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  VC International Scholarship: Women’s Labour Supply and Employment in the Global South
  Prof M Jones, Dr E Kaya
Application Deadline: 1 June 2020

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Cardiff University Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarships for Research Excellence offer seven eligible applicants the opportunity to join our Doctoral Academy community for three years on a full-time basis.
  Investigating Hypermasculinity in the Construction Industry
  Dr Dylan Tutt, Assoc Prof F Phua
Applications accepted all year round

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Construction remains one of the most male-dominated industries in the UK, with men making up 85.5% of the total workforce, including 98% of all manual workers.
  Precision Medicine DTP: Machine learning techniques for detection of fetal hypoxia and prevention of birth injury
  Research Group: Centre for Medical Informatics
  Dr S Stock, Dr H Wu
Application Deadline: 1 June 2020

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A major cause of avoidable harm in maternity care results from inappropriate interpretation or response to electronic fetal monitoring (EFM) in labour.
  The Economics of Superstars: Wages in Sport - understanding using primary data the changes over the postwar period in sport for its foremost performers
  Dr J Reade, Dr S Jewell
Applications accepted all year round

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The work of Sherwin Rosen (1981) established a literature on the economics of superstars - an attempt to explain the very high premia top performers in a given field are able to attract.
  Cardiff Business School - Alternative ownership forms, workplace democracy and industrial relations

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This is a call to work with Dr Jonathan Preminger, Cardiff Business School. His research focusses on - Alternative ownership forms, workplace democracy and industrial relations.
  PhD vacancy at Erasmus School of Economics (Erasmus University Rotterdam)

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Erasmus School of Economics has 7 open PhD positions. These projects are hosted by Erasmus School of Economics and are affiliated with one of Schools' graduate schools.
  Institute for Media and Creative Industries Research

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PhD. 3 years full-time; 6 years part-time. MPhil. 2 years full-time; 4 years part-time. Entry Requirements. An honours degree [2:1 or above] or equivalent overseas qualification.
  The ethics of living wages for low-paid staff in UK professional football clubs.
  Prof P Prowse, Dr J Snook
Applications accepted all year round

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Premier League football clubs, in particular, are accumulating extensive wealth; especially elite clubs in the Deloitte Football Money League 2017.
  Health Opportunity for Patient Empowerment in Gestational Diabetes (HOPE-GDM)
  Research Group: Chemistry and Biosciences
  Prof A M Graham, Prof R Qahwaji, Prof A Locke
Applications accepted all year round

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Gestational Diabetes is a temporary condition diagnosed at 24-28 weeks gestation, where the body is unable to maintain normal blood glucose levels due to insulin resistance during pregnancy.
  Solid tumour segmentation via principal axis estimation using weakly supervised adversarial deep learning
  Dr J Brown, Dr T Lambrou, Prof X Ye
Application Deadline: 14 June 2020

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Segmentation is an essential part of many image-based diagnosis pipelines. Manual delineation of complex structures (e.g. solid tumours) remains the gold standard in many disciplines but is a highly labour intensive and meticulous task to perform in practice.
  Applied Economics: What works for firms and the gender pay gap?
  Prof G Razzu, Dr C Singleton
Applications accepted all year round

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A vast literature has studied the determinants of gender pay gaps (see for reviews Altonji and Blank, 1999; Weichselbaumer and Winter-Ebmer, 2005; Blau and Kahn, 2017).
  Who Counts? Understanding and enabling synergies between routine mortality data and data systems inform and rural primary health systems in South Africa
  Dr L D'Ambruoso, Prof P Byass
Application Deadline: 29 May 2020

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Described as the single most critical development failure of the past 30 years, in Africa and Asia the majority of births, deaths, and causes of deaths are never recorded.
  PhD opportunities in Economics and Finance at Brunel University London

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Qualification type. MPhil / PhD. Location. Uxbridge, London. Mode of study. Full-time and Part-time.  . Research students. are welcomed to Brunel as valued members of our thriving, research-intensive community.
  PhD opportunities in Sociology and Communication Studies at Brunel University London

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Qualification type. MPhil / PhD. Location. Uxbridge, London. Mode of study. Full-time and Part-time. Research students. are welcomed to Brunel as valued members of our thriving, research-intensive community. .
  The Gender Pay Gap Over the Life Cycle
  Dr E Kaya
Application Deadline: 31 May 2020

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The successful candidate will be enrolled on the Economics PhD at Cardiff Business School. This project will investigate the evolution of gender pay gap over the life cycle and explore the extent to which this can be explained by factors such as household composition, family structure, employment and occupation.
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