Research-led & applicant-led theme opportunities at UEA Research-led & applicant-led theme opportunities at UEA

At UEA, we offer a wide range of postgraduate research opportunities. Search for PhD and other programmes below or visit our faculty graduate schools. 

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Title Primary Supervisor Application Deadline Funding Type Subject Area
Paradox of care: displaying agency as a care home resident (Poland_U17SF2) Prof Fiona Poland 31 Jul 2018 PGR Opportunity
What help is helpful for people to manage transitions on the dementia journey? (Poland_U17SF1) Prof Fiona Poland 31 Jul 2018 PGR Opportunity
The impact of chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy on sensory function of the hands: a mixed methods study (Jerosch-Herold_U17SF) Dr Christina Jerosch-Herold 31 Jul 2018 PGR Opportunity
Improving patient self-management in upper limb musculoskeletal conditions (Chester_U17SF) Dr Rachel Chester 31 Jul 2018 PGR Opportunity
Early sleep and circadian disturbances in Alzheimer’s disease: The effect of APOE- ε4 on sleep and cognition throughout the circadian cycle (Lazar_U17SF) Dr Alpar Lazar 31 Jul 2018 PGR Opportunity
Dual-task training for rehabilitation of motor and language function after stroke (Hancock_U17SF) Dr Nicola Hancock 31 Jul 2018 PGR Opportunity
Evaluating the efficacy and effective promotion of cognitive-behavioural strategies to prevent lapse and relapse to smoking (Naughton_U17SF) Dr. Felix Naughton 31 Jul 2018 Funded Studentship
Rehabilitation for people with dementia recovering from hip fracture (Cross_U17SF) Dr J. Cross 31 Jul 2018 PGR Opportunity
Realising the potential of workplace health promotion: improving health and wellbeing through a better understanding of program reach, effectiveness and sustainability. (Sanderson_U17SF2) Prof Kristy Sanderson 31 Jul 2018 PGR Opportunity
Mental health promotion and prevention: Understanding the role of the workplace in reducing risk for depressive and anxiety disorders (Sanderson_U17SF1) Dr Kristy Sanderson 31 Jul 2018 PGR Opportunity
Development of oligonucleotide-based antimicrobials to treat Burkholderia pseudomallei infections in the lung (McArther_U17FMH) Prof Michael McArthur 21 Aug 2017 Funded Studentship
Neuro-biomechanics of motor recovery after stroke in response to rehabilitation (Pomeroy_U17SF) Prof Valerie Pomeroy 31 Jul 2018 PGR Opportunity
Access to health care within secure learning disability and mental health services: appropriateness of provision and perspectives of service users, staff and carers/advocates (Penhale_U17SF) Dr Bridget Penhale 31 Jul 2018 PGR Opportunity
Assess the changes of physical activity using kinematic, kinetic and EMG analysis 12 to 24 months following total knee replacement. (Smith_U17SF) Dr Toby Smith 31 Jul 2018 PGR Opportunity
Can we use Point of Care HbA1c Testing (POCT) to diagnose type 2 diabetes? (English_U17SF) Dr Emma English 31 Jul 2018 PGR Opportunity
How brief can brief interventions to promote physical activity be? The impact of intervention duration and frequency on effectiveness. (Hardeman_U17SF2) Dr Wendy Hardeman 31 Jul 2018 PGR Opportunity
Development and feasibility evaluation of a digital intervention to promote physical activity (Hardeman_U17SF1) Dr Wendy Hardeman 31 Jul 2018 PGR Opportunity
Behavioural, emotional and social problems in children with developmental speech and language difficulties (McAllister_U17SF1) Dr Jan Mcallister 31 Jul 2018 PGR Opportunity
Synthesis and assembly of porphrins and phthalocyanines into supermolecules and supramolecular molecular machines (CAMMIDGE_U18SF) Prof Andy Cammidge 31 May 2018 PGR Opportunity
Molecular composition and pharmacology of the human P2X4 ligand-gated ion channel (FOUNTAIN_U18SF) Dr Samuel Fountain 31 May 2018 PGR Opportunity
Rapid assessment of neuroplasticity in brain injury (Grey_U17SF) Dr Michael J Grey 31 Jul 2018 PGR Opportunity
Characterising changes and covariation in physical activity, sedentary behaviour and sleep during childhood and adolescence (Atkin_U17SF) Dr Andrew Atkin 31 Jul 2018 PGR Opportunity
Psychological morbidity in patients with advanced COPD and their informal carers (Farquhar_U17SF) Dr Morag Farquhar 31 Jul 2018 PGR Opportunity
The role of self-stigma in developmental stuttering: a cross-cultural perspective (McAllister_U17SF2) Dr Jan McAllister 31 Jul 2018 PGR Opportunity
• PGR Opportunities in Health Sciences for self-funding and international students Jan McAllister, School Director of Postgraduate Research 01 Jan 2020 PGR Opportunity
• PGR Opportunities in Norwich Medical School for self-funding and international students Alastair Watson, School Director of Postgraduate Research 01 Jan 2020 PGR Opportunity
• PGR Opportunities in Social Work for self-funding and international students Gillian Schofield, School Director of Postgraduate Research 01 Jan 2020 PGR Opportunity
PGR Opportunities in Psychology for self-funding and international students Martin Doherty, School Director of Postgraduate Research 01 Jan 2020 PGR Opportunity
• PGR Opportunities in Norwich Business School for self-funding and international students. Nishikant Mishra, School Director of Postgraduate Research 01 Jan 2020 PGR Opportunity
• PGR Opportunities in Law for self-funding and international students Ian Edwards, School Director of Postgraduate Research 01 Jan 2020 PGR Opportunity
• PGR Opportunities in Education and Lifelong Learning for self-funding and international students Anna Robinson-Pant, School Director of Postgraduate Research 01 Jan 2020 PGR Opportunity
• PGR Opportunities in Economics for self-funding and international students Stephen Davies, School Director of Postgraduate Research 01 Jan 2020 PGR Opportunity
• PGR Opportunities in International Development for self-funding and international students Maren Duvendack, School Director of Postgraduate Research 01 Jan 2020 PGR Opportunity
• PGR Opportunities in Politics, Philosophy, Language and Communication Studies for self-funding and international students Davide Rizza, School Director of Postgraduate Research. 01 Jan 2020 PGR Opportunity
• PGR Opportunities in History for self-funding and international students Geoffrey Plank, School Director of Postgraduate Research. 01 Jan 2020 PGR Opportunity
• PGR Opportunities in Literature, Drama and Creative Writing for self-funding and international students Petra Rau, School Director of Postgraduate Research 01 Jan 2020 PGR Opportunity
• PGR Opportunities in Art, Media and American Studies for self-funding and international students Becky Fraser, School Director of Postgraduate Research 01 Jan 2020 PGR Opportunity
 PhD opportunities in Pharmacy for self-funding and international students 01 Jan 2020 PGR Opportunity
 PhD opportunities in Mathematics for self-funding and international students 01 Jan 2020 PGR Opportunity
 PhD opportunities in Environmental Sciences for self-funding and international students 01 Jan 2020 PGR Opportunity
 PhD opportunities in Computing Sciences for self-funding and international students 01 Jan 2020 PGR Opportunity
 PhD opportunities in Chemistry for self-funding and international students 01 Jan 2020 PGR Opportunity
PhD opportunities in Biological Sciences for self-funding and international students Dr Gabriella Kelemen (PGR Director) 01 Jan 2020 PGR Opportunity