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Highlights of the 3rd Seminar in the Doctoral Student Policy Studies Seminar Series


Mr Ayomide Oluwaseyi Oladosu

The Institute of Policy Studies (IPS) and the School of Graduate Studies (GS) have organised the Doctoral Student Policy Studies Seminar Series, which consists of a series of informal lunchtime talks relating to local and global research topics. The series provides an opportunity for PhD students and post-doctoral fellows to share their research and findings, and serves as a platform for those in the academic community who are interested in discussing issues relevant to future research.


The third seminar was held at lunchtime on 7 December. Mr Ayomide Oluwaseyi Oladosu, a PhD student in Sociology and Social Policy, shared his research on the topic ‘Access to Healthcare and Young People in the Informal Sector: The Case of Nigeria’.  The research focuses on how young workers in the informal sector in Nigeria access healthcare. Postgraduates and researchers attended the seminar. 


The fourth seminar will be held at lunchtime on 18 December 2020. Mr Francis Arthur-Holmes, a first-year doctoral student in Sociology and Social Policy, will share his research on the topic '"A Tale of Two Colonized Cities”: Understanding Elder Abuse in Accra and Hong Kong Through a Multidimensional Perspective'.