Dr Bitrus Amos

Department of Economics

Research Associate

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Dr Bitrus Amos
Department of Economics
9 Mappin Street
S1 4DT

Bitrus Amos (recently completed his PhD at the department of Geography, University of Sheffield - and now working on a research project with Prof. Vania Sena and Dr Enrico Vanino) is a research associate and joined the Department of Economics at the University of Sheffield in September 2022. Their project focuses on Understanding the relationships between digital poverty and socioeconomic outcomes within a diverse neighbourhood in Sheffield. Amos' PhD project combines Demographic Health Survey (DHS) datasets with stakeholder interviews - including protected areas managers and community leaders - to understand overall impact of protected areas in Nigeria. He obtained his undergraduate and masters degrees from the University of Jos and Ahmadu Bello University in Nigeria. Amos previous academic and research experience included being part of the teaching staff at Gombe State University in Nigeria. His previous research focused on how local mining industries have influenced landuse/landcover change using remote sensing.