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We have 15 Glasgow Caledonian University, School of Health and Life Sciences PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

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We have 15 Glasgow Caledonian University, School of Health and Life Sciences PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

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Exploring substance-free community spaces for LGBTQI+ people (Ref: SHLS21091)

  Research Group: Substance Use
LGBTQI+ people (who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, non-binary or otherwise gender or sexuality diverse) are more likely to drink excessively and become dependent on alcohol, to use tobacco and other drugs, and have poorer mental and sexual health than wider society. Read more

An exploration of financial and societal costs of myopia in the UK (Ref: SHLS21093

  Research Group: Vision Research
Over the past five decades, the prevalence of myopia in UK children has more than doubled from 10% to 23% (1). There is no ‘safe level’ of myopia with even low amounts increasing the risk of pathologies such as retinal detachment(2) and visual impairment. Read more

Innovations in vaginal pessary design to increase their biocompatibility and prevent bacterial vaginosis. (Ref: SHLS21090

  Research Group: Safeguarding Health through Infection Prevention
Pelvic organ prolapse is a common female condition presenting with a variety of symptoms. GCU is at the forefront of research into non-surgical prolapse interventions, recognised as world-leading in the last Research Excellence Framework. Read more

Uncovering the genetic determinants of cirrhosis using genome-wide association methods (Ref: SHLS21088)

  Research Group: Sexual Health and Blood Borne Viruses
We are offering a fully-funded 3-year PhD studentship, suitable for an aspiring bioinformatician/biostatistician. The project aims to advance understanding of the genetic risk factors influencing development of cirrhosis and related outcomes. Read more

Investigating the role of the biofilm in waste water treatment plants as a reservoir for antimicrobial resistance

Ref. SHLS20023 Spencer. Background. By 2050, 10 million premature deaths could occur annually as the result of antimicrobial resistance (AMR). An important route of AMR into the environment is via the sewerage network where key control points are the wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs). Read more

The role of the microbiome in diabetic foot ulcers

  Research Group: Molecular Mechanisms and Long Term Conditions
Reference. SHLS20069. Background. Recently the composition of the bacterial species that reside in specific areas – the microbiome has been implicated in many long term health conditions. Read more

Macrophage driven therapy resistance in AML: from macrophage subset characterisation to therapeutic targeting.

  Research Group: Molecular Mechanisms and Long Term Conditions
Reference. SHLS20065. Background. Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (AML) is a common blood cancer in adults; with its incidence increasing with age, AML cases are predicted to double by 2030. Read more

Development of novel herbal extracts for treatment of metabolic disarray and neuropathy in rodent models of obesity and diabetes.

  Research Group: Molecular Mechanisms and Long Term Conditions
Reference No. SHLS20041. Diabetes and obesity levels continue to rise globally, with significant detrimental effects on personal health and wellbeing, social welfare and healthcare budgets. Read more
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