Postgraduate research opportunities

Postgraduate research opportunities

We support a significant number of PhD students funded through a variety of sources including the ESRC,Scottish Government, the Glasgow Centre for Population Health and the Lord Kelvin/Adam Smith Foundation.

Our staff have expertise in a range of topics including:

  • domestic abuse and asylum policy
  • historical narratives of eating disorders
  • the potential of the capability approach to enhance understanding of lived experiences of mental distress
  • the experience of HIV-affected women in Pakistan

Prospective students are encouraged to get in touch with the individual academics below to find out about opportunities in their areas of research and supervision.

Mhairi Mackenzie

Professor Mhairi Mackenzie

Professor of Public Policy (Urban Studies)

Research interests: Public health policy; inequalities in access to, and utilisation of, public services; evaluation methodologies for complex health and social interventions; gender based violence.

Charlotte Pearson

Dr Charlotte Pearson

Senior Lecturer (Urban Studies)

Research interests: Personalisation debates in social and public policy, the integration of health and social care, independent living strategies for disabled people, evaluation of policy impacts on disabled people. Qualitative research methods.

Sally Wyke

Professor Sally Wyke

Deputy Director, Institute of Health and Wellbeing / Interdisciplinary Research Professor (Institute of Health & Wellbeing Social Sciences)

Research interests: Development and evaluation of interventions and programmes to help improve health and wellbeing. Interdisciplinary social science. Public health. Community- based health research. Evaluative designs including randomised controlled trials and other evaluative design.