health care services for urban migrant women in Bangladesh, BDI International Conference (Development and Democracy in Bangladesh: Problems and Prospects), University of California – Berkeley, November 6-8, 2015 [Oral]
  • Child marriage in Bangladesh: A cross-sectional examination of related policies and reproductive health, 22nd Canadian Conference on Global Health, Montreal, November 5-7th 2015 [Poster]
  • Use of reproductive health care services for urban migrant women in Bangladesh, 22nd Canadian Conference on Global Health, Montreal, November 5-7th 2015 [Poster]
  • Chair of the Session-‘Community Health-1’, 22nd Canadian Conference on Global Health, November 5-7th 2015, Montreal, Canada
  • Fertility Preferences in Bangladesh, Third Asian Population Association Conference, Kuala Lumpur, 27-30 July 2015 [Oral]
  • Child marriage in Bangladesh: A cross-sectional examination of related policies and reproductive health, Third Asian Population Association Conference, Kuala Lumpur,27-30 July 2015 [Oral]
  • Use of reproductive health care services for urban migrant women in Bangladesh, Third Asian Population Association Conference, Kuala Lumpur 27-30 July 2015 [Poster]
  • Use of reproductive health care services for urban migrant women in Bangladesh, 14th World Congress on Public Health, February 11-15, 2015, Kolkata, India [Oral]
  • Child marriage in Bangladesh: A cross-sectional examination of related policies and reproductive health, 14thWorld Congress on Public Health, February 11-15, 2015, Kolkata, India [Oral]
  • Use of reproductive health care services for urban migrant women in Bangladesh, International Conference on Governance and Innovation, December 19-20, BARD, Comilla, Bangladesh[Oral], Chair of the Session-‘Population and Public Health’, International Conference on Governance and Innovation, December 19-20, BARD, Comilla, Bangladesh, Member of the Organizing Committee, International Conference on Governance and Innovation, December 19-20, 2014, BARD, Comilla, Bangladesh
  • Presentation on ‘Individual research works under Young Scholar’s Forum’, & ‘Fertility Transition and Population Policies in Modern China: Challenges and Opportunities’, China in the Global Academic Landscape. New Horizons: Topical and Structural Challenges for 2020, December 11-12, 2014, Hanover, Germany [Oral+ Poster]
  • Child marriage in Bangladesh: A cross-sectional examination of related policies and reproductive health, World Health Summit in Berlin 2014, October 19-22, 2014, Germany [Oral as well as Poster]
  • Integrating Population Young adults and Health in Urban Neighbourhood in St. Roch, Laval 2014 Summer School in Urban Health, , Global Health Research Capacity Strengthening Program (GHR-CAPS), University of Laval, August 17-21, Québec City, Quebec, Canada
  • Marrying early in Bangladesh: determinants and issues on reproductive health and human rights , Canadian Population Society Annual Meeting 2014, Brock University, May 28-30, 2014, Ontario, Canada [Oral]
  • Access to Reproductive Health Care for Urban Migrant Women in Bangladesh, Canadian Population Society Annual Meeting 2014, Brock University, May 28-30, 2014, Ontario, Canada [Oral]
  • Participated in the McGill “Global is Local” Conference, Wednesday, May 7, 2014, McGill Global Health Programs, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
  • Socio-demographic determinants of early marriage in Bangladesh: Issues on reproductive health and rights, the Fourth Biennial Bilingual Conference of the Canadian Society for Sociology of Health, May 5-6, 2014 Montreal, QC, Canada [Oral]
  • Participated in the 1st Annual Montreal Postdoctoral Research Day, April 15, 2014, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
  • Childhood Mortality Dynamics in Bangladesh: trends, Patterns and Survival of Under-Five Aged Children: Stanford Workshop in Formal Demography, March 24-25, 2014, Stanford, CA, USA [Poster]
  • Participated in the RRISIQ Event: Special Conference on Tips & Tricks on how to optimize your CV, January 29, 2014, Quebec Nursing Intervention Research , McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • Attended the Conference on Scholarship Ethics: Old problems, new twists, November 19, 2013, Quebec Nursing Intervention Research, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • Innovating Beyond the Textbook: A Conference on Learning to Teach for Graduate Students and Post-Docs, November 16, 2013, SKILLSETS, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • Study Protocol-Access to Reproductive Health Care for Urban Migrant Women in Bangladesh, School of Public Health, Peking University Health Science Center, October 18, 2013, Beijing, China
  • Reducing Health Risks for Garment Workers in Bangladesh, School of Public Health, Peking University Health Science Center, October 18, 2013, Beijing, China
  • As an invited alumni attended the opening ceremony and the activities of the 10th Anniversary of International Cultural Festival of Peking University followed by a talk on experiences, visions and suggestions for the future of Peking University, October 19, 2013, Beijing, China
