Successful candidates will join an interdisciplinary research team based in the Faculty of Health Sciences where there is a vibrant postgraduate community supported by a Methods Hub and Trials Unit within the Institute for Clinical and Applied Health Research.
In addition to these scholarships addressing excessive alcohol consumption, other PhD research is set to explore the impact of exercise and a sedentary lifestyle on the quality of life for cancer survivors. In non-health related subjects, additional PhD opportunities will focus on driving improvements for the offshore wind industry and indigenous language projects with the British Library.
Developing scientific insights and innovative treatments to benefit patients is ongoing at the University of Hull.
Our Institute for Clinical and Applied Health Research brings together expertise from Hull York Medical School and the School of Health and Social Work to build on our existing success in globally-significant applied healthcare research.
The University’s health research is already a major strength, helping to address critical health issues in our region and beyond, with 87% of the University’s ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent'.
Our PhD students are already working with global medical technology giant Smith & Nephew, which combines the brightest minds with the finest R&D facilities to drive research into pioneering approaches to advanced wound care.
The Wolfson Palliative Care Research Centre has brought together a group of high-profile world-class researchers here to support those people with progressive, life-limiting illness – to help them to live well through the control of their symptoms, support for psychological, social and spiritual concerns, and care for their families and friends.
The University of Hull is also helping to ensure pregnant women and new parents get the best care possible when it comes to their mental health. Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences and Professor of Midwifery, Julie Jomeen, has led researchers and specialist nurses from the region’s NHS trust to provide a better service for women and their families.
Building on the University’s strong track record of research into how cancer is understood, diagnosed and treated, Yorkshire Cancer research awarded the University of Hull and Hull York Medical School a grant of over £5 million to tackle cancer inequalities in the region.
Our world-class health research was showcased at the British Science Festival, hosted at the University of Hull last year, celebrating new perspectives and innovation in the world of science.
Full-time UK/EU and International PhD scholarships will include tuition fees and maintenance (£15,009 in 2019/20) for three years, depending on satisfactory progress.
Part-time UK/EU and International PhD scholarships will include tuition fees and maintenance (£9,005 in 2019/20) for five years, depending on satisfactory progress
Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an interview the week commencing 20th May 2019. Scholarships will start on 16thSeptember 2019
Interested applicants should contact Professor Thomas Phillips (PhD Cluster Lead) (firstname.lastname@example.org) for additional details.
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