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  Cognitive control over feeding behaviour: The impact of prefrontal inputs onto hypothalamic MCH populations
  Dr J Apergis-Schoute, Dr T V Gerdjikov
Application Deadline: 6 January 2019
The prefrontal cortex (PFC) is critical for optimising behavioural outcomes by prioritising choices relevant to an animal’s well-being.
  Understanding social, genetic and environmental risks factors across eating disorders.
  Dr G Breen, Prof J Treasure
Application Deadline: 1 March 2019
Eating disorders are severe psychiatric illnesses associated with greatly reduced quality of life (Ágh et al., 2016) and increased mortality, rendering them the most lethal psychiatric disorders (Chesney, Goodwin, & Fazel, 2014).
  The impact of transcultural migration on body image and disordered eating
  Prof V Swami
Applications accepted all year round
Research Group. Applied, Social and Health Psychology. https://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-technology/research/our-research-institutes-and-groups/applied-social-and-health-psychology.
  Prefrontal control of hypothalamic feeding circuits: Balancing executive control of eating
  Dr J Apergis-Schoute, Dr T Gerdjikov
Applications accepted all year round
Binge-eating disorder and Anorexia Nervosa are physically debilitating eating disorders where advanced stages of the disease can result in a number of health-related consequences including a myriad of obesity-related diseases and extreme malnutrition, respectively.
  Investigating mechanisms of mindfulness-based prevention for eating disorders
  Dr M Atkinson
Application Deadline: 29 January 2019
Eating disorders are debilitating conditions that confer many significant consequences for health and well-being. Treatment is intensive and associated with modest recovery rates, underscoring the need for effective prevention and early intervention.
  Eating Disorders in Men: Qualitative Analysis of UK Popular Media Coverage
  Research Group: Psychology
  Dr R Delderfield, Dr P Branney
Applications accepted all year round
“Representations of Illness or Wounded Storytellers?” Research into male eating disorders is still considered to be in its infancy.
  Community composition and function of the hindgut microbiome in seaweed-eating marine fish - Project 1
  Prof KD Clements, Dr K Handley
Applications accepted all year round
The world’s increasing demand for food generates a powerful economic imperative for innovation in food production technology. Our novel system was discovered through our previous research in New Zealand, and has the potential to create several new products for the global food supply chain.
  Community composition and function of the hindgut microbiome in seaweed-eating marine fish - Project 2
  Dr K Handley, Prof KD Clements
Applications accepted all year round
The world’s increasing demand for food generates a powerful economic imperative for innovation in food production technology. Our novel system was discovered through our previous research in New Zealand, and has the potential to create several new products for the global food supply chain.
  Body image treatment: The role of mirror exposure in reducing eating pathology
  Prof G Waller
Applications accepted all year round
The most effective treatment for negative body image is mirror exposure, reducing avoidance and providing accurate feedback on appearance.
  Understanding how therapy works for the eating disorders
  Prof G Waller
Applications accepted all year round
Clinicians and researchers have suggested a number of factors that influence the outcome of psychological treatment for the eating disorders.
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