|Funding for:||UK Students|
|Funding amount:||£18,622 p.a.|
|Placed On:||13th September 2023|
|Closes:||30th October 2023|
Funding providers: Swansea University's Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Science
Subject areas: Geography, Data Science, Statistics, Machine Learning
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We are looking for a highly motivated individual who is passionate about understanding how where people live impacts on people's health. This studentship will investigate how the built and natural environment detrimentally and positively impacts cardio-vascular health and dementias in Wales. The successful candidate will investigate how exposure to different environmental insults (e.g., air pollution) and health promoting environmental factors (e.g., green and blue space) are associated with acute and chronic Cardiovascular events and associated dementia pathways. The student will join the Population Data Science team working alongside a supervision team with expertise in environmental health, dementias and advanced analytics. You will use linked data and advanced analytics in the SAIL Databank and be part of a team working alongside UK wide Health and Administrative Data Science networks (HDR and ADR UK).
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Candidates must hold an Upper Second Class (2.1) honours degree. If you are eligible to apply for the scholarship (i.e. a student who is eligible to pay the UK rate of tuition fees) but do not hold a UK degree, you can check our comparison entry requirements. Please note that you may need to provide evidence of your English Language proficiency.
Due to funding restrictions, this scholarship is open to applicants eligible to pay tuition fees at the UK rate only, as defined by UKCISA regulations.
This scholarship covers the full cost of UK tuition fees and an annual stipend of £18,622.
Additional research expenses will also be available.
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