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Dr Tigist Grieve

Dr Tigist Grieve

Dr Tigist Grieve

Senior Research Associate

Office Room 3.07
Helen Wodehouse Building,
35 Berkeley Square, Clifton BS8 1JA
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Research summary

 Tigist Grieve, PhD, is a Senior Research Associate and ESRC-GCRF Fellow based in Graduate School of Education. She studied International Development and gained her Masters and PhD degrees from the University of Bath, UK. Her research interest encompasses inequalities and questions of social reproduction – including, poverty, educational disadvantage of communities with a focus on gender and rurality. She is avid advocate of undertaking research with transformative purpose.


Tigist’s work is anchored on the often-marginalised voices of rural children, parents and teachers with the aim of making their voices part of the development debate. Beyond her direct dissemination of ...

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Dr Tigist Grieve is a Vice Chancellor’s Fellow at the University of Bristol.  Her work is highly interdisciplinary, drawing on International Development, Gender studies, Anthropology and Education disciplines with particular focus on inequalities and questions of social reproduction.

Tigist earned both her MRes and PhD in International Development from the University of Bath. Recently she was a recipient of a prestigious ESRC-GCRF 2017/18 award that allowed her to focus on disseminating her research findings through extensive public engagements.

Her work seeks to bring the marginalised voices of adolescent girls to the ongoing debate on gender and empowerment. Her ...

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