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Ms Gloria Chepngeno Langat

Doctoral Student


Doctoral Student, School of Social Sciences, University of Southampton, UK



School of Social Sciences
Social Statistics Division
University of Southampton
Southampton SO17 1BJ





Ms. Langat is a PhD research student at the University of Southampton, Division of Social Statistics. Gloria’s past publications are on topics such as contraceptive use; and spousal communication on HIV/AIDS and family planning. Prior to joining Southampton, Gloria worked with the African Population and Health Research Centre (APHRC) a non-profit research institution based in Nairobi Kenya that conducts policy-relevant research on population and health


Key research/capacity building interests


Research Interests

  • The impact of HIV/AIDS on older people and how it is affecting their health, social and economic wellbeing
  • Ageing and urbanization in sub-Saharan Africa
  • Inter-generation support and social security in old age  

Key methodological skills

  • Quantitative data analysis
  • Use of qualitative software packages such as N6 and Nvivo for coding and analyzing qualitative data.

Current/planned research

Impact of HIV/AIDS on older people living in the informal settlements of Nairobi, Kenya.


Current engagement in capacity building