PhD in Economics: An examination of the socio-economic consequences of the diagnosis of, and recovery from, cancer in the UK

Closing date: 14 June 2019

This PhD will focus on understanding the socio-economic outcomes of individuals who experience cancer in the UK, including in core aspects of quality of life, such as, work and income, and wellbeing.

Cardiff Business School, supported by Tenovus Cancer Care, invites applications for funded PhD study. This studentship, known as 'collaborative studentship' involves liasion with a non-academic organisation at key stages of the research programme.

The international evidence suggests individuals with cancer experience significant economic disadvantage, particularly in relation to employment and, that the diagnosis of cancer causes a delcine in wellbeing which persists even after recovery.

This project is funded by Tenovus Cancer Care who support cancer patients and their loved one in the heart of the community. You will have a unique opportunity to disseminate the findings from their research to Tenovus and to receive training in external engagement and developing impact from their research. As such, you will be expected to actively engage with Tenovus Cancer Care throughout the course of their studies.

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