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  Dynamic prediction modelling in Parkinson’s disease
  Dr D McLernon, Dr A Macleod, Dr C Counsell
Application Deadline: 26 June 2020

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1. Background to the project. Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a progressive, disabling, neurodegenerative disorder which is common in the elderly.
  What are the personal, clinical and social impacts of longer waiting times? A multi-methods study.
  Prof C Ramsay, Prof L Locock
Application Deadline: 30 June 2020

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Waiting times for elective surgery remain an important topic for health policy and health services research. The standard national treatment time guarantee in Scotland is 12 weeks.
  Developing smart, dementia-friendly signage
  Research Group: Built Environment Research Group
  Dr F Pascale, Dr A Pooley
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Built Environment Research Group. https://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-technology/research/our-research-institutes-and-groups/built-environment-research-group.
  Gastrointestinal modulation using omega-3 and probiotic strategies and its effect on cardio-metabolic health in obese and non-obese populations
  Research Group: Cambridge Centre for Sport and Exercise Sciences
  Dr J Roberts, Dr L Smith
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Cambridge Centre for Sport and Exercise Sciences - https://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/cambridge-centre-for-sport-and-exercise-sciences.
  Investigating how tactile cues can influence people’s perception of healthy food.
  Research Group: Centre for Societies and Groups
  Dr C Jansson-Boyd
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Centre for Societies and Groups https://aru.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/aru-centre-for-societies-and-groups.
  The impact of transcultural migration on body image and disordered eating
  Research Group: Centre for Societies and Groups
  Prof V Swami
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Centre for Societies and Groups https://aru.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/aru-centre-for-societies-and-groups.
  Understanding mealtime: are an individual’s attitudes to meal composition predictive of what they eat and is this an effective target for dietary advice?
  Research Group: Centre for Societies and Groups
  Dr S Forwood, Dr L Smith
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Centre for Societies and Groups https://aru.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/aru-centre-for-societies-and-groups.
  Using interpersonal touch as a means to improve carer and patient relationship
  Research Group: Centre for Societies and Groups
  Dr C Jansson-Boyd, Dr D Antoniotti de Vasconcelos e Sa, Dr J Aspell
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Centre for Societies and Groups https://aru.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/aru-centre-for-societies-and-groups.
  Co-producing stigma-proof mental health interventions with and for newcomers (asylum seekers, refugees and migrants) in Southeast England
  Prof C Llewellyn, Dr M Pantelic, Dr P Paudyal
Application Deadline: 30 June 2020

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Brighton and Sussex Medical School are offering a 3-year PhD scholarship (full time or 5 years part-time) to be based in the Department of Primary Care and Public Health.
  Resourcing resilience: Positive psychology among adolescents living with HIV
  Prof C Llewellyn, Dr M Pantelic, Dr C Iwuji
Application Deadline: 30 June 2020

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Applications for this PhD position beginning October 2020 are invited to join the Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS) at the Universities of Brighton and Sussex, for a 3-year PhD working on an exciting study on positive psychology and HIV.
  Stigma towards dementia in young people: The impact of media
  Dr N Farina, Dr N Tabet, Dr A Griffiths
Application Deadline: 19 June 2020

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Applications are invited for a 3-year PhD studentship to join the internationally recognised Centre for Dementia Studies, Brighton and Sussex Medical School at the University of Sussex Campus.
  Widening access to psychological interventions for diverse communities: Exploring the potential of community-led interventions
  Dr E Ford, Dr C Strauss, Dr C Berry
Application Deadline: 30 June 2020

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Brighton and Sussex Medical School are offering a 3-year PhD scholarship (full time or 5 years part-time) to be based in the Department of Primary Care and Public Health.
  Investigating Therapeutic Effect of Different Antioxidants in Friedreich’s Ataxia (FRDA)
  Dr S Anjomani-Virmouni
Applications accepted all year round

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Friedreich’s ataxia (FRDA) is an inherited neurodegenerative disorder caused by epigenetic silencing of the frataxin gene. It is the most common inherited ataxia, affecting 1:50,000 Caucasians, and is characterised by neurodegeneration, cardiomyopathy, diabetes mellitus and skeletal deformities.
  Arts Therapies effectiveness with specific populations: a mixed methods study
  Prof D Havsteen-Franklin
Applications accepted all year round

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Arts therapies are being developed in a range of private and public contexts around the globe. There is growing evidence that arts therapies support people’s communication, emotional expression, social cognition and capacity to be reflective.
  Behaviour change interventions to improve population health and well-being
  Dr K Cheung, Dr N Anokye, Dr S Pokhrel
Applications accepted all year round

