Psychology Research Unit


Indian School Psychology Association, (InSPA)

will organize




MAY 30,2016


VENUE: Interdisciplinary Statistical Research Unit (ISRU), R.A.Fisher Bhavan, 4th Floor

DateTimeEventResource Person
9-30:10-00Registration at :Interdisciplinary Statistical Research Unit (ISRU), R.A.Fisher Bhavan, 4th Floor
Inauguration: Prof.Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay, Director, ISI,
About the Social Sciences Division and Psychology Research Unit:Prof.Manoranjan Pal, Prof-in-charge, Social Sciences Division,Indian Statistical Institute
About the Psychology Research Unit: Prof.Amita Majumdar Head, Psychology Research Unit,Indian Statistical Institute
Purpose of the symposium: Dr. Debdulal Dutta Roy, Psychology Research Unit,Indian Statistical Institute,Kolkata
Key note: Indian School Psychology Association and overview of School Psychology:Emerging Issues and Challenges: Professor Anjali Ray,Department of Applied Psychology,University of Calcutta
Vote of thanks:Dr. Rumki Gupta, Psychology Research Unit,Indian Statistical Institute,Kolkata
10-45:11Tea Break
11-00:11-45Prof.Edwin Harper(Jr.) memorial sessionChair person:Professor Anjali Ray,Department of Applied Psychology,University of Calcutta
Title:Professional Ethics of School Psychology
Speaker:Dr.Debdulal Dutta Roy,Assistant Professor,Psychology Research Unit,Indian Statistical Institute,Kolkata.
11-45:12-30Prof.Shib Mitra memorial session Chair person:Professor Anjali Ray,Department of Applied Psychology,University of Calcutta
Title:Prospects of School Psychology in the North-East India
Speaker:Prof. Ravindra Nath Rai,Centre for Distance Education,NEHU,(Bijni Campus)
12-30:13-15Prof.Rhea Stagner Das memorial session Chair person:Professor Pritha Mukhopadhyay,Department of Psychology,University of Calcutta
Title:Identifying Genes underlying Autism
Speaker:Prof. Saurabh Ghosh, Human Genetics Unit,Indian Statistical Institute,Kolkata
13-15:14-00Working Lunch
14-00:14-45Prof.S.Chatterjee memorial session Chair person:Prof. Saurabh Ghosh, Human Genetics Unit,Indian Statistical Institute,Kolkata
Title:Learning and Adaptive brain
Speaker:Professor Pritha Mukhopadhyay,Department of Psychology,University of Calcutta
14-45:15-15Prof.Manjula Mukerjee memorial session Chair person:Prof. Ravindra Nath Rai,Centre for Distance Education,NEHU,(Bijni Campus)
Title:Using Brain Computer Interface to Treat Mental Health Disorders in Children
Speaker:Dr.Koel Das,Assistant Professor,Department of Mathematics and Statistics,Department of Biological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Kolkata
15-15:16-00Prof.Purnendu Kumar Bose memorial session Chair person:Dr. Rumki Gupta, Psychology Research Unit,ISI.,Kolkata
Title:Applied Behaviour Analyses for Children with Diverse Behavioural Needs
Speaker:Dr.Santoshi Halder, Assistant Professor, Department of Education, University of Calcutta
16-00:16-15Distribution of certificates

Registered Participants
  1. Tandra Chatterjee,Calcutta Deaf & Dumb School .
  2. Debanjana Basu,Asutosh College.
  3. Mousumi Mukherjee,IGNOU and indian psychoanalytical society.
  4. Samadrita Bhattacharya,Department of Applied psychology.
  5. Sudipa Basu,University of Calcutta.
  6. Ananya Dey,Asha school kolkata.
  7. Ayoush Prasad Saha,university of Calcutta.
  8. Arpita Roy,West Bengal State University.
  9. Vishal Yadav,Cognitive Science Laboratory Department of Psychology Banaras Hindu University Varanasi 221005.
  10. Arpita De,Applied Psychology, CU (undergoing post pg on school counselling),Freelance Counsellor at Hindustan Health Point).
  11. Anasua Pal,BBIT Public School/Advanced Neuropsychiatry Institution.
  12. Dola Majumder,calcutta university college, school counsellor nopany high school.
  13. Shalmaly Chatterjee,HDRI.
  14. Smita Dey,Indian Institute of Psychometry
  15. Mrs. Rama Manna,Indian Institute of Psychometry
  16. Murshida Khatoon,Indian Statistical Institute
  17. Sunila Banerjee,Bani Communications
  18. Anurupa Kundu,Indian Statistical Institute
  19. Amrita Banerjee,Ramsaday college
  20. Tandra Mitra Ghosh,Indira Gandhi National Open University
  21. Monika Das,Gurukul India Pvt Ltd
  22. Moumita Ghosh,Basanti Devi College
  23. Manjusha Adak,University of Calcutta
  24. Mallika Dutta,Raja Bazaar Science College
  25. Tanurima Basak, Anisha counselling centre
  26. Sumona Datta,Indian Statistical Institute
  27. Avirupa Basu,IGNOU, R.G Kar. Medical College and Hospital
  28. Soumali Bardhan,University of Calcutta
  29. Piya Saha,University of Calcutta
  30. Sravanti Ghosh,Indian Statistical Institute
  31. Sarika, Mental horizons
  32. Anjali Sharma, Calcutta university
  33. Kamlesh Kumar Sahu, Institute of Psychiatry
  34. Dr. Soma Sahu, Bangabasi College, Kolkata
  35. Martina Nongmin, Institute of psychiatry Kolkata
  36. Jayshree Sarda, Roshni Counselling Centre, Hyderabad & Call Health Services Pvt Ltd, Hyderabad
  37. Jhilam Bandyopadhyay, Institute of Psychiatry, Kolkata
  38. Dr. Shivani Santosh, Calcutta University
  39. Rina Dutta,Calcutta University

About the Institute

Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) is devoted to the research, teaching and application of statistics, natural sciences and social sciences. Founded by Professor P.C. Mahalanobis in Kolkata on 17th December, 1931, the institute gained the status of an Institution of National Importance by an act of the Indian Parliament in 1959. The Psychology Research Unit, a part of the Social Sciences Division of the Indian Statistical Institute, is continuing to conduct research on application of Statistics and Mathematics in explaining different psychological phenomena and psychological test development through different internal and external funding projects, sometimes in collaboration with scientists of other units of ISI/ or other organizations. Besides, the faculties of the unit are involved in teaching and training activities and are providing Ph.D. guidance to the research fellows. Scientists are also providing services in statistical or psychometric analysis of Psychological data.


School Psychology is a field that applies principles of educational psychology, developmental psychology, clinical psychology, community psychology, and applied behavior analysis to meet children's and adolescents' behavioral health and learning needs in a collaborative manner with educators and parents. School Psychology is profession. According to American Board of Professional Psychology School psychology practice promotes the protection and fosters the promotion of the educational and personal development of students. The practice of school psychology includes psychological and psycho-educational evaluation, individual/group/family intervention with students and parents, health promotion, consultation with educators and parents, program development and evaluation, and research. School psychologists intervene at the individual and system levels to develop, implement, and evaluate preventive programs. School psychologists practice in public and private schools, clinics and hospitals, forensic settings, universities and in independent practice.

List of Registered Participants


Dr. Debdulal Dutta Roy, Ph.D., Asst. Professor, Psychology Research Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata.