Mr Devanik Saha

Post:IDS casual (Institute of Development Studies)
Other posts:Research student (Institute of Development Studies)
 SGI Tutor (International Study Centre)
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Devanik Saha is a doctoral researcher at the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, UK. His PhD research aims to examine how men perceive and experience pregnancy & childbirth issues in India.  Previously, he worked as a Teach For India wherein he worked as a full-time class teacher in a low income school in Delhi. He has worked with different organizations such as Naandi Foundation, Monitor Deloitte, STIR Education, Policy and Development Advisory Group.

Being a passionate writer and independent journalist, he has written and reported extensively on policy issues for IndiaSpend, Newslaundry, The Quint, The Wire, etc. He has also authored an essay for a policy book on education for Brookings Institution, a leading think-tank in India. In 2012, he was a TEDxNITDurgapur speaker. Feel free to write to him at

Supervised by: Professor Maya Unnithan and Dr. Linda Waldman.

You can connect with Devanik on Linkedin or Twitter.


Graduate Teaching Assistant, MA Development Studies (Sept '18 - May '19)

Media Coordinator at Centre for Culture, Reproduction & Technologies of Health (CORTH) (Oct '18 - present)

International Development Tutor (Study Group), International Study Centre, Sussex (Jan '19 - present)


PhD, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex (2018-2022) 

MA in Gender & Development, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex (2017)

B.Tech in Electronics & Communication, Vellore Institute of Technology, India (2011)