  • International Health Professional Migration and Brain Waste: A Situation of Double-Jeopardy, 2013 Summer School in Globalization & Health Inequalities, Global Health Research Capacity Strengthening Program (GHR-CAPS), August 19-23, 2013, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
  • Infant and Under-Five Child Mortality Trends in Bangladesh and Developing World: A Comparative Study, International Sociological Association (ISA) Regional Conference on Social Justice, Equality and Modernization in South Asia: Nations, Regions and Beyond, Bangladesh Sociological Association, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, December 21-22, 2012 [Oral]
  • Mortality and Epidemiological Transition in Bangladesh (research proposal), Population and Development: New Approaches to Enduring Global Problems, Brown International Advanced Research Institutes (BIARI), Brown University, RL, USA, June 9-23, 2012 [Oral]
  • Sex/Gender Differentials in Mortality and Epidemiological Transition in Bangladesh, 2012 Summer Edition of the Global Health Research Capacity Strengthening Programme (GHR-CAPS), UQAM, Montréal, Québec, Canada. August 21-24, 2012 [Oral] 
  • Mortality and epidemiological transition in Bangladesh: lessons and experiences to developing countries in the new millennium, IEA World Congress of Epidemiology: Changing populations, changing diseases: Epidemiology for Tomorrow’s World, August 7-11, 2011, Edinburgh, Scotland [Poster]
  • Under-Five Childhood Mortality and Survival Dynamics in Bangladesh in the 37th Annual International Conference on Global Health: Dateline 2010: Global Health Goals and Metrics, June 14-18, 2010, Washington, DC, USA [Poster]
  • Women Empowerment in Bangladesh: Evidences in Bangladesh Demographic and Health Surveys, International Conference on Gender and Social Transformation: Global, Transnational and Local Realities and Perspectives, July 17-19, 2009, Beijing, China [Oral]
  • Participated in the International Sociological Association (ISA), Committee 28 (RC 28) on Social Stratification and Mobility, May 14-16, 2009, Renmin University of China, Beijing.
  • Participated in the International Forum on Disability and Development and Seminar on the Research Output of the Second Sample Survey on Disability, December 10-18, 2007, Peking University, Beijing, China
  • Examining the fourth stage of epidemiological transition in China: Some implications for health and health care provision, Second Ditan International Conference on Infectious Diseases, November 14-17, 2008, Beijing, China [Oral] Plenary Speaker, Second Ditan International Conference on Infectious Diseases, 14-17 November, 2008, Beijing, China (Plenary Session-3, Paper-PL-006)
  • Emergence of Avian Influenza in Bangladesh: Factors, Consequences and Policy Options, Second Ditan International Conference on Infectious Diseases, November 14-17, 2008, Beijing, China [Oral]
  • Participated in the 5th Annual Beijing Forum 2008: Harmony of Civilization and Prosperity for All, Session-Diversity of Population, Development & Health Security, November 8-9, 2008, Peking University, Beijing, China
  • Participated in the International Conference on Health and Development, October, 2008, Peking University, Beijing, China
  • Prevalence, Causes and Treatment of Disability in Bangladesh: Exploring Permanent Disability from Injury in Children, The 4th China Demographic Frontiers, November 6-7, 2008, Chengdu, Sichuan, China [Oral]
  • The Epidemiological Transition and Disability in Bangladesh, Bergen Summer Research School on Global Development Challenges, August 7-17, 2008: “Global Poverty” (C-9: ‘Disability, Illness and Poverty’), Bergen, Norway [Oral]
  • Changes in Water Supply and Knowledge of Arsenic in Rural Bangladesh, The 10th World Congress on Environmental Health, May 11-16, 2008, Brisbane, Australia [Oral]
  • Gender Differentials in Infant and Child Mortality in Bangladesh: Evidence from the Demographic and Health Surveys (1993-2004), February 9-12, 2008, The 9th South East Asia Regional Scientific Meeting, Dhaka, Bangladesh [Oral]
  • The Demography of Ageing in Bangladesh: Prospects for the Development of the Industry for the Elderly in the 8th Asia/Oceania IAG Regional Congress of Gerontology, October 22-25, 2007, Beijing, China [Oral] Conference Panellist, The 8th Asia/Oceania IAG Regional Congress of Gerontology, October 22-25, 2007, Beijing, China (Symposium: Marketing Implications of Population Ageing in the Developing Nations)
  • Mortality and Epidemiological Transition in Bangladesh: The Experiences and Lessons to Developing Countries in the New Millennium in the 7th ISA (International Sociological Association) Laboratory for PhD Students on ‘Globalization, Social Problems and Social Policy’, November 19-24, 2007, University of Maiduguri, Nigeria [Oral]
  • Attended the China-US Relations (joint meeting) Conference, Peking University, Beijing, 2006
  • International Marriage in Mainland China: Trends, Prospects and Threats, Asia-Europe Conference on Culture Change and Economic Development (AECD), September 25-26, 2006, Beijing, China [Oral]
  • Health Behaviour and Communication Issues in Bangladesh, The 17th IAHA Conference (International Association of Historians of Asia), December 18-22, 2002, Dhaka, Bangladesh [Oral]

