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  Multidisciplinary approach to understand how a pregnant woman’s lifestyle affects her child’s health.
  Prof P A Fowler, Dr S Bhattacharya
Application Deadline: 28 June 2019

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The unborn baby is exposed to many environmental toxins in the mother’s womb and these can have lasting effects on their health in the future.
  The Epigenetics of Child Language - exploring the involvement of DNA methylation in the development of languageskills in children.
  Dr G Sharp
Applications accepted all year round

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Oral Language skills are essential to everyday life. Most children acquire them effortlessly but. some are “language impaired”. It is currently unclear what causes this variability between.
  The influence of adventurous play and outdoor activities on child anxiety
  Dr H Dodd
Applications accepted all year round

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When children are given opportunities to take risks in their play or take part in adventurous outdoor activities such as climbing or kayaking, it is likely that they learn about fear, coping and uncertainty.
  Machine Learning for the next generation of paediatric wheelchairs
  Dr P Paoletti, Dr S Luo
Application Deadline: 28 June 2019

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The project is supported by the University of Liverpool Doctoral Network in Future Digital Health, which is directed at creating and maintaining a community of AI health care professionals that can realise the benefits that AI can bring to Health Care.
  3-year PhD Studentship: examining the role of Indian hedgehog signalling in kidney development and disease
  Dr D Long, Prof P Winyard, Prof N Rosenblum
Application Deadline: 5 July 2019

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A 3-year PhD Studentship funded by Kidney Research UK is available within the Kidney Development and Disease Group (http://www.ucl.ac.uk/ich/research/developmental-biology-cancer/developmental-biology-birth-defects/kidney-development-and-disease-group) in the Developmental Biology and Cancer Programme, Great Ormond Street UCL Institute of Child Health.
  Understanding mealtime: are an individual’s attitudes to meal composition predictive of what they eat and is this an effective target for dietary advice?
  Research Group: Applied, Social and Health Psychology Research Group
  Dr S Forwood, Dr L Smith
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Applied, Social and Health Psychology Research Group - http://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-technology/research/our-research-institutes-and-groups/applied-social-and-health-psychology.
  PhD programmes in Education

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 . Mary Immaculate College (MIC) offers a diverse suite of postgraduate programmes in Education to masters and doctoral level.
  Assessing and improving the reliability of memory evidence from children
  Dr M. Colloff, Dr H Flowe
Applications accepted all year round

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Last year, 1 in 10 children were victims of crime (ONS, 2018). The number of children contributing memory evidence by providing police statements and courtroom testimony has increased by 60% according to the most recently available data (2006-2009; Plotnikoff & Woolfson, 2011).
  The acquisition of morphology in children: understanding the factors involved in children’s comprehension and production of correct inflections
  Prof E Lieven, Prof A Theakston
Applications accepted all year round

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Morphology is the study of the prefixes or endings that change the meanings of words (called inflections). In English, -s, codes number (girl-girlS); -ed codes past tense (eg.
  Education PhD opportunities

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The Manchester Institute of Education facilitates research at the cutting edge of theory and practice. We have a commitment to addressing social justice, and to enabling evidence informed educational change through both our scholarly activities and our collaborative partnerships with professionals.
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