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  PhD Studentship - Elucidating the impact of prenatal antibiotic exposure on postnatal offspring performance in cattle: a data mining approach
  Dr M Velazquez, Dr M Forshaw
Application Deadline: 31 May 2020

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Number of awards. 1. Start date and duration. September 2020, 3.5 years duration. Overview. There is a need to develop strategies for effective application of antibiotics in animal production to ameliorate the current threat of antimicrobial resistance affecting animal and human health.
  PhD Studentship in Cyber Security in Farm and Companion Animal Technologies
  Dr M Mehrnezhad
Application Deadline: 30 June 2020

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Number of awards. 1. Start date and duration. September 2020 3.5 years. Overview. This project aims to study the security and privacy issues relating to novel technologies that is increasingly being applied to farm and companion animals.
  PhD Studentship in Biosciences - Using models of human behavioural change to advance laboratory animal welfare
  Dr C Rowe
Application Deadline: 17 June 2020

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Number of awards. 1. Start date and duration. 28 September 2020 for 3 years. Overview. Laboratory animal welfare is of significant concern.
  modelling skeletal dysplasias in zebrafish.
  Dr H Roehl, Dr M Balasubramanian
Applications accepted all year round

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Whole genome sequencing studies have led to a vast amount of new candidate genes for human diseases.
  VC International Scholarship in Semantic Data Integration and Modelling Towards a Forest Observatory (eligibility criteria apply)
  Research Group: Complex Systems
  Dr C Perera, Prof O F Rana
Application Deadline: 1 June 2020

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Poaching is a significant challenge around the world. Anti-poaching efforts are always under-funded and under-resourced. Law enforcement officers cannot keep up with a large number of poachers who are trying to kill animals.
  Postgraduate Research Assistants: Equestrian Performance Research Centre and Sport and Exercise Science Research Centre

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With over 1800 students studying degrees at foundation, honours and postgraduate level, Hartpury presents a unique environment designed to support an outstanding student experience.
  The role of bone marrow fat in advance prostate cancer using bioengineered humanised models
  Dr N Bock
Application Deadline: 1 July 2020

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SYNOPSIS. This highly innovative PhD project focuses on one of the key challenges in the fields of cancer research and translational medicine, which is to ‘make the mouse organism more human’.
  Towards an open-source, equipment-agnostic framework for automated welfare monitoring in the home cage
  Dr J Brown, Prof X Ye
Applications accepted all year round

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Mice are the most widely used model organism in all of science. In 2018, 60% of all experimental procedures performed in the UK were carried out using mice, amounting to more than 2.5 million procedures in total.
  PhD in Plants and Microbes: crop production and protection, the interaction between plants and other plants, pests and pathogens, and soils, and the interactions of ecosystems with global change
  Dr C Voigt
Applications accepted all year round

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Plants underpin life on Earth. In Sheffield, world leading plant research is undertaken across all scales from the molecular level through to the leaf and root, whole plant and ecosystem.
  PhD in the Diversification of Life - Generating Novel Datasets to Examine Species Form Variety
  Dr G Thomas
Applications accepted all year round

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Understanding how and why the diversity of life on earth varies through time and geographic space is one of the fundamental underpinnings of evolutionary and conservation biology.
  Live imaging of neural circuits mediating pain
  Dr A Nikolaev, Dr E Seward
Applications accepted all year round

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The aim of this project is to characterize the neuronal circuitry involved in pain signaling in genetically modified zebrafish expressing fluorescent reporters of activity.
  Novel therapeutic approaches for the treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
  Prof S Winder
Applications accepted all year round

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Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is caused by mutations in the DMD gene leading to loss of the cytoskeletal protein dystrophin.
  Functional analysis of novel genes important in the physiology and pathogenesis of the human pathogen Campylobacter jejuni
  Prof D J Kelly
Applications accepted all year round

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Campylobacter jejuni and E. coli are the commonest cause of human bacterial gastroenteritis worldwide. Although pathogenic in humans, C.
  CITI-GENS DTP: Automated early detection of health and welfare compromises in pigs using video-based automatic behavioural analysis
  Prof I Kyriazakis, Dr P Miller
Application Deadline: 10 July 2020

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This project is one of those advertised under the CITI-GENS programme. For more information on the programme please visit. go.qub.ac.uk/citigens.
  Establishing and validating different histology-based approaches to quantitatively assess efficacy of therapies in an animal model of ischaemia reperfusion injury (IRI)
  Dr L Ressel, Prof P Murray, Dr B Wilm
Application Deadline: 30 June 2020

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Acute and chronic kidney disease in children is increasing but new therapies to help treat and prevent the progression of the disease are lacking.
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