Apply for PhD scholarships at the Faculty of Humanities, University of Copenhagen.
PhD scholarship in the cultural history of ageing
10 September 2014
The SAXO Institute, Faculty of Humanities, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, invites applications for one 3-year PhD scholarship. The available position is part of the research done by the Center for Healthy Aging (CEHA). The goal of CEHA is to contribute to basic knowledge of aging and to lay critical and valuable ground for an improvement in healthy aging in the Danish population.
As CEHA continues to build upon the research platform that it has established over the past five years, its next phase of work will focus on the way aging plays out in Danish municipalities. The aim is to establish a body of knowledge about everyday life and municipal practices, which we will use to create intervention projects in the municipalities we collaborate with.
The research theme led by the Ethnology, Anthropology and Public Health will emphasise Community Innovation for Healthy Ageing. Specifically, this multidisciplinary group will examine research and interventions in contrasting municipalities in Denmark, focusing on health-promoting activities among older people. As a central focus, their work sets out to look at how practices in local communities may affect efforts to improve individuals’ and groups’ active and healthy aging.
Deadline for application: 15/10, 2014.