University College London Featured PhD Programmes
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  Evolutionary dynamics of diverse communities: linking speciation with contemporary evolution.
  Prof T Barraclough
Application Deadline: 24 January 2020

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All organisms live in diverse communities with hundreds of other species. Understanding what species are, where they come from, and how they coexist and interact is therefore vital for predicting how living systems will evolve in response to contemporary changes, as well as for knowing where diversity comes from.
  Molecular and clinical prediction of osteoarthritis risk after knee joint injury. (#202013)
  Dr F Watt, Dr L Jostins-Dean, Prof T Vincent, Prof G Collins
Application Deadline: 10 January 2020

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Osteoarthritis (OA) affects 9 million people in the UK and is the main reason for costly total joint replacement. Developing pharmacological interventions to prevent or slow disease has proved challenging, partly because OA is difficult to predict and diagnose in its early stages and tends to develop later in life.
  Interactions between introduced tree species and native mycorrhizal fungi in the UK
  Dr BJ Pickles
Applications accepted all year round

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"Mycorrhizal symbioses are one of the most extensive and important biotic interactions in terrestrial ecosystems, typically providing plants with improved access to nutrients in exchange for carbohydrates produced via photosynthesis.
  Predictors of sibling violence
  Dr A Debowska
Applications accepted all year round

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Sibling violence has been documented to be one of the most widespread forms of childhood violence. Research also indicates that experience of sibling victimisation can result in poor mental health, low self-esteem, delinquency, aggression, and substance abuse.
  PhD in Languages and Cultures

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The School is in the top 100 of the QS World University World Rankings and is at the forefront of national and international research in modern languages across a range of disciplines and periods, historical and contemporary.
  Evolution of mimicry: Genetic, morphometric, and functional origins of leaf mimicry in singing insects
  Research Group: Centre for Biological Diversity
  Dr N Bailey
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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Mimicry is a remarkable Darwinian adaptation, and bush crickets whose wings resemble plant leaves are among the most spectacular examples of mimicry in the natural world.
  Investigating modes of action of genetic risk variants through integrated analysis of multiple high-dimensional “omics” data.
  Research Group: Division of Statistics
  Prof A Lynch, Dr M Papathomas
Applications accepted all year round

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Genome-wide association studies have identified thousands of genomic loci that are associated with higher risk of a trait (often a disease such as breast cancer).
  Effectiveness of novel workplace-based exercise interventions for improving general health and well-being
  Dr N Vollaard, Dr G Ryde
Applications accepted all year round

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Public health guidelines recommend that people should take part in at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity physical activity per week to improve health.
  AHRC Northern Bridge Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership PhD Studentships in the Arts and Humanities for 2020 Entry

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PhD studentships in the Arts and Humanities for 2020 entry. AHRC Northern Bridge Doctoral Training Partnership is offering up to 67 PhD studentships for 2020 entry, including a number of Collaborative Doctoral (project) awards with regional and national organisations.
  Arts and Humanities studentships available at the University of Sussex via CHASE Doctoral Training Partnership

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The University of Sussex and the Consortium of the Humanities and the Arts South-East (CHASE) invite applications for Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) PhD Studentship awards within and across the following fields.
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