Four PhD studentships within the LIH are currently being advertised.

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Applicants should have a first or upper second class honours degree or equivalent in a relevant area.

An application of a 1-page CV, a 1-page project proposal and a 1-page covering letter should be e-mailed to Abigail Taylor

Candidates are encouraged to contact the relevant person for an informal discussion of their application prior to submission

 Primary care insomnia and experience

The successful candidate will investigate primary care quality, particularly in the areas of drugs and/or psychological therapies for insomnia and in improving patient experience, building on our previous work on sleep and patient experience in primary care.

Prof Niro Siriwardena (01522 886939;

Physical activity and cognitive function

 The successful candidate will investigate changes in cognitive and physical function that can be achieved through a range of physical-cognitive,single and dual-performance activities in participants with a chronic condition. Applicants with an interest in diabetes are particularly welcomed.

Dr Ffion Curtis (01522835732

Pulmonary rehabilitation and behaviour change in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

The successful candidate will develop and assess the efficacy of interventions aimed to increase participation in pulmonary rehabilitation and/or support the adaptive behaviour change necessary to maintain the health benefits received from pulmonary rehabilitation

Dr Arwel Jones (01522886451

 Prehospital/ambulance care improvement

 The successful candidate will investigate a specific aspect of improvement and implementation science in ambulance services focussing on our areas of interest such as improving patient experience, decision making or clinical outcomes.

Prof Niro Siriwardena (01522 886939;

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