Current ScHARR PhD Studentship Opportunities

ScHARR and Healthy Lifespan Institute PhD Studentship

Exploring the potential to promote healthy ageing and reduce multimorbidity by enhancing social connections post-retirement.

Please follow the above link to the FindAPhD advert for information about the research project, the funding available, and how to apply.

Supervisors: Prof. Elizabeth Goyder (ScHARR) and Dr. Andrea Wigfield (Department of Sociological Studies). There will be additional mentorship from Dr. Sarah Hothman (Centre for Health Services Studies, University of Kent) and Steve Chu (Chief Executive, Age UK Sheffield & Director of Age England Association).

Application deadline: 1 August 2019

ScHARR and EEPRU Studentships

ScHARR's Health Economics and Decision Science section is offering up to two PhD studentships in Health Economics. The successful students will have the opportunity to study in an area of health economics of direct relevance to the work of the Policy Research Unit (PRU).

Three projects are in competition for the funding. Please follow the links to the FindAPhD adverts for information about the research project, the funding available, and how to apply.

Valuing well-being alongside health: What can and should be done?
Supervisors: Prof John Brazier, Dr D Rowen

Capturing caregiver burden within the new eQALY measure
Supervisors: Dr Tessa Peasgood, Dr Clara Mukuria

Valuation of severe health states
Supervisor: Dr Tessa Peasgood

Application deadline: 12 July 2019

Other Funding Opportunities

Further information about scholarships and external funding bodies can be found on the University Scholarship Webpages.

ScHARR eligibility criteria and guidance on how to apply can be found here.