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Nursing, Midwifery & Allied Health Professions PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships in the UK

We have 35 Nursing, Midwifery & Allied Health Professions PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships in the UK

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  A mixed-methods project evaluating a new surgical curriculum.
  Prof J Cleland, Prof K Walker
Application Deadline: 19 July 2019

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This exciting, fully-funded (UK-EU fee status) PhD combines quantitative and qualitative methods to evaluate the “Improving Surgical Training” (IST) core surgical training curriculum.
  What can pregnancy tell us about maternal behaviour? A neurohormonal investigation
  Research Group: Brain and Cognition Research Group
  Dr J Aspell, Dr F Cardini
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Brain and Cognition Research Group - https://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/brain-and-cognition.
  INNOVATEDIGNITY-ITN: 8 Marie Sklodowska-Curie (MSCA) PhD positions (Early Stage Researchers)

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On behalf of the INNOVATEDIGNITY-ITN, The University of Brighton, UK (www.brighton.ac.uk) [brighton.ac.uk)] is pleased to announce the re-advertisement of 8 Marie Sklodowska-Curie (MSCA) PhD positions (Early Stage Researchers).
  INNOVATEDIGNITY-ITN: 8 Marie Sklodowska-Curie (MSCA) PhD positions (Early Stage Researchers)

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On behalf of the INNOVATEDIGNITY-ITN, The University of Brighton, UK (www.brighton.ac.uk) [brighton.ac.uk)] is pleased to announce the re-advertisement of 8 Marie Sklodowska-Curie (MSCA) PhD positions (Early Stage Researchers).
  Budding yeast as a model for sudden cardiac death
  Dr T Hoefken
Applications accepted all year round

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Sudden unexpected cardiac death is responsible for about half of all heart disease deaths. It is an unexpected death caused by a change in heart rhythm.
  Central Nervous system Gene therapy to treat obesity Bardet-Biedl Syndrome (BBS). Analysis of the BBS brain development
  Dr V Hernandez
Applications accepted all year round

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Bardet-Biedl syndrome (BBS) is a debilitating, often life-limiting heritable multisystem disorder caused by dysfunction of non-motile cilia (ciliopathy).
  Nanoparticles in drug delivery
  Dr G Stenbeck, Dr U Kishore
Applications accepted all year round

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Nanoparticles (NPs) are materials with overall dimensions in the nano scale range (5nm-100nm). Due to their unique physicochemical properties, they have found a wide range of applications and are currently explored as drug and gene delivery vehicles.
  Exploring the potential of human-like computing methods and applications in education or healthcare
  Dr A Money, Prof G Ghinea, Dr T Cribbin, Dr S Lauria
Applications accepted all year round

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Intelligent, ‘human-like’ applications, 3D games, and interfaces are becoming more common in our everyday lives, and as an important area of focus within the fields of Multimedia / Human-Computer Interaction research.
  Use of inertial sensors for fall prediction in older people
  Dr A Shaheen, Dr A Cocks
Applications accepted all year round

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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.
  Cardiff University School of Healthcare Sciences - PhD Opportunities

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Cardiff School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies. is one of the top ten nursing and midwifery departments in the UK, evidencing work of both international and world-leading quality in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise.
  A co-creation development and feasibility study to adapt a Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction intervention, HEADS: UP, for people with aphasia
  Dr M Lawrence, Ms G Pearl, Prof M Grealy, Dr A Lowit
Application Deadline: 4 August 2019

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Project Ref. SHLS19035. Within the United Kingdom there are 100,000+ strokes per year and an estimated 1.1 million stroke survivors.
  Health PhD

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Overview. As a PhD student in the Department for Health at Bath you will have hte opportunity to undertake original, in-depth research under expert supervision working in one of the top rated research Universities in the UK.
  Professional Doctorate in Health at the University of Bath

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The renowned Professional Doctorate in Health programme at the University of Bath is a part-time distance learning programme, designed specifically to help develop research and leadership skills in health and social care.
  Self-management in burns aftercare: exploratory research
  Dr J Mathers, Dr I Litchfield
Applications accepted all year round

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Background. Some 250,000 individuals sustain burns in the UK every year with the potential of lasting impact on appearance, and psychological, social, and physical functioning.
  Personalised rehabilitation for musculoskeletal and spinal pain
  Dr A Rushton, Prof D Falla, Dr N Heneghan
Applications accepted all year round

