Strategy and International Business group
Dr G Nichols, Dr M McGuinness
Applications accepted all year round
This research will examine community response to cuts in local government support of traditional leisure services through the theoretical frameworks of social capital (1), the big society (2, 3), community resilience (4,5) and how these are constructed and understood in the context of disruption to local community structures arising from austerity measures.
In order to meet the WHO directive to eliminate Hepatitis1, and in line with national priorities2, hepatitis C services in England face significant challenges to diagnose the 200,000 patients in the UK expected to have hepatitis C but not under specialist care2.
The challenge of managing and reducing domestic waste is a growing sustainability problem for governments and Local Authorities. Recycling rates are increasing, but this is not enough to address the environmental challenges faced by our throwaway material culture.
This PhD studentship aims to support an innovative contribution to a new research agenda focused on the relationship between people, place and wellbeing as produced through affinities and allegiances to community sports teams.
As part of the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) North West Social Science Doctoral Training Partnership (NWSSDTP), the Department of Geography and Planning at the University of Liverpool is pleased to offer this fully-funded PhD studentship on community archiving in the UK.