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Name Prof. Kaushik Sankar Bose
Designation Professor
Department Name ANTHROPOLOGY
Office Phone No 03222-276554 Extn. 438
Email ID banda@vsnl.net
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Mobile No 09088016028
Personal Website http://vidyasagar.ac.in/dept_of_anthropology/CV_koushikbose.pdf
Address DEPARTMENT OF ANTHROPOLOGY, VIDYASAGAR UNIVERSITY
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Educational Qualification              
Degree NameInstituteYear of passing/awarded
Ph.DUniversity of Cambridge1996
Ph.DPanjab University, Chandigarh1990
M.Sc (Hons.)Panjab University, Chandigarh1987
B.Sc (Hons.)Panjab University, Chandigarh1985
Career Profile / Teaching Experience        
Over six years teaching experience (2002-) working as a Reader in Biological Anthropology, at the Department of Anthropology, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore
One and a half years teaching experience (2000-2002) working as a Lecturer at the Department of Anthropology, Calcutta University.
Three years teaching experience (1998-2000), working as a Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) Senior Research Associate (Pool Officer) at the Department of Anthropology, Calcutta University teaching
Over two years teaching experience (1988-90) working as an University Grants Commission Fellow at the Department of Anthropology, Panjab University, Chandigarh.
PROFESSOR
Specialization/Research Area
Field of SpecializationResearch Area/ Areas of Interest
BIOLOGICAL ANTHROPOLOGY
ANTHROPPOMETRY ETHNICITY AND HEALTH HUMAN NUTRITION
Course/ Subject Taught 
BIOLOGICAL ANTHROPOLOGY AND APPLIED BIO-STATISTICS, ETHNICITY AND HEALTH, ANTHROPOMETRY
Conference/ Symposium /Journal Paper / Books Published
International Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
210) Adult tribal malnutrition in India: an anthropometric and socio-demographic review. Anthropological Review, 78 (1): 47-65, 2015.Anthropological Review, 78 (1): 47-65, 2015.2015POLISH ACADEMY OF SCIENCES
Association of second to fourth digit length ratio (2D:4D) with some anthropometric measurements: a comparison between Polish and Indian young adults aged 18-25 years.Human Biology Review, 3 (4):315-326,2014.2014HUMAN BIOLOGY REVIEW
Opportunity for Natural Selection among Bhuiyans: A Tribal Population of Keonjhar District, Odisha, India.Weekly Science 2 (5)2014Weekly Science
Prevalence of Overweight and Obesity among Bengalee Adolescents in Midnapore Town, West Bengal, IndiaInternational Journal of Current Research, 10: 74-832014International Journal of Current Research
A Longitudinal growth study of weight among Lodha and Non-Lodha infants and young children of Lodhasuli, West Bengal, IndiaAntrocom, 6 (2): 135-1402014Antrocom
Very High Prevalence of Thinness among Kora-Mudi Tribal Children of Paschim Medinipur District of West Bengal, IndiaE Journal of Biological Sciences, 3 (1): 43-492014E Journal of Biological Sciences
Body Mass Index and Chronic Energy Deficiency among Adult Santals of Purulia District, West Bengal, IndiaInternational Journal of Human Sciences, 7 (2): 488-5032014International Journal of Human Sciences
Nutritional Status of Pre-School Children: A Major Global Health ChallengeAnthropology Today: Trends and Scope of Human Biology, pp 33-422014Human Biology
Total body water and fat-free mass: evaluation of equations based on bioelectrical impedance analysis in infants and young children in IndiaBritish Journal of Nutrition, 104: 256–2642014British Journal of Nutrition
Lean Body Mass in Indian Infants and Young Children and Variation by SexJournal of Life Sciences, 2 (1): 27-352014Journal of Life Sciences
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National Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
209) Growth and Nutritional Status of 2 to 6 years old Santal and Bauri Children in Relation with Mother’s Education. In: Health and Tribes in India: Challenges and Opportunities, pp. 235-245. Edited by: K. N. Dash. New Delhi: Sarup Book Publishers Pvt. Ltd, 2015.In: Health and Tribes in India: Challenges and Opportunities, pp. 235-245. Edited by: K. N. Dash. New Delhi: Sarup Book Publishers Pvt. Ltd, 2015.2015New Delhi: Sarup Book Publishers Pvt. Ltd, 2015.
Ethnic-Specific Prevalence of Thinness among Bengalee Youths of Midnapore, West Bengal, India. Research Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences, 6 (1):1374-1380, 2015.Research Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences, 6 (1):1374-1380, 2015.2015INDIA
Association of ABO blood groups with malaria: A study from Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh, IndiaResearch, 1: 976, 2014.2014Research
Association of second to fourth digit length ratio (2D:4D) with some anthropometric measurements: a comparison between Polish and Indian young adults aged 18-25 years.Human Biology Review, 3 (4):315-326,2014.2014Human Biology Review
Anthropometric failure among Santal preschool children of Purulia, West Bengal, India.Human Growth: The Mirror of Society, pp. 237-2472014Edited By: Mithun Sikdar. New Delhi: B.R. Publishing Corporation,
Blood Pressure and Hypertension among Adult Savara Tribals of Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India: A Public Health Concern.Afro Asian Journal of Anthropology and Social Policy; 5(1):96-101.201420142014
Thinness among primary school children of the migrated Santals of Arambag, West Bengal, India.International Journal of Food Safety, Nutrition and Public Health, 5 (1): 46-53, 2014.2014International Journal of Food Safety, Nutrition and Public Health
Comparisons of the effects of food supplementation programmes of ICDS centres and primary schools at Bali Gram Panchayat, Arambagh, West Bengal, India.International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, 34 (3/4): 232-246, 2014.2014International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy
Impact of Age and Socio-Economic Status on Waist Circumference among Male Urban Slum-Dwellers Near Kolkata, West Bengal, India.Health Consequences of Human Central Obesity, pp.151-162.2014Edited By: K. Bose and R. Chakraborty. New York: Nova Science Publishers, 2014
Sexual Dimorphism in Blood Pressure and Hypertension among Adult Parengi Porjas of Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India.Journal of Anthropology, Volume 2014, Article ID 374649, 5 pages2014Journal of Anthropology
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Other Publication


