|Funding for:||UK Students, EU Students, International Students|
|Funding amount:||£17,363 per annum (with no inflation increase) for three years|
|Placed On:||23rd September 2022|
|Closes:||10th October 2022|
Eligibility: Home and International Students
Bursary: £17,363 per annum (with no inflation increase) for three years
Fees: Tuition fees will be paid by the Faculty for 3 years.
Deadline: 10 October 2022
Start date: Jan 2023
The School of the Built Environment in the Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment is offering a 3-year full-time PhD Studentship. This interdisciplinary study will be co-supervised by the Planning, Policy and Governance research group in TDE and the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences.
Tuition fees for up to three years (home or international) will be paid by the Faculty
Recent years have seen an increasing focus on inter-generational living and its positive impacts, particularly on mental health. However, to date there have been few studies specifically evaluating the healthy ageing impacts of intergenerational and co-housing communities. This studentship project will seek to fill this gap with a view to establishing transferrable best practice.
Objectives are to;
The successful candidate will be supervised by Prof Sue Brownill, Dr Jo Brett, and Dr Ben Spencer.
We are looking for a highly competent and capable researcher with the ability to complete substantial pieces of research. Candidates should meet the University’s entrance requirements of a 1st or Upper 2nd Class Degree in a related discipline, i.e. housing, health and social care, planning, gerontology or human geography. Outstanding candidates with substantial prior experience at an appropriate level will be considered. The candidate should be able to demonstrate strong interdisciplinary research capabilities.
The selection criteria will focus on academic excellence, suitability of research experience/skills, and subject knowledge. A demonstrable interest in collective housing and healthy aging would be an advantage.
Contact Prof Sue Brownill (email@example.com) for informal enquiries.
How to apply
To apply for this studentship, see the submission instructions on our website: https://sites.google.com/brookes.ac.uk/tde-research/studentships-how-to apply?authuser=0
When completing your application Online via https://sites.google.com/brookes.ac.uk/tde research/studentships-how-to-apply?authuser=0 - please note the following: Title: ‘Intergenerational, Community-led Housing and Healthy Ageing’
Select the following course: MPhil/ PhD in Built Environment
Applications must be completed by 5pm on 10 October 2022.
General Enquiries: Dominic Maitland: firstname.lastname@example.org
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