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  • Safiuddin, Md. (BRAC University, 2006)
    Corrosion of metal is a ubiquitous phenomenon that occurs in various forms. Atmospheric or uniform, galvanic, crevice, pitting, and microbial corrosion are most familiar forms of corrosion. This note briefly demonstrates ...
  • Mofiz, U. A.; Bhattacharya, Dipen (BRAC University, 2007)
    Pulsars, a class of rotating neutron stars, are one of the most interesting objects of nature. Although most pulsars have been detected in the radio range, a handful of them are active in gamma rays. In recent years, ...
  • Mofiz, U. A. (BRAC University, 2013)
    The nonlinear propagation of a terahertz laser pulse propagation in the resonant region of a negative index meta-material is investigated. The resonant frequency of a split ring resonator (SRR), comprosing the negative ...
  • Jahangir, Nadim; Akbar, Mohammad Muzahid; Haq, Mahmudul (BRAC University, 2004)
    Theory and research on Organizational Citizenship Behaviors (OCB) has presumed OCB as a set of desirable behaviors that contributes to the organizational effectiveness. So far OCB has been connoted as one of the antecedents ...
  • Sajid-Bin-Doza (BRAC University, 2013)
    Architectural practice in Bengal is notable from the Muslim period, more precisely since the Pre-Mughal as well as the Sultanate era, the architectural practice in this land started with the influences of many stylistic ...
  • Haque, Muhammad Nasimul; Khan, Mumit (BRAC University, 2005)
    This paper is intended to introduce LFG (Lexical Functional Grammar) for parsing Bangla. The LFG formalism, which has evolved from extensive computational, linguistic, and psycholinguistic research, provides a simple set ...
  • Rahman, Mohammed Mahbubur (BRAC University, 2005)
    Many non-government organisations (NGOs) are involved in various development programs in Bangladesh, targeting the urban poor, who also lack proper housing. Yet they have not been widely involved in urban housing. This ...
  • Reza, Md. Hasan (BRAC University, 2007)
    Participatory Action Research (PAR), a dominant mode of praxis, is increasingly gaining its status in the mainstream academia. The uniqueness of PAR, where social investigation, education and social actions converge, aimed ...
  • Ahmed, Iftekhar (BRAC University, 2006)
    Panamnagar is a unique township in Sonargaon thana of Narayanganj district of Bangladesh. It is stretched in a single street with street front houses on either side, which are of high architectural and archeological value. ...
  • Sultana, Asifa (BRAC University, 2009)
    Like in any other learning situation, in a second language classroom a learner essentially needs to be provided with feedback on his/her performance. Due to the emergence of Communicative Language Teaching and Learner-centered ...
  • Chaudhury, Sumangala; Yeasmin, Sultana (BRAC University, 2012-12)
    Introduction: An understanding of working and non-working women’s perceptions and practices of food consumption is crucial for success of nutrition intervention programs by incorporating their emic perspective. Methods: ...
  • Noykhovich, Ekaterinovla Yakevna; Bulage, Patience; Hossain, Mohammad Didar (BRAC University, 2012-12)
    Introduction: Mental illnesses have a large impact on a society, affecting economic productivity and bearing potential for destabilization of a society. About 16% of the population in Bangladesh suffers from mental illness. ...
  • Selim, Nasima; Satalkar, Priya (BRAC University, 2008)
    In this paper, we discuss the perceptions of people from a Bangladeshi village about what they considered to be 'mental illness'. Observations, informal conversations, interviews, focus group discussions, and illness ...
  • Iacobelli, M.; Chowdhury, Morseda; Nagbe, Thomas Knue (BRAC University, 2012-12)
    Introduction: Occupational health risks are emerging topics of interest and concern in Bangladesh. It is important to understand worker perceptions of risks, illnesses and their coping strategies in order to develop ...
  • Chowdhury, Tamzid Ahmed; Rahman, Masud Ibn; Afza, Syeda Rownak (BRAC University, 2007)
    This is the law of nature that people have to live and play with hazards and to some extent insurance policy can free people from those frustrations. Even if this is true, people of Bangladesh still don't prefer to insure ...
  • Fatima Tuz Zahra (BRAC University, 2012)
    The aim of higher education is to pursue learning for its own sake and to develop specialist skills. However due to market pressure higher education institutions in Bangladesh and across the world have had to focus on ...
  • Purser, Jessica A.; Sanin, Kazi Istiaque (BRAC University, 2012-12)
    Introduction: There is a burgeoning epidemic of antibiotic resistance in low-income countries, and pharmaceutical use is on the rise even in rural areas. It is important to understand how caregivers and drug sellers use ...
  • Mahbub, Rifat; Shoily, Kazi Farzana (© 2016 Published by BRAC University, 2016-10)
    This article examines the relevance of French sociologist Pierre Bourdieu’s theories to cultural studies. His key concepts such as cultural capital, habitus, field and symbolic violence are introduced and explained in ...
  • Jabeen, Farrah (BRAC University, 2008)
    In his poetry, John Donne creates a unique style that embraces a constant battle of emerging reality and the realm of fantasy. This paper intends to show the presence of playful images and arguments, which grow even more ...
  • Khanom, Afruza (BRAC University, 2010)
    Contemporary societies have transformed traditional identities in such a way that we, as subjects of globalization and mass consumer culture, have become tremendously self-conscious of the ‘gaze’ which makes, breaks and ...

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