Psychology: Supporting Reduction of Suicide in the General Population of Wales

  • Deadline: January 31, 2017
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Suicide is a particular problem in Wales. In 2013, Wales had a 50% greater rate of suicide than England (15.6 vs 10.7/100,000). The focus of the application will be on supporting the reduction of suicides in the general population in Wales via work with Accident and Emergency services.

The project is a collaboration between two Welsh Universities (Swansea University & Cardiff University) in collaboration with Aneurin Bevan University Health Board.

Eligibility

Applications are invited from exceptional candidates with an excellent academic background in Psychology. It is expected that the successful candidate will have a first class or strong upper second class honours degree, or appropriate Master’s degree.

Full awards (fees plus maintenance stipend) are open to UK Nationals and EU students who can satisfy UK residency requirements.

Both the University and the ESRC Wales DTP value diversity and equality at all levels and we encourage applications from all sections of the community for this highly competitive ESRC studentship.

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Benefits

Studentships commence in October 2017 and will cover tuition fees as well as a maintenance grant (currently £14,296 p.a. for 2016/17 for full-time students, updated each year); and includes an additional Research Training Support Grant (RTSG) of up to £750 for three years for full-time students (pro rata for part-time students).

Full awards (fees plus maintenance stipend) are open to UK Nationals and EU students who can satisfy UK residency requirements.

Application

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