Scholarship Description: The Queen’s University Belfast is now accepting applications for new fully-funded PhD fellowship. This is an exciting opportunity to study alongside an inter-disciplinary team of researchers and PhD students at the School of Nursing and Midwifery QUB.
About University: Queen’s is committed to welcome students from all over the world and helping them to achieve their ambitions.
Queen’s is ranked 8th in the UK for Research Intensity with over 75% of our research assessed as ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ (REF 2014). University is ranked in the top one percent of universities in the world (QS World Rankings 2018 / Webometrics.info).
Degree Level: Fellowship is available to pursue PhD programme.
Available Subject: Fellowship is awarded at the School of Nursing and Midwifery.
Title: Determining the theoretical and practical feasibility of implementing a family-initiated escalation of care scheme to detect and refer patient deterioration in hospital: application of the MRC framework
Scholarship Benefits: The PhD fellowship is funded by the Health Services Executive of Ireland as part of the Programme for Health Service Improvement. The stipend is £14,553 with tuition fees of £4,195 paid annually (with annual incremental increase).
Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:
- The ideal candidate will have a degree in a social science subject (e.g. nursing/midwifery, sociology or psychology), class 2.1 or above and/or a master’s degree qualification in a relevant social science topic. She/he will be familiar with qualitative research methods and techniques of systematic reviews of the literature. She/he will have excellent organizational and communication skills to allow him/her to work with health professionals, patients, and family careers and be willing to travel.
Eligible Nationalities: International students are eligible to apply for this fellowship.
Application Procedure: The mode of application is online.
Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is November 1, 2017.