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

We have 62 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
  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
  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?
  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.
  Glasgow School for Business and Society

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Glasgow Caledonian University's commitment to the Common Good is realised in applied research which addresses major societal challenges, enabling communities in the UK and internationally to build inclusive societies and live healthy lives in sustainable environments.
  Evaluation of integration in health and social care
  Dr J-L Fernandez
Application Deadline: 27 May 2020

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Care Policy and Evaluation Centre (CPEC). The Care Policy and Evaluation Centre (CPEC) at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) is an international research centre working mainly in the areas of long-term care (social care), mental health, developmental disabilities and other health issues.
  PhD Studentship in Biosciences - Using models of human behavioural change to advance laboratory animal welfare
  Dr C Rowe
Application Deadline: 17 June 2020

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Number of awards. 1. Start date and duration. 28 September 2020 for 3 years. Overview. Laboratory animal welfare is of significant concern.
  PhD Studentship in Personalised speech and language therapy for children with cerebral palsy using acoustic and phonological analytics
  Dr L Pennington
Application Deadline: 31 July 2020

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Number of awards. 1. Start date and duration. January 2021 for 3 years. Overview. Two per thousand children have cerebral palsy. About 25% of whom have the speech disorder dysarthria, making their speech sound weak, breathy, slow, slurred, low pitched and difficult to understand.
  The rights and voice of children in justice proceedings (Advert Reference: SF19/BL/LAW/ARTHUR)
  Prof R Arthur
Applications accepted all year round

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The focus of this PhD will be on how children’s rights and children’s voices are being protected and heard in justice (criminal, civil, administrative) proceedings.
  PhD Studentships in the Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies

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The Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS) is offering full-time funded PhD studentships for an October 2020 start.
  PhDs in Regional Economic and Social Research

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Our research focuses on issues of social and economic disadvantage as experienced by places and people. We invite applications for research study in any of our research strengths, which include.
  PhDs in Health and Social Care

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Health and Social Care research at Sheffield Hallam University includes an extensive range of research, evaluation and development work.
  Ensuring efficient, equitable and sustainable support for people with care needs in ageing societies
  Dr Marcello Morciano, Prof M Sutton
Application Deadline: 14 June 2020

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The PhD will be undertaken within the Economic Sustainability research theme of the National Institute for Health Research Applied Research Collaboration for Greater Manchester (ARC-GM).
  Conversation analysis of health communication
  Dr S Speer
Applications accepted all year round

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Good communication can enhance health outcomes. In order to optimise health communication in different settings it is important to understand what interactional techniques are used, and which techniques work well and less well.
  Sociology PhD opportunities

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Change lives and shape futures with a PhD in Sociology. Join a vibrant. postgraduate research community. that includes students from all over the world.
  PhD Scholarships in Ulster University’s Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

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Research at Ulster University. We are proud that Ulster's international reputation for research excellence has received worldwide recognition.
  Social & Policy Sciences PhD

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Overview. Students carry out a supervised programme of research at the leading edge of their chosen subject. From an initial proposal, students design and conduct a research programme under the direction of one or two members of our academic staff.
  EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Cyber Security

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Are you interested in PhD studies in cyber security – especially for infrastructures that serve our daily lives such as water treatment and distribution systems, power grids, smart cities, connected transportation systems?.
  Professional Doctorate in Health at the University of Bath

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The renowned Professional Doctorate in Health programme at the University of Bath is a part-time distance learning programme, designed specifically to help develop research and leadership skills in health and social care.
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