White Rose DTC ESRC Networks promote collaboration across the Universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York. The intention is to support interdisciplinary research excellence and develop critical mass in key areas of research with the aim of building long-term research partnerships between the White Rose Universities.
Title of network: Complexity and Disabled Selfhood: An Inter-Disciplinary White Rose Network
Each studentship is tenable from Session 2014 and will provide Home/EU tuition fees and a maintenance grant paid at standard Research Council rates. It is expected that the student appointed to the project will liaise with both supervisors at least 6 times a year. Applicants for these studentships will be expected to hold a UK Upper Second Class Honours degree or equivalent.
For further information, contact the named supervisor below:
STUDENTSHIP ONE – Imagining Work: Disabled Young People, Narratives on the Boundaries of Work and Welfare
Co-Supervisor: Professor Peter Dwyer
Current position: Professor of Social Policy University of York
STUDENTSHIP TWO – Contesting neoliberal education and able citizenship: Some postconventionalist alternatives
STUDENTSHIP THREE – Overcoming the Barriers: Including People with Profound Intellectual and Multiple Disabilities in Research
Co-Supervisor: Dr Kathy Boxall
Current position: Lecturer in Social Work