Tag: Cardiff Metropolitan University

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 »

Methodological developments for the monitoring and assessment of training load, performance and health status in Welsh endurance athletes (PhD Scholarship)

  Methodological developments for the monitoring and assessment of training load, performance and health status in Welsh endurance athletes Project Team:             Michael Hughes, PhD (Cardiff Metropolitan University) Richard Webb, PhD (Cardiff Metropolitan University) Rebecca Aicheler, PhD (Cardiff Metropolitan University) Paul Smith, PhD (Cardiff Metropolitan University) Daniel Farmer (Sport Wales) Brian Hughes (Sport Wales) Tom… Read more »

Cytomegalovirus (HCMV) Encoded Interleukin-10 (vIL-10): Investigating the Immunomodulatory Effects of vIL-10 and its Suitability as a Novel Marker of Viral Reactivation in Kidney Transplant Patients(PhD Scholarship)

  Cytomegalovirus (HCMV) Encoded Interleukin-10 (vIL-10): Investigating the Immunomodulatory Effects of vIL-10 and its Suitability as a Novel Marker of Viral Reactivation in Kidney Transplant Patients Project Team:                 Dr Rebecca Aicheler, Cardiff Metropolitan University (Academic Lead Supervisor) Prof Ian Humphreys, Cardiff University (Academic Supervisor) Nic Clarke, Kidney Wales (Academic/Industrial Supervisor) Project Outline:  Kidney disease… Read more »

Implementing and evaluating evidence informed interventions to reduce self-harm behaviours and increase health and well-being in prison settings.(PhD Scholarship)

  Implementing and evaluating evidence informed interventions to reduce self-harm behaviours and increase health and well-being in prison settings Project Team:                 Dr Karen De Claire (Academic Lead Supervisor)                                         Dr Nicola Bowes (Academic Supervisor) Prof. Diane Crone (Academic Supervisor) Catherine Evans (Lead Company Supervisor) Project Outline: HMPPS in Wales are leading on the development… Read more »

An analysis of effective strategies to re-engage KS4 pupils with Behavioural, Emotional and Social Difficulties (BESD) in alternative settings (outside of school) in terms of well-being, educational outcomes and attendance to progress to the next stage of their life in education and/or active and productive citizens. (PhD Scholarship)

        An analysis of effective strategies to re-engage KS4 pupils with Behavioural, Emotional and Social Difficulties (BESD) in alternative settings (outside of school) in terms of well-being, educational outcomes and attendance to progress to the next stage of their life in education and/or active and productive citizens. Project Team:                 Prof Gary Beauchamp… Read more »

The SOLVE Study: Solving non-participation in the Cwm Taf Health Check programme(Masters by Research Scholarship)

      The SOLVE Study: Solving non-participation in the Cwm Taf Health Check programme Project Team:             Melanie Jones (Academic Lead Supervisor) Peter Sykes (Academic Supervisor) Rebecca Brooks (Academic/Industrial Supervisor) Gillian Day (Lead Company Supervisor) Sara Thomas (Company Supervisor) Project Outline: The ‘Cwm Taf Health Check’ programme was set up to assess the risk that… Read more »

The influence of occupational physical activity for employee health, well-being and productivity.

The influence of occupational physical activity for employee health, well-being and productivity. (KESS2 PhD Scholarship) Project Team: Dr Rachel Lord (Academic Lead Supervisor) Dr Mike Stembridge (Academic Supervisor) Prof Diane Crone (Academic Supervisor) Mr David Saunders (Lead Company Supervisor) Project Outline: Regular moderate-vigorous physical activity is essential for maintaining health and wellbeing. Despite this, only… Read more »

Developing aesthetic heuristics to leverage more ‘insightful’ data visualisations for better business decisions -PhD Scholarship

Developing aesthetic heuristics to leverage more ‘insightful’ data visualisations for better business decisions       Project Team: Fiona Carroll (Academic Lead Supervisor) Esyin Chew (Academic Supervisor) Paul Newbury (Academic/Industrial Supervisor) Project Outline: The way data is displayed can drastically change the understanding of the data and the decisions being made from this data. With… Read more »