Studentships in Precision Medicine
The University of Leicester College of Life Sciences offers six PhD studentships in collaboration with the Leicester Precision Medicine Institute (LPMI), Leicester Biomedical Research Centre (LBRC), Leicester Diabetes Centre (LDC) and the Department of Cardiovascular Sciences (CVS).
Novel Methods to Produce High Efficiency Heat Pipes
Prof K Ryder
Applications accepted all year round
Background This Industrial MPhil qualification and placement is a continuation of a collaboration between the Materials Centre (Department of Chemistry) and European Thermodynamics Limited (ETL), a Leicester based SME.
Assessment of ClNO2 as a missing oxidant in the UK atmosphere
Dr S Ball, Prof P S Monks
21 January 2019
Natural and manmade processes emit huge quantities of gases. Were it not for oxidation chemistry occurring in the atmosphere, such emissions would build up to harmful concentrations.
Biomarkers of Coronary Artery Disease in multi-ethnic populations
Prof D Jones, Prof NJ Samani, Prof G McCann
27 January 2019
Coronary artery disease (CAD) is a serious and prevalent cardiovascular disease which can present in patients in many ways. Notably, it has a higher prevalence in the South Asian population.
Land use change monitoring from satellites using artificial intelligence
Prof H Balzter, Dr A Zhang
21 January 2019
Recent advances in computing technology, cloud computing and high-performance computing are paralleled with those in advanced artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms and significant investment in the European Copernicus Earth Observation programme and its Sentinel satellite missions.