Anjana Ajith

About Anjana

Anjana is a clinical psychologist by profession with an M.Phil. in clinical psychology from the National Institute for Empowerment of Persons with Multiple Disabilities, Chennai (NIEPMD), an MA in applied psychology with a specialization in clinical psychology from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences-Banyan Academy of Leadership in Mental Health, Chennai (TISS-BALM), and a B.Sc. in psychology from Prajyoti Niketan College, Thrissur (University of Calicut),

A brief time was spent by her working as a research assistant at the Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, and the State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT), Trivandrum, Kerala, during the seven years of education and experience in the field of psychology.

Her keen interest in research has enabled her to complete four research papers. She feels strongly committed to fusing research and practicalities. She’s grown to be adept at mixed-methods, quantitative, and qualitative research. She has dedicated a lot of time to the BALM SFL Fellowship in Social Action for Mental Health, and two of her papers have been published in the Phoenix International Journal for Psychology and Social Sciences.

She is drawn to research that emphasizes social change interventions and taking part in the action!

Project details

An Investigation into Social and Cultural Barriers to Adoption of Hygiene Products by Menstruating Women in India and Australia

Menstruation is a common experience for women but also a taboo topic. Many myths about menstruation exist, and most cast menstruation in a negative light. Better understanding how people think about the menstrual cycle should illuminate barriers women face in personal and professional space.

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UQ Supervisor

Dr Daisung Jang

UQ Business School
IITD Supervisor

Assistant Professor Biswajita Parida

Department of Management Studies