Hina has five years of teaching experience in Psychology at James Cook University, Singapore, where she taught classes consisting of demographically diverse students. Prior to pursuing her Ph.D. and lecturing, she dedicated five years to working with children with Typical Development and Developmental Disabilities across India, Dubai, and Singapore. She remains committed to supporting children with special needs from disadvantaged backgrounds in India.

Hina's research interests primarily lie in Developmental Psychology, with a particular focus on Developmental Disabilities, screening tools and assessments for children, coping strategies for children with developmental disabilities, social-emotional learning in children, and literacy skills.

Full Member (2018 onwards) – Singapore Psychological Society

Sheel, H., Suárez, L., & Marsh, N. V. (2023). Parents’ Evaluation of Developmental Status and Strength and Difficulties Questionnaire as Screening Measures for Children in India: A Scoping Review. Pediatric Reports, 15(1), 175-196. https://doi.org/10.3390/pediatric15010014

Sheel, H., Suárez, L., & Marsh, N. V. (2023). Screening Children in India: Translation and Psychometric Evaluation of the Parents’ Evaluation of Developmental Status and the Strength and Difficulties Questionnaire. Pediatric Reports, 15(4), 750-765. https://doi.org/10.3390/pediatric15040067 



Developmental Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Psychology and Mental Health

•    Doctor of Philosophy (Health)- James Cook University, Singapore 2019-2023
•    Master of Arts (Psychology), University of Pune, India, 2010-2012
•    Bachelor of Education, Panjab University, India, 2014-2015
•    Bachelor of Arts (Psychology honours), Panjab University, India, 2007-2010

Exploring Psychology, Critical Thinking, Research Methods, Developmental Psychology, Health Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Forensic Psychology, Social Psychology, Industrial Psychology, Personality Psychology and Ethics for research and professional evidence-based practice.

•    2022-Awarded Competitive Pool Funding for research publication costs. Research Committee, James Cook University, Singapore.
•    2021- Received the “Highly Commended” award. Higher Degree by Research Open Access Advocate Competition, James Cook University, Australia
•    2020-Winner of the 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) competition. Won both the Higher Degree by Research Category and the People’s Choice award. James Cook University, Singapore
•    2019-Tuition fee scholarship awarded by Graduate Research School, James Cook University, Australia (Psychology)

Sheel, H., Suraez, L., & Marsh, N. V. (2023), August (7-9) Screening Children for Social-Emotional Learning: Administration of the Strength and Difficulties Questionnaire in India [paper presentation]. 15th International Conference on Child and Adolescent Psychopathology, Kuching, Malaysia. https://www.youth-health-conference.com/

Sheel, H., Suraez, L., & Marsh, N. V. (2022, December 3-4) Screening Children for Developmental Delay: Administration of the Parent Evaluation of Developmental Status (PEDS) in India [Paper presentation]. Postgraduate Passage: Crossing Borders, Tracking Milestones, Singapore. https://www.jcu.edu.sg/events/dec-2022/postgraduate-passages-navigating-research-and-networking-in-the-next-normal

Sheel, H., Suraez, L., & Marsh, N. V. (2021, December 3-4) Translation and Face Validation of Screening Measures for Children: An English to Hindi example [Paper presentation]. Postgraduate Passage: Crossing Borders, Tracking Milestones, Singapore. https://www.jcu.edu.sg/events/dec-2021/call-for-abstracts-postgraduate-passages-crossing-borders,-tracking-milestones

Hundal, H & Ruikar, S. (2012, June 25-27). Relationship between openness to experience, risk taking and job mobility [Paper presentation]. International Society for the Study of Work and Organizational Values, Goa, India. https://www.isswov.net/what-is-isswov