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  Range verification in proton beam therapy through prompt gamma-ray imaging
  Dr M Taylor, Prof R Mackay
Applications accepted all year round

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Project description. The beauty of proton therapy over x-ray therapy is that the majority of protons stop within the patient. The problem lies in the fact that we cannot tell, with a great degree of accuracy, exactly where they stop !.
  Extending social perception theories to advertising context
  Research Group: Applied, Social and Health Psychology Research Group
  Dr M Zawisza, Dr D McDermott
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Applied, Social and Health Psychology Research Group - http://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-technology/research/our-research-institutes-and-groups/applied-social-and-health-psychology.
  Understanding the biomechanical changes associated with a popular walking programme to optimise care for individuals with arthritis and musculoskeletal conditions.
  Dr K Martin, Dr D Blana
Application Deadline: 29 May 2020

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This is an exciting, interdisciplinary project that brings together social science, data science and engineering, and will give the student invaluable skills for a career in academia or the medical technology sector.
  Development and validation of an observational measure of children’s conversational skills: application to children who have Social (Pragmatic) Communication Disorder or High-functioning autism spectrum disorder
  Dr C Adams, Dr J Freed
Applications accepted all year round

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Social communication impairments in school-aged children are a fundamental feature of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and are prominent in a type of language disorder called Social (Pragmatic) Communication Disorder (SPCD).
  Conversation analysis of health communication
  Dr S Speer
Applications accepted all year round

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Good communication can enhance health outcomes. In order to optimise health communication in different settings it is important to understand what interactional techniques are used, and which techniques work well and less well.
  Public health prevention within urban spaces: a citizen science enquiry.
  Dr E Carnegie, Dr L Luca Mora, Dr R Kyle
Applications accepted all year round

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Advantages of living in cities, with relatively high population density, include. opportunities for social interaction, education, employment, access to health diagnostics and treatment, active travel and integrated modes of transport.
  Determinants of childhood and early adolescence sleep behaviours and risk of overweight and obesity
  Dr A J Williams, Dr J Cecil
Application Deadline: 17 April 2020

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Sleep is an involuntary behaviour, biologically fundamental to survival and wellbeing. In our current society, however, sleep is increasingly neglected with significant implications for health.
  The application of the science and evidence base of Health Psychology theories and frameworks within mental health settings
  Dr F Satti
Applications accepted all year round

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Applications are invited for a PhD research student on a project assessing the impact of Health Psychology within mental health settings.
  MicroRNA and Extracellular Vesicles Mediation of Embryo-Maternal Communication
  Prof A Fazeli, Dr P Heath
Applications accepted all year round

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Infertility is a substantial problem affecting couples worldwide. The scars inflicted on couples as a result of not being able to conceive affects their general health, mental well-being and even raising social issues particularly in the old age.
  Decision Fatigue in Health Relevant Decision Making
  Dr J Allan, Dr D Powell, Prof P Murchie
Application Deadline: 29 May 2020

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In order to make decisions, people must take in and weigh up relevant information and make choices about the most appropriate course of action to take.
  Epidemiology and outcomes of psoriatic arthritis
  Dr G Jones, Prof G Macfarlane, Dr R Hollick
Application Deadline: 29 May 2020

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Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) presents a unique clinical challenge. Characterised by inflammatory joint disease, enthesitis, skin and nail disease, it is also associated with vascular risk and increased likelihood of metabolic syndrome.
  Physical Activity and Health of Young Adults - A Self Funded PhD
  Dr B Dagger, Dr M Jackson
Applications accepted all year round

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Young adults are an often overlooked population with regards to health monitoring and intervention. However, research suggests that emerging adulthood is a critical window during which lifestyle habits are formed and continue into older adulthood.
  Better shared decision making within cancer care (CANDECIDE)
  Dr S MacLennan, Prof M Ryan
Application Deadline: 29 May 2020

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This is an innovative interdisciplinary project within the important area of supportive care. The student will join a small expert team within the Institute of Applied Health Sciences which has good links with NHS Grampian and UCAN (Urological Cancer Charity).
  Chronic pain: from public health impact to impact on public health policy
  Prof G Macfarlane, Dr K Oliver
Application Deadline: 29 May 2020

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Chronic pain represents a frequent and disabling condition and it is generally acknowledged that it represents and important public health problem and economic burden.
  General Practice contracts: The impact of contract changes on General Practices in Scotland
  Dr V Watson, Dr R Schulz, Prof P Murchie
Application Deadline: 29 May 2020

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In the UK, most GP Practices are run as private businesses that contract with the Government to provide general medical care to the population of patients who are registered with them.
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