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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.
  Vietnamese study: working dynamics between journalism & civil society in news coverage of development.
  Assoc Prof A Nguyen
Application Deadline: 30 April 2020

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You will carry out research to identify good practices that can be promoted – and those to be avoided – to improve the capacity of media and civil society organisations in bringing ordinary people into public debates about development issues and policies.
  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.
  Mobility futures and the social lives of batteries
  Dr N Spurling
Application Deadline: 24 April 2020

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3 year, fully funded PhD opportunity for UK and EU Citizens, based in the Leverhulme Material Social Futures Doctoral Training Centre, and Sociology Department at Lancaster University, UK.
  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.
  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.
  Global Development PhD opportunities

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 . Change lives and shape futures with a PhD in Global Development. The Global Development Institute produces research that extends knowledge frontiers and we're driven by the desire to advance social justice on a global scale.
  Community based water management institutions for delivering water and health
  Research Group: International Development
  Dr PB Anand, Prof Amir Sharif
Applications accepted all year round

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Until recently community based water institutions have been justified mainly on financial grounds and as mechanisms for delivering services in a context where state institutions have been withdrawing from this space due to neoliberal policy changes.
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