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  4 Year Wellcome Trust PhD Programme: Biological and molecular mechanisms underlying a new syndromic form of X-linked intellectual disability
  Dr D M F Van Aalten
Application Deadline: 14 December 2018
Intellectual disability (ID) and concomitant developmental delay are severe neurodevelopmental conditions which affect approximately 1% of the world population.
  China Scholarship Council PhD Programme: Biological and molecular mechanisms underlying a new syndromic form of X-linked intellectual disability
  Dr D M F Van Aalten
Application Deadline: 14 January 2019
Intellectual disability (ID) and concomitant developmental delay are severe neurodevelopmental conditions which affect approximately 1% of the world population.
  The genetic basis of cognitive impairment in intellectual disability and schizophrenia
  Prof C Inglehearn, Dr M Ali
Applications accepted all year round
Schizophrenia is a chronic mental health condition affecting 1% of human populations, with symptoms that include visual and auditory hallucinations, delusions and disordered thought, leading to disruption of the sense of self.
  MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership: Functional Characterization of a Truncation Mutation Associated with Intellectual Disability
  Dr S Clapcote, Prof C Inglehearn, Dr M Ali
Application Deadline: 21 January 2019
Intellectual disability (ID) is a common neurodevelopmental disorder with an onset of cognitive impairment before the age of 18 years and is characterized by significant limitations in intellectual functioning and adaptive behaviour.
  Access to health care within secure learning disability and mental health services: appropriateness of provision and perspectives of service users, staff and carers/advocate (PenhaleBU18SF)
  Ms B Penhale
Application Deadline: 31 May 2019
Adults with complex needs who are placed within secure settings are likely to have a range of healthcare needs, both physical and psychological (Kahn, 2010; Sainsbury Centre for Mental Health, 2008).
  Disability and employment: Investigating the ways in which workplaces might be changed in order that people with disabilities can keep their jobs
  Research Group: Work, Organisations and Employment Relations Research Centre (WOERRC)
  Prof P Dibben
Applications accepted all year round
People with disabilities are less likely to be in work than those without disabilities. This is the case in many countries across the world.
  Fostering Inclusivity in Smart City Design - Investigating the Perception of Inclusivity in a Design Agenda
  Dr E Bohemia, Dr K Kuzmina
Application Deadline: 10 January 2019
Loughborough University is a top-ten rated university in England for research intensity (REF2014) and an outstanding 66% of the work of Loughborough’s academic staff who were eligible to be submitted to the REF was judged as ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’, compared to a national average figure of 43%.
  Investigation of mechanistic links between metabolic stress, inflammation and apoptosis in cartilage damage in osteoarthritis
  Dr M Sharif
Applications accepted all year round
Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common joint disease in the elderly population, causing significant pain and disability. It is estimated that by by 2020, OA will be the forth leading cause of disability in the world.
  (BBSRC DTP) Stratification of nucleus pulposus cell sub-populations during intervertebral disc development, ageing and degeneration.
  Dr S Richardson, Prof J Hoyland
Application Deadline: 31 January 2019
Back pain is a leading cause of disability in the UK and intervertebral disc (IVD) degeneration has been identified as the cause in a high proportion of patients.
  PhD in Psychological Medicine & Clinical Neurosciences - Analysing the mechanisms underlying dystonia pathogenesis through characterisation of a Drosophila melanogaster model of Myoclonus Dystonia
  Dr K Peall, Dr O Peters
Application Deadline: 27 February 2019
ackground. Dystonia is one of the most common movement disorders, affecting ~1% of the population worldwide. Well recognised forms include writer’s cramp, although more severe forms are frequently observed.
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