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We have 88 Nursing, Midwifery & Allied Health Professions PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

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  Epidemiology and outcomes of psoriatric arthritis
  Dr G Jones, Prof G Macfarlane, Dr R Hollick
Application Deadline: 13 March 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.
  Who Counts? Understanding and enabling synergies between routine mortality data and data systems inform and rural primary health systems in South Africa
  Dr L D'Ambruoso, Prof P Byass
Application Deadline: 26 June 2020

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Described as the single most critical development failure of the past 30 years, in Africa and Asia the majority of births, deaths, and causes of deaths are never recorded.
  What can pregnancy tell us about maternal behaviour? A neurohormonal investigation
  Research Group: Brain and Cognition Research Group
  Dr J Aspell, Dr F Cardini
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Brain and Cognition Research Group - https://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/brain-and-cognition.
  Education of health and care staff on LGBT issues using behaviour-change techniques.
  Prof C Meads, Dr D McDermott
Application Deadline: 9 February 2020

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A recent community survey of 3000 UK health and social care staff (Unhealthy Attitudes Survey; Stonewall 2015) found that 25% of patient- or client-facing staff had heard colleagues make negative remarks about sexual orientation and 20% had heard negative remarks about gender identity.
  Investigating the neural dynamics of the therapeutic process in addiction treatment - emotions, craving and state dependent recall.
  Prof J Fachner, Dr C Maidhof, Dr F Panin
Application Deadline: 9 February 2020

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Music therapy (MT) is a successful treatment for various illnesses, including addiction. Studies report positive effects of Music-based and MT interventions, but results are inconclusive.
  Investigating fatigue and the response to exercise training in clinical population with functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) and magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS)
  Dr H Kubis
Application Deadline: 24 January 2020

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PhD Studentship/Junior Technician. Applications are invited for a six year, 50% FTE part time PhD studentship/50% FTE part time Junior Technician post funded by the School of Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences at Bangor University.
  Budding yeast as a model for sudden cardiac death
  Dr T Hoefken
Applications accepted all year round

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Sudden unexpected cardiac death is responsible for about half of all heart disease deaths. It is an unexpected death caused by a change in heart rhythm.
  Central Nervous system Gene therapy to treat obesity Bardet-Biedl Syndrome (BBS). Analysis of the BBS brain development
  Dr V Hernandez
Applications accepted all year round

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Bardet-Biedl syndrome (BBS) is a debilitating, often life-limiting heritable multisystem disorder caused by dysfunction of non-motile cilia (ciliopathy).
  Nanoparticles in drug delivery
  Dr G Stenbeck, Dr U Kishore
Applications accepted all year round

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Nanoparticles (NPs) are materials with overall dimensions in the nano scale range (5nm-100nm). Due to their unique physicochemical properties, they have found a wide range of applications and are currently explored as drug and gene delivery vehicles.
  Investigating the value of using emotionally intelligent artificial conversational agents to carry out assessments in higher education or healthcare.
  Dr A Money, Dr T Koulouri
Applications accepted all year round

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Artificial conversational agents, can be embodied (physical robots or digital avatars on a screen) or not embodied (chat-bots or digital assistants).
  Use of inertial sensors for fall prediction in older people
  Dr A Shaheen, Dr A Cocks
Applications accepted all year round

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Falls in older people are a common cause of morbidity, mortality and loss of function. The physiological changes to the motor and sensory functions caused by ageing combined with the presence of other age-related diseases put this population at a high risk of falling.
  Peer Specialist in Suicide Prevention in Emergency Departments
  Assoc Prof A Welch, Dr S Hopkinson
Applications accepted all year round

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The emergence of peer specialist in suicide prevention is an emerging area of investigation. Evidence of contemporary practice approaches to working with individuals who are contemplating taking their own life or who have made an attempt on their life suggests, in the main, to be unsuccessful.
  The Evaluation of the Nurse Navigator Role in Queensland
  Assoc Prof C Harvey, Dr A Baldwin, Prof J Judd
Applications accepted all year round

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This project evaluates the effectiveness and sustainability of the nurse navigator model being trialled by Queensland Health, and the Health Navigator's model, implemented in Hawke’s Bay (New Zealand).
  A Cross-Cultural Exploration into Caring for Someone with Cancer: A Qualitative Study in Scotland
  Ms J Young, Dr C Gray Brunton
Applications accepted all year round

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Cancer is a multifaceted diagnosis that is bound up in a range of factors that will affect an individual’s lived experience of this disease.
  Cardiac rehabilitation for cancer patients with heart failure
  Dr S Dawkes, Prof A Campbell
Application Deadline: 31 January 2020

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Cardiac rehabilitation (CR) is a fundamental component of care for people with heart disease (BACPR, 2017). Traditionally, CR has been offered to patients after heart attack and cardiac surgery but patients are becoming more complex and have many conditions rather than just one thing wrong with their heart.
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