PhD Studentship in Health Improvement at Cardiff University in UK, 2014

Applications are invited for a prestigious full-time PhD Studentship, to be based in the Cardiff School of Social Sciences at Cardiff University. UK and EU applicants can apply for this Studentship. Studentship will commence in October 2014 and will cover tuition fee as well as a maintenance grant and an additional Research Training Support Grant (RTSG) for three years for full-time students. Application deadline is 24th January 2014.. Applications are being sought for a prestigious full-time PhD Studentship, to be based in the Cardiff School of Social Sciences at Cardiff University, to begin in October 2014. The research student will join the Centre for the Development and Evaluation of Complex Interventions for Public Health Improvement (DECIPHer) as part of their strategic research programme on health improvement in schools and other youth settings. DECIPHer researchers in Cardiff have recently obtained MRC-funding for the development of a new Schools Health Research Network in Wales (in collaboration with WISERD and colleagues in Swansea, Bristol and the Institute of Education). To develop this, DECIPHer is working in partnership with Welsh Government, Public Health Wales, Cardiff and Vale Health Board and Cancer Research in UK. The successful candidate will therefore benefit from these partnerships, as well as DECIPHer’s internationally-recognized knowledge exchange activities supported by the NISCHR-funded Public Health Improvement Research Network (PHIRN) and the ALPHA young people’s advisory group..  Studentship is available for pursuing PhD degree level at Cardiff University in UK.
The research areas of this scholarship are: Not provided
Who can apply to this scholarship? Not provided
Benefits of the scholarship:  This studentship is generously funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). It consists of full UK/EU tuition fees, a Doctoral Stipend matching UK Research Council National Minimum (£13726 p.a. for 2013/14, updated each year) and a £750 p.a. research training and support grant.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration:  Studentship will be offered for 3 years.
Number of scholarships: One studentship will be offered.

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