Closing date: 28 August 2016
*These scholarships may potentially be funded by the European Social Fund by a KESS 2 programme currently in development – however, this is yet to be confirmed. If this is not funded by a KESS 2 project these scholarships will be funded by the appropriate College at Swansea University*
PhD Scholarship for UK or EU applicants in the field of: Computer science / IT
Subject study: Digitising Nurse-led Medicines Monitoring Profiles
Brief Description of the Project
The project will digitise a paper-based health monitoring instrument. We shall then test reliability, validity and obtain service users’ views before exploring integration with NHS electronic systems.
The West Wales Adverse Drug Reaction (WWADR) Profiles1,2 for addressing problems potentially related to medicines are clinically effective in paper form3-5. We will be working with a local company to digitise these as monitoring and reporting instruments, customised to users’ needs. We shall:
Scholarships are collaborative awards with external partners including SME’s and micro companies, as well as public and third sector organisations. The scholarship provides 3 years funding with a 6 month period to complete the thesis. The achievement of a postgraduate skills development award (PSDA), is compulsory for each KESS 2 scholar and is based on a 60 credit award.
Candidates are also required to have the following skills and experience:
Desirable skills and experience:
For more information on eligibility criteria, please refer to section C of the KESS II Participant Proposal Form . For any queries regarding eligibility, please contact Jane Kelly and / or Jane Phipps (please refer to the contact page of the KESS II Guidance Notes for contact details).
The studentship covers the full cost of UK/EU tuition fees, plus a stipend. The bursary will be limited to a maximum of £14,002 p.a. dependent upon the applicant's financial circumstances as assessed in section C point 4 on the KESS II Guidance Notes There will also be additional funds available for research expenses.
Please note: These scholarships may potentially be funded by the European Social Fund by a KESS 2 programme currently in development – however, this is yet to be confirmed. If this is not funded by a KESS 2 project, these scholarships will be funded by the appropriate college at Swansea University.
Applicants are strongly advised to contact Dr Sue Jordan regarding information on the area of research, particularly via email (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Please return both application forms and supporting documentation to the KESS office at the address stated on the KESS application form or email to: email@example.com
For all other queries please contact the KESS office contacts mentioned above.
The deadline for applications is 4pm on Friday 28th August 2016.