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RUBIN Singh Maharjan

Rubin is a researcher and cycle activist. At NIPoRe, in his role as a Research Assistant, he is primarily engaged in an assignment that assess socio-economic impacts of trail bridges in Nepal. In addition, he is also affiliated with the Nepal Cycle Society as its secretarial coordinator.

Earlier, he worked at NIPoRe as a Research Intern (Research Internship Cohort 2021). During his internship, he worked as an enumerator for NIPoRe’ Nepal Competitiveness Index (NCI), NIPoRe’s collaborative work with the Asia Competitiveness Institute (ACI) at Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore. Also, he worked as an enumerator for NIPoRe’s research on interrelations between Covid-19, smoking and drinking. Previously, he was also involved in some research assignments, like Kathmandu University (KU)’s “Reading for all: Disability Inclusive Education for Nepali Children” and Habitat for Humanity’s "Nepal Earthquake Assistance Program (NEAP)”.

He is currently pursuing his master's degree in development studies from the School of Arts, KU. Earlier, he completed an undergraduate course in development studies from KU. In addition, he has received training on leadership skills, gender and culture sensitivity, and social mobilization organized by nepal-based INGOs. He was born and schooled in Lalitpur, Bagmati Province, Nepal.

Research Areas
- Education
- Environment and Climate Change
- Sustainable Urban Mobility
- Domestic Violence

Language Skills: Nepali (Mother Tongue), English (Fluent), Newari (Conversational), Hindi (Fluent)