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PhD Studentship NIHR School for Public Health Research (1 of 2)

Background of Organization

Established in April 2012 with a budget of £20 million over five years, the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) School for Public Health Research (SPHR) is a partnership between eight leading academic centers with excellence in applied public health research in England.



Position Title

PhD Studentship

General Position Information

The NIHR School for Public Health Research is funding up to 25 PhD Studentships as part of an initiative to build capacity in public health research. The studentships will begin in October 2018 and will be distributed across the School’s eight academic Centres.

Studentships will be aligned to the School’s research programmes and themes:

  • Public mental health
  • Places and communities
  • Children, young people and families
  • Health inequalities
  • Efficient and equitable public health systems
  • Changing behaviour at a population level

Applications are welcome from individuals with a strong academic record who wish to wish to develop a career in public health research.

Successful applicants will be expected to complete a PhD during the award period.

This award will fund tuition fees up to the value of Home/EU fees; students with overseas status are advised to contact the supervisors and the host institution.

For more information and to view a list of projects please view the PhD Studentships application information pack.

To apply please complete the PhD Studentships application form.

System Dynamics Position Specifics

Title: Application of whole-systems approaches to place-based decisionmaking: Providing housing that enhances well-being and health

Supervisory team: Dr. Nici Zimmermann, UCL Institute for Environmental Design and Engineering, UCL Prof Petra Meier, University of Sheffield; Dr. Elanor Warwick, Head of Strategy, Policy & Research, Clarion Housing Group; Dr. Marcella Ucci, UCL; Prof Susan Michie, UCL; Prof Mike Davies, UCL

Project code: UCL_6_Zimmermann 



Contact: Dr Nici Zimmermann

[email protected]

 Edited by CS 4-26-18