The MICRA PhD network is open to all students researching ageing and ageing populations.
Members include students from The University of Manchester and Manchester Metropolitan University:
- Toby Aarons - Investigating extracellular vesicle miRNA as a biomarker for Alzheimer's disease.
- Oktawia (Octavia) Borecka - Age-related ability to synthesise Vitamin D in the skin on exposure to sunlight.
- Philippa Calver - To what extent are household needs recognised and addressed within UK domestic ‘demand response’ pilots and plans?
- Georgia Chatzi - Life course socioeconomic position effects on inflammatory biomarkers in older adults: compensating for missing data.
- Natalie Cotterell - Growing old in the city: developing policies and practices to tackle social isolation amongst people aged 50 years and older.
- Praval Khanal - Genetics of sarcopenia.
- Mohammad Nazmul Hussain - Understanding the support needs of people with dementia among the UK Bangladeshis.
- Laura McGowan - Developing an intervention to reduce sedentary behaviour in older adults.
- Sarah McMullen - Developing a culturally adapted intervention to improve cognitive functioning in British South Asians with dementia.
- Nadine Mirza - DELTA: the development of a toolkit to improve dementia diagnosis and access to memory services for the British Urdu speaking population.
- Louise Mitchell - Improving the health of older people with the use of green infrastructure: a case study approach investigating care farming and community gardening.
- Francisca Ortiz - Surviving old age on a Chilean pension: research about the personal life of ageing using mixed methods (SNA and QCA).
- Sasiporn Ounjaichon - Exercise programme for fall prevention in the older population.
- Samuele Remillard-Boilard - Developing age-friendly cities: a cross-national perspective.
- Anna Sanders - The impact of gendered policies on women’s voting behaviour: an analysis of the 2015 UK General Election.