The Child Health and Development Centre (CHDC) www.chdc.mak.ac.ug is a multi-disciplinary teaching and research unit at Makerere University College of Health Sciences, School of Medicine. The CHDC is part of a multi-country collaboration led by Oxford University, UK which has received funding from LEGO and OAK Foundations to implement a project titled, ‘Global Parenting Initiative (GPI)’. The five-year collaboration aims to provide access to free evidence-based, playful parenting support to every parent everywhere, so that they are equipped with the knowledge and tools to help their children realise their learning potential and to prevent child sexual abuse, exploitation and family violence.
The project is soliciting applications for:
a) 1 PhD (3years) scholarship tenable at Makerere University. Interested PhD candidates who have already secured admission to Makerere University to commence PhD study relevant to the theme of the project starting 2022/2023, but have no funding, may also apply. Candidates sought must have completed their Masters degree with a quantitative orientation in a relevant field (MA/MSc.) Study fields include Statistics, Epidemiology, Public Health, Psychology, Social Sciences or any other relevant discipline. Prior research experience in the areas of gender, parenting, violence and health is an added advantage.
b)1 Masters (2years) scholarship tenable at Makerere University.
Only candidates who have applied, or have secured admission to commence their studies in the academic year 2022/2023 will be considered.
Fields of study: Statistics, Demography, Epidemiology, Public Health, Psychology, or Social Sciences with a quantitative orientation.
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