Diagnosis and recovery
28 November 2019
Applications are now open for collaborative PhD study with Cardiff University and Tenovus Cancer Care, Wales’ leading cancer charity.
Facilitated by Cardiff Business School and funded by Tenovus Cancer Care, the successful candidate will focus on understanding the socio-economic outcomes of individuals who experience cancer in the UK.
Under the supervision of Melanie Jones, Professor of Economics at Cardiff Business School, they will examine core aspects of diagnoses on an individual’s quality of life, including work and income, and wellbeing.
Professor Jones, said: “The project will involve using rich longitudinal data which tracks individuals over time, including through the diagnosis of and recovery from cancer...”
A major gap
This project will provide a statistical profile which quantifies the impact of cancer in the UK and, in doing so, address a major gap in the evidence aligned to the strategic aim of Tenovus, to conduct and fund research to improve cancer experience.
Due to the collaborative nature of the PhD, the successful candidate will have a unique opportunity to disseminate the findings from their research to Tenovus.
As Tenovus Cancer Care supports cancer patients and their loved ones in the heart of the community, they will also receive training in external engagement and developing impact from their research.