Reckitt-LSHTM PhD studentships on Hygiene & Health in Sub-Saharan Africa

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Reckitt-LSHTM PhD studentships on Hygiene & Health in Sub-Saharan Africa

Application Deadline: 11 July 2021

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) invites applications from candidates from Sub-Saharan Africa for fully-funded 4-year PhD studentships to start a research degree programme on 3 January 2022. There are three studentships available.


These studentships have been made possible through the generosity of Reckitt, through an unrestricted donation to LSHTM.

Each PhD studentship will comprise:

·        Tuition fees at the LSHTM overseas fee rate for the duration of the research project (up to 4 years)

·        An annual tax-free stipend equal to the UKRI stipend level (inclusive of London weighting)

·        Up to GBP20,000 for research costs, travel and/or training


LSHTM has pre-identified eight research projects that address the links between hygiene and health in Sub-Saharan Africa in one or more of the following areas:

·        The role of hygiene in the prevention and transmission of infectious diseases and their consequences

·        Hygiene behaviours and hygiene behaviour change

·        The intersection of hygiene and broader social and economic impacts

Candidates applying for a PhD studentship under this scheme should choose one of the eight projects listed below that matches their interests, skills and experience and then develop the project further in their application.


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