Sunlight exposure and cutaneous production of vitamin D in Black African/Afro-Caribbean adults
Dr M Farrar, Prof L Rhodes, Prof A Webb
Applications accepted all year round
PhD Research Project
PhD Research Projects are advertised opportunities to examine a pre-defined topic or answer a stated research question. Some projects may also provide scope for you to propose your own ideas and approaches.
Self-Funded PhD Students Only
This project does not have funding attached. You will need to have your own means of paying fees and living costs and / or seek separate funding from student finance, charities or trusts.
Our main source of vitamin D is through skin exposure to ultraviolet radiation (UVR) in sunlight. Vitamin D is essential for healthy bones and is associated with reduced incidence of several cancers and immune-mediated disorders.