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Two Full Bursaries and One Fees Only Bursary in Social Policy

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Profile Description

The University of Chichester has two full Bursaries and one Fees only bursary for PhD study for 3 or 6 years available in the area of Social Policy. Applications will be accepted from candidates in the areas as indicated below.

1. Challenges associated with devolving responsibility for management decision making to service lines in the NHS (Full bursary studentship)

Research to examine the challenges associated with devolving responsibility for management decision making to service lines in the NHS. An associated PhD would be expected to consider a wide range of factors which may include culture, trust, performance management, effective team working, decision management.

The successful candidate will be supervised by Prof Janet McCray (Director of Studies) and Dr Rob Warwick. The project involves collaboration externally with the Western Hospitals NHS trust.

For an informal query please contact Prof Janet McCray, [email protected]

2. Maintaining user-focused team working in complex care delivery situations (Full bursary studentship)

This collaborative research project with the University Business School will explore the effectiveness and impact of workforce development strategies on resilience and well being. Evidence will be collected from real world H & SC team work settings in multi-site case studies and take into account the integrated health and social care context.

The successful candidate will be supervised by Prof Janet McCray (Director of Studies) and Prof David Cooper (SEMAL).

For an informal query please contact Prof Janet McCray, [email protected]

3. Child Sexual Protection - Social Work (Fee waiver only bursary studentship)

A better understanding of the socio-cultural background of the victims and perpetrators in child sexual exploitation in British Cities is critical to the development of child protection social work. This PhD project aims to explore the issues further within a critical multi-culturalism methodology, with a view to enhancing understanding of victims and the perpetrators who may be disproportionately demonised.

This student will sit with Social Policy area and the supervisory team will be Kish Bhatti – Sinclair ( Head of Social Work ) and Professor Janet McCray ( Childhood, Social Work and Social Care ) supporting the student .

For an informal query for full time bursaries please contact Prof Janet McCray, [email protected] For the Fees only bursary please contact Kish Bhatti Sinclair (Head of Social Work) [email protected]

We are particularly interested in high calibre applicants who want to play an active role in the continued development of our research environment. Applicants should have an existing MSc or MA qualification. Every applicant should have good quantitative and/or qualitative research methods skills appropriate to their discipline, and should be a well-organised, self-motivated researcher.

For full details and further information about University of Chichester PhD bursaries please visit: http://www.chi.ac.uk/research/postgraduate-research/phd-studentships

Application forms can be found here: http://goo.gl/w0FGA

For questions regarding the application process contact Dr Antony Walsh ([email protected])

 

Funding Notes

Some or all of the PhD opportunities in this programme have funding attached. It is available to citizens of a number of European countries (including the UK). In most cases this will include all EU nationals. However full funding may not be available to all applicants and you should read the full programme details for further information.

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