This studentship is funded by the UCL, Bloomsbury and East London Doctoral Training Partnership (UBEL DTP), in collaboration with World Vision International.

Subject areas: Cities, Environment and Development (pathway: International Development), with a component of Social Processes, Relations and Policy (Psychosocial Studies)

This PhD student will support World Vision’s development of expertise on family-based child nurture through exploring the interconnections between concerns of the heart with material aspects of wellbeing, through the joint lens of faith and positive parenting. The studentship will contribute substantively to the global body of knowledge about how to achieve SDG3 with its focus on well-being, and the role that different civil society actors can play in engaging with complex issues facing development Professionals today.

Contact: You are encouraged to contact Dr. Kathryn Kraft,, for an informal discussion about the project and your proposal before submitting an application. Make your application to University of East London by way of email to Kathryn Kraft (

Eligibility: This studentship is available to UK and EU nationals who have established UK residency

Deadline: March 17, 2020

Please click here for more information and how to apply

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