The ESRC Centre of population Change is committed to enhancing the capacity of the social science community to meet the research challenge presented by population change. To meet this objective the Centre provides opportunities for linked studentships in the areas of fertility, living arrangements, migration and knowledge transfer.
Alexandra Ciritel has a Plus3 ESRC-CPC studentship from the University of Southampton to work on fertility intentions and partnership dynamics under the supervision of Ann Berrington and Jennifer Holland.
Armine Ghazaryan has an ESRC-CPC funded PhD studentship investigating the economics of immigration in the UK under the supervision of Professor Jackie Wahba.
Nadine Thomas has an ESRC-CPC funded studentship to examine 'Carers time use: implications of personalisation and self-directed support' under the supervision of Professor Alison Bowes and Dr Alison Dawson at the University of Stirling which will start in September 2016.
Maria Herica La Valle has an ESRC-Office for National Statistics funded studentship to explore 'A gender perspective on the "causes of the causes" of health.' Maria is being supervised by Amos Channon, Agnese Vitali and Jane Falkingham at the University of Southampton.
Josh Moran has an ESRC funded studentship to investigate intra-EU migration and the welfare state. Josh is being supervised by Traute Meyer and Paul Bridgen at the University of Southampton.
Maja Palmer has an ESRC-CPC funded studentship to investigate 'Pathways into informal care.' Maja is being supervised by Maria Evandrou, Athina Vlachantoni and Jane Falkingham at the University of Southampton.
Greg Payne has an ESRC-Office for National Statistics Studentship looking at 'The equality of proposed changes to the UK State Pension Age: financial redistribution and a proposed link with Life Expectancy’ supervised by Dr Athina Vlachantoni and Prof Jane Falkingham at the University of Southampton.
Bernice Kuang is an ESRC funded PhD student researching 'Fertility and family formation in the Philippines' under the supervision of Professor Sabu Padmadas and Dr Brienna Perelli-Harris.
Katie Heap is an ESRC 1+3 funded MSc/PhD student looking at teenage sexual behaviour, pregnancy and abortion in the UK under the supervision of Professor Ann Berrington and Professor Roger Ingham.
Andrew Hind is a self-funded PhD student researching internal migration in the UK under the supervision of Dr Jakub Bijak and Professor Jon Forster.
Steve Tang is a PhD student linked to the modelling team. He is untertaking the project 'Jointly modelling male and female mortality rates of England and Wales in 2011' under the supervision of Erengul Dodd and Jon Forster at the University of Southampton.
Helen Packwood has a PhD studentship exploring changing ethnic identities of young people in Scotland. Her supervisors are Dr Nissa Finney and Dr David McCollum.