health sciences research | Scholarship for Nigerians and Africans

Research Studentship at Institute for Primary Care & Health Sciences Research, UK

Research studentships are offered to students wishing to undertake a PhD on a full-time basis.  All studentships are highly competitive and you should ensure (and demonstrate) that there is a good match between your own qualifications and interests and those being sought for the particular studentship. The aim is to evaluate the presence of psychological distress and chronic pain in this patient group and the influence of these factors on how patients respond to treatments (joint injections, physiotherapy, analgesics, surgery etc) given within the clinic over time.
Eligibility: Good (2:1 or above) first degree in a science/maths, psychology or health-related discipline (including skills in literacy and numeracy). A Masters degree in a relevant discipline is highly desirable. Experience in a health-related discipline and/or psychology useful, but not essential.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 20 May 2011

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