University of Edinburgh: Population Health Sciences

InstitutionUniversity of Edinburgh View institution profile
Department School of Molecular, Genetic and Population Health Sciences
Web http://www.ed.ac.uk/studying
Study type Research

Summary

The Usher Institute supervises postgraduate research students in a wide range of population health disciplines, including epidemiology, genetic epidemiology, health promotion, health services research, medical statistics, molecular epidemiology and sociology and on a wide range of topics including allergic and respiratory disease, clinical trial and statistics methodology, eHealth, ethnicity and health, genetic epidemiology of complex diseases, global health, palliative care and cancer, society and health and families and relationships.

A principal aim is to foster interdisciplinary research involving quantitative and qualitative approaches via effective collaboration with biomedical scientists, epidemiologists, social scientists and clinical researchers throughout the University and beyond.

**Before Applying**

Before submitting an online application, prospective students should contact an academic members of staff who may act as first supervisor in order to align their research proposal with one of the Institute's main areas of research.

Doctor of Philosophy - PhD

MSc (Res)

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