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  MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership: Understanding the molecular pathophysiology of stress on the developing and adult brain
  Dr N Krone, Dr V T Cunliffe
Application Deadline: 21 January 2019
Stress is associated with significant morbidity including depression and anxiety. Activation of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis leads to synthesis of cortisol, which is a key mediator of the pathology of chronic stress.
  Early life adversity and cardiovascular and immune responses to stress
  Dr A C Phillips
Applications accepted all year round
This project can be offered either on a full-time or a part-time basis. Please email the prospective supervisor for more details.
  Investigating the Impact of Volatile Organic Compounds Released by Plants in Response to Biotic and Abiotic Stressors under ambient and elevated CO2 conditions (VOC–Plant–Stress–CO2).
  Dr C Pfrang, Dr R Girling
Application Deadline: 6 February 2019
There are currently about 32 million trees alongside Britain’s trunk roads and motorways; this January plans were announced to plant 50 million trees to create a "Northern Forest" over the next 25 years along a 120-mile stretch of the M62 backed by £6 million from the Government; the attached image depicts the M27 that has been running for the last 40 years along the edge of the New Forest.
  4 Year MRC PhD Programme: Cell stress patterns and pathways in the mammalian embryo
  Prof K G Storey, Prof C R Wolf, Dr C Henderson
Application Deadline: 18 January 2019
Exposure to toxins from the environment has been linked to a rise in non-communicable diseases and behavioral deficits in adults.
  The impact of music therapy on the physiological and psychological stress of being a carer for a partner with dementia.
  Prof H Odell-Miller, Dr E Lee, Dr A Street, Dr M Bristow
Application Deadline: 3 March 2019
Research Area. Music therapy. The incidence of dementia is increasing as our society ages. This has led to an increase in ‘informal’ caring, where partners provide the majority of the care for their loved one with dementia.
  MRC DTP 4 Year PhD Programme: Investigating the role of oxidative stress and anti-angiogenic factors in preeclampsia utilising physiological and 3D-cell models.
  Prof C Murdoch, Dr C Henderson
Application Deadline: 18 January 2019
Preeclampsia occurs in 3-8% of all pregnancies causing rapid hypertension and kidney dysfunction in pregnant woman which is difficult to predict and untreatable.
  Psychological, Physiological, and Behavioural Responses to Stress
  Dr S Williams
Applications accepted all year round
By its very nature, sport and physical activity can be very stressful. How an individual responds to these demands, and whether they appraise this stress as challenging or threatening can influence whether they excel or fall to pieces in such situations.
  Development of novel transgenic fluorescent biosensor bivalves (oyster and mussel) for detecting oxidative stress - PhD (Funded)
  Dr T Kudoh, Prof C R Tyler
Application Deadline: 30 January 2019
Supervisors. Dr Tetsu Kudoh, University of Exeter. Professor Charles Tyler, University of Exeter. Dr Tim Bean, Centre for Environment, Fisheries & Aquaculture Science.
  (BBSRC DTP) Are the pathways that protect tissues from mechanical stress lost in ageing?
  Dr J Swift, Dr S Richardson, Prof S Cartmell
Application Deadline: 31 January 2019
The defining qualities of our cells - their physical features and function - can be determined by their surroundings, but the tissue environment can be demanding.
  4 year Engineering Doctorate (EngD): Distortion and Residual Stress Management during High-Tolerance Component Management (Sponsors: University of Sheffield AMRC, EPSRC and Collins Aerospace Systems)
  Dr M Marshall, Dr P Crawforth
Applications accepted all year round
Start date. 1 September 2019. Duration. 4 years. Stipend. Tax-free stipend of £18,000 per year, plus all tuition fees paid at UK/EU rates.
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