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Characteristics, expectations and aspirations for work amongst marginalised young people in low- and middle-income countries

The University of Cambridge ESRC Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP), in collaboration with the International Labour Organization (ILO) in Geneva, is pleased to offer a studentship available for admission in October 2020 in the Department of Geography. This studentship is fully funded, and is titled: "Cambridge ESRC DTP Knowledge Exchange Studentship 2020: Characteristics, expectations and aspirations for work amongst marginalised young people in low- and middle-income countries."

The studentship is open as either a one-year masters followed by three-year doctoral programme or a three-year doctoral programme. Suitable Masters level qualifications are required should a student wish to enter at the PhD level. The project will be co-supervised by Dr. Anna Barford (Department of Geography), Professor Bhaskar Vira (Department of Geography), Professor Niall O’Higgins (ILO), and Dr. Adam Coutts (Department of Sociology), with additional supervisory support offered by Dr. Brendan Burchell (Department of Sociology). The project sits within the Infrastructural Geographies Thematic Research Group in the Department of Geography.

For more information please read the full project description.

The deadline for applications is 7 January 2020 (early applications are encouraged).

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