Full time PhD studentship, University of Hertfordshire

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Full time PhD studentship

University of Hertfordshire

A full time PhD studentship is available from September 2017 in CRIPACC at the University of Hertfordshire, UK. Within the University research theme of ‘health and wellbeing’ we would welcome proposals related to: (1) mapping health, wellbeing and social care research across stakeholder groups (2) the impact of meals on wheels on the health and wellbeing of older people (3) supporting people at risk of depression and loneliness following a diagnosis of dementia (4) violence and aggression  in community mental health work (5) co-production approaches with staff and experts by experience in policy and practice within mental health agencies (6) challenging behaviour among young people in health and social care settings (7) the process and  impact of patient and public involvement in health and social care research (8) adolescent family life and its influence on development, life chances and health behaviours. Individuals with lived experience of a long-term condition and their carers are particularly encouraged to apply for this studentship, if they have relevant experience and qualifications.

Applicants must contact potential PhD supervisors to refine a specific project before submitting an application[1].  Applicants should hold or expect to obtain a 1st or upper 2nd class undergraduate or master’s degree in a relevant subject.

The studentship will provide an annual stipend over a maximum of 3.5 years, currently £14,725 for 2017/18 as well as home/EU student fees. For applicants permanently resident outside the UK/EU the stipend will be reduced by approximately £7,050 to cover international student fees.

Application deadline: 7th April 2017

Please find more information and how to apply here.

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