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Professor Eleanor Bradley
Expertise: adult mental health; medicines conversations (information-exchange, concordance); family input and support (shared decision making, coproduction); non-medical prescribing; qualitative research; health psychology.
Self-funded project: Pain Levels and Pre-Operative Anxiety within Cardiac Care
Dr Katherine Gordon-Smith
Research specialisms: comorbidities (physical and psychiatric) of major mood disorders
Research methodologies: quantitative, longitudinal mood measures in bipolar disorder.
Professor Lisa Jones
Research specialisms: aetiology of major mood disorders (including bipolar disorder and postpartum psychosis).
Research methodologies: quantitative, longitudinal measures in major mood disorders.
Self-funded project: Atopic diseases in bipolar disorder.
Professor Derek Peters
Expertise: Physical activity & sedentary behaviour assessment, intervention & relationships to health & wellbeing in all populations; childhood overweight & obesity; Exercise for health & wellbeing; sport performance analysis; interdisciplinary sport & exercise science. Research methodologies: Quantitative & qualitative.
Self-funded project: Physical Activity, Sedentary Behaviour, Health & Wellbeing PhD Studentship Opportunities.
Dr Nikki Simpson
Expertise: Physical activity and sedentary behaviour in an ageing population, Interventions for healthy ageing, Skeletal muscle redox balance, Dietary interventions for health and disease.
Research Methodologies: Quantitative, Translational research.
Dr Kostas Papadopoulos
Expertise: Musculoskeletal Conditions of Upper and Lower Limb; Validation and Cultural adaption of Patient-Reported Outcome Measures; Sports Injuries.
Qualitative approach, student experience, disability, practice education and pedagogy.
Dr Dez Kyte
Expertise: physiotherapy: musculoskeletal conditions of the upper and lower limb, Patient-Reported Outcomes (PROMs): development, validation, routine symptom monitoring, clinical trials.
PhD Opportunity: Routine Monitoring of Depression and Anxiety in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD).