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Postgraduate study opportunities in the Centre

Invitation for PhD Student Applications in 'Applied Childhood Studies'

Established in 2009, RCfCFC is a specialist research centre based within Canterbury Christ Church University.

The RCfCFC draws together academics from education, health and social care and the social sciences in order to undertake high quality research which is underpinned by a commitment to the participation and voice of children and young people.

We are specifically looking for applications from candidates with an interest in:

  • Health/ education or social inequalities
  • Impact of austerity measures on child poverty
  • Social divisions and discrimination
  • Family wellbeing
  • Motherhood
  • Parent-professional relationships
  • Social exclusion and inclusion
  • Politics of early childhood

MPhil/PhD Supervisors

Applicants are strongly advised to explore the research interests of available supervisors in the Centre and to contact the appropriate staff member before making a formal application.

How to apply

Full-time PhD scholarships (a stipend of £11,700 pa and free tuition for three years) are available for successful applicants.

Application deadline: Wednesday 30 April 2014.
Registration for successful applicants: 1 October 2014.

Please see the Graduate School |for further information on how to apply.  

Further information

Please email Dr Ruth Rogers| for information enquiries or telephone on 01227 782099. 

Telephone: +44 (0)1227 767700 Prospectus: +44 (0)1227 782900
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