Applications open for ESRC Doctoral Studentship in culture-led wellbeing – deadline 5 March 2021

The School of Museum Studies (SMS), University of Leicester, as part of Midlands Graduate School is now inviting applications for a fully funded ESRC Doctoral Studentship in association with the University of Oxford Gardens, Libraries and Museums (GLAM), to commence in October 2021.

This project will examine the emerging professional practice of culture-led wellbeing. The aims of the research are:

  • To conduct an in-depth exploration of GLAM staff views on their emerging roles and skill sets in relation to health and wellbeing activity.
  • To produce recommendations for organisational change for cultural organisations seeking to embed this practice.
  • To develop training for the cultural, heritage and healthcare sectors for wellbeing-focused practice and careers.        

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