Prof. Arun Sen & Prof. Anima Sen Memorial Award
You are our source of inspiration & motivation...
We all thank you for your selflessness, understanding & insight
Prof Arun K. Sen, founder member & Editor-in-Chief of the journal ‘Disabilities and Impairments’ passed away on 26th February, 2018. He was a distinguished psychologist of high eminence & started the journal in 1987 with a mission to tackle society’s big challenges related to different perspectives of disability through research programs and by engaging with students, alumni and stakeholders alike in more meaningfully relevant and impactful ways. As Editor–in Chief, he outlined motivation for new direction while explaining how resources can be used to force for positive change in the lives of differently able people.
He was recipient of several national/international awards like Commonwealth Scholarship, Fulbright-Hays Senior Fellowship etc. He received "Swami Pranavannand Award" for writing the best book of the year in Psychology and Education (1982) and "National Lectureship" by the UGC (1986-87). He authored many books/Monographs/book Chapters/research papers which got published in national and international journals of repute. He visited several universities from India and foreign countries in connection with doctoral work, Post-doctoral assignments, Visiting Fellow, conference participation, and Visiting Lecturer. He was member of National Advisory Commission, Mental Health, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, GOI.
Prof. (Mrs.) Anima Sen passed away on 9th August, 1995 when she was a Professor of Psychology in Delhi University and also UGC National Fellow. Her innovative research work, published books and papers are internationally acknowledged. She also travelled extensively in many countries with Scholarships / Fellowships for her doctoral work, post-doctoral work and many other academic assignments.
In memory of Prof. Arun Sen & Prof. Anima Sen, who went above and beyond their call of duty to reach out to thousands of students, this award of Rs 2000/- (Rs Two thousand only) is given every year to the author (or the first author in case of joint publication) whose paper published in the journal 'Disabilities & Impairments' would be judged as the best research paper of the year.