PhD scholarships at the University of Kent supported by the NIHR Applied Research Collaboration Kent

We are keen to invite applications from potential PhD applicants with interests in any of the ARC KSS research themes:

  • Social care: person-centred, community based social care

  • Starting Well: Early detection and Intervention of Mental Health Problems in Children and Young People

  • Primary and Community Health Services: Sustainable and integrated care focusing on people with chronic conditions and marginalised groups

  • Dementia: Living Well with Dementia

  • Co-production: Involving and working with patients and the public to produce relevant research

  • Public Health: Improving health and reducing need among older patients with multiple conditions and younger people at time of transition

  • Digital Innovation: Harnessing digital technology to help create a sustainable health and social care system

  • Health and Social Care Economics: using best practice to efficiently fund health and social care services of benefit to patients

Please circulate amongst any contacts you have or if you have someone interested in doing a PhD in Applied Health or social care research in the Kent region.

Closing date is 5th June. Further information can also be found on the University of Kent website:

You can find the advert on FindaPhD here.

More information on the ARC KSS here.

If you would like to discuss these studentships or have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact me, email