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Development Studies PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships in the UK

We have 39 Development Studies PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships in the UK

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  Who Counts? Understanding and enabling synergies between routine mortality data and data systems inform and rural primary health systems in South Africa
  Dr L D'Ambruoso, Prof P Byass
Application Deadline: 29 May 2020

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Described as the single most critical development failure of the past 30 years, in Africa and Asia the majority of births, deaths, and causes of deaths are never recorded.
  The effect of different activities on subsequent task performance
  Dr A Szameitat
Applications accepted all year round

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In our everyday life we may have made the experience that different activities have different effects on how we ’feel’ and ’think’.
  VC International Scholarship in Social Sciences – Establishing intergenerational Socially Perceived Necessities in Senegal (January 2021 start)
  Dr M Pomati, Dr S Nandy
Application Deadline: 1 June 2020

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The first Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) tasks countries with eradicating poverty in all its dimensions according to national definitions.
  VC International Scholarship in Social Sciences - Migration and non-monetary chronic poverty in Low and Middle Income Countries (January 2021)
  Dr S Nandy, Dr M Pomati
Application Deadline: 1 June 2020

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Chronic poverty – that is prolonged exposure to the conditions associated with or caused by insufficient resources to attain a minimally acceptable standard of living – is a major global challenge, affecting the lives of hundreds of millions around the world.
  VC International Scholarship in Social Sciences – Urbanisation and nutritional transitions: a secondary data analysis study (January 2021 start)
  Dr M Pomati, Dr S Nandy
Application Deadline: 1 June 2020

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Over the last 40 years, there has been a significant increase in overweight and obesity in high, middle- and low-income countries.
  Developing globally competent educational researchers

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Coventry University (CU) is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a self-funded PhD studentship. Developing globally competent educational researchers.
  Working with complex systems, interventions, and inequalities in the post-Covid landscape
  Prof C May, Prof F Stevenson
Application Deadline: 19 June 2020

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Deadline. 19th June 2020. Interview. Late June 2020. Duration. 3 years, commencing October 2020. Stipend. £17,803. NIHR ARC North Thames and the NIHR SPHR invite applications for its jointly-funded 3-year PhD studentship to begin September 2020.
  Social Innovation through Digital Manufacturing
  Dr C Escobar Tello
Application Deadline: 1 July 2020

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Reference number. SDCA/CET2020. Start date. 1 October 2020. Application deadline. 1 July 2020. 3 years full-time. Primary supervisor.
  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.
  An investigation of the impact of disruption on occupiers and landlords in Commercial Real Estate Markets (Advert Ref: SF19/EE/ABE/GREENHALGH)
  Prof P Greenhalgh, Dr K Muldoon-Smith
Applications accepted all year round

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Commercial real estate markets are increasingly prone to dynamic and disruptive change, the drivers of which include technological, social, environmental and employment practices.
  Improving the environmental and social appraisal of infrastructure projects
  Dr S McIlwaine
Application Deadline: 29 May 2020

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There is increasing focus on the long-term effects of large infrastructure projects on the physical, biological and social environment.
  Learning lessons on water demand management from water-scarce countries
  Dr S McIlwaine
Application Deadline: 29 May 2020

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Climate change is putting more pressure on the freshwater resources of the planet. Many countries with limited water resources have developed financial and non-financial tools for managing water demand.
  PhDs in Regional Economic and Social Research

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Our research focuses on issues of social and economic disadvantage as experienced by places and people. We invite applications for research study in any of our research strengths, which include.
  Funded PhDs in Arts, Humanities or Social Sciences

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 Join a research community that transcends disciplinary boundaries to tackle the biggest challenges facing humanity.  United, we're tackling global challenges such as environmental sustainability, climate change, business innovation, social justice, poverty and conflict response, and you'll be encouraged to.
  Geography PhD opportunities

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For more than 125 years, The University of Manchester has produced globally excellent geographical research. When you undertake your PhD with us you'll be integrated into our research ethos and practices, which aim to produce both theoretically significant and policy-relevant contributions to geographical knowledge.
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