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Positive Ageing: Crafting one’s job to one’s strengths

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    Prof R Nicolson
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  • Competition Funded PhD Project (European/UK Students Only)
    Competition Funded PhD Project (European/UK Students Only)

Project Description

People’s strengths change as the age, with experience, wisdom and awareness of pitfalls tending to increase, and ability to thrive under conditions of pressure decreasing. Positive ageing is intended to help the older worker to establish their strengths and to work to them. It is also intended to create a positive working environment for older workers, such that their strengths are recognized and used.

Funding Notes

This is one of many projects in competition for the current funding opportunities available within the Department of Psychology. Please see here for full details: http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/psychology/prospectivepg/funding
Overseas students are welcome to apply for funding but must be able to demonstrate that they can fund the difference in the tuition fees.
Requirements: We ask for a minimum of a first class or high upper second-class undergraduate honours degree and a distinction or high merit at Masters level in psychology or a related discipline.

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