PhD studentships at the Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh


The Centre for Population Health Sciences at the University of Edinburgh is currently advertising a PhD scholarship. Two of the projects on offer are sociological, the first of which is led by Dr Martyn Pickersgill and the second by Professor Julia Lawton. Brief details are provided below. The deadline for applications is 11 January 2013. Please note that there are several projects advertised under this scheme; only the two below are sociological. One studentship will be awarded across the range of projects to the best overall candidate. We therefore welcome applications from outstanding social scientists, preferably with a Master's level qualification in a relevant subject.

'Animal models and the changing dynamics of biomedicine'
Supervisors: Dr Martyn Pickersgill and Professor Sarah Cunningham-Burley 
Sociology of biomedical knowledge; please contact martyn.pickersgill@ed.ac.uk for more details.

'Giving birth 'outside the system': a qualitative study of 'high risk' women and their healthcare providers'
Supervisors: Professor Julia Lawton and Dr Fiona Denison 
Sociology of health and illness; please contact j.lawton@ed.ac.uk for more details.

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