From the most recent round of applications RCBC Wales is delighted to have been able to appoint 7 new scholars.
For the first time, funding was available for 3 postdoctoral research posts and from a very competitve pool of applicants Jessica Baille, Lucie Warren and Liba Sheeran have been funded to complete their projects at Cardiff University. Both Lucie and Jessica are previous recipients of RCBC PhD funding.
Jessica has a nursing background and will be building on her original study to look at the Understandings and experiences of peritonitis amongst patients undertaking peritoneal dialysis, and their families.
Lucie's project Eat Well Keep Active: A Flying Start midwife-led intervention to promote healthy behaviours in pregnancy to women from areas of high deprivation is also a continuation of her earlier research undertaken for her PhD at Swansea University.
Liba is a physiotherapist and will be working on TRAINing Physio in the pocketTM(PIP); Technology for personalised rehabilitation in back pain.
Awards were also made to:
We wish all of our Scholars every success in their studies and look forward to getting to know them at our Community of Scholars training events.