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PhD project titles

Project Title First Supervisor Second Supervisor
An exploration of the factors that impact on family carers providing care and support to people with severe mental illness and physical long term conditionsAlan SimpsonKathleen Mulligan
Can online interactive Tool for Informed Consent (iTIC) improve the process of gaining informed consent for research?Amanda BurlsShashi Hirani
The effect of tear osmolarity on dry eye management and contact lens wearByki Huntjens Manbir Nagra
Looking through rose tinted spectacles: Is colour beneficial for people with reading difficulty?Catherine SuttleMiriam Conway

Understanding care processes and relationship with care environment within midwife-led or obstetric-led birth settings

Chris McCourt Lucia Rocca
A trial of group antenatal care: impact on the experiences and wellbeing of midwives and mothersChris McCourttbc

Darkness Falls – A study on problems with lighting, mobility and everyday tasks in people with age-related macular degeneration

David CrabbShashi Hirani
Language development outcomes of early cochlear implantGary Morgan tbc
Reticular pseudodrusen and choroidal thickness: Can structural markers be used as a surrogate for patient reported visual function?Irene CtoriAlison Binns, Tamsin Callaghan
Economic evaluation of a peer-befriending scheme for people with aphasia (SUPERB trial)Katerina HilariProf Mireia Joffre-Bonnet, Dr Chris Flood
A qualitative study of the benefits of a peer-befriending scheme for people with aphasia (SUPERB trial)Katerina HilariAlan Simpson, Sarah Northcott
Improving psychological health in survivors of critical illnessLeanne AitkenAlan Simpson
Improving sedation practices in intensive careLeanne AitkenFabi Lorencatto
Gesture and narrative in child languageLucy DipperGary Morgan
Strengthening the theoretical framework for discourse treatment in aphasiaLucy DipperMadeline Cruice
Using personal narrative to target the linguistic skills of secondary school aged children with speech, language and communication difficultiesLucy DipperVicky Joffe
Inner speech in children with developmental language impairmentsLucy Henry David Messer
Myopia control using orthokeratology in a UK child population Manbir Nagra Michael Powner, John Lawrenson
A trial of two methods of outpatient induction of labour: impact on the experiences and wellbeing of mothers with post-dates pregnancyMandie Scamell tbc
The effectiveness of a school-based speech and language therapy intervention for enhancing language and communication delivered by school staff under the guidance of a speech and language therapistVicky Joffe Emma Pagnamenta
Exploring outcomes of language and communication intervention in school-aged children with speech, language and communication needs: therapist, teacher, parent and child perspectivesVicky Joffe tbc
The prevalence and nature of speech, language and communication needs in long-term unemployed adultsVicky Joffe tbc