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Public Health & Epidemiology PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships in Liverpool

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  Psychology and reducing obesity in the UK
  Dr E Boyland, Dr E Robinson
Application Deadline: 13 February 2020

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Obesity has become a major challenge of the 21st century. In the UK, more than one in four adults have obesity and one in five children leaving primary school will have developed obesity.
  Determining the impact of underage alcohol/substance use on child health and well-being
  Dr A Rose, Dr K Fleming
Application Deadline: 15 March 2020

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English statistics report that in 2016, almost half of girls (46%) and boys (43%) aged 11-15 years had consumed alcohol. This increased to 65% by 16-17 years.
  MRC DTP and CASE Studentships in Global Health Fully funded 4-year (1+3) postgraduate studentships

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 MRC DTP and CASE Studentships in Global Health. Fully funded 4-year (1+3) postgraduate studentships. Applications for studentships for entry in autumn 2020 now open.
  Improving responses to skin & soft tissues infections among people who inject drugs.
  Prof V D Hope, Dr H R Sumnall
Applications accepted all year round

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Skin & soft tissues infections (SSTIs) among people who inject drugs (PWID) are a substantial health problem.[1] They result from the difficulties in maintaining good injection practice and hygiene in the environments were illicit psychoactive drugs (such as heroin) are typically consumed.
  The use of human enhancement drugs among LGBT people: characterising the extent and nature of use in the UK
  Prof V D Hope, Mr J McVeigh
Applications accepted all year round

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The use of drugs for human enhancement is a diverse and long-standing phenomenon.
  How can public support be fostered for controversial, but evidence-based, drug policies that will improve outcomes for stigmatised and marginalised groups?
  Dr H R Sumnall, Dr A Atkinson, Dr S Gage, Dr I Hamilton
Applications accepted all year round

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The UK is currently facing some of the highest levels of deaths related to controlled drug use on record. People who use drugs (PWUD) also face other health and social harms related to their drug use, and because of the ways in which society chooses to respond to their drug use.
  Nutrition and Health of Young Adults - A Self Funded PhD
  Dr C Macdonald-Clarke, 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.
  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.
  PhD position: Remission of Type 2 diabetes though weight management using a hypocaloric diet
  Dr G Farhat, Dr R Webb
Applications accepted all year round

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Type 2 diabetes (T2D), a chronic disease strongly associated with obesity, is extremely burdensome for both the individual and society.
  Examining Histoplasmosis in household and community environments at the human-animal interface
  Dr C Scantlebury, Prof A J McCarthy, Dr G Pinchbeck, Dr D Wooton
Applications accepted all year round

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Little is known about the current prevalence or transmission of Histoplasmosis despite its persistence in Sub-Saharan Africa, representing a public health blind spot (Oladele et al., 2018).
  Statistical and machine learning methods for risk prediction of cardiovascular diseases from complex longitudinal data
  Dr G Czanner, Dr I Olier, Prof P Lisboa, Prof G Lip
Applications accepted all year round

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Project description. Risk prediction models are used in clinical decision making and are used to help patients make an informed choice about their treatment.
  Modelling the impact of interventions in atrial fibrillation, the commonest cardiac rhythm disorder and a global healthcare problem
  Dr G Czanner, Dr I Olier, Prof P Lisboa, Prof G Lip
Applications accepted all year round

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Project description. It is known that the risk of developing CVD is increasing in the UK along with the rest of the World. It is believed that the culprits are lifestyle and environmental factors.
  Spatial statistical methods and machine learning for analysis of retinal images of optic disc
  Dr G Czanner, Dr S Czanner
Applications accepted all year round

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Automated disease diagnosis using medical imaging data is an increasingly important problem. For example, colour retinal images are used to detect glaucoma - a major cause of blindness.
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