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Social Science & Health PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships in Lancaster

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  Statistical Learning for Early Detection and Prevention of Diabetes
  Dr B Taylor, Dr J Knight
Application Deadline: 15 March 2019
Project Description (300 word max). Diabetes remains one of the largest challenges for our health service, and predictions have suggested that the NHS could be spending 17 billion pounds per year treating it by 2035.
  How do patterns of routine vaccination coverage amongst children and young people (aged < 16 years of age) accessing secondary and tertiary medical care differ from the general paediatric population?
  Dr R Isba, Dr R Edge
Application Deadline: 15 March 2019
In England in 2017-18, routine childhood vaccination coverage declined, meaning the UK now lags behind European neighbours. Hospital attendance is an opportunity to check vaccination status and refer for catch-up if needed, yet little work is done in this area.
  Understanding the role of social interactions in disease transmission
  Dr J Read, Dr C Jewell
Application Deadline: 15 March 2019
Social interactions between people drive the spread of many infectious disease, including influenza, measles and tuberculosis. Consequently, they form the basis of many public health interventions, such as quarantine and contact tracing.
  Exploring how teachers’ explanatory frameworks of mental health difficulties, impact on their responses to students
  Dr G Perez- Algorta, Dr R Slinger, Prof F Lobban
Application Deadline: 15 March 2019
Teachers are set to play an increasingly important role in supporting young peoples’ mental-health.
  The impact of economic shocks on mental and physical health
  Prof B Hollingsworth, Dr E Zucchelli
Application Deadline: 15 March 2019
This PhD explores the causal pathways between economic circumstances and health status by exploiting economic shocks and causal mediation analysis methods.
  Impact of attendance at a day centre on frailty outcomes and quality of life for older women
  Prof C Holland, Dr Q Xiong
Application Deadline: 15 March 2019
This studentship is an exciting opportunity to join the Centre for Ageing Research (C4AR) at Lancaster University to work within this internationally highly regarded multidisciplinary centre that focuses on the challenges of ageing from a range of perspectives.
  Can we reduce the use of single use plastics in food production?
  Dr C Stevens
Application Deadline: 22 February 2019
Single use and short life-span plastics have received a lot of media attention in the last 12 months. Ultimately plastics we dispose of can end up in soils, water courses and oceans.
  New tools for predicting spread of Fusarium wilt in banana
  Dr M Grant
Application Deadline: 22 February 2019
Banana and plantain rank among the world’s most valuable primary agricultural commodities. Unfortunately, banana is challenged by several important pests and diseases, the most notorious of which is the fungal pathogen Foc Tropical Race 4 (TR4), which causes Fusarium wilt.
  PhD Scholarships in Psychology
Closing date for applications. 1st week in February. The Department of Psychology is currently offering fully-funded PhD scholarships commencing in October 2019, as well as opportunities to apply for other studentships via the ESRC's North West Social Sciences Doctoral Training Partnership (NWSSDTP).
  Economics PhD/Master's+PhD Studentships - Lancaster University Management School
The Department of Economics at Lancaster University Management School (LUMS) is inviting applications for entry into its PhD and Integrated PhD (one-year Master's plus three-year Doctoral study) programmes.
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