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Virtual Information Sessions for Birkbeck's Postgraduate Social Research Programmes

Venue: Online

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Please join us for an online information session, where you will learn more about Birkbeck's interdisciplinary Postgraduate Social Research Programmes (PSRPs). Dr Chao-Yo Cheng will explain what you will study on PSRPs and how they are taught. You will also have a chance to ask any questions about these iconic programmes to find out which Social Research programme is ideal for you. This event is open to all prospective students and applicants who have been offered a place to attend PSRPs to start in October 2023.

We will hold the following two sessions:

  • Wednesday 14 December 2022 14:30 to 16:00
  • Wednesday 14 December 2022 18:00 to 19:30

Contact name:

  • Dr Chao-Yo Cheng -

    Dr Chao-Yo Cheng is a Lecturer in Quantitative Social Research at Birkbeck, University of London. He is also the Director of Birkbeck’s Postgraduate Social Research Programmes (PSRPs). He is broadly interested in the political economy of local governance and central-local relations in developing nations. Combining different computational, quantitative, and qualitative methods, his research seeks to interrogate the institutional and policy foundations of nation-state building and socioeconomic development in multi-ethnic societies. He received his master’s and PhD in Political Science from Columbia University and the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Before coming to Birkbeck, he was a Fellow at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). He is also a member of the steering group of the Birkbeck Institute for Social Research and the Bloomsbury Quants Forum, as well as an Affiliate Researcher/Research Associate in the Department of International Development and the Grantham Research Institute at LSE.