Applications for the 2023-24 academic year are now open. You can express your interest in applying or contact us to discuss your own project idea.
If you have an idea for your own project, or would like to express your interest in applying for a DPhil in our department, then please contact us.
- DPhil programmes
- 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?
- 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 2023/24
- Important information
- MRC ENTERPRISE STUDENTSHIP PROGRAMME 2023 - GPs labour trajectories and patients’ health outcomes in general practices
- Mitigating the risks associated with gestational diabetes for progression to type 2 diabetes
- Testing the equity impact of ‘nudging’ interventions to encourage healthier food purchasing
- Testing the impact of interventions to encourage consumption of lower-alcohol or lower-calorie alcoholic drinks
- Obesity and cancer: improving cancer outcomes through intentional weight loss
- Exploring the Long-Term Outcomes following a Pregnancy affected by gestational diabetes mellitus (ELOPE-GDM)
- Let’s talk about weight: Pregnancy
- Managing penicillin allergy in primary care: an important but neglected aspect of antibiotic stewardship
- Develop a behavioural weight loss intervention to achieve diabetes remission
- Discrete choice experiment (DCE) to understand variation in uptake of respiratory disease vaccination
- Reducing behavioural risk factors for non-communicable disease in people with serious mental illness
- Improving asthma management in primary care
- Social Prescribing
- Postgraduate life
We welcome enquires from prospective students who are interested in undertaking a DPhil on the topic of social prescribing. Our research has focused on the link worker role and the involvement of cultural providers within social prescribing. However, we are open to supervising DPhils on other areas related to social prescribing.
Please contact Professor Kamal Mahtani (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Dr Stephanie Tierney (email@example.com) with a one page outline of your research interest/idea.
If you would like to find out more about our work, please visit our website (https://socialprescribing.phc.ox.ac.uk/).