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PhD Studentships at Leeds Metropolitan University 2011

Two PhD studentships within the Centre for Men’s Health are available for students to study at Leeds Metropolitan University within the Faculty of Health and Social Sciences.

The Centre has three main programmes of work: men’s experience of ill-health, men and health promotion and gendered epidemiology. The studentships will be will be focused on the first two of these programme areas.

The key research priorities of the Centre currently are:

  • Men and mental health/well-being
  • Men, gender and management of long term conditions
  • Relationship breakdown and men’s health
  • Men’s access to/use of preventative health care services
  • Men and healthy lifestyles
  • The efficacy of innovative approaches to promoting men’s health
  • Men’s health and new technologies
  • Men and cancer
  • Men and heart disease

The studentships pay academic fees at the Home/EU rate plus a maintenance grant in line with the UK Research Council. An allowance will also be made to support conference attendance and/or research expenses. The studentships are offered for up to three years subject to satisfactory progress towards completion of the PhD. Please note only Home/EU students are eligible to apply.

Information for applicants

Further details and application forms can be requested from Victoria Savory on 0113
812 3558 or email

Applications for the fellowships should be received by 1st July 2011. All applications received after this will be considered, but will not be eligible for funding. Short‐listed candidates will be invited to interview and successful Studentships will commence on the 3rd October 2011.

Applicants are requested to submit a research proposal outline of no more than three sides of A4. When doing so they should focus the proposal around one or more of these areas. If applicants wish to discuss whether a proposal fits with these areas they are welcome to have an informal discussion with either Professor Alan White (0113 8124358) or Dr Steve Robertson (0113 8124359)

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