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Lecturer in Ageing
Organisation: Lancaster University
Location: Lancaster
Website: www.lancaster.ac.uk
Contact Email: c.milligan@lancaster.ac.uk j.simpson2@lancaster.ac.uk s.giga@lancaster.ac.uk
Deadline: 15 March 2017
Salary: £33,943 to £38,183

The Division of Health Research (DHR) within Lancaster University’s Faculty of Health and Medicine is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Ageing to join an innovative department with a high quality research active environment offering a range of postgraduate courses. We are looking for an exceptional individual to support teaching on our two newly approved blended learning PhDs in Ageing and Dementia Studies and our new Masters in Ageing (intakes expected in September 2017). Effective doctoral level supervision will also be expected. You will be expected to consolidate an emerging research profile in line with the priorities and interests within the Division. In particular there will be excellent opportunities to pursue research into ageing, and particularly from a social science perspective. You will be able to join the University’s Centre for Ageing Research, a multidisciplinary centre which conducts and facilitates a wide range of world-leading research – biological, psychological, social science, socio-technical, public health - relevant to ageing.
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Post-Doctoral Research Fellow Burdett Trust for Nursing
Organisation: Bournemouth University
Location: Bourenmouth
Website: https://www1.bournemouth.ac.uk/post-doctoral-research-fellow-fixed-term-part-time
Contact Email: jscammell@bournemouth.ac.uk
Deadline: 26 June 2017
Salary: Starting salary from £28,452 - £32,958 per annum (pro rata) with further progression opportunities to £36,001

The project funded by the Burdett Trust and in collaboration with the Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust will be seeking to test an innovative evidence-based model for improving nurse retention in the acute hospital setting, specifically on the medicine for older people wards. The successful post-holder will take day-to-day responsibility for the conduct and co-ordination of the project. The project will develop and refine an adaptable and evidence-based retention model, acting as an exemplar that will be transferable to any healthcare setting where nurses are employed.
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Two PhD studentships on care and ageing
Organisation: Centre for Research on Ageing, University of Southampton
Website: http://southcoastdtp.ac.uk/
Contact Email: scdtp@soton.ac.uk
Deadline: 28 June 2017

Two fully funded studentships awarded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) South Coast Doctoral Training Partnership (SCDTP).
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Aston Prize PhD Studentship in Bereavement Support for Older People and Older People with Dementia
Organisation: Aston University
Location: Birmingham
Website: http://www.aston.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/apply/
Contact Email: k.west@aston.ac.uk
Deadline: 30 June 2017
Salary: The PhD Studentship consists of a full annual maintenance grant of £14,553 and fees at the home/EU rate of £4,195 per annum. Travel expenses associated with the project will also be covered and stude

Aston University are working in partnership with Cruse Bereavement Care, the Alzheimer’s Society in Wales and the ExtraCare Charitable Trust to carry out research on two new programmes of bereavement support for older people in general (Bereavement Supporter) and for people bereaved with dementia or those close to them (Bereaved by Dementia). (See http://www.cruse.org.uk/bereavement-champions for further details.) This is an exciting opportunity to make a difference to the lives of some of the most ‘forgotten’, disadvantaged and socially isolated people in society
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Two matched funded PhD studentships
Organisation: Bournemouth University and Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Location: Bornemouth Dorset
Website: https://www1.bournemouth.ac.uk/study/postgraduate-research/fees-funding/studentships-scholarships/fully-funded-phd-studentships
Contact Email: mboard@bournemouth.ac.uk
Deadline: 04 July 2017
Salary: £14k per annum

Bournemouth University are offering 2 fully-funded PhD studentships in collaboration with the Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Both projects have the potential to make significant clinical impact and we are looking for highly motivated individuals to apply. There are two options to choose from in order to complete these studentships: • full-time over 3 years. The 3 year option will consist of working 5 days a week on the PhD study. OR • full-time over 4 years. The 4 year option will consist of working 3 days a week on the PhD and 2 days a week in clinical practice at RBH over 4 years. This is ideally suited for those who wish to retain or develop their profesional practice skills whilst undertaking a PhD study. For those seeking this option applicants must have a UK registred health professional qualification The studentship will begin in September 2017. You will be supported by an annual £14,000 stipend and an additional sum to support training and development costs during the Studentship.
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New Blended Learning Doctoral Programmes in Ageing and Dementia at Lancaster University
Organisation: Lancaster University
Website: http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/fhm/study/phd-study/phd-by-blended-learning/
Deadline: 02 October 2017

The new Blended Learning Doctoral Programmes in Ageing and Dementia at Lancaster University are now being advertised.
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Postgraduate Programmes in Gerontology & Ageing Studies
Organisation: The Centre for innovative Ageing at Swansea University
Location: Swansea
Website: http://www.swansea.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/humanandhealthsciences/gerontology-and-ageing/
Contact Email: mailto:p.nash@swansea.ac.uk
Deadline: 31 December 2018

Complete a postgraduate qualification in Gerontology and Ageing Studies and be part of a sought-after community of leaders in ageing research, practice, and scholarship. The Centre for innovative Ageing at Swansea University offers a host of postgraduate programmes in Gerontology and Ageing studies to match the levels you require for professional and personal development. These include a Masters award, Postgraduate Diploma, Postgraduate Certificate and Stand-alone modules in Gerontology and Ageing Studies. Each of the courses acknowledge that ageing is accompanied by biological and psychological changes, but takes a holistic approach to ageing. It shifts the central focus from the medical model of ageing to one that encompasses a range of disciplines and views ageing more positively.
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