Research income: £1.3m research funding from December 2008 – July 2011, including £335,000 from the Ecomic and Social Research Council. As a multi-disciplinary institutea wide range of funding sources are open to us including NGOs, charities and government. Recent and ongoing projects have been funded by the ESRC, Atlantic Philanthropies, the Family Law Bar Association, the Department of Health, the Equalities and Human Rights Commission, Dunhill Medical Trust, the National Institute for Health Research, the Gulbenkian Foundation, Grandparents Plus and the Leverhulme Foundation. Current number of research students: We typically have between 5 and 10 PhD students at any time.
Most of our PhD students have been funded via the Research Councils, Health Trusts, NGOs, charities, employers or King's College London studentships. Being a multi disciplinary institute we are able to supervise PhD research in a wide range of disciplines relating to ageing, and students should see our web pages for details of the research interests of members of staff. Students are expected to complete a full time PhD within 3 years, and a part-time PhD within 6 years.
Current number of academic staff: 8
Current number of research staff: 8
Current number of visting Professors and Fellows: Typically between 10 and 15 at any time.
As an active research Institute we publish widely in peer reviewed journals, books and grey literature. For details of publications please see our staff pages.
The Institute has many long-standing research and teaching collaborations including the Institute of Psychiatry, the School of Medicine, the School of Nursing and Midwifery and the School of Biomedical & Health Sciences, as well as close working links with King's Health Partners, one of the UK's five Academic Health Science Centres. King's Health Partners brings together King's College London, a world leading research led university and three successful NHS Foundation Trusts (Guy's and St Thomas', King's College Hospital and South London and Maudsley).