Don't miss our weekly PhD newsletter | Sign up now Don't miss our weekly PhD newsletter | Sign up now

We have 28 elderly PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

Discipline

Discipline

All disciplines

Location

Location

All locations

Institution

Institution

All Institutions

PhD Type

PhD Type

All PhD Types

Funding

Funding

All Funding


elderly PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

We have 28 elderly PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

Ageing to Arrhythmias

Cardiac arrhythmias are a leading cause of sudden death and morbidity. This project aims to identify why they occur in the elderly and novel routes to therapies. Read more

Reframing Critical and Socially Engaged Arts Practices from a Creative Health / Health Humanities Perspective

The Arts and Health Research Group was created in 2021 in response to the nationwide increase in physical and mental health needs in the UK, particularly amongst the young, the elderly and minority groups, following the Covid pandemic and lockdown. Read more

Tackling ageing in the gut: investigating the contribution of macrophages in the intestinal stem cell niche to gut maintenance and repair

Ageing of the gut is an important contributor to multimorbidities of the elderly, including frailty, and mental decline. However, the specific cellular and molecular mechanisms driving gut degeneration with ageing and how these lead to specific clinical outcomes are still unclear. Read more

The economics of frailty and use of community assets

There is limited evidence available on the economics of frailty and Cost-Benefit Analysis (CBA) of social prescribing interventions addressing frailty to improve health and wellbeing through the use community assets. Read more

Investigating the role of Aquaporins in age related diseases

Physical frailty, with its associated immobility and disability, is a major factor limiting independence among older people. A key contributor to frailty is a decline in muscle mass and strength (sarcopenia) and the burden of sarcopenia is substantial, with a cost to the NHS of ~£2.5bn/pa. Read more

Building Baymax - Flexible Robot Skin: Smart sensors and algorithms

  Research Group: Intelligent Systems and Robotics
In this project, we aim to develop the next generation of household robots (not vacuum cleaners but multi-task robotic manipulators) that are safe to interact with, even for children and the elderly. Read more

Heat, Health and Human Geographies: Exploring Caribbean Responses to Urban Heat Stress through Creative Ethnographic Methods

The University of Liverpool invites applications for a fully funded PhD studentship to conduct a piece of ethnographic research exploring the experiences, responses to and understandings of health and increasing urban heat in Port of Spain, Trinidad. Read more

Filtering Results