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The India Centre for Inclusive Growth and Sustainable Development

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Learn about our academic experts, from their research interests to their contact details.

Dr Achala Gupta FHEA, PhD (Sociology), MPhil (EdRes), MPS, MA, BSc

Lecturer B

Research interests

  • Sociology of education
  • Shadow education
  • Educational inequality 

Accepting applications from PhD students

Email: achala.gupta@soton.ac.uk

Address: B32, East Highfield Campus, University Road, SO17 1BJ

Professor Ajit Nayak

Professor of Strategic Management

Research interests

  • Strategic Management
  • Innovation and Dynamic Capabilities
  • Responsible Leadership and Sustainability Transitions

Accepting applications from PhD students

Email: a.nayak@soton.ac.uk

Address: B2, West Highfield Campus, University Road, SO17 1BJ

Professor Andrew Tatem

Personal Chair

Research interests

  • Developing approaches to map population distributions, demographics and dynamics through complementing traditional datasources (census, survey, registries) with new forms of geospatial data from e.g. satellite imagery and mobile devices.
  • Understanding the drivers of small area heterogeneities in population health and development in low and middle income settings.
  • The use of high resolution demographic and mobility data for improving understanding and modelling of pathogen dynamics.

Email: a.j.tatem@soton.ac.uk

Address: B39, West Highfield Campus, University Road, SO17 1BJ

Professor Athina Vlachantoni

Professor of Gerontology & Social Policy

Research interests

  • Informal care provision and receipt
  • Unmet need for social care
  • Pension protection

Accepting applications from PhD students

Email: a.vlachantoni@soton.ac.uk

Address: B58, West Highfield Campus, University Road, SO17 1BJ

Dr Bindi Shah PhD, FHEA

Associate Professor

Research interests

  • A key question that Bindi is interested in asking is: What shapes citizenship and a sense of belonging to the nation amongst immigrants and established ethnic minority communities?
  • Bindi is also interested in exploring the role of social capital for developing interdisciplinary solutions to climate crisis and biodiversity loss for marginalised communities.

Accepting applications from PhD students

Email: b.shah@soton.ac.uk

Address: B58, West Highfield Campus, University Road, SO17 1BJ

Emeritus Professor Caroline Fall MBChB, DM, FRCP, FRCPCH

Research interests

  • Maternal nutrition in pregnancy
  • Gestational diabetes
  • Long-term effects of fetal nutrition on health and chronic disease, especially type 2 diabetes

Email: chdf@mrc.soton.ac.uk

Address: Southampton General Hospital, Tremona Road Shirley, SO16 6YD

Professor Chris Hill

Professorial Fellow-Enterprise

Email: cth@geodata.soton.ac.uk

Address: B44, West Highfield Campus, University Road, SO17 1BJ

Dr Collin Sones

Principal Research Fellow

Email: cls@orc.soton.ac.uk

Address: B46, West Highfield Campus, University Road, SO17 1BJ

Professor Craig Hutton

Director Sustainability&Resilience Inst.

Accepting applications from PhD students

Email: cwh@geodata.soton.ac.uk

Address: B44, West Highfield Campus, University Road, SO17 1BJ

Professor Emma Tompkins

Prof of Geog, Environment & Development

Accepting applications from PhD students

Email: e.l.tompkins@soton.ac.uk

Address: B44, West Highfield Campus, University Road, SO17 1BJ

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