Department of Sociology
Humayun Kabir has recently (in 2022) completed PhD degree from the School of Health, University of New England, Australia. He completed MA in 'Gender and International Development’ from the University of Warwick, UK in 2014. Dr. Humayun secured first in first-class position both in the BSS (Hons.) and MSS exams from the Department of Sociology, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. For one decade, Dr. Humayun’s research has focused on the health vulnerabilities (along with the associated risk factors) of industrial workers, with a particular emphasis on understanding South and Southeast Asian clothing workers’ health and safety, hegemonic masculinity, and gendered health issues. He also has experience working on several projects focused on vulnerability and resilience related to suicide exposure especially in Australian and low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) perspectives. World-renowned publishers (including Sage, Oxford University Press, Springer Nature, etc.) published his research articles that had been highly cited by national and international scholars in his research field. Dr. Humayun is an enlisted reviewer of many international Scimago-listed high-ranked journals. He is passionate about researching the vulnerable, exploited, socially excluded, and victimised people in developing country contexts.Show less
|Degree Name||Group/Major Subject||Board/Institute||Country||Passing Year|
|Ph.D.||The University of New England||Australia||2022|
|Masters||The Warwick University||United Kingdom||2014|
|Masters||Department of Sociology, University of Dhaka||Bangladesh||2007|
|Bachelor||Department of Sociology, University of Dhaka||Bangladesh||2006|
|Title||Organization||Location||From Date||To Date|
|Casual Teaching and Research||Social Work-School of Health, University of New England, Australia||16, May 2019||21-11-2022|
|Adjunct Faculty||Science and Humanities [Military Institute of Science and Technology (MIST), Dhaka, Bangladesh]||01, Jul 2016||30-11-2016|
|Assistant Professor of Sociology||University of Dhaka||01, Oct 2014||Currently Working|
|Adjunct Faculty||Ahsanullah University of Engineering and Technology (AUST), Dhaka, Bangladesh.||01, Jun 2013||30-09-2013|
|Lecturer of Sociology||University of Dhaka||14, Jul 2011||30-09-2014|
|Research Officer||UNIFEM (United Nations Development Fund for Women) (Now merged into UN Women)||01, Sep 2010||31-12-2010|
|Subject||Description||Research Interest (Goal, Target Indicator)|
Dr. Humayun's research interests include public health issues, gender and development, masculinity studies,
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|Subject||Project Name||Source of Fund||From Date||To Date||Collaboration|
|Safety for those in crisis||LivingWorks||Australian Government||15-12-2022||University of New England, Australia|
|Indigenous Australians' Access to Healthcare Facilities||Indigenous Australian Persons Preventative Health Assessments||Australian Government||15-08-2022||31-12-2022||University of New England, Australia|
|Suicide prevention||Lifeline Eclipse||Australian Government||08-11-2021||16-12-2022||University of New England, Australia|
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Kim Usher, Debra Jackson, Humayun Kabir, Rikki Jones, Joe Miller, Rachel Peake and Reakeeta Smallwood : Preventative health assessments and indigenous people of Australia: A scoping review, Frontiers in Public Health (impact factor:5.2) , vol.11 Frontiers , pp.1-13 , 2023 .
Humayun Kabir, Navjot Bhullar, Md Shahidul Islam, Kim Usher, Md Ershadul Haque and Myfanwy Maple : Prevalence and risk factors of physical and psychological health among the readymade garment (RMG) workers in Bangladesh, International Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics (impact factor:4) Taylor & Francis , 2023 .
Humayun Kabir, Sarah Wayland and Myfanwy Maple : Qualitative research in suicidology: a systematic review of the literature of low-and middle-income countries, BMC Public Health (impact factor:4.5) , vol.23 , no.918 Springer Nature , pp.1-14 , 2023 .
Dr. Humayun Kabir, Kim Usher, Myfanwy Maple, Md Shahidul Islam : The Paradoxical Impacts of the Minimum Wage Implementation on Ready-made Garment (RMG) Workers: A Qualitative Study, The Indian Journal of Labour Economics , vol.65 Springer Nature , pp.545–569 , 2022 .
Dr. Humayun Kabir, Kim Usher, Myfanwy Maple, Md Shahidul Islam : A qualitative study of the working conditions in the readymade garment industry and the impact on workers’ health and wellbeing, Environmental and Occupational Health Practice , vol.4 , no.1 Japan Society for Occupational Health , pp.1-12 , 2022 .
Dr. Humayun Kabir : Experiences of conducting research with vulnerable and disempowered participants in a developing country: Perspectives from a novice researcher, Qualitative Health Research (impact factor:4.233) , vol.32 , no.5 Sage , pp.823-830 , 2022 .
Dr. Humayun Kabir, Myfanwy Maple, Md Shahidul Islam, Kim Usher : Prevalence of Suicide Thoughts and Behaviours among Female Garment Workers Who Survived the Rana Plaza Collapse: An In-Depth Inquiry, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (impact factor:4.156) , vol.18 , no.12 MDPI , pp.1-15 , 2021 .
Dr. Humayun Kabir, Professor Myfanwy Maple and Professor Kim Usher : The impact of COVID-19 on Bangladeshi readymade garment (RMG) workers, Journal of Public Health (impact factor:5.058) , vol.43 , no.1 The Oxford University Press , pp.47-52 , 2021 .
Dr. Humayun Kabir, Syadani Riyad Fatema, Saiful Hoque, Jesmin Ara, Myfanwy Maple : Risks of HIV/AIDS Transmission: A Study on the Perceptions of the Wives of Migrant Workers of Bangladesh, Journal of International Women's Studies (impact factor:0.56) , vol.21 , no.6 Bridgewater State University, USA , pp.453-474 , 2020 .
Dr. Humayun Kabir, Myfanwy Maple, Md Shahidul Islam, Kim Usher : The current health and wellbeing of the survivors of the Rana plaza building collapse in Bangladesh: A qualitative study, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (impact factor:4.614) , vol.16 , no.13 MDPI , pp.1-21 , 2019 .
Dr. Humayun Kabir, Professor Myfanwy Maple, Professor Kim Usher and Dr. Md. Shahidul Islam : Health vulnerabilities of readymade garment (RMG) workers: a systematic review, BMC Public Health (impact factor:4.135) , vol.19 , no.70 Springer Nature , pp.1-20 , 2019 .
Dr. Humayun Kabir, Myfanwy Maple, Syadani Riyad Fatema : Vulnerabilities of Women Workers in the Readymade Garment Sector of Bangladesh: A Case Study of Rana Plaza, Journal of International Women's Studies (impact factor:0.56) , vol.19 , no.6 Bridgewater State University, USA , pp.224-235 , 2018 .
|International||International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS) - 2016 (PhD category-Accepted).||2016||Australia|
|International||Commonwealth Scholarship in the United Kingdom - 2016 (PhD category-Declined)||2016||United Kingdom|