Phd position_First Aid and Humanitarian Work

14 Mar

PhD collaboration between British Red Cross and HCRI – the field of first aid and humanitarian work

    The University of Manchester
    Research institute at The University of Manchester
    Closing date: 15 Mar 2011
    Location: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the) –
    Manchester

    In collaboration with the British Red Cross, the HCRI welcomes
    applications for the position of PhD candidate in the field of first
    aid and humanitarian work. The specific field of interest is the
    models of first aid delivered across different national societies.
    This collaborative project is specifically interested in reviewing
    project proposals on the topic of different models of first aid
    adopted by different national societies, different models adopted by
    different first aid delivery organisations, the use of first aid
    knowledge during humanitarian crises, and the health impacts gained
    from first aid. Research should be geographically focused on at least
    2 Red Cross National Societies, one of which must be the British Red
    Cross.
    How to apply

    Applicants are required to apply online at
    http://www.hcri.ac.uk/courses/hcr_phd/index.htm
    Applications must include a 500 to 1,000 word research proposal.
    Please indicate that you are applying for this HCRI/British Red Cross
    collaborative project under the sub-heading “Proposed programme of
    study” on the application form.

    Applicants should hold or be expecting a First Class degree award,
    and/or a Distinction in a related Masters degree. Applicants who hold
    a good 2:1 in their first degree will be considered on merit.
    Applicants should include full details of any teaching experience or
    areas of expertise on their application form. Deadline for
    applications is March 15th, 2011.

    http://reliefweb.int/rw/res.nsf/db900sid/OCHA-8EQEG3?OpenDocument
     

    PhD collaboration between British Red Cross and HCRI – the role of humanitarian organisations in extreme weather events

The University of Manchester
Research institute at The University of Manchester
Closing date: 15 Mar 2011
Location: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the) –
Manchester

In collaboration with the British Red Cross, the HCRI welcomes
applications for the position of PhD candidate in the field of the
role of humanitarian organisations in extreme weather events. The
specific field of interest is humanitarian organisations and their
preparedness in dealing with the impact of extreme weather events on
populations. This collaborative project is specifically interested in
reviewing project proposals that encompass cyclones and droughts,
different models of preparedness adopted by different humanitarian
organisations, and whether models adopted, such as the early warning
system, actually aid preparedness and community engagement. Research
should be geographically focused on at least 2 Humanitarian
organisations, one of which must be the British Red Cross.
How to apply

Applicants are required to apply online at
http://www.hcri.ac.uk/courses/hcr_phd/index.htm
Applications must include a 500 to 1,000 word research proposal.
Please indicate that you are applying for this HCRI/British Red Cross
collaborative project under the sub-heading “Proposed programme of
study” on the application form.

Applicants should hold or be expecting a First Class degree award,
and/or a Distinction in a related Masters degree. Applicants who hold
a good 2:1 in their first degree will be considered on merit.
Applicants should include full details of any teaching experience or
areas of expertise on their application form. Deadline for
applications is March 15th, 2011.
http://reliefweb.int/rw/res.nsf/db900sid/OCHA-8EQEJS?OpenDocument

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