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Development Studies PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

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  Expanding the Evidence Base Through Inter-Sectoral Partnerships for Action on Health Equity
  Dr L D'Ambruoso, Prof I Theodossiou, Prof P Abbott
Applications accepted all year round

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Described as the single most critical development failure of the past 30 years, the majority of births, deaths and causes of death in Africa and Asia are never recorded.
  Enhancing Social Inclusion of Migrant Pupils in Disadvantaged Communities
  Dr C Schneider, Dr M Guha, Dr J Baxter
Application Deadline: 9 February 2020

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Context. Social inclusion research has found that pupils with a migration background are more likely to socialise with pupils who have a similar background.
  Investigating the resilience potential of heritage in response to climate change-led conflict in UK-based refugees from developing contexts
  Dr J Baxter, Dr F Galeazzi, Dr D Natalini
Application Deadline: 9 February 2020

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This project will identify refugee communities from developing contexts affected by environmental conflict that are now settled in the UK, and will collect qualitative data and evidence for the role of heritage in their collective resilience and adaptation by means of interviews and storytelling.
  New approaches to participatory development for social-ecological resilience: A case study from Garhwal, North-West India
  Dr A Greig, Dr D Natalini, Dr Z Bharucha
Application Deadline: 9 February 2020

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The requirement for participatory, community-led approaches to sustainable development is well established but the practice remains patchy and partial and often delivers mainly short-lived outcomes.
  Towards ‘Citizen-centric’ Design-led Resilience in Future Cities
  Dr A Hirst, Dr A Pooley, Dr N Odeleye
Application Deadline: 9 February 2020

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In the UK, current housing delivery models focus on a large number of new residential (or mixed-use housing & commercial) quarters in post-industrial urban sites (e.g.
  Sharing Rhymes and Rhythms Across Generations: Mutual Benefits of Music & Reading Aloud Between Children and Individuals with Dementia
  Research Group: Developmental Science
  Dr S Gerson
Application Deadline: 3 February 2020

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Even in the early stages of dementia, those affected face more than recall problems, including enduring issues with communication, often resulting in social exclusion.
  5 PhD Scholarships in Economics

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Collaboration between Charles Darwin University and Treasury & Finance in the Northern Territory Government. Researching. Economics, the Environment, Law, Social and Public Policy, and Changing demographics.
  AHRC Northern Bridge Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership PhD Studentships in the Arts and Humanities for 2020 Entry

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PhD studentships in the Arts and Humanities for 2020 entry. AHRC Northern Bridge Doctoral Training Partnership is offering up to 67 PhD studentships for 2020 entry, including a number of Collaborative Doctoral (project) awards with regional and national organisations.
  Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies (IHS), Erasmus University Rotterdam

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IHS. is a cooperative institute of the Erasmus School of Economics and the Erasmus School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR).
  Fully-funded four-year Ph.D. in Political and Social Sciences

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Are you looking for a fully-funded Ph.D. in the social sciences?. An EUI Ph.D. is more than writing a dissertation. Our culturally diverse academic community allows you to study alongside approximately 900 scholars from 75 countries.
  Get your PhD or DBA solely Online with GHU

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Significant changes are taking place in the higher education sector around the world, and the advantages of earning a doctoral degree are steadily increasing.
  Exploring appropriate disaster risk awareness raising methods among informal construction sector
  Dr K Chmutina
Applications accepted all year round

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Rapid but often poorly controlled urbanisation and the increase in construction delivered by informal workers with low levels of education and vocational training in locations highly vulnerable to impacts of natural hazards is common in Low and Middle-Income Countries around the world.
  Understanding the impact of building regulations and planning policies on achieving sustainable and resilient cities
  Dr K Chmutina
Applications accepted all year round

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It is commonly agreed that building regulations and planning policies play an important role in reducing disaster risks; yet there is little understanding about disaster risk creation in the contexts where building regulations and planning policies are absent or poorly implemented.
  Language and numerical cognition: Does the language that we conduct maths in affect our performance?
  Dr I Xenidou-Dervou
Application Deadline: 31 July 2020

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Many consider mathematics to be a universal language. Arabic numerals are indeed used widely throughout the world; however, number-naming systems vary significantly across languages.
  AHRC Northern Bridge Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership PhD Studentships in the Arts and Humanities for 2020 Entry

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PhD studentships in the Arts and Humanities for 2020 entry. AHRC Northern Bridge Doctoral Training Partnership is offering up to 67 PhD studentships for 2020 entry, including a number of Collaborative Doctoral (project) awards with regional and national organisations.
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