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NISCHR Health Science/Computer Science PhD Studentship in UK, 2014

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Swansea University is inviting application for a NISCHR funded PhD studentship available for UK/EU and international students. Studentship is awarded for a research project to develop and evaluate a new wellbeing module within an existing online health improvement programme, ‘Champions for Health'. The student will be based in the College of Medicine, as part of the Mental Health Research Team, working closely with Computer Science and Public Health Wales NHS Trust. The studentship covers the full cost of UK/EU tuition fees, plus a tax free stipend of £14,000. There will also be additional funds available for research expenses and conference attendance. International students will be required to pay the difference between UK/EU tuition fees and overseas tuition fees.

Study Subject(s): Studentship is awarded for a research project to develop and evaluate a new wellbeing module within an existing online health improvement programme, ‘Champions for Health'. It will investigate the interaction between the emotional wellbeing module and other modules in the programme.
Course Level: Studentship is available for pursuing PhD research program at Swansea University in UK.
Scholarship Provider: Swansea University and National Institute for Social Care and Health Research (NISCHR), UK
Scholarship can be taken at: UK

Eligibility:
-Academic requirements: A good degree in public health / computer science / psychology / health science; Web based programming skills, including experience of HTML5 and preferably Java script; Good experience in user-centred design and/or participatory design.
Residency criteria: This studentship is open to UK/EU and international students, however only UK/EU tuition fees will be paid. International students will be required to pay the difference between UK/EU tuition fees and overseas tuition fees.

Scholarship Open for International Students: UK/EU and international students can apply for this PhD studentship.

Scholarship Description: Swansea University, in association with the National Institute for Social Care and Health Research (NISCHR), invites applications for a fully-funded PhD studentship. The PhD project is to develop and evaluate a new wellbeing module within an existing online health improvement programme, ‘Champions for Health'. The study will assess, in a randomised controlled trial, whether the inclusion of an emotional health module improves emotional wellbeing. It will investigate the interaction between the emotional wellbeing module and other modules in the programme. The student will be based in the College of Medicine, as part of the Mental Health Research Team, working closely with Computer Science and Public Health Wales NHS Trust.

What does it cover? The studentship covers the full cost of UK/EU tuition fees, plus a tax free stipend of £14,000. There will also be additional funds available for research expenses and conference attendance. International students will be required to pay the difference between UK/EU tuition fees and overseas tuition fees.

How to Apply: To apply for this studentship, please complete the College of Medicine Research Scholarship Application Form and return to: Karen Evans: k.j.evans-at-swansea.ac.uk.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 16th September 2014.

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