31st March 2020*
Applicants should contact the primary supervisor, and submit their Expression of Interest (EOI) and Application as soon as possible.
*unless filled earlier
The Research Project
Elder abuse is currently a topic of considerable concern and in many ways and for many reasons difficult to investigate and tackle. A pilot project is currently being undertaken on a cross-disciplinary basis by Law, Sociology and Health Sciences to investigate existing regulatory and policy frameworks that deal with elder abuse. It is proposed to develop this work into a wide ranging analysis of key agencies' responses to elder abuse, the extent to which they have linked responses and whether and how their responses might be developed to achieve systemised integrated approaches. PhD opportunities in this area include investigations of:
The following eligibility criteria apply to this scholarship:
Candidates from a variety of disciplinary backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Knowledge and skills that will be ranked highly include:
Applicants who require more information or are interested in this specific project should first contact the listed Supervisor.
Information and guidance on the application process can be found on the Apply Now website.
Information about scholarships is available on the Scholarships webpage.
Please contact Associate Professor Terese Henning for more information.