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Social Work, Social Policy & Administration PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships in the UK

We have 64 Social Work, Social Policy & Administration PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships in the UK

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  Home, hospital or care home: preferred place of care for older people with frailty and life limiting conditions in remote and rural areas.
  Prof L Locock, Dr S Makin
Application Deadline: 29 May 2020

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The Scottish rural population is aging – 25% of people in remote rural areas are aged over 65, compared to 18% of people living in urban areas.1 As many localities and health care services are facing the challenge of providing health and social care for older people, it is often assumed that people would strongly prefer to be cared for at home.
  Improving the effectiveness of social advertising
  Research Group: Centre for Societies and Groups
  Dr M Zawisza, Dr D McDermott
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Centre for Societies and Groups https://aru.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/aru-centre-for-societies-and-groups.
  The impact of transcultural migration on body image and disordered eating
  Research Group: Centre for Societies and Groups
  Prof V Swami
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Centre for Societies and Groups https://aru.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/aru-centre-for-societies-and-groups.
  Using interpersonal touch as a means to improve carer and patient relationship
  Research Group: Centre for Societies and Groups
  Dr C Jansson-Boyd, Dr D Antoniotti de Vasconcelos e Sa, Dr J Aspell
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Centre for Societies and Groups https://aru.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/aru-centre-for-societies-and-groups.
  Social work and the government Prevent Agenda
  Dr Y Hakak
Applications accepted all year round

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This proposed research project will explore the implications of the Government’s Prevent agenda and the Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015 for adult safeguarding or child protection.
  Social workers and body practitioners: an inter-professional exploration
  Dr Y Hakak
Applications accepted all year round

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This PhD project will examine how social work practitioners who are also body practitioners – dancers, yoga teachers, physiotherapists, massage therapists, choreographers etc - implement and integrate their heightened awareness of the human body into their social work practice.
  PhD opportunities in Politics and History at Brunel University London

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Qualification type. MPhil / PhD. Location. Uxbridge, London. Mode of study. Full-time and Part-time. You are very welcome to undertake your PhD or MPhil in one of our research areas and work alongside our researchers.
  PhD opportunities in Social Work at Brunel University London

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Qualification type. MPhil / PhD. Location. Uxbridge, London. Mode of study. Full-time and Part-time.
  ESRC Wales DTP Studentship - Paths for People
  Dr C Bates, Prof T Hall
Application Deadline: 1 June 2020

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Cardiff University School of Social Sciences invites applications for PhD study with the possibility of being awarded a fully-funded ESRC DTP Studentship, available to start in October 2020, which is available in the area of Sociology.
  VC International Scholarship in Social Sciences – Establishing intergenerational Socially Perceived Necessities in Senegal (January 2021 start)
  Dr M Pomati, Dr S Nandy
Application Deadline: 1 June 2020

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The first Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) tasks countries with eradicating poverty in all its dimensions according to national definitions.
  VC International Scholarship in Social Sciences - Migration and non-monetary chronic poverty in Low and Middle Income Countries (January 2021)
  Dr S Nandy, Dr M Pomati
Application Deadline: 1 June 2020

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Chronic poverty – that is prolonged exposure to the conditions associated with or caused by insufficient resources to attain a minimally acceptable standard of living – is a major global challenge, affecting the lives of hundreds of millions around the world.
  VC International Scholarship in Social Sciences – Urbanisation and nutritional transitions: a secondary data analysis study (January 2021 start)
  Dr M Pomati, Dr S Nandy
Application Deadline: 1 June 2020

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Over the last 40 years, there has been a significant increase in overweight and obesity in high, middle- and low-income countries.
  An exploration of decision-making processes in adult protection in Scotland
  Research Group: Social Work
  Dr M Kettle, Dr S Grant
Applications accepted all year round

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Ref. SHLS20026. The recent Care Inspectorate thematic inspection of Adult Support and Protection (ASP) in Scotland highlights a number of key issues.
  Exploring the relationship between contemporary environmental concerns and social work
  Research Group: Social Work
  Prof S Webb, Dr H Lynch
Applications accepted all year round

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Ref. SHLS20021 Webb. It is clear from current evidence that contemporary environmental challenges impact disproportionality on those who are socially and economically disadvantaged.
  What is “critical” about social work?
  Research Group: Social Work
  Prof S Webb, Dr H Lynch
Applications accepted all year round

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REF SHLS-20012 Webb. This project will examine what is “critical” about social work. The aim is to provide close analysis of current trends, ideas and innovations in the field of theoretical and methodological social work by focusing on literature, policy and practice developments.
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