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  A novel approach to the development of an antimuscarinic potency tool and measuring anticholinergic burden in older people
  Dr P Nishtala
Applications accepted all year round
A self-funded PhD studentship is available under the supervision of Dr Prasad Nishtala at the University of Bath. This is a collaborative project which will involve working with Dr Hamish Jamieson from the Big Data and Ageing Research Group at Christchurch.
  The Impact of Health Qigong/Tai Chi Exercises on Healthy Living and Healthy Ageing
  Dr D Barraclough, Prof MJ Jackson
Applications accepted all year round
With the ageing population increasing in the World, the prevalence of age-related chronic diseases is increasing, leading to increased number of older people with multiple chronic conditions (MCC).
  Examining the longitudinal associations of polypharmacy and frailty with functional decline in older people with multimorbidity
  Dr P Nishtala
Applications accepted all year round
A self-funded PhD studentship is available under the supervision of Dr Prasad Nishtala at the University of Bath. This is a collaborative project, which will involve working with Dr Hamish Jamieson from the Big Data and Ageing Research Group at Christchurch and Dr Danijela Gnjidic at the University of Sydney.
  Developing a workforce with competence in the integrated care of older people with complex needs (RDF19/HLS/NMH/THOMPSON)
  Dr J Thompson
Application Deadline: 25 January 2019
Recent years have witnessed a transformation in care delivery towards integrated models of care that aim to provide well-coordinated, safe, efficient care for older people with multiple and complex needs.
  Pharmacoepidemiological study to systematically investigate drug-related adverse events in older people
  Dr P Nishtala
Applications accepted all year round
A self-funded PhD studentship is available under the supervision of Dr Prasad Nishtala at the University of Bath. This is a collaborative project which will involve working with Dr Hamish Jamieson from the Big Data and Ageing Research Group at Christchurch, NZ.
  Developing a dehydration risk assessment tool for older people in acute and social care settings (BunnDU18SF)
  Dr D Bunn
Application Deadline: 31 May 2019
Background and Aims. Low-intake dehydration, due to drinking insufficiently to replace obligatory fluid losses, is prevalent amongst older people.
  Funded PhD Opportunity Studying professional decision making in care of older people using innovative factorial survey methods
  Prof B Taylor, Dr C Killick
Application Deadline: 18 February 2019
Professional judgement is increasingly challenged within modern societies. A concern about risks of harm has led to increased scrutiny of the power of professionals and the decisions that they make.
  How does cognitive impairment reconfigure active ageing policies and practices?
  Dr C Cooper, Prof P Higgs, Dr PR Rapaport
Application Deadline: 13 March 2019
The Division of Psychiatry at University College London (UCL) is seeking an outstanding, highly motivated and enthusiastic candidate for this PhD studentship.
  Do men attend luncheon clubs? An exploration of gendered interventions to promote social engagement (RDF19/HLS/SWECW/COLLINS)
  Dr T Collins
Application Deadline: 25 January 2019
Life events, such as widowhood, are associated with increased loneliness and social isolation, particularly for older men (ILC-UK, 2015) who tend to have smaller support networks and less contact with family and friends than older women (Beach and Bamford, 2014).
  Evaluating new technologies for promotion of healthy active ageing: using smartphone apps and sensors to promote activity- acceptability and adherence measurement?
  Prof C Todd, Dr E Boulton, Dr H Hague
Applications accepted all year round
Health apps, and wearable technologies such as smartwatches and other body worn sensors connected to smartphones or other recording and transmitting systems, are becoming increasingly common.
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