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  Stress, Healthy Ageing and Physical Exercise (SHAPE)
  Prof AC Whittaker, Dr G Ryde, Dr J Connelly
Applications accepted all year round

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The SHAPE project will examine the associations between physical activity and psychological, social and physical wellbeing in older adults, and develop a protocol for an intervention to influence healthy ageing across psychosocial, neuroendocrine and physiological health outcomes.
  WALES ESRC DTP PHD ‘COLLABORATIVE’ STUDENTSHIP - School of Social Sciences: Paths for People
  Dr C Bates, Dr T Hall
Application Deadline: 3 February 2020

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Cardiff University School of Social Sciences invites applications for PhD study with the possibility of being awarded a fully-funded ESRC DTP Studentship, available to start in October 2020, which is available in the area of Sociology.
  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.
  Investigating the incidence of falls and relationship to motor ability in autistic adults
  Dr E Gowen, Dr E Stanmore, Dr E Poliakoff
Applications accepted all year round

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Autism is a life-long developmental condition that affects how a person communicates and interacts with people. In addition to these social symptoms, >70% of autistic individuals show signs of altered motor control such as less accurate eye-hand coordination, unstable balance and abnormal gait patterns.
  MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit - Complexity in Health programme

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Our Complexity in Health programme develops and applies research methods that are designed for understanding the variety of interdependent factors that shape the impact of interventions and policies that aim to improve health and to reduce health inequalities.
  Using novel technologies to improve visual performance in Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  Dr S Jeon, Dr L Sweeney, Prof N Strang
Applications accepted all year round

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Project reference number. SHLS19029. The prevalence of age related macular degeneration (ARMD) is increasing in the UK; leading to large numbers of older people having difficulty with tasks such as reading and recognising faces.
  Role of Data in the Innovation of Public Services (RDF20/BL/EIS/WILSON)
  Prof R Wilson
Application Deadline: 24 January 2020

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Data and Information have been lauded as the solution to the problem of the reform of public services in the UK, across Europe and beyond.
  The concept of frailty: individual and professional perspectives
  Dr I Ryder, Dr J Roddis
Application Deadline: 23 February 2020

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Applications are invited for a fully-funded three year PhD to commence in October 2020. The PhD will be based in the Faculty of Science and Health, and will be supervised by Dr Isobel Ryder and Dr Jenny Roddis.
  Adapting and testing the feasibility of an enhanced community-based rehabilitation programme following hip fracture for people with dementia or cognitive impairment
  Prof N Williams
Applications accepted all year round

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Background. Proximal femoral fracture (commonly referred to as hip fracture) is a major health problem in the frail elderly [1], and 42% have cognitive impairment [2].
  Physical activity prescription to improve mental and physical health in people with vision loss
  Prof P Allen, Dr L Smith, Dr S Forwood
Application Deadline: 9 February 2020

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Regular participation in physical activity has been associated with reduced risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), diabetes, certain cancers and in older adults Alzheimer’s disease, as well as prevention of falls and greater independence.
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