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Ms Bernice Kuang B.A Anthropology, MPH Demographic Methods

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Ms Bernice Kuang is Postgraduate Researcher within Social Sciences: Social Statistics & Demography at the University of Southampton.

I am a postgraduate researcher at the Division of Social Statistics and Demography within the Faculty of Social, Human and Mathematical Sciences.

 

I have always been interested in women’s health and family planning and began my career doing research and data analytics for Planned Parenthood. Following this, I earned a Master of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University with an emphasis on Demographic Methods. At Hopkins, I worked as a research assistant for the Bill and Melinda Gates Institute of Population and Reproductive Health and developed an interest for other demographic subject areas, including migration and fertility. My masters dissertation investigated occupational health and illness of internal migrants in China.

I then worked at Futures Group on the USAID funded Health Policy Project, providing research and demographic technical support to its population and reproductive health portfolios in Sub Saharan Africa, Latin America and South Asia. I returned to graduate school to further develop my research skills and gain expertise in demographic methods and population issues in the developing and middle income world.

 

 

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Research interests

Fertility, family planning, migration
Migration and Fertility in the Philippines

Supervisors: Sabu Padmadas and Brienna Perelli-Harris

Funding:
ESRC funded +3 studentship

 

 

Ms Bernice Kuang
Social Statistics & Demography Social Sciences University of Southampton Southampton SO17 1BJ United Kingdom
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