2012 LCIRAH Project Studentship in Agriculture and Health, Sub Saharan Africa

The Leverhulme Centre for Integrative Research on Agriculture and Health (LCIRAH) has been established under a generous grant from the Leverhulme Trust. Applications are invited for a LCIRAH doctoral studentship tenable at SOAS for 3 years starting on 1 October 2012. This studentship is run by the Centre for Development Environment and Policy (CeDEP) in the Department of Finance and Management at SOAS

Subject –This studentship is available for work on a doctoral thesis to be undertaken full time at SOAS in the Department of Finance and Management. Only new applicants may apply: those already enrolled on a research degree programme at SOAS are not eligible to apply. Academic – Applicants normally possess or be expected to possess a good UK Master’s degree (or a qualification deemed equivalent by the School) in economics, development economics or a related discipline with strong quantitative skills A strong interest in development policy analysis and willingness to spend time undertaking field work in a low income country or countries is a pre-requisite, Specific training will be given where needed in qualitative and social analysis, and in agricultural, health and livelihood economics.

Scholarship Deadline: 2 April 2012

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