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Unhealthy lifestyles, such as smoking and physical inactivity, leads to conditions such as cancer and cardiovascular diseases, reducing health, quality of life, and burdens our society.
  Social workers and body practitioners: an inter-professional exploration
  Dr Y Hakak
Applications accepted all year round

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This PhD project will examine how social work practitioners who are also body practitioners – dancers, yoga teachers, physiotherapists, massage therapists, choreographers etc - implement and integrate their heightened awareness of the human body into their social work practice.
  Accurate measurement of physical activity and sedentary behaviour in adults with a spinal cord injury
  Dr D Bailey
Applications accepted all year round

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The proposed research will be conducted with an industry partner to develop a device for accurate measurement of physical activity and sedentary behaviour in adults with a spinal cord injury who use a manual wheelchair (those with paraplegia).
  Exploring esports as a pedagogical tool for young people’s identity, culture and wellbeing development
  Dr C Kerner, Dr R Hings
Applications accepted all year round

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There is growing concern over the impact that young people’s engagement with digital technologies has on their well-being. The discussions surrounding young people’s uses of digital technologies are overwhelming underpinned by a dialogue associated with risk and negative consequences.
  Heat adaptation in older/elderly individuals
  Dr O Gibson
Applications accepted all year round

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Whilst traditionally heat adaptation has been a priority for athletes and occupational workers ahead of exposure to hot/hot-humid environments, forecast increases in the frequency and intensity of heat waves as a result of climate change means the general public is likely to be exposed to extreme environments as part of their daily life.
  Reducing sedentary behaviour and increasing physical activity for the prevention and management of Type 2 diabetes
  Dr D Bailey
Applications accepted all year round

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This proposed research will follow a process of intervention development and evaluation targeted at reducing and breaking up sitting time for the prevention and/or management of Type 2 diabetes.
  The impact of health and fitness social media on physical activity and body image in adolescents
  Dr C Kerner
Applications accepted all year round

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Around 50% of young people engage with health and fitness content on social media (Crane et al., 2015). Young people’s engagement with health-related social media has been shown to impact their health-related knowledge and behaviours, such as physical activity, diet and mental health (Goodyear and Quennerstedt, 2019).
  PhD opportunities in Public Health and Health Promotion at Brunel University London

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Qualification type. MPhil / PhD. Location. Uxbridge, London. Mode of study. Full-time and Part-time.
  PhD opportunities in Social Work at Brunel University London

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Qualification type. MPhil / PhD. Location. Uxbridge, London. Mode of study. Full-time and Part-time.
  Accelerating the implementation of innovations in NHS organizations by learning from other sites
  Prof H Scarbrough
Application Deadline: 5 June 2020

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This studentship is co-funded by the Centre for Healthcare Innovation Research (CHIR) at City, University of London and the NIHR Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) North Thames.
  Combined Effects of Acute Exercise and Sleep Restriction on Cognition
  Dr T. Dang-Vu
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD position in the Sleep, Cognition and Neuroimaging Lab (SCNLab) at Concordia University, Department of Health, Kinesiology, and Applied Physiology.
  A study on Lesion Index guided VentrIcular tachycarDia ablation: LIVID study
  Prof H Maddock
Applications accepted all year round

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The Centre for Sport, Exercise and Life Sciences at Coventry University is offering a 3-year fully funded PhD studentship to explore a translational cardiovascular modelling research project.
  Beetroot betanin as a natural antioxidant and anticancer agent: Effect of betanin on proliferation of epithelial and colorectal cancer lines
  Dr I Nyambayo, Dr I Morozov
Application Deadline: 15 June 2020

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Coventry University (CU) is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a (fully-funded) PhD studentship. This PhD studentship is a joint project between Coventry University and Agrial Fresh Produce Limited, UK.
  3D dynamic simulation of myocardial bridge: estimation of myocardial ischemia with a simplified biomechanical model
  Prof D Zheng, Prof Y Su, Dr H Liu
Application Deadline: 30 June 2020

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Coventry University (CU) is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a fully-funded PhD studentship. The successful candidate will join the project ‘3D dynamic simulation of myocardial bridge.
  Human Brain Project (HBP) - PhD Scholarship

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A PhD opportunity is available with the EU Future and Emerging Technologies Flagship Human Brain Project (HBP).
  EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Molecular Sciences for Medicine - 4 year PhD Studentships

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The CDT in Molecular Sciences for Medicine (MoSMed) is a joint venture between Newcastle and Durham Universities. It will train the next generation of researchers at the interface of molecular and medical sciences, business skills, innovation and entrepreneurship.
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