Books Published
Title of the BookPublished byYearRole
Health Consequences of Human Central ObesityNova Science Publishers, New York2014Co-Editor
Panorama of Development: Challenges AheadNew Delhi: Concept Publishers2014Co-Editor
Human Malnutrition: Twin Burdens of Undernutrition and OvernutritionNova Science Publishers,New York2012EDITED
Obesity insights: from genes to patients, and solutions by Eduardo SpinediBentham Science Publishers, U.K2009Reviewer
Health and Nutritional Problems of Indigenous PopulationsKamla Raj2008Edited
Ecology, Culture, Nutrition, Health and Disease.Kamla Raj2006Edited
Human Obesity: A Major Health Burden.Kamla RaJ2005Edited
A Review of Studies on Central Fat Distribution Among IndiansSalmoli Publications2000AUTHOR
World Health and World Politics: The World Health Organization and the U.N. SystemHurst and Company, London. In: Cambridge Review of International Affairs1995Reviewer
Ph. D. Thesis Guidence

Awarded Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
AMAL KUMAR BHUNIAOVERWEIGHT AND OBESITY AMONG ADOLESCENT BENGALEE BOYS OF MIDNAPUR TOWN, WEST BENGAL Awarded2012
SADARUDDIN BISWASGROWTH AND NUTRITIONAL STATUS OF RURAL BENGALEE PRE-SCHOOL CHILDREN OF INTEGRATED CHILD DEVELOPMENT SERVICE (ICDS) SCHEME OF CHAPRA BLOCK OF NADIA DISTRICT, WEST BENGAL. Awarded2012
RAJA CHAKRABORTYNUTRITIONAL STATUS OF BENGALEE ADULT MALE IN BIDHAN COLONY: AN URBAN SLUM IN DUM DUM, WEST BENGAL Awarded2011
BANDANA SENMEASUREMENT OF TOTAL BODY WATER AMONG BENGALEE INFANTS AND CHILDREN OF KOLKATA, INDIA.DR. D. MAHALANABISAwarded2010
GOPAL MONDALNUTRITION STATUS OF THE CHILDREN UNDER INTEGRATED CHILD DEVELOPMENT SERVICE SCHEME IN BALI GRAM PANCHAYAT HOOGHLY DISTRICT, WEST BENGAL Awarded2009
SAMIRAN BISAIRELATIONSHIP BETWEEN MATERNAL ANTHROPOMETRY AND PREGNANCY OUTCOME IN KOLKATA, INDIADR. D. MAHALANABISAwarded2008
MITHU BHADRAA COMPARATIVE STUDY OF ANTHROPOMETRIC CHARACTERISTICS BETWEEN PRE- MENARCHIAL SCHOOL GIRLS OF NORTH 24 PARGANAS, WEST BENGAL, INDIA Awarded2008
ASHIS MUKHOPADHYAYADIPOSITY AND BODY COMPOSITION OF 10-17 YEARS OLD BENGALEE BOYS OF NIMTA, NORTH 24 PARGANAS, WEST BENGAL, INDIA. Awarded2008
Project Work



