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  Developing smart, dementia-friendly signage
  Research Group: Built Environment Research Group
  Dr F Pascale, Dr A Pooley
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Built Environment Research Group. https://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-technology/research/our-research-institutes-and-groups/built-environment-research-group.
  Stigma towards dementia in young people: The impact of media
  Dr N Farina, Dr N Tabet, Dr A Griffiths
Application Deadline: 19 June 2020

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Applications are invited for a 3-year PhD studentship to join the internationally recognised Centre for Dementia Studies, Brighton and Sussex Medical School at the University of Sussex Campus.
  Supporting the impact of dementia in rural Wales
  Dr R Sharp
Application Deadline: 1 June 2020

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Project. The studentship is part of an ESRC-NIHR programme of research (‘The Rare Dementia Support Impact project’), a collaboration between Bangor University, University College London (project lead) and Nipissing University, Canada.
  Planning for the Future: Legal Decision-Making and Dementia
  Dr R Harding
Applications accepted all year round

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People with dementia and those who care for them are some of the most disadvantaged and powerless people in our society. They require special attention in both law and society to ensure that their voices are heard, their rights are respected, and their interests are protected.
  PhD in Dementia Care: inclusive approaches to exploring dilemmas in hydration care provision for care home residents (BUNNDU20SNCCG)
  Dr D Bunn, Prof Fiona Poland, Dr L Hooper
Application Deadline: 30 June 2020

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This is an exciting opportunity for a health professional with a Masters Degree to undertake a fully funded PhD to support people with dementia living in care homes to drink well, preventing dehydration and the ill health associated with it.
  Optimising pharmacological treatment of non-cognitive symptoms in people with dementia
  Dr H Barry, Prof C Hughes
Applications accepted all year round

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Non-cognitive symptoms experienced by people with dementia may include agitation, aggression, distress, psychosis, anxiety and depression.
  The effect of dementia and aging on the functional and hemodynamic response of the brain
  Dr I Schiessl, Prof S Allan, Dr C Lawrence
Applications accepted all year round

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The neuro-vascular unit and the hemodynamic response regulate how the blood supply in our brain meets the metabolic demand of neuronal activity.
  The Manchester Dementia Prediction Database: Using advanced statistical methods to optimise diagnosis and prognosis for people with degenerative neurological conditions.
  Dr J Thompson, Dr A Woollams, Dr M Jones
Applications accepted all year round

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Early diagnosis and accurate prognostic information are key priorities to enable people with neurodegenerative dementia to know what to expect and to enable them to plan effectively for their future needs.
  Using nuclear imaging techniques to enhance understanding of dementia
  Dr K Sander
Application Deadline: 30 June 2020

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UCL Chemistry Department is offering a fully funded studentship to a highly motivated candidate to start in 14 September 2020. Project summary.
  Big Data Mining for Fighting Dementia
  Dr G DiFatta
Applications accepted all year round

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Dementia describes a set of symptoms that can include memory loss and difficulties with thinking, problem-solving or language. Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) is the most common cause of dementia and is a terminal neurodegenerative disease.
  The effect of oxLDL on the release of IL-1 by vascular cells in the brain, possible link with vascular dementia
  Prof S Francis
Applications accepted all year round

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The prevalence of vascular dementia is increasing and atherosclerosis is known to be a major risk factor for this condition. It is known that atherosclerosis in the intercranial arteries in significantly increases the risk of dementia independent of cerebral infarction.
  Drinking tools – what helps older people drink well? PhD opportunity to test and disseminate user friendly tools to help older people drink well and prevent dehydration (HooperLU19SF)
  Dr L Hooper, Dr D Bunn
Application Deadline: 31 July 2020

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Background and Aims. One in every five older people living in residential care has low-intake dehydration, due to drinking insufficient fluids to replace obligatory losses (1).
  Immunoproteasomes as novel therapeutic targets in neurodegenerative disorders
  Dr Y Ye
Applications accepted all year round

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Applications are invited for a 3.5 year PhD studentship in the UK DRI Centre at Imperial in the research group of Dr Yu Ye (https://www.imperial.ac.uk/people/yu.ye1).
  Resilient dementia medication management in the home
  Dr R Lim
Applications accepted all year round

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Dementia medication management is a broad area. This project will focus specifically on medication management within people’s own homes, applying a Resilient Healthcare approach.
  Developing advanced fluorescence microscopy to study the cellular phase of Alzheimer’s disease
  Dr Y Ye
Applications accepted all year round

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Applications are invited for a 3.5 year PhD studentship in the UK DRI Centre at Imperial in the research group of Dr Yu Ye (https://www.imperial.ac.uk/people/yu.ye1).
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