Please could you circulate information below:

Full-time Research Studentships in Health and Social Care
Based in Milton Keynes

The Faculty of Health and Social Care is seeking high-quality applications from qualified candidates for a full-time fully funded postgraduate research studentships commencing October 2008. In addition, the Faculty has +3 FT recognition from the ESRC for suitably qualified candidates.

Becoming research aware: implementing and documenting the move towards an evidence-based approach to research in a young people's sexual health organisation

Funded by Brook Advisory Centres in collaboration with The Open University. Supervised by Rachel Thomson and Lisa Arai.

Faculty studentship/s

Suggested topics for these open studentships fall into the general areas of: parenting; children and young people; ageing; end of life; learning difficulties; participative methodology 

The Faculty of Health and Social Care has a lively post-graduate student group undertaking wide-ranging research both in the UK and internationally. More details about the entry criteria and possible research topics are provided in the further particulars

Closing date for the above studentships is 12 noon on 22 April 2008 with interviews mid May 2008

Studentships commence on 1 October 2008. Applicants must normally reside in the UK 

For detailed information, and to apply online, go to; or contact Faculty Research Office, Tel: 01908 858373/654233 or e-mail [log in to unmask] 



Equal Opportunity is University Policy


Please encourage any suitably qualified students to apply.

Dr Rachel Thomson
Professor of Social Research
Faculty of Health and Social Care
The Open University
Walton Hall
Milton Keynes MK7 6AA

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