Dr Narayanaswamy and Dr Mdee awarded by the ESRC for a fully-funded PhD studentship

We are delighted to announce that Dr Lata Narayanaswamy and Dr Anna Mdee have received ESRC WRDTP Collaborative Studentship funding for their proposed PhD project.

‘Leaving No Girl Behind’?  Interrogating Gender Norms and Adolescent Agency in Pursuit of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will be conducted in partnership with the Overseas Development Institute (ODI)’s Gender and Adolescence: Global Evidence (GAGE) Programme.

The studentship is open to UK/EU students and is currently open for applications with a deadline of 16 March 2018. Find out more about the project and how to apply here.

The Economic and Social Research Council is the UK’s largest funding agency for research and postgraduate training relating to social and economic issues.

The University of Leeds is part of the ESRC White Rose Doctoral Training Partnership (WRDTP), forming a collaboration between the Universities of Leeds, Sheffield, York, Bradford, Sheffield Hallam, Hull and Manchester Metropolitan and through this is able to offer a range of ESRC Postgraduate Studentships.  These studentships are available in named Thematic Interdisciplinary Training Pathways on either a 1+3 or +3 basis, depending on the level of research training already achieved.