Vessel collisions with large whales: Behavioural responses and areas of risk
Dr S Marley, Prof A Ford, Ms L Babey
17 February 2019
Applications are invited for a fully-funded three year PhD to commence in October 2019. The PhD will be based in the School of Biological Sciences and will be supervised by Dr Sarah Marley, Professor Alex Ford and Ms Lucy Babey (Head of Science and Conservation, ORCA).
Biological physics of cell trafficking: Immune cell homing at the blood vessel wall
School of Biomedical Sciences
Dr R Richter
6 January 2019
Cell trafficking is vital to all multicellular life and key in diseases such as cancer. In this PhD project, you will devise new methods to study how immune cells that circulate in the blood stream find and bind to sites of inflammation and how cancer cells hijack the system to metastasize.
Dynamics of a wave propelled surface vessel
Dr N Townsend, Dr M Tan
4 January 2019
Project Rationale. This project aims to establish the fundamental principles of a novel mechanism to convert ocean wave energy directly into propulsion for ASVs.
Impact of normal and premature ageing on human macro- and microvasculature
Centre for Skin Sciences
Dr K Riches-Suman, Dr M J Thornton
Applications accepted all year round
The global population is growing, with the number of births consistently higher than the number of deaths. This is because people are living for longer, due at least in part to improved lifestyle and healthcare provision.