Disability Advisory Service
The university's Disability Advisory Service provides information and advice on disability issues at Oxford and facilitates support for students with disabilities. This includes, for example, students with sensory or mobility impairments, long-term health conditions, specific learning difficulties, autistic spectrum conditions or mental health difficulties.
The Disability Advisory Service's Common Framework for Supporting Disabled Students can be viewed here.
The Disability Lead for students in our department is our Director of Graduate Studies, Professor Anthony Harnden; however if you have any questions please contact the Departmental Disability Coordinator, Clare Wickings or the Postgraduate Training Administrator, Daniel Long in the first instance.
- DPhil in Primary Health Care
- Course information
- Postgraduate life
- DPhil training programme
- How to apply
How to apply: FAQs
- Am I eligible?
- When should I apply?
- Is there an advantage to applying early?
- How are applications judged?
- Are there any other criteria which may affect whether or not I am offered a place?
- Will applying to programmes from departments other than Primary Care Health Sciences affect my chances?
- My application was turned down last year. Can I reapply?
- Do I need to be a resident in Oxford during the course?
- Can I study part-time?
- What fees will I pay?
- Can I come as a self-funded student or with my own scholarship, studentship or grant?
- Can I do paid work in Oxford during my DPhil?
- Who do I contact for more information?
- Current DPhil projects
Potential graduate research projects 2021/2022
- Important information
- Prevalence, safety and efficacy of deprescribing cardio-protective medications in older adults
- How people with long-term health conditions use digital health technologies
- Improving smoking cessation training for undergraduates in UK medical schools
- Developing and testing peer-led interventions to promote switching from smoking to vaping
- Interventions to encourage healthier food purchasing
- Organisation and delivery of primary care
- Feasibility of “fitness age” as a motivator for positive physical activity behaviour and improved health outcomes in UK primary care
- Progressing the role and evidence-base for ‘Exercise as Medicine’ in UK primary care settings
- Benefits and harms of statins in the UK population: doses versus effects
- Workload in primary care and quality of care
- The epidemiology of UTI and antibiotic resistant uropathogens
- Evaluating temporal patterns in diagnostic meta-analysis
- Insomnia in menopause
- Prediction modelling in big data: exploring methodological challenges and optimising approaches
- A framework for developing and implementing early phase economic modelling for diagnostic interventions
- Diabetes research utilising the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) Research and Surveillance Centre (RSC) network and Real World Evidence (RWE) database
- Supporting the implementation of self-monitoring of blood pressure
- Scaling up the use of remote video consultations: supporting a socio-technical systems approach to implementation and evaluation
- Using Behavioural Insights to Improve Effectiveness of Digital Weight Loss Interventions
- Preventive care and children’s emergency admissions in the UK
- DPhil in Cancer Science Programme
- Interventions for healthier and sustainable diets
- The effect of dietary interventions in treating essential hypertension in primary care
- Exploring the impact of public health messaging on lifestyle behaviours during the COVID-19 pandemic
- Supporting smoking cessation in people living with serious mental illness
- Real-time benefit-risk assessment of vaccine exposure across a nationally representative primary care sentinel network: cutting edge technologies to prevent disease