Tag Archives: Study

PhD studentship in Palliative Care for Children and Young People

The Louis Dundas Centre for Children’s Palliative Care (UCL) is offering a 4 year PhD studentship in paediatric palliative care research.

The post entails conducting a prospective ethnographic study with young people, their parents and health professionals and a review concerning factors related to young peoples’ decision making processes.

This position may be of interest for anthropology or sociology students.

For further information see the following link.

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Richard Walter Bursary PhD in Palliative Care

We would like to draw your attention to the Richard Walter Bursary offered by the University of Lancaster for their part-time PhD in Palliative Care.

The bursary is for costs up to £20,000. Applicants must be from the United Kingdom or European Union. For further details click here.

PhD opportunity: bioethical and legal ramifications of end of life decisions

The following PhD advertised by Birmingham Law School may be of interest to our readers:

Bioethical and legal ramifications of end of life decisions

PhD research will explore the bioethical and legal ramifications of end of life decisions. Bioethical and legal dilemmas, which are everywhere, are even more clear in patient care at the end of life, as decisions about supporting or ending life interventions are made daily. Decisions are affected by the culture, values, and religion of those who have to make those decisions, and this becomes even more difficult when a clash exists between those giving the care and those receiving it.

For more information click here