Manchester Melbourne Dual Award 2022/23 (Safeguard or constraints? An ethical analysis of the criteria for the treatment of gender diverse minors)

University of Manchester

United Kingdom

March 14, 2022

Description

Manchester Melbourne Dual Award 2022/23 (Safeguard or constraints? An

ethical analysis of the criteria for the treatment of gender diverse minors)

Type of award

Project Specific Studentship

Project summary

The clinical management of gender-diverse children and adolescents is highly contentious, high on the policy and political agenda, and subject to increasing legal, clinical, ethical, social and cultural debate. Due to the controversial nature of gender-affirming treatment, particularly for minors, gender-diverse young people wishing to access hormone treatment must meet a number of eligibility criteria. This project will investigate the impact of these access criteria on young people. .

Principal investigator

Prof Simona Giordano, Dr Fae Garland (The University of Manchester) Prof Lynn Gillam, Dr Ken Pang, A/Prof Michelle Taylor-Sands (The University of Melbourne)

Managing department

Faculty of Humanities

Value

Tuition fees: Home/International

Stipend: Approx £15,609 per year

RTSG: up to £5,000 per year

Travel: up to £1,250 (whole programme)

Health insurance while at Melbourne

Specified use

Tuition fee

Stipend

Travel costs associated with the programme

Health Insurance (while at Melbourne)

Tenable period

3.5 years full-time or 7 years part-time (stipend will be pro rata for part- time)

The successful candidates will spend a minimum of 12 months at the partner institution

Continuation of award

Continuation of the award is subject to satisfactory progress.

Number available

One

Funding provider

The University of Manchester The University of Melbourne

Level(s) of study

This funding is available to students undertaking the following types of study:

  • Postgraduate research
  • Allowed study options

    This funding is available to students undertaking the following modes of study:

  • Full-time
  • Part-time
  • Subject restrictions

    This funding is available to students undertaking study in:

  • Bioethics
  • Academic requirements

    Candidates need to meet entry criteria of both institutions:

    Postgraduate research in Bioethics The University of Manchester

    Research, Is informed consent the primary ethical foundation for treatment of gender diverse young people? , University of Melbourne (unimelb.edu.au)

    Nationality restrictions

    This funding is available to all nationalities.

    Application procedure

    Candidates should submit a PhD application for the PhD Bioethics, and indicate that they wish to be considered for this project.

    Application form
  • https: // www. manchester.ac.uk/study/postgraduate- research/programmes/research-areas/?code=BE
  • Closing date

    14 Mar 2022

    14 March 2022

    Decision date

    May 2022

    Additional information

    For more information, please see Dual-award with The University of Melbourne The University of Manchester

    Contact details for enquiries
  • Daniel Davies Tel: +44 (0) 161 275 4740 Email: daniel.davies@manchester.ac.uk
  • Useful links
  • https: // www. manchester.ac.uk/study/postgraduate- research/programmes/research-areas/?code=BE
  • https: // www. manchester.ac.uk/study/postgraduate-research/golden/melbourne/
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    About the employer

    Established in 2004, with the coming together of Victoria University of Manchester and University Of Manchester Institute Of Science and Technology (UMIST), the University of Manchester is located on Oxford Road in England. It is a public research red brick...