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  School of Law, University of Reading – Postgraduate Research in Law

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  University of Reading, PhD Opportunities

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Each year, the University of Reading awards over £8 million of funding in research studentships to home/EU and international students and these great opportunities are open to high quality students for funded research in a wide range of subject areas.
  PhD studentships available in Archaeology

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Archaeology at Reading is at the forefront of social and scientific research on issues of major cultural and environmental importance.
  Sensory Navigation: Reading the Sensescape of a City
  Dr Carolina Vasilikou, Prof L Shao
Applications accepted all year round

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Sensory navigation proposes to introduce a novel way of experiencing the city centre of Reading, through the senses, including the visual, thermal, acoustic, visual and olfactory environment.
  Vertical reading training for stroke survivors with visual field loss
  Research Group: Living with Stroke and other Long Term Conditions
  Dr K Thomson, Dr C Hazelton
Applications accepted all year round

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Ref. SHLS20028 Thomson. Background. Stroke survivors with visual field loss struggle to read, due to an inability to see the start or end of lines of text within the area of lost vision.
  Ian Serraillier, publisher: reading, writing and adapting books for schoolchildren in postwar England
  Dr S Heywood
Applications accepted all year round

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The history of publishing for children is an emerging research field within book and publishing history. It explores the key role played by publishers in the production of books designated as being ‘for children’.
  Evolution of the Mediterranean flora – squills, bluebells, and grape hyacinths
  Dr A Culham
Application Deadline: 30 June 2020

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Expressions of interest comprising a cover letter and curriculum vitae are invited by 30th June for a proposed project between the University of Reading and Royal Horticultural Society, to begin, full-time, in October 2020.
  How do prenatal steroids elevate autism risk?
  Dr N Vasudevan
Applications accepted all year round

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"Autism and autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a devastating disorder that affects 1% of the population and is the most costly condition in the UK.
  Animats - neural culture controlled robots for closed-loop neuroscience
  Prof S Nasuto, Dr E Delivopoulos
Applications accepted all year round

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The project will continue research started at the University of Reading on animats - robotic platforms controlled in real time by activity of biological neuron cultures and will investigate the methods for implementing efficient conditioning protocols.
  How does urbanization affect the abundance and diversity of species?
  Prof M D E Fellowes
Applications accepted all year round

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This PhD will focus on the influence of human behaviour on the dynamics and behaviour of species in urban and suburban settings. By altering the environment (e.g.
  Machine learning for affective manipulation in music Brain Computer Interfaces
  Prof S Nasuto, Dr F Hwang
Applications accepted all year round

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"At the University of Reading we have created one of the first music Brain Computer Interfaces – a system that monitors the emotional states of the subject and as a result generates commands changing the nature of synthetically generated live music in order to drive the emotional state of the subject in the desired direction.
  Interplay between the translation of upstream open reading frames and ribosome nascent chain-associated factors to control gene expression in eukaryotic cells
  Dr M Pool, Prof G D Pavitt
Applications accepted all year round

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Eukaryotic mRNAs typically contain one open reading frame that is translated into protein. However many mRNAs contain additional upstream ORFs (uORFs) that regulate protein expression by controlling the flow of ribosomes to the main ORF, often by regulated reinitiation.
  Deriving functional neurons from hIPSCs
  Dr E Delivopoulos, Dr F Tamagnini
Applications accepted all year round

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Neuronal networks grown on petri dishes encode information as electrical activity. This activity is dictated by their underlying structural and functional connectivity.
  Understanding the link between healthy ageing and social interaction
  Dr E Kevei, Dr N Vasudevan
Applications accepted all year round

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Healthy ageing is a priority for all countries since we are living longer than ever before. A number of studies show that social behaviours can prevent some detrimental aspects of aging such as dementia and memory loss.
  Early Humans in Britain: Cultural Adaptations from Coastal to Inland Occupation (Collaborative Studentship with British Museum).
  Dr R Hosfield, Dr N Ashton
Application Deadline: 31 May 2020

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This project will examine the technologies and habitats of the first human occupants of northern Europe between over 800,000 to 500,000 years ago primarily through existing stone tool collections.
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