HSC PhD student Jib Acharya has been successful in the recent round of BU Graduate School Santander Mobility Awards. The panel felt that his case for support was well justified and the Graduate School in conjunction with Santander and the Development Office will be supporting him to a value of £1000.00. The award is made available for Jib to attend the Third World Congress of Public Health Nutrition in November 2014 in Spain. (website: http://www.nutrition2014.org/)
The PhD thesis research of Jib Acharya is based on A comparative Study on Nutritional Problems in Preschool Aged Children of Kaski District of Nepal. His mixed-methods thesis brings together the academic fields of (a) Nutrition and (b) Public Health. His research is supervised by a team of three BU supervisors: Dr. Jane Murphy, Prof. Edwin van Teijlingen, and Dr. Martin Hind.
Prof. Edwin van Teijlingen
Centre for Midwifery, Maternal & Perinatal Health