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Ms. Anwesha Sarkar, Public Health, Best Researcher Award

Ms. anwesha Sarkar at Indian Institute of Technology Patna, India

Anwesha Sarkar is a Ph.D. candidate in the Social Sciences Lab at the Indian Institute of Technology Patna. She holds a Master of Science degree in Geography from the University of Calcutta and a Bachelor of Science degree in Geography from Presidency University, Kolkata. Anwesha’s research interests lie in the intersection of geography, social sciences, and public health, with a focus on understanding the impact of neighborhood environments on women’s health. She has presented her work at various international conferences and workshops and has published papers in reputable journals. Anwesha is also a recipient of prestigious fellowships and grants, including a Ph.D. fellowship from the University Grants Commission (UGC). She is skilled in statistical analysis, GIS techniques, and various data analysis software.

  • Ph.D. Candidate in Social Sciences Lab, Indian Institute of Technology Patna (July 2021 – Present)
  • Master of Science in Geography, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India (07/2017 to 08/2019), CGPA 4.41/6.00
  • Bachelor of Science in Geography, Presidency University, Kolkata, India (07/2014 to 06/2017), CGPA 7.51/10.00
  • Senior Secondary Examination, Bhavans Gangabux Kanoria Vidyamandir, Kolkata, India (2014), Percentage 91.75
  • Secondary Examination, Kendriya Vidyalaya No 2, Kolkata, India (2012), CGPA 10.0/10.0 .


Research And Publication:

  • Published paper titled “A Comprehensive Trajectory Analyzing the Impact of Neighborhood on Women’s Health” in Health Care for Women International (2024).
  • Presented papers at various international conferences and workshops, including the International Conference on Social and Regional Resilience and the International Conference on Future Earth and Humanities.

Selected Cource And Workshops:

  • Attended workshops and courses on GIS tools and techniques, statistical data analysis using SPSS and R, qualitative techniques in geospatial sciences, and more.

Grant And Fellwship:

  • Awarded a Ph.D. fellowship by the UGC, with Junior Research Fellowship (07/2021 to 07/2023) and Senior Research Fellowship (08/2023 to 07/2026).
  • Qualified for the Junior Research Fellowship (UGC), India, in 2020, and the National Eligibility Test University Grants Commission (UGC), India, in 2019.


  • Worked as a Recruitment Officer and Climate Counsellor at the International Centre for Culture & Education, contributing to the Green (R)evolution College Program and Global Certification Program.

Professional Membership:

  • Life member of the Indian Public Health Association (IPHA) since 08/2023.


  • Proficient in statistical analysis (quantitative and mixed methods), cartographic techniques (remote sensing and GIS), and various data analysis software such as SPSS, STATA, R Programming, ArcMap, QGIS, Erdas Imagine, AutoCAD Map, and others.
Anwesha Sarkar | Public Health |Best Researcher Award |

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