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  Decay resistance of naturally durable eucalyptus timber
  Dr C Altaner
Applications accepted all year round

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Some timbers are remarkably resistant against decay and therefore highly priced. These naturally durable timbers are rare and often sourced unsustainably from tropical forests.
  A Hebridean Folklore Macroscope: 170 years of Gaelic oral culture in the Outer Hebrides
  Dr D Stiubhart, Prof H Cheape
Application Deadline: 26 June 2020

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Supervised by Sabhal Mòr Ostaig’s Dr Domhnall Uilleam Stiùbhart and Prof.
  Irish Liberalism in the long nineteenth-century
  Dr C Barr, Prof M Brown
Application Deadline: 15 September 2020

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This project is intended to investigate the ideology, development, decline and practical activities of Irish liberalism in the long nineteenth century.
  What is the optimal scale for fully autonomous municipal energy systems?
  Prof R McKenna, Dr M Gronwald
Applications accepted all year round

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The energy transition requires the integration of large amounts of fluctuating, heterogeneously-spatially-distributed electricity into the energy system.
  The Science Fiction Legacy of H. G. Wells: how his works of science fiction and predictions of the future have influenced generations of sci fi writers and filmmakers - SACI0004
  Prof L Dryden, Dr S Artt
Applications accepted all year round

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H. G. Welts is perhaps best known popularly as ’the father of science fiction’ because his scientific fantasy novels of the late nineteenth century did more than any others to inaugurate a new genre that became known in the 1920s as ’science fiction’.
  Promoter associated non-coding RNA (ncRNA) regulation of MUC5B expression in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (Ref: SF20/APP/MOSCHOS1)
  Dr S Moschos
Applications accepted all year round

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Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) is an ageing-associated, debilitating lung disease that manifests mainly in men over 60 years of age.
  Promoter associated non-coding RNA (paRNA; ncRNA) regulation of MUC5B expression in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) (Ref: SF20/APP/MOSCHOS2)
  Dr S Moschos
Applications accepted all year round

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Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) is an ageing-associated, debilitating lung disease affecting mainly men over 60 years of age.
  OIST International PhD Program

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The OIST Graduate University offers an individualized PhD program providing a secure foundation in the fundamentals of your field, with unparalleled opportunities for cross-disciplinary research.
  Understanding and combating blackhead disease in poultry
  Prof S Huws, Dr N Corcionivoschi, Prof C Creevey
Application Deadline: 30 June 2020

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Histomonosis, also commonly referred to as blackhead disease, is a disease that infects several known species of gallinaceous fowl.
  Exploring relationships between Wild house mouse ecology and immunology
  Prof J Bradley
Applications accepted all year round

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Understanding the causes of variability in the immune systems response underpins our knowledge of disease susceptibility, control of infectious diseases and ultimately, healthy aging.
  Multidimensional Visibility Graphs and Submonolayer Deposition
  Dr M GRINFELD, Dr P Mulheran
Applications accepted all year round

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The project deals with visibility graphs.
  The population genomics of New Zealand seabirds and developing DNA markers to resolve uncertainties of bycatch identification
  Dr PA Ritchie, Dr N Rawlence
Applications accepted all year round

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Seabird bycatch in long-line and trawl fisheries is a significant issue, particularly for albatrosses, shearwaters and the larger species of petrels.
  Polymer EOR in Carbonate Reservoirs
  Research Group: Institute of GeoEnergy Engineering
  Prof K Sorbie
Application Deadline: 31 July 2020

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During the oil recovery process, it is common for a significant percentage of oil in place to remain after initial operations. To increase the oil recovery, Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) processes may be applied – which can consist of gas, thermal, chemical or modified salinity methods.
  Recover, Recycle, Reengineer: A microbial and biotechnological solution to tackle the waste tyre problem
  Research Group: Institute of Life and Earth Sciences
  Dr J Pratscher
Application Deadline: 31 July 2020

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We are seeking applicants for a 4-year funded BBSRC IBioIC CTP industrial PhD studentship, starting 14 September 2020. Used rubber tyres, particularly when disposed to landfill, have been recognised to fast becoming one of the foremost environmental waste problems in the world.
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