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  Prevention of Gestational Diabetes in Obese Pregnant Women; Targeting Early Pregnancy Intervention to Women at Risk
  Dr S White, Dr A Flynn
Applications accepted all year round

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Obesity in pregnancy increases the risk of gestational diabetes (GDM) and associated adverse outcomes. NICE guidelines recommend that all obese women have an oral glucose tolerance test at 24-28 weeks' gestation for detection of GDM.
  Financial Literacy and Access to Finance to Women Entrepreneurs
  Research Group: International Development
  Dr R Arora
Applications accepted all year round

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Significanr literature has identified financial inclusion as an important factor in poverty reduction, inequality and achieving high inclusive economic growth.
  Women in the Legal Profession: An inquiry into Chinese female lawyers (Advert Reference: SF19/BL/LAW/SHEN)
  Prof A Shen
Applications accepted all year round

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Research in the Western developed systems has paid much attention to women in the legal world – the judiciary and the legal profession.
  Developing, piloting and evaluating a theoretical-based intervention to support endocrine therapy medication taking behaviour in women with stage I-III breast cancer
  Prof K Bennett, Dr C Cahir
Applications accepted all year round

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Almost 3,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer annually in Ireland. In women with hormone-responsive early breast cancer, 5-10 years of endocrine therapy is recommended to prevent breast cancer recurrence and mortality, with a reduction in cancer recurrence of up to 50%.
  Research opportunities in the Centre for Women's Studies

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The Centre for Women's Studies (CWS) is a leading interdisciplinary centre for feminist and gender-oriented research. Located in our own dedicated space, our seven core members of staff are all prominent feminist academics.
  Men and women in managerial leadership positions: the case of football
  Prof M Della Giusta, Dr J Reade
Applications accepted all year round

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There is a large body of evidence on barriers to leadership positions faced by women, and a related literature on the relative benefits of the presence of women managers in firms.
  Phenotyping placental disease in women with diabetes and chronic hypertension using transcriptomic analysis
  Dr J Myers, Dr E Johnstone
Applications accepted all year round

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Placental disease triggers medically-indicated preterm birth in 1 in 6 pregnancies complicated by chronic hypertension and/or diabetes (cardiometabolic disease).
  Female Sociability and Civic Society: Friendship and Social Control in Calvinist Geneva
  Dr W Naphy, Prof K Friedrich
Applications accepted all year round

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Geneva’s outstanding archival collections allow for the study of the lives and socio-cultural roles of women unrivalled outside of Italy.
  From Henley to the Thames: institutional entrepreneurship, corporate social responsibility and the Oxford-Cambridge University women’s boat race
  Research Group: Cambridge Centre for Sport and Exercise Sciences
  Dr M Dowling, Dr A Stodter, Dr J Roberts
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Cambridge Centre for Sport and Exercise Sciences - https://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/cambridge-centre-for-sport-and-exercise-sciences.
  Investigating the mechanisms contributing to placental dysfunction in pregnancies complicated by diabetes: role of the hexosamine biosynthetic pathway
  Prof M Westwood, Prof J Aplin, Dr J Myers
Applications accepted all year round

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Maternal diabetes is a major risk factor for fetal overgrowth, which is associated with poor outcomes including stillbirth, neonatal morbidity and increased risk of diabetes in adulthood.
  Applied Economics: What works for firms and the gender pay gap?
  Prof G Razzu, Dr C Singleton
Applications accepted all year round

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A vast literature has studied the determinants of gender pay gaps (see for reviews Altonji and Blank, 1999; Weichselbaumer and Winter-Ebmer, 2005; Blau and Kahn, 2017).
  Is there a switch between prostamides and prostaglandins in women with dysmenorrhoea and heavy menstrual bleeding?
  Prof K Marshall, Dr D Fischer, Prof A Nicolaou
Applications accepted all year round

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Dysmenorrhoea, painful menstrual cramps, and heavy menstrual bleeding are common debilitating symptoms in women with or without an underlying pelvic pathology.
  Decreasing the side effects from breast cancer treatment
  Dr M Aznar, Prof M Van Herk, Prof C West
Applications accepted all year round

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Radiotherapy is an important part of a successful treatment for many women with breast cancer, but it can lead to side effects. Women often complain about skin burns, a stiff shoulder or a swollen arm.
  Exercise and nutritional status on metabolic factors, hormonal responses and inflammation in women
  Dr J Allgrove
Applications accepted all year round

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Obesity is a major risk factor for chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes, adverse cardiovascular events and metabolic syndrome-related disorders.
  Developing a sizing methodology for women’s sports compression garments
  Dr K Brubacher, Dr S Gill
Application Deadline: 30 June 2020

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SCGs are skin-tight, elastic garments that are designed to apply pressure to the underlying body with the aim to improve exercise performance, shorten recovery and prevent injuries.
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