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PhD Studentship: PRIME-PD: Proactive and Integrated Management and Empowerment in Parkinsons Disease

University of Bristol - Department of Population Health Sciences

Qualification Type: PhD
Location: Bristol
Funding for: UK Students, EU Students
Funding amount: £31,217 to £49,086 (commensurate to clinical salary)
Hours: Full Time
Placed On: 19th February 2019
Closes: 1st April 2019

The project:

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and talented PhD student to work under the supervision of Professor Yoav Ben-Shlomo, Professor of Clinical Epidemiology and Dr Emily Henderson Consultant Geriatrician and Honorary Senior Lecturer in Bristol Medical School. This 3-year studentship provides cross-disciplinary training in epidemiological approaches and movement disorders to address important questions about people living with Parkinson’s Disease (PD).

How to apply:

Please make an online application for this project at Please select Faculty of Health Sciences and Population Health PhD on the Programme Choice page. You will be prompted to enter details of the studentship in the Funding and Research Details sections of the form.

For general enquiries linked to the online application process, please email

Candidate requirements:  Applicants should have a degree in medicine and with an interest in ageing and movement disorders. Relevant expertise in this field is essential.

Funding: This studentship is a 3-year award. The PhD is funded by the Gatsby Foundation and covers full UK/EU PhD tuition fees. Overseas students are welcome to apply but would need to fund the difference between home and overseas fees.

Contacts: Interested and suitably qualified candidates should make informal contact with Dr Emily Henderson ( before 1st April 2019. The intended start date for the project is autumn 2019, but there is flexibility.

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