We welcome applications from PhD research students and offer a number of fully funded PhD positions in the following areas. Funded research is a great way to get your research published with the support of a PhD scholarship. We also look for researchers to take part in a number of self-funded postgraduate research projects and to submit new research proposals.
- Application process and entry criteria
- Application deadline 28 March 2018
- Start date 1 October unless otherwise stated
Glasgow School for Business and Society
The following funded PhD positions are available in research that meets the needs of business and society. The school has an international outlook and is committed to developing partnerships across the world.
- Preventing and Responding to Gender Based Violence in Higher Education Institutions
- Team sports and social integration of migrants: a comparative study
- Assessing the impact and sustainability of third sector social innovations that support people with dementia
- Life after stroke: lessons from personal stories of survival, managing change and overcoming adversity
- Labour Market Productivity in Scotland: Embedding inclusive growth within the ‘productivity puzzle’ narrative
- Time-use and the value of unpaid care: A novel ‘app’roach to Capture gendered time-use for public policy improvements
School of Engineering and Built Environment
Funded research is available in the areas of building and surveying, engineering and computing. The school carries out extensive research in partnership with industry, commerce and other academic institutions in the UK and overseas.
- The impact of organic waste materials on the provision of soil ecosystem functions
- Improving Construction Worker Wellbeing: Mitigating signs of stress, fatigue and mental health through ‘Mindfulness’
- Game design tools to support the application of psychological models of motivation and behaviour change to adolescent diet and exercise
- Designing real-time sensing technology for combined sewer overflows
- Deep Learning Techniques for Structural Analysis and Condition Monitoring
- Serious Games and Axial Spondyloarthritis: Developing novel approaches for self management, facilitating adherence to exercise and improving efficacy of rehabilitation.
- Small Scale Renewable Energy for the Poorest Communities in Malawi
School of Health and Life Sciences
Funded PhD scholarships available in health, nursing and social care, biological and biomedical sciences, psychology and vision sciences. The school is committed to research and education that promotes equality in public health and healthcare.
- Improving the rehabilitation of patients with homonymous visual field loss using eye-tracking
- Upper limb activity limitation after stroke: standardising severity for clinical practice and research
- Modifying Keap1-Nrf2 binding to prevent neuronal damage in Alzheimer's disease
- Enthesitis, metabolic syndrome and exercise psoriatic arthritis
- The physiological and clinical effects of electrical stimulation in patients with peripheral arterial disease
- Women, alcohol & gambling: understanding women's experiences and informing policy and practice
- Feasibility and acceptability of an interventions to enhance anti-microbial stewardship in hospitals
- Optimising healthcare through theory-informed eHealth interventions: Developing an ePrEP Clinic to reduce HIV transmission amongst MSM
- Impact of canals, green and blue spaces on physical activity, health and health inequality; a combined citizen science and big data approach
- Self Directed Support in Scotland
- Visual impairment in Stroke Survivors: identifying and addressing unmet needs
Glasgow Caledonian University is a highly respected UK research provider and we also offer the following funded PhD studentships based in our central campus in London.