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  When more yields less: Understanding therapeutic gains according to lesion profile in chronic stroke aphasia.
  Dr A Woollams, Dr L Cloutman
Applications accepted all year round

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Aphasia is a common consequence of stoke ultimately affecting one in five cases, with the most common residual difficulty being word finding difficulties, or anomia.
  Soil microbiome function controlling radionuclide bioavailability and soil-to-plant transfer
  Dr J Pittman, Dr C Robinson
Applications accepted all year round

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Understanding the behaviour and environmental impacts of radionuclides such as radium (Ra) and uranium (U) is of critical importance for the management and risk modelling of sites with elevated concentrations of these radionuclides.
  PhD: Characterisation of whole plant abiotic stress resilience traits
  Dr R Bhosale
Applications accepted all year round

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The PhD student will work as part of a team conducting multi-trait rice phenotyping to establish the genomics basis of stress resilience using GWAS approaches.
  Applying human drug discovery approaches to kauri die back disease
  Prof M Glass
Applications accepted all year round

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Phytophthora agathidicida is currently threatening New Zealand’s most iconic tree, the kauri. Current efforts to halt its spread through New Zealand forests are failing.
  Improved time-stepping schemes in weather and climate models
  Prof P Williams, Dr H Weller
Applications accepted all year round

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"The task of predicting weather and climate may be reduced to the following iterative procedure. First, given the state of the system at any time (the input), use the governing equations to compute the state at a slightly later time (the output).
  PhD in Plants and Microbes: crop production and protection, the interaction between plants and other plants, pests and pathogens, and soils, and the interactions of ecosystems with global change
  Dr D Childs
Applications accepted all year round

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Plants underpin life on Earth. In Sheffield, world leading plant research is undertaken across all scales from the molecular level through to the leaf and root, whole plant and ecosystem.
  Assessment of excitability of Human pain neurons pain neurons using a novel calcium imaging assay
  Dr M Nassar
Applications accepted all year round

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Pain is an important warning system to guard against tissue damage. Pathological pain, however, has no warning value and has huge economical, social and personal costs on society.
  Peripheral Nerve Tissue Engineering using Natural Polymers
  Prof I Roy, Prof J Haycock
Application Deadline: 28 July 2019

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Peripheral nerve injuries through trauma, and sometimes surgery, result in over 300,000 cases each year in the EU. In contrast to the central nervous system, peripheral nerves have some ability to repair.
  Speaking up about unethical behaviour
  Research Group: Institute of Work Psychology (IWP)
  Dr S Brooks, Dr M Patterson
Applications accepted all year round

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Acts of unethical behaviour can be particularly devastating for organisations, both in terms of performance and reputation.
  Speaking Up about Unethical behaviour: The factors that are likely to contribute towards the voicing (or silence) of unethical behaviour
  Research Group: Institute of Work Psychology (IWP)
  Dr S Brooks
Applications accepted all year round

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Acts of unethical behaviour can be particularly devastating for organisations, both in terms of performance and reputation.
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