Topic of the PhD: Understanding medication adherence and its impact on mobility of people with Parkinson’s disease.

100% of UK home tuition fees paid and annual living expenses of £14,553 (full award).

Are you interested in wearable technology and digital health?

This PhD provides an exciting opportunity to work as part of a research team supporting a Newcastle University Academic Track (NUAcT) Fellowship exploring the use of wearable technology in real-world setting to study medication adherence in people with Parkinson’s disease and its impact on their mobility and motor symptoms.

The PhD will give the opportunity to collect and analyse clinical and wearable technology data in people with Parkinson’s disease, publishing and presenting key findings from the project.

The PhD student will be mentored by experienced members of academic staff throughout their term our Translational and Clinical Research Institute and will have the opportunity to benefit from training offered within and outside Newcastle University.
You will be working with Dr Silvia Del Din in an interdisciplinary group (the Brain and Movement (BAM) Research Group) with an established international reputation in movement analysis and digital health.

Information, eligibility criteria and requirements:
This award is available to UK applicants only, please click on the link for more information:

How to apply:
Information on jhow to apply here:
You must apply via Newcastle University’s online postgraduate application system, deadline for applying: 20th April 2022:

Dr Silvia Del Din

Newcastle University Academic Track (NUAcT) Fellow
Institute: Translational and Clinical Research Institute
Faculty of Medical Sciences, Newcastle University