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Dr Mir Rabiul Islam is an environmental social scientist with special research interest in community psychology. He received his PhD in social psychology from University of Bristol. His research is devoted to psycho-social dynamics related to race and ethnicity, cultural issues in ageing and disability, human factors and environmental Issues, coping, resilience and recovery in natural disasters, climate justice, human rights and displaced population; and cross-cultural and intercultural communication.

Research Interests

  • Community resilience and recovery from disasters
  • Social networks, social capital and community development
  • Climate justice and human rights
  • Racism and inter-ethnic relations in multicultural societies
  • Age discrimination, positive ageing and social engagements
  • Social and community aspects of disability
  • Public perceptions of police behaviour towards the vulnerable groups

Professional Information


  • Australian Psychological Society
  • Registered Chartered Psychologist, The British Psychological Society
  • Society for Personality and Social Psychology (USA)
  • Society of Australasian Social Psychologists (SASP)
  • International Congress of Psychologists (ICP)


  • Research Methods and Statistics in psychology
  • Foundations of Psychology

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology), University of Bristol


Award Date: 01 Jul 1992

Master of Arts (Psychology), University of Rajshahi


Bachelor Arts (Psychology) (Hons), University of Rajshahi



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