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  What is “critical” about social work?
  Prof S Webb, Dr H Lynch
Applications accepted all year round

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REF SHLS-20012 Webb. This project will examine what is “critical” about social work. The aim is to provide close analysis of current trends, ideas and innovations in the field of theoretical and methodological social work by focusing on literature, policy and practice developments.
  Evaluation of interventions to address hepatitis C virus infection among children born to mothers with a history of injecting drug use in Scotland
  Prof S Hutchinson, Dr N Palmateer
Application Deadline: 19 June 2020

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REF SHLS-20002 Hutchinson. There are an estimated 41,000 to 59,000 children of problem drug using parents in Scotland, representing about 4-5% of children aged under 16.
  Urban health inequalities from Victorian times to the present day: socioeconomic conditions, social interactions and economic fluctuations
  Dr R Mancy
Application Deadline: 15 June 2020

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Glasgow is known for its extreme health inequalities, but what is the origin of these and how far back do they go? How have they been affected by big ‘shocks’…
  Water metabolism in cities: towards a deeper understanding of the lifecycle of drinking water in the urbanocene
  Dr V Inglezakis
Applications accepted all year round

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The urbanization trend is an undeniable fact worldwide in large and small cities. The urban conglomeration is continuously evolving as an organic entity that metabolizes energy, food and water into economic growth and waste.
  FULLY FUNDED PHD: Understanding the regulation of antigens expressed in vivo during acute and persistent UPEC infection
  Dr G Douce, Dr A Roe, Dr M Pizza
Application Deadline: 5 June 2020

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TO APPLY, CLICK ’VISIT WEBSITE’. Acute and recurrent urinary tract infections (UTI) cause devastating infections in both the young and the elderly.
  CoSS PhD Scholarship - Latin America’s Queer Movements Between Transnationalism and Decoloniality
  Dr M Waites, Dr M Hume
Application Deadline: 28 May 2020

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The School of Social and Political Sciences offers a dynamic research environment with a strong international profile and over 100 academic and research staff.
  Development of learner autonomy in student-centred learning environments in engineering
  Dr E Ventura-Medina, Dr A Anderson
Applications accepted all year round

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More than ever engineering disciplines are playing a key role in the development of solutions to the current and future grand challenges that societies around the globe face.
  Procuring and delivering large publicly funded construction projects for the Common Good
  Dr C Thomson, Dr N Callaghan
Applications accepted all year round

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SCEBE-20-003-CTSF. Increased public investment is seeing a rise in large scale multi-million construction projects which play a significant role in providing services but also in shaping the urban environment and communities within which they sit.
  Adaptive design of the UK dwellings to reduce summertime overheating
  Dr I Wong, Prof A Klemm, Dr D McCormick
Applications accepted all year round

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SCEBE-20-001-ILWSF. Background. The traditional UK dwellings are generally designed with small area of façade openings and building facades with lower U-values to reduce heat losses in winter.
  Enhancing and evaluating student-led activities to support the development of industry-ready graduate attributes
  Dr A Fletcher, Dr M Haw
Applications accepted all year round

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The continued advancement and competitiveness of UK Engineering depends heavily upon the ability to recruit and retain highly qualified graduates with a mindset for continued professional development.
  What makes particle packings stable? Novel answers to a baffling question
  Dr M Haw, Dr L Lue, Dr K Dobson
Applications accepted all year round

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Soils, catalysts, nanoporous materials, pharmaceutical tablets, sand dunes. all are packings of particles, with microstructure on scales from nanometre to centimetre.
  Glasgow School for Business and Society

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Glasgow Caledonian University's commitment to the Common Good is realised in applied research which addresses major societal challenges, enabling communities in the UK and internationally to build inclusive societies and live healthy lives in sustainable environments.
  Measuring symptoms of prolapse with the Pelvic Organ Prolapse Symptom Score (POP-SS)
  Dr S Hagan, Dr P Dall, Dr P McCarthy
Applications accepted all year round

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Ref. SHLS20038 Hagen. Background. Pelvic organ prolapse is a common female condition characterised by symptomatic descent of the vaginal walls, apex or vault from the normal anatomical position.
  The influence of dog-ownership on physical activity and other outcomes in those with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)?
  Dr N Roberts, Dr P Dall
Applications accepted all year round

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Ref. SHLS20037 Roberts. Exercise and physical activity are important in preventing and managing long term conditions. Walking time and standing time have been shown to be reduced in patients with severe Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).
  Development of interventions combining exercise, patient education and pain management on free-living physical activity and quality of life in individuals with intermittent claudication.
  Dr C Seenan, Dr U Abaraogu, Dr P Dall
Applications accepted all year round

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Ref. SHLS20036 Seenan. Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) is a common vascular disease which is characterised by pain and exercise intolerance, termed Intermittent Claudication (IC), due to reduction in blood flow to skeletal muscles in the lower limbs.
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