Fellowships Round 6

Awardees
Further development and assessment of tools to measure risk factors for and treatment of thiamine deficiency disorders: a comparison of rural and urban contexts in Lao PDR

Home mentor: Sonja Hess, Institute for Global Nutrition, University of California Davis, USA

Host mentor: Sengchanh Kounnavong, Lao Tropical and Public Health Institute, Vientiane, Lao PDR

Details
Investigator/s:
Taryn Smith University of California Davis
Value:
£50,000
Duration:
12 months (from July 2021)
Countries of research: Lao PDR
Household gender structure and Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture and Women’s Empowerment in Nutrition Indexes in Ghana

Home mentor: Dr. Grace Marquis, McGill University, School of Human Nutrition; Dr. Andrew Jones, University of Michigan School of Public Health

Host mentor: Dr. Esi Colecraft, University of Ghana, Nutrition and Food Science Department

Details
Investigator/s:
Aaron Christian University of Ghana
Value:
£50,000
Duration:
12 months (from June 2021)
Countries of research: Ghana
Mapping the prevalence of child malnutrition in India using machine learning

Home mentor: Dr. Matin Qaim, Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development, Göttingen University

Host mentor: Devesh Roy, Senior Research Fellow, CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

Details
Investigator/s:
Liza von Grafenstein Georg August University of Göttingen
Value:
£50,000
Duration:
12 months (from October 2021)
Countries of research: India