Humanities and Social Sciences


Research Projects

Research will be conducted in a team-based approach. Research in The Academy will be truly multi-disciplinary which will allow discoveries to be made at the interface of disciplines.

The Academy’s intention is to organise research into classes of problems that seeks to address a key research-theme or sector-goal.

Eight key research themes have been identified:

Research ThemesProject NumberMonash University
Supervisor
IIT-Bombay
Supervisor
Project TitleProject Status
Humanities and Social SciencesHSS0498Sjaanie KoppelAzizuddin KhanImpact of personality traits on driving behaviours among various age
groups
Candidate Required
Humanities and Social SciencesHSS0499Sjaanie KoppelAzizuddin KhanRole of working and prospective memory in the performance of young and
old drivers
Candidate Required
Humanities and Social SciencesHSS0503Mridula Nath ChakrabortyRowena RobinsonWomen, Minorities and Access to the City.Candidate Required
Humanities and Social SciencesHSS0504Mridula Nath ChakrabortyPaulomi ChakrabortyMigration, Minority, Memory.Candidate Required
Humanities and Social SciencesHSS0501Shanthakumar Wilson Rajaratnam
Co-supervisors: Sean Drummond and Clare Anderson
Azizuddin KhanEffect of sleep disruption on cognitive performance and its relevance
with biological clock
Candidate Required
Humanities and Social SciencesHSS0635Monima ChadhaC. D. SebastianCognition and Mind in Indian and Western TraditionsCandidate Required
Humanities and Social SciencesHSS0633Dharma Arunachalam
Co- Supervisor: Swati Parashar
Rowena RobinsonDynamics of Family Change in IndiaCandidate Required
Humanities and Social SciencesHSS0500Shanthakumar Wilson RajaratnamAzizuddin KhanEffect of sleep deprivation on decision making and vigilance among
night shift workers
Candidate Required
Humanities and Social SciencesHSS0762Dharmalingam ArunachalamSatish B. AgnihotriCan unsafe be smart? Smart city governance and women´s safety in
Urban India
Candidate Required
Humanities and Social SciencesHSS0766Naomi Kakoschke
Monash Co-Supervisor: Lucy Albertella
Rashmi GuptaCognitive mechanisms underlying addictionCandidate Required
Humanities and Social SciencesHSS0765Antonio Verdejo-Garcia
Monash Co-supervisor: Naomi Kakoschke
Rashmi GuptaThe interactive effect of cognition, emotion, and motivation on
behaviour
Candidate Required
Humanities and Social SciencesHSS0507Mridula Nath ChakrabortyRonita Bardhan and Arnab JanaWomen Without Fear: Gender-based Violence, Urban Transport and Public
Space in Metropolitan India
Candidate Required
Humanities and Social SciencesHSS0636Bebe LoffRama PalThe economics and ethics of hospital care in IndiaCandidate Required
Humanities and Social SciencesHSS0637Bebe LoffAmrita BanerjeeIn search of innovative models of justice to respond to sexual
violence
Candidate Required
Humanities and Social SciencesHSS0730Srinivas SridharanAnush KapadiaAn Ethnography of Cash Consumption in Urban IndiaCandidate Required
Humanities and Social SciencesHSS0759Adrian McNeilSuddhaseel SenNarratives of Music and Modernity in 19th Century Colonial CalcuttaCandidate Required
Design, Humanities and Social SciencesID00690Misha MyersNina SabnaniDigitalore: Sustainable preservation, transmission and transformation
of intangible cultural heritage through digital storytelling
Candidate Required
Advanced computational engineering, simulation and manufacture, Humanities and Social SciencesIMURA0780Gholamreza HaffariPreethi Jyothi>br> IITB Co-supervisor: Pushpak Bhattacharyya, Malhar KulkarniSpoken translation systems for resource scarce languagesCandidate Required
Humanities and Social SciencesHSS0754Michael Ure Monash
Co-Supervisors: Paul Muldoon, Anne McNevin
Siby K. GeorgeSustaining DemocraciesCandidate Required
Humanities and Social Sciences, Design, ManagementHSS0763Robert Thomson
Samanthi Gunawardana
Suryakant Waghmore
Rowena Robinson, Arun Iyer
Representative democracy in India: The making, breaking and fulfilment
of campaign promises
Candidate Required
Humanities and Social SciencesHSS0772Mridula Nath ChakrabortyAhonaa RoyAlternative Sexualities, Queer Cultures: Negotiations, Performances,
Activisms
Candidate Required
Humanities and Social Sciences, Clean EnergyHSS0771Robert ThomsonPriya JadhavIndia’s Renewable Energy PolicyCandidate Required
Humanities and Social Sciences, Clean EnergyHSS0770Robert Thomson
Monash Co-supervisor: Dharmalingam Arunachalam
Priya JadhavThe value, implementation and uptake of distributed generation
solutions in light of poor quality grid supply in low usage rural
areas: the impact of technical, political and social factors
Candidate Required
Humanities and Social SciencesIMURA0637Bebe LoffSatish AgnihotriIn search of innovative models of justice to respond to sexual
violence
Candidate Required
Humanities and Social SciencesHSS0489Michael Ure
Co-Supervisor: Paul Muldoon and Anne McNevin
Siby K. GeorgeSustaining DemocraciesCandidate Allotted
Ananya Dasgupta
Humanities and Social SciencesHSS0731Greg MarkowskyPushpa TrivediDemand for Cash: An Econometric Model for IndiaCandidate Allotted
Anirudh Tagat
Humanities and Social SciencesHSS0707aSamanthi Gunawardana
Monash Co Supervisor: Marika Vicziany
D. ParthasarathyLives, Livelihoods and Aspirations of the Kolis in Mumbai: Urban
Transformation, Space, Habitat, and Coastal Contestations
Candidate Allotted
Anusha Gavankar
Humanities and Social SciencesHSS0634Dharma Arunachalam
Co- Supervisor: Swati Parashar
Mrinmoyi Kulkarni
Rama Pal
Child and reproductive health in IndiaCandidate Allotted
Bhavna Rajagopal
Humanities and Social SciencesHSS0506Mridula Nath Chakraborty
Co-supervisors: Swati Parashar
D. ParthasarathyClass, Gender, and the Transformation of Public and Community Spaces
in Indian Urban Metropolises
Candidate Allotted
Indu Rai
Humanities and Social SciencesHSS0707bSamanthi GunawardanaD. ParthasarathyLivelihoods and Aspirations of the Kolis in Mumbai: Urban
Transformation, Space, Habitat, and Coastal Contestations
Candidate Allotted
Kailash Tandel
Humanities and Social SciencesHSS0705Alice GabyVaijayanthi SarmaDocumentation of the Endangered Languages of South AsiaCandidate Allotted
Mashrur Imtiaz
Humanities and Social SciencesHSS0645Dharma Arunachalam
Co- Supervisor: Swati Parashar
D.ParthasarathyExploring gender and ethnic dimensions of malnutritionCandidate Allotted
Pragati Dubey
Humanities and Social SciencesHSS0505Mridula Nath ChakrabortyPaulomi ChakrabortyGender and Public SphereCandidate Allotted
Sreejata Paul
Advanced Computational Engineering, Simulation and Manufacture, Humanities and social sciencesIMURA0742Chung-Hsing YehPankaj DuttaSustainability based recycling planning using multi-criteria decision
making
Candidate Alloted
Pratistha Chandra
Humanities and Social SciencesHSS0641Pushkar MaitraSarthak Gaurav
Co- Supervisor: Ashish Singh
EVALUATION OF OUTCOMES AND IMPACTS OF NRHMCandidate Alloted
Rohit Shah