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  Injury risk and performance: Towards a better understanding of load monitoring
  Prof T Rees
Application Deadline: 6 May 2019
This project will establish a clearer understanding of the relationship between player load, injury, and performance in elite football, with the aim of developing a model that extends our current understanding of how load monitoring may be applied to assess adaptation and responses to training demands, and minimise the risk of non-functional over-reaching, injury and illness.
  Use of inertial sensors for fall prediction in older people
  Dr A Shaheen, Dr A Cocks
Applications accepted all year round
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.
  Training load, injury and performance in professional football
  Dr S Brown, Dr A McCall
Application Deadline: 1 May 2019
This PhD research-industry scholarship represents a unique opportunity to combine research with industry practice.
  Visual search strategies and knowledge elicitation in sports officiating - Project ID SAS0019
  Dr D Mascarenhas, Dr C English
Application Deadline: 30 November 2019
Sports officials’ (referees and umpires) decisions can have a big impact upon the outcome of games. However, our understanding of the processes that officials employ to make quick and accurate decisions is only still in its infancy.
  A Critical Investigation into Insider Threat Mitigation (ITM) in the Nuclear Energy Sectors of Belgium, the UK and the USA.
  Prof R Beattie, Dr J Riley
Application Deadline: 13 May 2019
Project reference number. GSBS-2019-126. The need for ITM in nuclear energy was recognised by INFCIRC/908 A Joint Statement on Mitigating Insider Threat (IAEA 2017).
  An Exploration of the Impact of UK Austerity on Local Community Resilience to Natural Hazards
  Dr C MacRae, Dr J Adekola
Application Deadline: 13 May 2019
Project reference number - GSBS-2019-103. Local government increasingly focus efforts on identifying and managing risks. A central part of this process is building resilience amongst Scottish communities to deal with local risk(s) including those from natural hazards.
  Developing a Sustainability Index
  Dr K Fryer, Dr G Whittam
Application Deadline: 13 May 2019
Project reference number. GSBS-2019-119.
  How Smart Cities facilitates the adoption of customer centric innovation, as part of social sustainability and citizen participation in Glasgow
  Dr K Fryer, Dr N Palit
Application Deadline: 13 May 2019
Project reference number. GSBS-2019-118. There has been a paradigm shift towards the integration of ICT into urban infrastructures, and the development of Smart Cities (Li, 2017).
  Managing Ethical Supply Chain Risks Using Traditional Collaborative Approaches
  Dr N Palit, Dr K Fryer
Application Deadline: 13 May 2019
Project reference number. GSBS-2019-120. The nature of the risks present in the supply chain is ever changing. One of the modern day concerns of the supply chains is to manage the ethical risks including sensitive issues such as child labour exploitation, modern-day slavery, and human trafficking.
  Mergers, takeovers and corporate governance
  Dr S Brahma, Dr C Nwafor
Application Deadline: 13 May 2019
Project reference number. GSBS-2019-114. Project description. There has been a plethora of research that has examined the effects of mergers and acquisitions on shareholder wealth.
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