Job: PhD Student
Faculty: Health and Life Sciences
School/department: School of Applied Social Sciences
Address: De Montfort, University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH
Sasha Loyal is a PhD student at the Centre for Reproduction Research with a keen interest in reproduction, gender and family formation within ethnic minorities She has previously conducted research at DMU exploring the experiences of infertile men.
She was awarded a DMU High Flyers Scholarship from De Montfort University to undertake a PhD research exploring reproductive timing within British South Asian communities (2016-2019). This qualitative study explores the perceptions of British South Asian women of when the ‘right time’ is to have children and draws on an intersectional approach to explore how a range of social and cultural factors influence decision-making around family formation.
Supervisors: Dr Helene Mitchell (1st), Dr Nicky Hudson (2nd), Dr Cathy Herbrand (2nd)
Centre for Reproduction Research
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