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University of Manchester Health Sciences PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

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  (BBSRC DTP) Microbial population diversity as a driver of antibiotic resistance evolution
  Dr D Gifford, Dr C Knight, Dr T Gilman
Application Deadline: 31 January 2019
Classically, microbial evolution has been thought to progress via rapid sweeps of beneficial mutations that quickly fix within populations—the so-called ‘strong selection, weak mutation’ model.
  An investigation of trauma, dissociation and insecure attachment styles in the context of psychosis
  Dr K Berry, Dr F Varese, Dr S Bucci
Applications accepted all year round
The proposed mixed-methods PhD aims to explore the impact of trauma, dissociation and insecure attachment styles in people who experience from psychosis.
  Bayesian statistical approaches to identification of shared genetic signals
  Dr H Guo, Prof C Berzuini, Prof M Rattray
Applications accepted all year round
A number of genes have been found associated with certain clinical outcome of interest from multiple studies. Identification of shared causal genes from these studies is crucial to understand the aetiology of certain diseases and the underlying causal pathways.
  Deployment and evaluation of complex computerised interventions to enhance patient safety in primary care
  Dr N Peek, Dr B Brown, Dr S Cheraghi-Sohi
Applications accepted all year round
This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. A formal application must be submitted to be considered. The Studentship is expected to commence from 1 October 2018 but a January 2019 start dates will be considered.
  Discrimination, trauma, and psychosis - advancing theory and measurement development
  Dr D Edge, Dr F Varese, Dr K Berry
Applications accepted all year round
Background. Higher rates of schizophrenia and related psychoses are one of the most consistent findings from decades of research into the mental health of ethnic minorities.
  Encouraging retention in clinical trials (ERIC)
  Dr S Cotterill, Dr S Peters, Prof A Vail
Applications accepted all year round
Clinical trials often require longer term follow-up measures, collected months or years after completion of the intervention. Such trials struggle to retain participants, leading to.
  Epigenetic mechanisms of behavioural, placental and cognitive impairment in a neurodevelopmental model for schizophrenia
  Dr R Hager, Prof J Neill, Dr J Glazier
Applications accepted all year round
A fundamental question in disease research is how stressors experienced during critical developmental periods influence the genesis or ‘programming’ of adult disease (Estes & McAllister 2016).
  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.
  Feasibility of delivering group psychological support to stroke survivors in community settings
  Dr E Patchwood, Prof A Bowen, Dr S Knowles
Applications accepted all year round
Supporting people to come to terms with persisting disability and life after stroke is a high priority for stroke research. There is an urgent need for evidence-based, clinically and financially effective psychological interventions that can be feasibly delivered for community-based stroke survivors.
  Identifying and quantifying the relative importance that patients attach to the outcomes of safe prescribing in primary care
  Prof R Elliott, Prof K Payne
Applications accepted all year round
There are over 1.8 million serious prescribing errors in English general practices each year and hazardous prescribing is associated with substantial healthcare costs, reduced quality of life and increased risk of mortality.
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