NRPU is a flagship Research Program of HEC for funding research grants on competitive merit for high-quality and promising scientific research projects that demonstrate strategic relevance and cast impact to the local industry and society. The program is open for contributions related to both basic and applied research. NRPU aims to stimulate scientific excellence and the advancement of knowledge by allowing researchers the freedom to formulate by themselves the research concept and method.
National Institute of Psychology is offering free training based on NRPU project No. 14887 funded by Higher Education Commission, Pakistan. The training will be focused on strengthening emotional control during social interactions, understanding others’ perspectives and accept differences, and moral engagement in daily life. Training is divided in three modules. Total hours of the training are 12 hours. You will attend training sessions via MS Teams. Eligibility of the training is any student enrolled in HEC recognized universities.
The participation will be voluntary. If you want to participate, you will be provided with a baseline questionnaire. The questionnaire consists of the different measures. The questionnaire will take around 15-20 minutes to complete. You will complete questionnaires twice before and after the training sessions.
There is no monetary compensation for joining this programme. However, you will receive the training delivered by professional psychologists for free and will receive a certificate upon completion of the programme. All the information and responses given by you will only be known to researcher and her research team. All information related to you will remain confidential and will be identifiable by participant ID only known by the researcher and her research team.
About Principal Investigator
Dr. Sobia Masood
Holding a Ph.D. from the University of Warwick, the UK as a Commonwealth Scholar, Dr. Sobia, is working at the National Institute of Psychology, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad for the past 16 years. Currently, she is an Assistant Professor. She is also working with HelpAge UK as On-Call Scientist from Pakistan. She is currently teaching courses and supervising research at MSc., MPhil., and Ph.D. level. She is also working as an Associate editor of the Pakistan Journal of Psychological Research. Her area of interest is Violence, Trauma, and Abuse and their impact on the mental health and personality of children, families, and youth.
About Co-Principal Investigator
Dr. Humaira Jami
Dr. Humaira Jami is an Assistant Professor at the National Institute of Psychology. She has done Ph.D. from the National Institute of Psychology. She is currently teaching courses and supervising research at MSc., MPhil., and Ph.D. level. Her area of interest is the psychology of gender, social psychology, developmental psychopathology, mental health, trauma, and psychology of deviant behaviour.