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

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  Young people’s involvement with domestic homicide reviews
  Prof J Callaghan, Dr F Morrison
Application Deadline: 2 March 2020

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Applications are invited for a full time PhD scholarship at the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Stirling. The scholarship is available to support a 3-year research degree.
  PhD in Environmental Economics
  Prof Danny Campbell
Application Deadline: 6 March 2020

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The Economics Division at The University of Stirling Management School offers a full-time funded PhD studentship in Economics. This is an ideal opportunity for a candidate who is aiming to complete a PhD and undertake a substantial piece of research that makes a contribution to the field of environmental economics.
  Relationships at end of life: what can compassionate neighbours offer?
  Dr L Forbat
Application Deadline: 4 March 2020

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Addressing loneliness is a key feature in current UK policy and practice. Relationships become very scarce at end of life for both people with life-limiting long term conditions and informal carers, with considerable ramifications for health and social outcomes.
  Development of a diabetes prevention intervention using a blood glucose meter
  Assoc Prof J Evans, Dr C Eades
Applications accepted all year round

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Type 2 diabetes is a global epidemic, but lifestyle changes relating to diet and physical activity can delay or prevent the onset of type 2 diabetes among high risk individuals, such as people with impaired glucose regulation (IGR) (those with high blood glucose levels, but not high enough to be diagnosed with diabetes).
  Stress, Healthy Ageing and Physical Exercise (SHAPE)
  Prof AC Whittaker, Dr G Ryde, Dr J Connelly
Applications accepted all year round

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The SHAPE project will examine the associations between physical activity and psychological, social and physical wellbeing in older adults, and develop a protocol for an intervention to influence healthy ageing across psychosocial, neuroendocrine and physiological health outcomes.
  Effectiveness of novel workplace-based exercise interventions for improving general health and well-being
  Dr N Vollaard, Dr G Ryde
Applications accepted all year round

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Public health guidelines recommend that people should take part in at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity physical activity per week to improve health.
  Promoting self-management and developing resilience to protect and promote nurses’ physical and mental health and wellbeing.
  Dr Louise Hoyle, Dr Carol Bugge
Applications accepted all year round

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Nurses make up the largest part of the NHS Scotland workforce (43%) and nearly 50% of the global health workforce. Yet, nurses suffer more than average from health problems due to the physical and mental stress of their jobs.
  Life after serving my country: Development, Implementation and Evaluation of a Psychosocial Intervention for Retired Athletes and Military Service People with Addictive Behaviours
  Dr HJ Hong, Dr P Coffee, Dr N Fitzgerald
Applications accepted all year round

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Depression, anxiety, and alcohol and substance abuse are all common problems for retired athletes.
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