Postgraduate research and input forms an important aspect of the programme. We particularly welcome students who wish to pursue topics with relevance to our existing interests and beyond in social gerontology.
Current PhD research
Current postgraduate research students associated with the programme are:
- Yunyoung Kim (2006-) “The comparision of ageing policies in East Asian countries”
- Yoshimi Wada (2006-) “Choice and the welfare mix in long-term care for older people in England and Japan”
- Jo Cross (2008-) “The significance of the aesthetic in the constitution of care”
- Shizuka Abe (2009-) "The social relationships of older people in the information age"
- Whitney Babakus (2010-) "Health, Physical activity and nutrition among two generations of migrant Bangladeshi women in the UK"
Completed PhD research
- Kate White (PhD) “Women teachers: life-course factors influencing their career exit and retirement”
Completed DSocSci research
- Angela Ash (DSocSci) (2005-2009) “Street level implementation of policy to protect older people from abuse: a case study of the influence of the views, values, practices of social workers and their managers in social service department”
Thinking of postgraduate study in ageing and the life course?
We are keen to hear from prospective postgraduate students who have an interest in this field. Please contact Demi Patsios (Programme co-ordinator) or the School’s Postgraduate Research Admissions Officer, who would be happy to discuss any research ideas or proposals that you have.
Alternatively, we can send you an information pack about postgraduate research programmes at the School. Email email@example.com to request a pack. Also see the postgraduate programmes pages for further details of the options available for postgraduate study here at the School.