Setu Havanur | Vidyashilp University Faculty

Dr. Setu G. Havanur

Assistant Professor, School of Liberal Arts
and Design Studies
Former Project Staff (Psychiatry Dept.),
NIMHANS, Bengaluru
Former Adjunct Faculty, IIT, Gandhinagar
Former Faculty, Chulalungkorn University, Bangkok
Ph.D. in Psychology, University of Birmingham
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Biography
Professional Education
Teaching Courses
Research Interests
Research Projects
Undertaken
Biography

Dr. Setu G. Havanur is a passionate educator with over five years of experience teaching diverse sets of students, including undergraduate students in Bangkok and Belgaum, and postgraduate students at IIT Gandhinagar. Throughout her career, her focus has been on enriching the classroom experience, especially in the context of teaching Psychology. Her most recent experience comes from working on a dementia research project at the prestigious National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS). Currently, Dr. Setu G. Havanur serves as an assistant professor in the School of Liberal Arts and Design Studies at Vidyashilp University, Bengaluru. Her research interests include cognition (especially visual perception and attention), cognition and educational practices, pedagogy, and mental health. She is in the process of setting up a Wellness Center at VU with Dr. Ranjana Raghunathan. When she is not teaching or doing research, she loves reading, embroidering, cooking, trekking, and singing.

Professional Education
PhD (University of Birmingham, UK); Psychology 2012 (won UK India Education and Research Initiative doctoral scholarship)
MA (University of Allahabad, India) Cognitive Science 2007 (won postgraduate UGC-MHRD scholarship for UG rankholders)
BA (Karnatak College, Dharwad, India) 2005 (Second rank to Karnatak University, Dharwad)

Teaching Courses
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Research Methodology and Statistics
  • Business Research Methods
  • Biological Psychology
  • Cognitive Psychology

Research Interests
  • Visual perception and attention
  • Cognition of teaching and learning
  • Pedagogy
  • Mental health

Research Projects Undertaken
  • Embodied cognition and mathematical and numerical representations
  • Religiosty and well-being

Dr. Setu G. Havanur is a passionate educator with over five years of experience teaching diverse sets of students, including undergraduate students in Bangkok and Belgaum, and postgraduate students at IIT Gandhinagar. Throughout her career, her focus has been on enriching the classroom experience, especially in the context of teaching Psychology. Her most recent experience comes from working on a dementia research project at the prestigious National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS). Currently, Dr. Setu G. Havanur serves as an assistant professor in the School of Liberal Arts and Design Studies at Vidyashilp University, Bengaluru. Her research interests include cognition (especially visual perception and attention), cognition and educational practices, pedagogy, and mental health. She is in the process of setting up a Wellness Center at VU with Dr. Ranjana Raghunathan. When she is not teaching or doing research, she loves reading, embroidering, cooking, trekking, and singing.

PhD (University of Birmingham, UK); Psychology 2012 (won UK India Education and Research Initiative doctoral scholarship)
MA (University of Allahabad, India) Cognitive Science 2007 (won postgraduate UGC-MHRD scholarship for UG rankholders)
BA (Karnatak College, Dharwad, India) 2005 (Second rank to Karnatak University, Dharwad)
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Research Methodology and Statistics
  • Business Research Methods
  • Biological Psychology
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Visual perception and attention
  • Cognition of teaching and learning
  • Pedagogy
  • Mental health
  • Embodied cognition and mathematical and numerical representations
  • Religiosty and well-being
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