Completed Project Works
Project titleWorked asFunding AgencyAmount in Rs.Duration in yearsPeriod
Year to Year
Status
Study on Sexual Dimorphism in Growth Patterns and its Associated Factors Among 6-18 Years Old School Children of Paschim Medinipur District West Bengal UGC5500001 year20052005
Sex differences in Nutritional Status of Primary School Children of Midnapore Town University Grants Commission150001 year20022002
Study of Non-Insulin-Dependent Diabetes Mellitus in Different Ethnic GroupsCo-InvestigatorBritish Diabetic Association4800001 year19941994
Invited Lectures 
TitleOrganized byVenueYear
Lectures given at The Institute of Criminology and Forensic SciencesMinistry of Home AffairsNew Delhi2006
Membership of Learned Society 
Chartered Biologist (CBiol.) of Institute of Biology, U.K
Fellow of Royal Society of Health (FRSH), U.K.
European Professional Biologist (EurProBiol.) of European Countries Biologists Association, U.K.
Fellow of Cambridge Philosophical Society, University of Cambridge, U.K.
Fellow of the Cambridge Society, University of Cambridge, U.K
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Association with Professional Bodies
Type of Professional ActivityPeriod
External Member of Post-Graduate Studies in Anthropology at North Eastern Hill University (NEHU), Shillong2007 to 2009
External Member of Under-Graduate Studies in Anthropology at North Eastern Hill University (NEHU), Shillong2009 to 2011
Expert at various selection committees for research projects at Anthropological Survey of India, Kolkata and Shillong and Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata2009 to 2011
Member and Expert of Child Health and Nutrition Knowledge Network (CHNKN) of Child Health and Nutrition Research Initiative (CHNRI) headed by Robert Black of Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA2010 to 2014
Evaluator/Assessor for the Association of Commonwealth Universities, U.K., Commonwealth Fellowship Programme2006 to 2008
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Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended/Organised

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended

Title of the Seminar/Conference/WorkshopYearRoleHeld at and Organiser
UGC SPONSORED NATIONAL SEMINAR ON CHILD HEALTH IN INDIA WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO NORTH-EAST INDIA2015INVITED SPEAKERDibrugarh Hanumanbux Surajmal Kanoi (DHSK) College, DIBRUGARH, ASSAM.
UGC-Sponsored National Seminar on Modern Trends in Anthropology2013Paper PresenterNorth Bengal University
35th Annual Conference of the Indian Anthropological Society, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore2002Chairing SessionsVidyasagar University, Midnapore


Conference /Seminar/Workshop Organised

Title of the Conference/Seminar/WorkshopYearRole in the EventFunding Agency
Anthropologists and Filmmakers view Sikkim2012CoordinatorAnthropological survey of India
Quality Improvement in Teaching and Development of Curricula in Anthropology at Undergraduate level2012cooderinatorUGC
Approaching Development: Theory and Practice2007CoordinatorUGC
Awards
Award NameAwarded ByYear
Senior Research AssociateshipKings College London, University of London1995
Dean Students WelfarePanjab University1987
University MedalPanjab University1987
Dewan Bahadur Wali Ram Taneja Gold MedalPanjab University1987
Dean Students Welfare, Panjab University MedalPanjab University1985
Dean Students Welfare, Panjab University MedalPanjab University1983
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