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Glasgow Caledonian University PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

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  An exploration of professionals’ decision making in the protection of vulnerable adults
  Dr M Kettle, Dr S Grant
Applications accepted all year round

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Project reference number. SHLS019024. The recent Care Inspectorate thematic inspection of Adult Support and Protection in Scotland highlights a number of key issues.
  Biomechanical risk factors in ulcerated and non-ulcerated high risk patients with diabetes
  Prof J Woodburn, Dr J Hurst, Dr D Wilson
Applications accepted all year round

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Project reference number. SHLS19017. The Scottish Diabetes Group Risk Stratification (or traffic light) system can classify patients at high risk even without ulcer history.
  Computer games to support arm rehabilitation after stroke
  Dr K Thomson, Dr D Knox, Prof F van Wijck
Applications accepted all year round

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Project reference number. SHLS19012. Stroke is one of the most common causes of disability across the world. Up to 80% of acute stroke patients experience loss of arm function, including loss of strength, coordination and manual dexterity, which can make daily activities such as self-care and food preparation difficult.
  Developing an intervention to maximise nurse antibiotic prescribing for Upper Respiratory Tract Infections (URTI)
  Dr L Price, Dr V Ness, Dr K McAloney-Kocaman
Applications accepted all year round

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Project reference number. SHLS19026. Antimicrobial resistance is a public health priority with human, financial and social costs.
  Development of a single NGS pipeline using a novel universal virus enrichment panel for the detection and typing of viral pathogens.
  Prof L Scobie, Dr R Gunson
Applications accepted all year round

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Project reference number. SHLS19001. Current routine virology diagnostics rely upon serological methods and novel molecular methods such as real time PCR.
  Endothelial receptor antagonists in experimental models of pulmonary hypertension: Cellular and right ventricular studies.
  Dr D Welsh, Dr Y Dempsie
Applications accepted all year round

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Project reference number. SHLS19004. Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is a general name for a group of progressive vasculopathies of the pulmonary vasculature.
  Epidemiological study of ageing populations affected by blood borne viruses and associated health risk behaviours : analysis of linked databases
  Prof S Hutchinson, Dr H Innes, Dr A Yeung
Applications accepted all year round

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Project reference number. SHLS19006. Scotland has a track record in undertaking record-linkage studies to inform public health policy and practice.
  Exploring the relationship between social work and the UK Government’s Prevent Strategy
  Prof S Webb, Dr S Jackson, Dr N Farmer
Applications accepted all year round

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Project reference number. SHLS19021. The Prevent policy is a strand of the Governments Countering Violent Extremism (C.V.E) policy CONTEST.
  Investigating the role of connexins in the gingival response to the oral microbiota
  Dr J Butcher, Dr C Wright, Dr P Martin
Applications accepted all year round

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Project reference number. SHLS19005. Periodontal disease (PD) is a chronic inflammatory and bone destructive disease that imposes a substantial social and economic burden, and has been linked to the initiation and progression of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, and Alzheimer’s disease.
  Investigating the role of pannexin 1 in the development of pulmonary hypertension
  Dr Y Dempsie, Dr P Martin, Dr D Welsh
Applications accepted all year round

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Project reference number. SHLS19003. Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is a progressive disease, associated with both constriction and abnormal proliferation of cells in the pulmonary vasculature, leading to narrowing of the arteries and increased pulmonary arterial pressures.
  Measuring Visual Sensitivity to Emotional Facial Expressions in Health and Disease
  Dr A Logan, Dr U Shahani, Prof G Loffler
Applications accepted all year round

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Project reference number. SHLS19031. Humans tend to leak emotion through facial expressions. A brief glimpse of a face is often sufficient to determine that an individual is feeling happy, sad, angry or surprised.
  Multimorbidity in people with musculoskeletal disorders
  Dr G Hendry, Prof M Steultjens, Dr S Smith
Applications accepted all year round

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Project reference number. SHLS19015. Multimorbidity is a major national health priority. This is due to its high and rising prevalence, the complexity of care need, and demands on patients and practitioners for seeking and delivering care.
  The costs of managing incontinence in Scotland
  Prof H Mason, Prof J Booth, Prof S Hagen
Applications accepted all year round

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Project reference number. SHLS19019. Urinary incontinence is common, currently affecting up to one third of all adults and is a growing problem.
  The experiences of families of African descent within the statutory child protection intervention in Scotland.
  Dr I Jackson, Dr S Jackson, Dr N Farmer
Applications accepted all year round

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Project reference number. SHLS019022. There is a paucity of research that has sought to explore the experiences of families of African descent within the statutory child protection context in Scotland.
  Understanding disease mechanisms of Alzheimer’s disease
  Dr X Shu, Dr G Hunter
Applications accepted all year round

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Project reference number. SHLS19028. Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most common cause of dementia and is a growing global health concern in the world.
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