Dr. Salina Parvin Banu

The knowledge and skills learned from The University of Sydney, Cornell University, CIMMTY, IRRI, TWAS, OWSD, running of international projects and presentation of research findings in multiple international congress/conferences – all helped not only to become the researcher today, but also motivated to become a research leader.

Areas of expertise prepared to comment on (keywords): Women in STEM

Links to selected past media coverage:

  1. Salina has been a strong advocate for women’s empowerment and gender equality’, Begum Rokeya Day: Celebrating the Women in Leadership Network in Bangladesh, 2020.https://australiaawardsbangladesh.org/begum-rokeya-day-celebrating-the-women-in-leadership-network-in-bangladesh/
  2.  “Begum Rokeya Day Seminar,” OWSD Bangladesh National Chapter: 2019
  3.  “Leading Bangladesh to Food Security,” Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD), 2018.  http://owsd.net/about-owsd/impact/
  4. GenderInSITE , 2016
    http://genderinsite.net/genderinsite-meets-salina-banu, youtu.be/qwYXozZd9FE
  5.  “Balancing research science and motherhood in a new country,” The Australian Global Alumni https://globalalumni.gov.au/AlumniStories/Details?ArticleId=230
  6.  “Global food security: How can we feed a growing population?”  A video resource in partnership with the Royal Society of London and the British Council to enhance science and climate change learning in schools around the world, December 2016. https://schoolsonline.britishcouncil.org/…/global-food-secu…, http://vimeo.com/196253953
  7. “Devoted to agricultural innovation’, The Prothom Alo, 2015, http://www.prothom-alo.com/we-are/article/491242/কৃষি-উদ্ভাবনে-নিবেদিত
  8. “Devoted Salina Parvin for agricultural research’ - The Daily Amader Shomoy, http://epaper.dainikamadershomoy.com/?archiev=yes&arch_date=27-08-2016
  9. Live telecast on “Ranga Shokal,” Maasranga Television, 2015.           https://www.facebook.com/salinapbanu/videos/1558846284412983
  10. World Expo 2015, Channel i Television news report 
    http://m.youtube.com/watch; https://youtu.be/_7L494_cs94
  11. Received the Australian Alumni Excellence Award 2014 for innovation and research, awarded by the Australian Trade Commission (https://www.studyinaustralia.gov.au/student-stories/salina-banu---bangladesh?search=1#)
  12. Received Haji Muslim-Khurshida Gold Medal 2009 from the Bangladesh Academy of Agriculture (BAAG) for the development of a new technology to produce healthy seedlings utilizing solar radiation through soil solarization. (http://www.isppweb.org/nlian11.asp)
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Former Head of Plant Pathology and Chief Scientific Officer
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