PhD Studentship - Implementation of Intergenerational Care: Evaluating the Factors that Facilitate and Hinder the Adoption and Sustainability of an Intergenerational Programme in a Community Setting

Bangor University - School of Healthcare Sciences

Annual Stipend: £11,472 tax free, paid over 12 months (August 2018 - July 2019).

Each KESS 2 study also includes a Postgraduate Skills Development Award and a generous travel and equipment allowance.

Application Deadline: 29/6/18.

Project Description:

This project description has been shortened, to read in full please visit:

This is a bilingual Welsh & English scholarship, to read in Welsh visit:

This unique opportunity builds upon the research expertise on intergenerational care and implementation within Bangor University. The Scholarship would be especially attractive for graduates in the fields of Psychology, Sociology or Health who wish to pursue a 12-month postgraduate research degree.

Successful candidates will need to be able to demonstrate excellent communication in English and Welsh as they will be interviewing children and adults that will have Welsh as a first language. Applicants should also be able to demonstrate excellent organisational skills with experience in successfully managing projects and preparing written reports to a high standard. The expertise within both the academic and company supervisors will ensure that the successful applicant will receive excellent support and guidance within a dynamic and experienced team.

Start date: 01/08/2018

Project Supervisors:

The successful applicant will be supervised by Dr Catrin Hedd Jones and Dr Lynne Williams at the School of Healthcare Sciences and Ann Pari Williams (Adult Wellbeing Manager, Gwynedd Council) as the Company supervisor.

Interested applicants who wish to discuss the role further can contact Dr Catrin Hedd Jones via email ( or telephone (01248 388872).

Applications should include a CV with two named referees and a covering letter via email to Dr Jones ( and cc to Dr Penny Dowdney ( by 17:00 on 29/6/18. We welcome applications in either English or Welsh.

Interviews of shortlisted applicants will be at Bangor University on the 16/7/18.

The successful applicant will required to start on the 1/8/18.

Knowledge Economy Skills Scholarships (KESS 2) is a pan-Wales higher level skills initiative led by Bangor University on behalf of the HE sector in Wales. It is part funded by the Welsh Government’s European Social Fund (ESF) convergence programme for West Wales and the Valleys.

Due to ESF funding, eligibility restrictions apply to this scholarship. To be eligible, the successful candidate will need to be resident in the Convergence Area of Wales on University registration, and must have the right to work in the region on qualification.

Share this PhD
  Share by Email   Print this job   More sharing options
We value your feedback on the quality of our adverts. If you have a comment to make about the overall quality of this advert, or its categorisation then please send us your feedback
Advert information

Type / Role: