Computational modelling of memory processing in sleep
Prof P Lewis
17 March 2019
How does the brain store memories? Various computational models exist to explain this, but none of these incorporate sleep.
Sleep disordered breathing and its relationship to other diseases
Dr R Huckstepp, Prof N E Dale
28 February 2019
Breathing is a vital function that is essential for life, and any disorders effecting respiration have severe consequences. Sleep apnoea (brief periods where breathing ceases during sleep), is a relatively common disorder of breathing, which occurs in ~25% of men and ~10% of women.
Electrophysiological mechanisms underlying curiosity-based memory
Dr M Gruber
8 February 2019
The PhD project will investigate the electrophysiological mechanisms underlying curiosity-based memory in healthy participants. You will be part of the Motivation and Memory Lab (group leader.
MRC Precision Medicine DTP: Genetic Epidemiology of Rheumatoid Arthritis in UK Biobank
Institute of Health and Wellbeing
Dr D Lyall, Dr S Siebert
7 January 2019
Supervisors. Dr Donald M Lyall. Dr Stefan Siebert. Dr Daniel F Mackay. PhD project summary. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and high circulating rheumatoid factor (RF) are associated with important comorbidities, like cardiometabolic conditions, cognitive impairment, and poorer sleep.
5x Fully funded PhD studentship in Psychology
The department of Psychology at the University of York is a leading research (4th in REF 2014) and teaching (TQA 24/24) department with over 40 faculty and a lively community of researchers and PhD students.