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Apply to become one of the EU-funded Ph.D researchers in the field of ageism

Apply to become one of the EU-funded Ph.D researchers in the field of ageism

On 1st of November the EuroAgeism project, to which JAGIELLONIAN UNIVERSITY, CRACOW, POLAND is participating, was launched. This project, which is financed through the EU Marie Sklodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network on Science-Policy Communication, is aimed at changing how we think, feel and act about age. This will be achieved through the training of 15 international Ph.D. Students to bridge the existing gap between science and policy while also advancing the research and policy in the area of ageism. By pursuing 15 research projects it aims to explore the different ways to

On 1st of November the EuroAgeism project, to which JAGIELLONIAN UNIVERSITY, CRACOW, POLAND is participating, was launched. This project, which is financed through the EU Marie Sklodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network on Science-Policy Communication, is aimed at changing how we think, feel and act about age. This will be achieved through the training of 15 international Ph.D. Students to bridge the existing gap between science and policy while also advancing the research and policy in the area of ageism. By pursuing 15 research projects it aims to explore the different ways to:
  • improve the active participation of older adults in the workforce;
  • address ageism in relation to access to goods and services,
  • promote an age-friendly society, which helps older adults to realize their full potential.
The project EuroAgeism is a multi-disciplinary, multi-sectorial, international network of researchers, policy makers, and social and health care professionals. This network will be dedicated to the training of Early Stage Researchers working in the field of ageism and will allow these graduates of the program to capture positions as scientists, educators, science advisers, policy advocates, lobbyists, or legislators in the field of ageism. During a 3-year period JAGIELLONIAN UNIVERSITY will host a researcher (as PhD student) who will work on “Ageism in the workforce: The role of welfare regimes” project. More on the web page: http://www.euroageism.eu
 
Those who are considering applying to be one of the 15 early stage researchers (ESR) for a 3-year fully funded Ph.D. program should have a background in the areas of psychology, sociology, social psychology, political sciences, social work, economy, clinical pharmacy, engineering, design, social networks, geography, nursing, gerontology, gender studies, labour studies, anthropology, law or other related fields. 
 
The deadline for applications is the 31st January 2018. For more information regarding the program, the conditions of application and other details regarding the call please follow this link.
 
 
For more information about the project at the Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland you may contact: euroageism@uj.edu.pl