Category: Scholarship Vacancies

The Domestic Abuse Stalking and Harassment and Honour-based (DASH) violence risk assessment for police: Analysis of efficacy in practice – MSc by Research in Psychology

Location: Swansea University, Singleton Campus – College of Health and Human Sciences Annual Stipend: £11,702 Application Deadline: 15th November 2019 (Start date – early January 2020) Project Description (max 500 words): Background – The Domestic Abuse, Stalking and Harassment and Honour Based Violence (DASH, 2009), Risk Identification Assessment and Management Model was designed to improve… Read more »

Comparing the value of community based and hospital eye service provision of referral refinement – MSc by Research in Social Policy

Location: Swansea University – College of Health and Human Sciences, Singleton Campus Annual Stipend: £11,702 Application Deadline: 15th November 2019 (Start date – early January 2020) Project Description (max 500 words):  Wet age-related macular degeneration (wet AMD) is common and causes severe sight loss and blindness. A confirmed diagnosis is required before invasive active disease… Read more »

How should the value of evidence based procurement board advice be captured and communicated? -– MSc by Research in Social Policy

Location: Swansea University – College of Health and Human Sciences, Singleton Campus Annual Stipend: £11,702 Application Deadline: 15th November 2019 (Start date – early January 2020) Project Description (max 500 words):  The evidence based procurement board (EBPB) consists of professionals from within NHS Wales and Welsh research organisations, making recommendations and guidance for value and… Read more »

Novel functions of nutrient-sensing protein complexes in DNA repair- PhD Scholarship

    Novel functions of nutrient-sensing protein complexes in DNA repair North West Cancer Research Institute, School of Medical Sciences, Bangor University Project ID: BUK2E019 Annual Stipend: £14,483 Application Deadline: 20th October 2019 Genome integrity is threatened by exogenous and endogenous sources of DNA damage, and DNA repair systems therefore form a crucial barrier to… Read more »

Internationalization of Illustrated Stories for Children: Strategic Development in the Welsh Publishing Industry- PhD Scholarship

Applications are invited for a PhD studentship funded by the Knowledge Economy Skills Scholarship (KESS 2 East ) scheme intended to start February 2020. The project will be based in Yr Athrofa: the Institute of Education at University of Wales Trinity Saint David in collaboration with Graffeg Ltd.  Duration: 3 years Funding Amount: UK/EU tuition… Read more »

Artificial Intelligence Methods – Automated Defect Recognition of Ultrasonic Data in NDT-PhD Scholarship

PhD Studentship – Artificial Intelligence Methods – Automated Defect Recognition of Ultrasonic Data in NDT Funding Amount: UK/EU tuition fees plus competitive stipend Regions: EU (Non UK), UK Duration: 3 years Application deadline: 4th October 2019 Project Details: The School of Engineering at the University of Wales Trinity St David and TWI Ltd are seeking… Read more »

Mink in Welsh waterways: The efficacy of invasive species control (Masters by Research Scholarship)

                   Mink in Welsh waterways: The efficacy of invasive species control School of Natural Sciences, Bangor University Project ID: BUK2193 Annual Stipend: £11,586 Application Deadline: 20 September 2019 Invasive species are one of the leading causes of global biodiversity decline and significant conservation effort has been focussed… Read more »

Developing a theory-based understanding of the factors that contribute to the decision to donate whole blood (and/or platelets) in young people in Wales. (PhD Scholarship)

      Developing a theory-based understanding of the factors that contribute to the decision to donate whole blood (and/or platelets) in young people in Wales Project Team:     Dr Heidi Seage (Lead Academic Supervisor) Dr Delyth James Amanda Davies Dr Clare Glennan Ben Willkins (Lead Company Supervisor)  Project Outline: This PhD scholarship offers a unique opportunity… Read more »

The development, testing and validating of a technical design guide for ‘Cardiff Living’ Nearly/Zero Energy Dwellings for Sale and Rent (PhD Scholarship)

      The development, testing and validating of a technical design guide for ‘Cardiff Living’ Nearly/Zero Energy Dwellings for Sale and Rent Director of Studies:         Dr Carolyn Hayles (Academic Lead) Project Team:                    Dr John Littlewood (Academic Supervisor) Mr Stuart Jones (Lead Company Supervisor) Project outline: This KESS2 project is in collaboration with Wates Residential… Read more »

An investigation into collaborative working to improve population level physical activity, health and well-being in Wales (PhD Scholarship)

  An investigation into collaborative working to improve population level physical activity, health and well-being in Wales Project Team: Dr Nicola Bolton (Academic Lead Supervisor) Professor Di Crone (Academic Supervisor) Mr Graham Williams (Lead Company Supervisor) Project Outline:  Physical inactivity is the fourth biggest killer globally and the scale of the challenge worldwide and within… Read more »