There is no funding attached to this project, it is for self-funded students only.
Champion, A. and Shepherd, J. (2006) Demographic Change in Rural England. Pp 29-50 in P. Lowe and L. Speakman eds., The Ageing Countryside: The growing older population of rural England (London: Age Concern England).
Fleming, A.D. (2005) Scotland’s Census 2001: Statistics on migration (Edinburgh: General Register Office for Scotland).
Gkartzios M (2013) ‘Leaving Athens’: narratives of counterurbanisation in times of crisis. Journal of Rural Studies 32 158-167
Philip LJ and MacLeod M. (2016) Tales from Small Island: applying the ‘path dependency’ thesis to explore migration in mid and later life to a remote rural community. Sociologia Ruralis, DOI 10.1111/soru.12142
Philip LJ, MacLeod M and Stockdale A. (2013) ‘Retirement transition, migration and remote rural communities: evidence from the Isle of Bute’ Scottish Geographical Journal 129(2) 122-136
Plane, D. and Jurjevich, J. (2009) Ties that no longer bind? The patterns and repercussions of age-articulated migration. The Professional Geographer 61(1) 4-20.
Stockdale A, MacLeod M, Philip L. (2013) ‘Connected life courses: influences on and experiences of ‘midlife’ in-migration to rural areas’ Population, Space and Place, 19(3) 239-257.
This project is advertised in relation to the research areas of the discipline of Human Geography and Social and Applied Language Studies. Formal applications can be completed online: http://www.abdn.ac.uk/postgraduate/apply. You should apply for Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Geography, to ensure that your application is passed to the correct College for processing. NOTE CLEARLY THE NAME OF THE SUPERVISOR and EXACT PROJECT TITLE ON THE APPLICATION FORM. Applicants are limited to applying for a maximum of 2 projects. Any further applications received will be automatically withdrawn.
Informal inquiries can be made to Dr L Philip ([email protected]) with a copy of your curriculum vitae and cover letter and to discuss potential project proposal development.. All general enquiries should be directed to the Graduate School Admissions Unit ([email protected]).