Three-year funded PhD opportunity available in International Dementia Care at WHO Collaborating Centre for Mental Health Disability and Human Rights

07/06/2022

Three-year funded PhD opportunity available in International Dementia Care at WHO Collaborating Centre for Mental Health Disability and Human Rights A PhD position in International Dementia Care is being offered at the WHO Collaborating Centre for Mental Health Disability and Human Rights, based in the Centre for Mental Health and Human Rights at the Institute of Mental Health (IMH), University of Nottingham (United Kingdom). The successful candidate will be supervised by Professor Martin Orrell. The PhD will involve the development of global good practice guidance for dementia services in collaboration with an international network involving the World Health Organization (WHO) and leading dementia organisations. In addition, the successful applicant would join the IMH Centre for Dementia which aims to improve the lives of people with dementia and their carers/supporters, through high-quality, useful research looking at how people with dementia spend their time and what helps them to get quality from life. Researchers are focused on implementing things that work, and use their expertise to raise awareness among the general public about ageing and dementia. The studentship is funded by Nottingham Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and the Institute of Mental Health and will provide a stipend to cover living costs and cover Home University tuition fees for the duration of the project (36 months), plus funding for research expenses. International students may apply, but the studentship will not cover international tuition fees. Starting date is 1 October 2022. Deadline for submission: 14 June 2022. Apply here: https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/jobs/currentvacancies/ref/MED1616