Yuxi Zhang is a DPhil student in Social Policy and a member of Green Templeton College. She received her MSc degree in Comparative Social Policy from this department.
Yuxi’s DPhil project investigates policy changes in China on internal migration and the role of politics in this process of change. Her research interests include the population problems and related social policies in China and other East Asian societies.
She has presented in some prestigious international conferences, including the annual conference held by the British Society for Population Studies and by the European Network for Social Policy Analysis.
Yuxi’s research is fully funded by the China Scholarship Council. Yuxi has also received rewards such as the Santander Travel Awards, the SPI Department Student Support Fund and the GTC Competitive Conference and Fieldwork Fund. In 2017, she was awarded a visiting scholarship by the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
Yuxi is supervised by Dr Marek Naczyk and was previously supervised by Dr Stuart Basten.