School of Health, Nursing & Midwifery


UWS Dementia Palliare project shortlisted for Guardian University Award

The University’s Dementia Palliare project has been shortlisted for a Guardian University Award in the ‘International Projects’ category. Dementia Palliare creates ground-breaking, interprofessional, experiential learning resources to equip qualified health and social care workers to deliver the best possible care


8th Scottish Caring & Dementia Congress

Wednesday, 20 April 2016 9:00 AM - Wednesday, 20 April 2016 5:00 PM

20 April 2016, Edinburgh In association with Scottish Care, Alzheimer Scotland & The Alzheimer Scotland Centre for Policy and Practice, University of the West of Scotland Please click to download the latest programme for this event Keynote Speakers Announced: Professor Craig W Ritchie, Professor of the Psy

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  • UWS Research Studentships 2016

    UWS Funded Studentships are now available for application; the next start date for funded studentships is the 1st October 2016. Check the school listings in the Graduate School section of the website for a full list of studentships available this year. Please note the closing date for applications for all Studentships (bar one) is 15 May 2016. The following studentship application deadline is 29 April 2016:

    ST/N504518/1 - P661STF Developing low noise coatings for GW detectors, using next generation techniques such as ECR ion-beam deposition, and plasma-assisted deposition

    To be eligible for all UWS funded studentships you must be a Home/EU student. Non-EU students can apply, but will not receive the stipend and will be required to pay fees.

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  • UWS Professional Doctorate (DProf.)

    Looking to undertake an advanced but applied research degree; check out our Professional Doctorate degree: 

    Professional Doctorate (DProf.)

    Professional doctorates are an alternative to the traditional PhD research degree and combine taught elements with applied research to a particular professional domain.

    For more information contact our DProf. course enquiries team: