Development and Humanitarianism
This pathway supports innovative inter-disciplinary research on a range of global issues and welcomes applications on a wide variety of topics including global health and well-being, poverty reduction, economic growth, environmental sustainability, refugees & internal displacement, humanitarian assistance, peacebuilding & post-conflict reconstruction, as well and global policy & management. PhD candidates enrolled in this pathway will benefit from cross-institutional supervision and support, which includes opportunities to undertake specialized research training across the three contributing institutes. All candidates will also have the chance to participate in the specialized events and master classes associated with the these institutes, including sessions with the HCRI’s Executive Director and former president of Médecins Sans Frontières, Dr. Rony Brauman and the Brooks World Poverty Institute’s summer school, chaired by Professsor Joseph Stiglitz.
PhDs related to Development and Humanitarianism may be carried out in a range of disciplines. Potential supervisors based across Lancaster university (in the Lancaster Environment Centre, the Lancaster University Management School and the Department of Politics, Philosophy and Religion) are affiliated with the International Development and Humanitarianism research cluster.
University of Manchester
Institute for Development Policy and Management
MA/MSc(Research Training) & PhD in International Development & Policy Management; covering areas of development studies, development economics, development informatics, human resources and development management.
Humanitarianism and Conflict Response Institute
HCRI offer a four year PhD in Humanitarianism & Conflict Response.
University of Liverpool
The Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine offer a MSc & PhD in Humanitarian Studies/Humanitarian Health Programme Management.
|Training Pathway||Institution(s)||Structure(s) of provision||Type|
|Geography (Lancaster Environment Centre)||Lancaster||1+3, +3||FT and PT|
|Management (Lancaster University Management School)||Lancaster||1+3, +3||FT and PT|
|Organisation Work and Technology (Lancaster University Management School)||Lancaster||1+3, +3||FT and PT|
|Politics and International Relations (Politics, Philosophy and Religion)||Lancaster||1+3, +3||FT and PT|
|IDPM: Development Studies||Manchester||1+3, +3||FT and PT|
|IDPM: Development Economics||Manchester||1+3, +3||FT and PT|
|IDPM: Development Informatics||Manchester||1+3, +3||FT and PT|
|IDPM: Human Resources and Development Management||Manchester||1+3, +3||FT and PT|
|HCRI: Humanitarianism and Conflict Response||Manchester||+4||FT and PT|
|Humanitarian Programme Management||Liverpool||1+3||FT|
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