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

We have 54 Social Science & Health PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships in Reading

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We have 54 Social Science & Health PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships in Reading

Using CRISPR in iPS cells to modify platelet function

Platelets are the small cells in the blood whose job it is to prevent bleeding. Under normal conditions, when they encounter a damaged blood vessel they become activated and form a thrombus. Read more

Studying the mechanisms that cause heart failure

Heart failure has a serious impact on our society and once diagnosed has a poor survival rate. In the United Kingdom, there are about 1.5 million people living with the after-effects of a heart attack. Read more

Ecology and behaviour of urban wildlife

The construction and development of urban areas is a relatively recent phenomenon. Urbanisation does, however, impose a range of advantages and disadvantages for biological organisms and which can bring them into conflict with humans. Read more

Resilient dementia medication management in the home

Dementia medication management is a broad area. This project will focus specifically on medication management within people’s own homes, applying a Resilient Healthcare approach. Read more

Project at Queen's University Belfast: Investigation of the capacity of a diet rich in lutein and zeaxanthin to increase macular pigment density, thereby potentially reducing the risk of age-related macular degeneration by dietary means.

IMPORTANT NOTE. This project must start on or before 30 September 2021. Research question. Can consuming a healthy plant food, rich in protective macular pigments, be a lifestyle strategy that has the potential to reduce the risk of age-related macular degeneration (AMD)?. Read more

Accounting and Financial Management PhD Opportunities

This postgraduate research programme offers PhD or MPhil supervision in the area of accounting. About the Programme. Join high calibre doctoral students from all around the world and study at a triple-accredited global business school. Read more

PhDs at Henley Business School

Join high calibre doctoral candidates from more than 25 countries in the world and study at a triple-accredited global business school. Read more

School ventilation and indoor environment quality

Children are a particularly vulnerable section of society. They are physiologically less able to regulate their temperature and are more vulnerable to exposure to air pollution than adults. Read more

Climate-resilient architectural and building design: learning from the past

Our climate is changing, and extreme events are becoming more frequent. For example, the UK Climate Projections found that in the UK we will see hotter drier summers and wetter windier winters, and heatwave days in the UK become more frequent and last longer. Read more

Health behaviours in sport

Why do people behave the way they do? What impact can an individual’s behaviour have on their physical health? What are the unique challenges and opportunities experienced by people who participate in sport?. Read more

Steppe fires, dust storms and deposition of the light-absorbing impurities on the Tien Shan glaciers

The project aims to assess the influence of the wildfire on the development of dust storms in the steppes of Central Asia and north-western China and evaluate the combined input of the wildfire and dust storms on the deposition of the Light Absorbing Impurities (LAI) on the snowpack and glaciers in the Tien Shan Mountains. Read more

Exploring the determinants of financial capability

There has been a growing interest in the field of financial capability in recent years, as the array of financial decisions individuals are faced with have become increasingly complex. Read more

Design Apothecary of Embodied Knowledge for Inclusive Spaces

The Design Apothecary of Embodied Knowledge aims to bring together hybrid processes informed by design, movement practices and emerging technologies to examine how we can better map thinking in ways of movement in architectural design. Read more

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