Shilpa Bandyopadhyay

Lecturer

PhD Candidate (IIT Delhi); BSc. & MSc. (University of Calcutta)

Shilpa Bandyopadhyay, a Lecturer at the Jindal Institute of Behavioural Sciences (JIBS) at O.P. Jindal Global University is currently pursuing her PhD from IIT Delhi, and had qualified UGC NET-JRF in November 2016. Her PhD thesis combines two of the core areas of her research interest: well-being and aging research. Broadly, her thesis is a mixed-methods inquiry into the aging experience and well-being of older people in their unique socio-cultural context. In addition to Geropsychology, she is also interested in Positive Psychology, Environmental Psychology, and Interpersonal Relationships, and hopes to explore different facets of these areas in her research journey

Training Experience

Shilpa has been a Teaching Assistant at IIT Delhi for courses such as Positive Psychology, Applied Positive Psychology, Selected Topics in Psychology, Psychological Testing and Behavioural Assessment. Additionally, she was a Teaching Assistant for the NPTEL course ‘Positive Psychology’ (July to September 2019) having 4967 enrolled learners.

Research Experience

During the course of her PhD, she has worked as a Research Assistant and has been involved in multiple collaborative projects examining well-being related constructs in the Indian context. She has published her works in peer reviewed national and international journals of repute, and has presented them in well-recognized national and international conferences. She has been awarded the Prof. Deepak Bhat Award for Best Presentation in a Scientific Session at the annual conference of the Indian Academy of Applied Psychology in 2021 and 2022.

Publications

Journal Publications:

  1. Bandyopadhyay, S. and Singh, K. (2022). The Portrayal of Older Indians on YouTube. Educational Gerontology. [Indexing – Scopus and Web of Science]
  2. Singh, K., Bandyopadhyay, S. and Saxena, G. (2022). An Exploratory Study on Subjective Perceptions of Happiness from India. Frontiers in Psychology. [Indexing – Scopus and Web of Science]
  3. Singh, K., Bandyopadhyay, S. and Tyagi, K. (2022). The Brief 35-item ARQ: Validation of the Adolescent Resilience Questionnaire in India. Psychological Studies. [Indexing – Scopus and Web of Science]
  4. Singh, K., and Bandyopadhyay, S. (2022). Perceived Happiness Determinants and Areas of Perceived Need for Future Intervention Programs: A Qualitative Study on Indian College students. Youth Voice Journal. [Indexing – Scopus]
  5. Singh, K., and Bandyopadhyay, S. (2021). Enhancing College Students Well-being: The Psycho-Spiritual Well-Being Intervention. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment. [Indexing – Scopus and Web of Science]
  6. Singh, K., Dangi, S., and Bandyopadhyay, S. (2020). Well-being of Married Migrant and Non-migrant Women of Rural Haryana, Journal of the Indian Academy of Applied Psychology, 46 (1), 83-94. [Indexing – Index Copernicus]

Book Chapters

  1. Bandyopadhyay, S. and Singh, K. (2019). Web-based Interventions to Improve Quality of Life. In K. Singh and S. Sigroha (Eds.) Translational Research and Applied Psychology in India (pp. 285 – 340). New Delhi: SAGE Publications.
  2. Singh, K. and Bandyopadhyay, S. (2019) Research Methods in Applied Psychology – An Evaluation. In K. Singh and S. Sigroha (Eds.) Translational Research and Applied Psychology in India (pp. 59 – 94). New Delhi: SAGE Publications.