Global Challenges Doctoral Centre

Who we are

The GCDC sits within the Graduate and Researcher College and is led by GCDC director, Dr Beth Breeze (Centre for Philanthropy, SSPSSR), and GCDC deputy director, Dr Frank Grundig (School of Politics and International Relations).

The Centre benefits from input from colleagues across faculties when making funding and strategy decisions.

Please get in touch with us via email with any questions or suggestions:


As more colleagues across campus succeed in securing funding from the Global Challenges Research Fund...the GCDC will become an ever-more important focus for part of Kent’s GCRF-related activity.