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older people PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

We have 25 older people PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

Understanding the factors that influence psychosocial functioning in older people with bipolar disorder

Bipolar disorder is classified as a lifelong, recurrent condition, associated with functional decline and a reduction in quality of life (Michalak et al., 2005; Bonnín et al., 2012). Older adults are estimated to represent approximately 25% of people diagnosed with bipolar disorder (Ljubic et al., 2021). Read more

The Effects of Befriending on Cognitive Function

  Research Group: Psychology
Poor social relationships can contribute to cognitive decline [1], and vice versa; cognitive decline may strain social relationships [2] and curtail social engagement [3] and leading to loneliness and social isolation. Read more

Pain Management for People Living with Dementia in Extra Care Housing

There is plenty of research and a large body of evidence that shows that, for older people living with dementia, pain assessment and management is suboptimal as compared to other older people with similar health conditions in hospitals, residential care, nursing care and in their own homes, but there is no evidence relating to people living with dementia in Extra Care Housing (ECH). Read more

How well can mice reproduce human frailty?

We are living longer but not necessarily healthier. One condition that affect older people is frailty, which makes people vulnerable to stressors such as infections or falls in a much more profound way than younger people. Read more

MSc By Research: Using hypomethylating agents to prevent respiratory infections in older adults

The MSc by Research programme at the University of Aberdeen is for students interested in a research-intensive master's degree. It is designed specifically to enhance your skills for a PhD or research career. Read more

Reviewing and optimising the use of electronic prescribing systems to improve medicine safety in integrated care systems

  Research Group: Health Technologies
With a rapidly ageing population in the UK, there is an escalating demand for older care that requires therapeutic drug monitoring with the help of electronic prescribing and record systems (EPRS). Read more

Determining and understanding digital exclusion

Although digital technologies bring benefits to many people, there are some groups, such as older people, people without jobs, or people with disabilities, who potentially face greater barriers to digital inclusion. 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

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