The WISE Research Series


Dr. Nidhi Singal

Position: Reader in Education, University of Cambridge
Country: United Kingdom

Nidhi is a Reader at the Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge. She has worked extensively with children and young people with disabilities in South Asia and Africa. Her research has focused on the educational experiences of children with disabilities, the quality of teaching and learning in mainstream classrooms, and the impact of schooling on different learning outcomes. She was part of the working group on Towards a disability inclusive education for the Oslo Summit on Education for Development. Nidhi has worked with various international donor agencies and international non-governmental organisations such as, Handicap International, SightSavers, assisting them in developing research projects, programme evaluation and policy work. She has published widely in international academic journals and book chapters, and has edited various books.

Nidhi is a Fellow at Hughes Hall and is actively involved in various college related activities. She served as the Acting Vice-President in 2013. She is also a Trustee of the Cambridge Trusts, the largest provider of funding for international students at Cambridge. Nidhi did her MPhil and PhD at the Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge. Prior to this she did her Masters and Bachelors in Applied Psychology at the University of Delhi, India.

2017 Session