Shortlisted LKAS PhD Projects
Shortlisted LKAS PhD Projects
The deadline for submitting applications to the lead supervisor of your chosen project has now passed.
Due to the interdisciplinary nature of the projects, applicants should browse the entire list to find a potential match to their area of interest. Projects that have already recruited a student are listed for information only.
LKAS PhD Scholarships Application Process
Of the 24 potential projects advertised only 10 scholarships will be awarded based on the quality of both the applicant and the project.
The Selection Committee will meet on 31 January 2017 and the decision of the selection committee will be communicate to you by the project supervisor.
- Prospective students should review the project proposal and make contact with the Lead Supervisor of the project to discuss their eligibility for the project unless stated otherwise.
- Unless otherwise stated, applicants may submit applications up until the application deadline of 12 noon, Friday 13 January 2017 via email to the Lead Supervisor.
- Please read the project description carefully and note that their may be project specific application directions in addition to the generic guidance noted here regarding the information you must provide.
- Lord Kelvin Adam Smith Guidance Notes
Each project team will select their preferred candidate whose details will be forwarded to the selection panel by Friday 20 January 2017. Applicants should be aware that even if chosen by the project team as their nominated candidate there is no guarantee that they will be awarded a scholarship.
Applicants may wish to browse the Unviersity's Scholarships and Funding database for other funding opportunities.
Documentation required from nominated candidates
- A statement expressing your particular attributes, achievements and suitability to undertake the proposed project (applicants should pay particular attention to Appendix 1 of the Lord Kelvin Adam Smith Guidance Notes
- Curriculum vitae
- Degree transcripts in English (Undergraduate and Masters, if relevant)
- 2 references in support of your application. (The references relevant to the application for admission to Glasgow for PhD study may be submitted to this process – they do not need to be tailored to this process.)
- Candidates whose first language is not English must show evidence of appropriate competence in English in the form of a IELTS certificate or similar.
College of Social Sciences LKAS Projects
Network and School Variations in Adolescents’ Health Behaviour and Educational Attainment in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland: A Multilevel Analysis
The Governance of Skills Supply and Demand in the Middle-Income Countries
Fake News and Misinformation over Social Media
Dynamic Inferential Network Analysis for Public Health
The Securitisation of Asylum in the UK: Process, Implications and Alternatives - Candidate selected, no further applications will be considered.
'Flexible Engagement’: The League of Nations and its Non-Members
College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences LKAS Projects
Reducing Schistosoma reinfection in children
Nanomaterials for drug delivery in atherosclerosis
Kidney disease and trypanosomes - Candidate selected, no further applications will be considered.
Gender inequalities in health – Learning from the Global Burden of Disease study
Advanced imaging for neurodegenerative disease
Using visual narrative to improve cancer screening information - Candidate selected, no further applications will be considered.
College of Arts LKAS Projects
A history of humanitarian evacuations
Screen Tourism as Heritage Tourism: examining how literary adaptations on screen which encourage tourism into Scotland are beneficial, not only economically but also in terms of cultural sustainability.
Connecting Threads: The Transnational Textile Trade between Nineteenth-century Britain and the Spanish-speaking World
Can the application of next-generation DNA Sequencing to the eighteenth-century Hunterian anatomy collections contribute to a better understanding of disease evolution, and its historic documentation?
PeatCore: Peatland and Community Resilience
‘Counting sheep and other amazing creatures’: managing animal surveillance to invigorate intelligent response to animal disease outbreaks
College of Science & Engineering LKAS Projects
Nature based coastal protection: A predictive model for marsh ecosystem services
Portable Mid-infrared Tool for Analysis of Mosquito Vectors of Malaria
Negative CO2 Emissions CHP Technology
Collective behaviour of Atlantic salmon and decision making
Devices for Diagnostics and Therapeutics using killer proteins
Algorithmic analysis of clonal evolution and therapeutic resistance in pancreatic cancers