Research Grants and Consulting

  • Population Health Specialist, Impact Survey on IEC/SBCC Activities Implemented by Information, Education & Motivation (IEM) Unit of DGFP, Government of Bangladesh, 2016
  • Demographer, Patterns of Marriage and Family in Bangladesh: Trends and Determinants, Collaboration on Preparation of Monographs; and In-depth Analysis of Population and Housing Censuses (1991, 2001, and 2011), Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics, Government of Bangladesh, 2015.
  • Member of the Research Team as Core Faculty, Study on Context of Child Marriage in Bangladesh, Department of Population Sciences, University of Dhaka ( Funded by the UNFPA, Bangladesh, 2015

http://www.dpsdu.edu.bd/images/CMDocument.pdf

  • Member of the Research Team as Core Faculty, Study on Elderly population in Bangladesh, Department of Population Sciences, University of Dhaka ( Funded by the UNFPA, Bangladesh, 2015
  • National Consultant for Baseline Data Analysis and Report Writing, Link Up Project: Better sexual and reproductive health and rights for young people affected by HIV/AIDS and STD, conducted by HIV/AIDS Alliance Bangladesh (HASAB). Link Up is a global program designed to make a significant contribution to the integration of vital SRHR (sexual and reproductive health and rights) interventions in Bangladesh, Burma, Burundi, Ethiopia and Uganda, 2013.

Grant Seeking Proposal Development

  • Developed a grant proposal entitled on ‘Reducing Health Risks for Garment Workers in Bangladesh’ to apply for prospective funding (2017-2018)

 

SERVICE & PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Reviewer, PLOS ONE, 2017
  • Reviewer, Population Review, 2017
  • Reviewer, Journal of Family Issues, Sage Journal, 2017
  • Panel member, MPhil & PhD Program, Centre for Higher Studies and Research, Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP), 2017
  • Member of Full Doctoral Committee, Institute of Social Studies (ISS), The Hague, NL. PhD Thesis: Reproductive Health Practices in rural Bangladesh: State, gender and ethnicity (Date of Public Defense: August 29, 2016) https://www.iss.nl/news_events/upcoming_events/events_detail/event/5060-reproductive-health-practices-in-rural-bangladesh-state-gender-and-ethnicity/
  • Reviewer, BMC Public Health, 2016
  • Reviewer, Perspectives in Social Science, a journal of the Advanced Social Science Research Center, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2016
  • Reviewer, BMC Women’s Health, 2016
  • Co-organizer, 2016 Global Health Research Capacity Strengthening Program (GHR-CAPS) Summer School on ‘Ethical issues in global health research and interventions’, August 7-14, icddr’b, Matlab and University of Dhaka, Bangladesh (postponed due security concern), 2016
  • Reviewer/ member of abstract review committee, 22nd Canadian Conference on Global Health, 2015
  • Reviewer, Journal of Population and Development, Department of Population Sciences, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2015
  • Reviewer, Dhaka University Journal of Development Studies, Department of Development Studies, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2015
  • Editor (co), The State of Bangladesh Population 2014: Child Marriage  in Bangladesh: Determinants, Consequences and Policy Implications, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2014
  • Reviewer, Asian Population Studies, Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • Reviewer, Ethnographica Journal of Culture and Disability (EJCD),CADIN (Culture and Disability Network), Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium, 2009-2014
  • Reviewer, GeoJournal: An International Journal of Geography-Spatially Integrated Social Sciences and Humanities, Springer, Netherlands, 2013-2014
  • Reviewer, Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bangladesh (Humanities), Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2012-2014
  • Reviewer, Grants for Advanced Research in Science, Ministry of Education, Government of Bangladesh
  • Evaluator, National Curriculum & Textbook Board Authority, Bangladesh, 2012
  • Editorial Associate, Perspectives in Social Science, a journal of the Advanced Social Science Research Center, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2004
  • Editorial Associate, The Social Science Review, a journal of the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2002-2004

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • International Union of Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP)
  • Population Association of America (PAA)
  • Asian Population Association (APA)
  • Canadian Population Society (CPS)
  • Canadian Coalition for Global Health Research (CCGHR)
  • International Sociological Association (ISA) & RC 41- Sociology of Population, ISA
  • Bangladesh Sociological Association (BSA)
  • Global Development Network (GDN)
  • Health and Global Policy Institute (HGPI)
  • International Childhood and Youth Research Network (ICYRNet)
  • International Epidemiological Association (IEA)