Ageing, Health and Welfare, Ph.D. | University of Glasgow | Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Ageing, Health and Welfare

36 months
Duration
30240 GBP/year
4786 GBP/year
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About

We address key questions in the fundamental biology of ageing, animal welfare and food security. How and why does ageing occur and what are its impacts on health and well-being? How do animals cope with pollutants? How do we achieve sustainable animal production whilst protecting animal health and welfare? Ageing, Health and Welfare is offered  at the University of Glasgow.

Overview

Ageing, Health and Welfare affects almost all species, but the rate at which it occurs varies considerably among and within species. People are now living much longer than previous generations, with ageing being the major risk factor for many diseases. This has given rise to the concept of not only our ‘life span’ but also our ‘health span’ which is the length of a disease free life. We know that the environment we live in can influence how we age, it is now increasingly recognised that the aging process and its associated disease risk can be ‘set up’ or programmed by events experienced before we are born ‘prenatal programming’ or during post natal development ie pre and peripubertal as well as in adult life. Consequently, understanding why we age, how we age, the factors responsible for variation in ageing and longevity and the impact ageing has on health and wellbeing is a major challenge in science today.

Learning outcomes

  • Health of managed and wild animals, as well as of humans, is also at risk from processes and products that arise during food production, for example endocrine disruptors and animal and human digestive end products. University of Glasgow investigate effects of such substances and of various other pollutants and stressors in projects at the intersection of animal biology and veterinary medicine.
  • To achieve these overall aims this research theme actively collaborates with others in this university (e.g. biomedics, clinicians, veterinarians, Glasgow Polyomics facility) and elsewhere, including Government agencies (e.g. DEFRA), external institutes (e.g. The James Hutton Institute, Moredun Research Institute) and commercial partners.

Programme Structure

Specific areas of interest include:

  • Interplay between physiology, behaviour and life history
  • Wild immunology
  • Avian reproduction
  • Mammalian reproductive physiology and neuroendocrinology
  • Poultry science
  • Environmental factors, chemical exposure and reproductive function
  • Maternal smoking and development

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent.
  • For applicants whose first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level.

Tuition Fee

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    30240 GBP/year
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  • National

    4786 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4786 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Glasgow

620 - 1012 GBP /month
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Scholarships Information

Below you will find PhD's scholarship opportunities for Ageing, Health and Welfare.

Available Scholarships

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Provided by university
Grant
12000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Vice Chancellor EU Award
Merit-based Need-based

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University of Glasgow
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
5000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
EU Welcome Award Postgraduate
Merit-based Need-based

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University of Glasgow
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
1500 GBP
Deadline
15 Sep 2024
Clark (Mile-End) Bursary Fund
Merit-based

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University of Glasgow
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
500 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Graham Trust Bursary Scheme
Merit-based

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University of Glasgow
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Independent provider
Grant
19000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Scholarships for PhD Students
Merit-based

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Junhua Li
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
15000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
Amberscholar Scholarship
Merit-based

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Amber Student
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
28 Feb 2025
Boustany Astronomy PhD Scholarship
Merit-based

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Boustany Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1652 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Commonwealth Shared Scholarship – University Bids
Merit-based Need-based

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UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

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educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Merit-based

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