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  (MBRC) Widening uptake and adherence to treatment with hearing aids via a new model of service delivery
  Prof K Munro, Dr M Stone, Prof H Dillon, Dr D Moore
Application Deadline: 18 January 2019
The average age of first-time wearers of hearing aids dispensed by the NHS is 74 years, by which time candidates typically have a moderate hearing loss and are struggling in many listening situations.
  Improving the lives of older adults with hearing loss: Developing a self-report measure of effortful listening to guide clinical practice
  Dr A Heinrich, Prof K Munro, Dr R Millman
Applications accepted all year round
Hearing loss is the most prevalent sensory deficit. In the UK, more than 10 million adults have a hearing loss. Because it is often associated with old age and the size of the older population is growing, it is predicted that there will be more than 14 million people with a hearing loss by 2030.
  Novel drug target validation for treating Diabetes Mellitus (ref: SF18/APP/Soundararajan)
  Dr M Soundararajan
Applications accepted all year round
The important cellular entities responsible for fighting against infections in our body are the T cells. T cells are however also shown to play a central role in the development of autoimmune diseases (AIDs) as “T cell activation hijacking” is the major autoimmune reaction causing mechanism observed in several AIDs.
  Expert witnesses in the criminal courts (Advert Reference: RDF19/BL/LAW/WARD)
  Dr T Ward
Application Deadline: 25 January 2019
The ability of expert witnesses and advocates to communicate scientific issues clearly to juries and magistrates has often been criticised, but there is a dearth of research about how expert evidence is delivered in criminal courts and how experts present their evidence and are cross-examined.
  Communicating Uncertainty within professional applications
  Prof S Delacroix
Application Deadline: 22 January 2019
Uncertainty. whether it be developing tools to help communicate it in lay-professional encounters, tools that take into account human uncertainty (and the consequent need for continuing change in a legal system), or methods to flag up / explain uncertainty to professional (or public policy) users of data science tools.
  Structure, Function and Biogenesis of the Mycobacterial Cell Wall
  Prof G Besra
Applications accepted all year round
There has been no significant decrease in worldwide mortality due to tuberculosis (TB) since before the time of Koch; the advent of sanatoria and chemotherapy, which drastically reduced TB in the more developed countries, has had no profound effect on the global problem.
  Are golf lessons meeting the needs of the learner?
  Dr M W Bridge
Applications accepted all year round
The traditional golf lesson which many golfers have experience usually involves the delivery of an amount of technical knowledge by the golf coach.
  Spanning the cognitive gulf between the microscopic and symbolic representation of chemistry through immersive virtual reality (LANCASTERSU19SF)
  Prof S J Lancaster, Dr S Ashworth
Application Deadline: 31 May 2019
The visualisation of three dimensional structures of molecules and the fluent translation between two dimensional representations and reality have long been recognised as challenges for the chemistry student.
  MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership: Antiretroviral-induced metabolic toxicity: Role of adipose- miRNAs as mechanistic regulators and toxicity biomarkers
  Dr S Pushpakom
Application Deadline: 21 January 2019
Supervisors. Dr S Pushpakom. Prof M Bushell. Prof Sir M Pirmohamed. Background. Diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular disease (collectively called cardiometabolic disease) remain a major public health problem worldwide.
  Molecular mechanisms of herpesviral infection
  Dr A Golovanov
Applications accepted all year round
Herpes viruses are known to cause a wide range of human diseases, ranging from simple cold sores to cancer, Kaposi Sarcoma. Kaposi Sarcoma, for example, is a type of cancer which affects immunocompromised patients and is endemic in Africa, where it is linked with the spread of HIV infection and AIDS.
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