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Our PhD students are an active part of our Centre of Precision Rehabilitation for Spinal Pain (CPR Spine). CPR Spine was established at the University of Birmingham in 2016 following a ~£1M investment awarded to Professor Falla and Dr Rushton.
  Addressing barriers to maternity care for migrant women
  Research Group: Health Inequalities
  Dr M Cooper
Applications accepted all year round

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It is well documented that migrant women experience barriers accessing maternity care. These include language barriers, cultural differences, lack of understanding of services and also financial barriers.
  Staff personhood and its influence on care provided to people living with dementia in care settings
  Research Group: Living Well with Dementia
  Dr A Barbosa, Prof M Downs
Applications accepted all year round

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Person-centred care is often considered synonymous with high-quality dementia care. Whilst care staff are central to influence and implement person-centred care, this approach is often not extended to them.
  Supporting people living with frailty from minority ethnic backgrounds
  Research Group: Living Well with Dementia
  Dr S Parveen
Application Deadline: 21 July 2019

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It is well known that frailty can lead to poorer wellbeing if individuals and families are not supported. However, there is very little research focused on the experiences of Black Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities.
  People Powered Co-Created Service Improvement within the West Yorkshire & Harrogate (WY&H) Cancer Alliance: The Prostate Cancer Pilot
  Prof M Bloj
Applications accepted all year round

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This project aims to. Improve patient experience for prostate cancer patients in the West Yorkshire and Harrogate region. Improve local services in the ways that matter most to patients.
  INNOVATEDIGNITY-ITN: 8 Marie Sklodowska-Curie (MSCA) PhD positions (Early Stage Researchers)

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On behalf of the INNOVATEDIGNITY-ITN, The University of Brighton, UK (www.brighton.ac.uk) [brighton.ac.uk)] is pleased to announce the re-advertisement of 8 Marie Sklodowska-Curie (MSCA) PhD positions (Early Stage Researchers).
  Psychology PhD by Research at the University of Buckingham

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The University of Buckingham School of Psychology and Wellbeing is a vibrant community that fosters a culture of collaborative, multidisciplinary research.
  Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) PhD Opportunities at School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research (SSPSSR)

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 The studentship is specifically related to the field of Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA). This would be suited to a student who is enthusiastic about behaviour analytic research and is an opportunity to work collaboratively with the ABA and Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) programme team at the Tizard Centre.
  Health and Social Care PhD Opportunities at School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research (SSPSSR)

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 We are offering three 3-year PhD scholarships (full-time or 5 years part-time) to be based in the Centre for Health Services Studies (CHSS) and Personal Social Services Research Unit (PSSRU) in the School of Social Policy and Social Research (SSPSSR), University of Kent.
  School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research

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The School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research (SSPSSR) at Kent is one of the leading and largest research centres for social science in the UK and Europe.
  The effect of female sex hormones on hearing and tinnitus.
  Dr K Kluk
Applications accepted all year round

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Sex hormones fluctuate in level in women, both during the lifespan and during the ovarian cycle. Recent research suggests that oestrogen is neuroprotective, and may affect auditory function.
  Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to Improve the Effectiveness and Efficiency of Health Care
  Dr B Brown, Prof D Dowding
Applications accepted all year round

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Artificial intelligence (AI) is widespread throughout commercial industries (think Google, Uber, Alexa, and Siri), but rarely used in health care settings.
  Conversation analysis of health communication
  Dr S Speer
Applications accepted all year round

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Good communication can enhance health outcomes. In order to optimise health communication in different settings it is important to understand what interactional techniques are used, and which techniques work well and less well.
  Working to identify support needs for staff working within prison environments.
  Prof J Shaw, Dr A Shepherd
Applications accepted all year round

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Prisons represent intense sites of mental distress and suffering. Epidemiological studies demonstrate consistently high rates of mental disorder amongst prisoners globally.
  Co-designing alcohol Interventions
  Dr R Dhital
Applications accepted all year round

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Background Alcohol use has been identified as the cause of approximately 3.3 million deaths worldwide every year, approximately 5.9% of all deaths (WHO, 2014).
  Psychological intervention, cognitive training, functional rehabilitation and well-being in clinical populations with brain degeneration
  Dr A Ho
Applications accepted all year round

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The concept of human well-being is a fundamental aspect of our existence and is often particularly vulnerable upon diagnosis and/or progression of long-term neurological conditions for which there is no cure, such as Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and Huntington’s disease.
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