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  The Centre for Dementia Research
 Dementia is a national and international health priority for which there is a need to conduct high quality research to improve the lives of people living with the condition and those who provide care and support for them.
  Developing smart, dementia-friendly signage
  Dr F Pascale, Dr A Pooley
Applications accepted all year round
Research Group. Built Environment Research Group. https://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-technology/research/our-research-institutes-and-groups/built-environment-research-group.
  MRC DTP 4 Year PhD Programme: AI-Spot-Dementia (AISDA): developing machine learning algorithms to predict the risk of dementia for patients with Type 2 Diabetes
  Dr J Zhang, Prof D Steele, Dr A Doney, Prof E Trucco
Application Deadline: 18 January 2019
The aim of this PhD proposal is to develop novel machine learning algorithms (e.g., deep learning) to predict the risk of dementia in Type 2 diabetes, and detect early signs of such disease with association of clinical and genomic data in clinical settings.
  Towards improving resilience outcomes for people with dementia
  Dr J J Maltby, Dr C V Hutchinson
Applications accepted all year round
Dementia describes a range of progressive neurological disorders or conditions affecting the brain. The result is marked loss of memory, cognitive ability, communication, mood and movement over the course of the disease.
  Living with multimorbidity and Dementia
  Prof L Walker
Application Deadline: 23 January 2019
Bridging the Divide. Living with Multimorbidities. To celebrate the University's research successes, the University of Hull is offering a full-time UK/EU/International PhD Scholarship for candidates applying for each of the following projects as part of a new research cluster.
  The impact of historical trauma on the lived experience of dementia
  Research Group: Living Well with Dementia
  Dr A Capstick
Applications accepted all year round
People now in the most at-risk age cohorts for onset of dementia were born between the years approximately 1918 and 1940. These were years of global upheaval, with mass displacements of people, depression, war and famine.
  Older Adults, Pain, and Dementia: how do older adults with and without a dementia diagnosis experience and report pain?
  Dr R Edwards
Application Deadline: 31 December 2018
Applications are invited for a PhD research student on a project investigating pain experiences in older adults. Older adults are more prone to experiencing pain (Satghare et al., 2016), and also make up approximately 20% of our society (ONS, 2017), but there is minimal research conducted in this area.
  Staff personhood and its influence on care provided to people living with dementia in care settings
  Research Group: Living Well with Dementia
  Dr A Barbosa, Prof M Downs
Applications accepted all year round
Person-centred care is often considered synonymous with high-quality dementia care. Whilst care staff are central to influence and implement person-centred care, this approach is often not extended to them.
  Internet of Things - Personal Environments for Support of Dementia or other Long Term Health Conditions
  Prof R McCrindle
Applications accepted all year round
"The aim of this project is to investigate and develop solutions for how the Internet of Things (IoT), defined as a network of physical objects that contain…
  Description of conversational, semantic and phonetic indicators of an increased risk of dementia in natural speech
  Prof M Reuber, Dr T Walker
Application Deadline: 23 January 2019
The number of individuals living with dementia is increasing around the world. However, even in developed countries dementia remains unrecognised in nearly one half of those affected and most diagnoses are made when the disorder is already fairly advanced.
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