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  Community resilience in an age of austerity – examining volunteering as a response to public sector cuts
  Research Group: Strategy and International Business group
  Dr G Nichols, Dr M McGuinness
Applications accepted all year round

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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.
  Vulnerabilities’ and ‘Capabilities’ within the Context of Protracted Displacement Crises
  Dr K Sharapov, Dr T Guma
Application Deadline: 31 July 2019

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Whilst the ’vulnerabilities’ of individuals forced to cross borders and of internally displaced persons have been often highlighted and documented over several decades, less is known about the ’capabilities’ of displaced people themselves to respond to contexts of exile/displacement.
  Community Waste: grassroots innovations for sustainable waste systems and practices (SEYFANGG2U19SF)
  Dr G Seyfang
Application Deadline: 31 May 2019

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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.
  The lived experience and characteristics of individuals who engage in consensual non-monogamy
  Dr H Driscoll
Applications accepted all year round

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In consensually non-monogamous relationship, partners agree that they may engage in sexual and/or romantic relationships with others.
  Empowering consumers in threatening market contexts
  Research Group: Applied, Social and Health Psychology Research Group
  Dr M Zawisza, Dr D McDermott
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Applied, Social and Health Psychology Research Group - http://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-technology/research/our-research-institutes-and-groups/applied-social-and-health-psychology.
  Cardiff University School of Welsh - PhD Opportunities

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Cardiff School of Welsh (Ysgol y Gymraeg, Caerdydd). is a dynamic and successful school, conducting innovative and socially-relevant research while delivering teaching of the highest quality.
  Evidencing the contribution of social innovation to the health of migrantsProject reference number: Yunus-2019-003
  Prof S Baglioni, Dr F Calo
Application Deadline: 7 June 2019

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Research shows that health conditions of migrants tend to be poorer than those of non-migrants due, primarily, to them being over represented in high-risk jobs and to difficulties in receiving appropriate and bespoke healthcare support (Rechel et al., 2013).
  Theology & Religious Studies PhD

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About Theology & Religious Studies PhD. REF rankings 2014. The Department ranked 3rd in the country according to the ‘power' metric, which takes into account both the quality and quantity of research activity, and received an outstanding score for the impact of its research.
  What place for PE? The meaning of Physical Education within school children’s lives
  Dr J Stirrup
Applications accepted all year round

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Within the UK there has been increased government focus on issues of health, particularly in relation to children. In line with this, schools have increasingly been looked to as vehicles through which to address public health outcomes.
  The appeal versus harm of size-zero models to female consumers (SF19/MOS/BIAN)
  Prof X Bian
Applications accepted all year round

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Sufficient research findings suggest that size-zero female models have detrimental impacts on women, such as body dissatisfaction and low self-esteem.
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