Title: Upscaling therapeutic community gardening as a green social prescription for the treatment of mental ill-health
Funding: The studentship consists of an annual stipend of £16,062, plus Home tuition fees, for a maximum of 36 months.
Application deadline: 1st August 2022.
Start date: October 2022.
Duration: 3 years (full time)
Location: Colchester Campus.
Based in: School of Sport, Rehabilitation and Exercise Sciences (in collaboration with the Department of Government).
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The proposed interdisciplinary PhD will explore strategies for upscaling therapeutic community gardening as a green social prescription for the treatment of mental ill-health in the UK.
The key aims of the studentship will be to:
The award consists of full Home tuition fees (further fee details), and an annual doctoral stipend of £16,062, for a maximum of 36 months.
PhD students also receive a £2,500 training bursary via Proficio funding, which may be used to cover the cost of advanced skills training including conference attendance and travel.
To apply for this studentship, it is essential that you match the following criteria;
You can apply for this postgraduate research opportunity online.
Applications MUST include the following documents to be uploaded:
Instruction to applicants
When you apply online you will be prompted to fill out several boxes in the form:
If you have any informal queries about this opportunity please email the lead supervisor, Dr Carly Wood (firstname.lastname@example.org).
You can find the terms and conditions of this studentship here (PDF).