The Wales School for Social Care Research (WSSCR) is offering PhD Studentship Awards for social care research. The Wales School for Social Care Research is funded by Welsh Government to build strength in excellent social care research with real-world application and positive impact on the wellbeing of people in Wales. The School is a part of the wider Health and Care Research Wales infrastructure, with the School Hub in the College of Human and Health Sciences at Swansea University and staff located at Bangor University and Cardiff University.
The WSSCR Social Care PhD Studentship Award funds individuals to undertake high-quality research and study leading to the qualification of PhD. Projects undertaken as part of this work will have a social care focus and are expected to have relevance to social care policy/and or practice. The application must demonstrate how the proposed research will contribute to the knowledge base in social care.
Applications must come from the proposed PhD Supervisor, who is defined as the ‘Applicant’ to this scheme. On receipt of an award, successful Applicants must recruit a suitable Student to the project who is able to commence by 1 April 2019.
The deadline for submission of applications is 17:00 on Monday 11 February 2019.