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  Molecular regulation of surface remodelling in the human pathogen Schistosoma mansoni
  Prof A Walker
Applications accepted all year round

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In this PhD project you will perform cutting edge research that aims to identify molecular signalling events that underpin the survival of schistosomes in their human host.
  Digital Process interation Human-robot for improved brazing safety and productivity NPL
  Prof A Kennedy, Dr Y Tian
Applications accepted all year round

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Background. Brazing is a well-established manufacturing process for a range of different safety critical components, however, a number steps are still operator dependent.
  PhD studentship (Sponsored by TWI Ltd and Lancaster University) - Digital Process Iteration human-robot for improved brazing safety and productivity NSIRC240
  Mr N Ludford
Applications accepted all year round

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Background. Brazing is a well-established manufacturing process for a range of different safety critical components, however, a number steps are still operator dependent.
  MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership: Understanding dysregulated repair in lung disease through precise laser injury and quantitative analysis of live cell behaviours in a human airway epithelial model
  Dr C Ward, Dr R Tetley, Dr J Garnett
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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Noncommunicable diseases, including chronic respiratory diseases, are responsible for 63% [36 million] of all deaths worldwide, making improved understanding and research an international priority.
  How do antibiotics affect the human gut microbiota? (JUGEQ20DTP2)
  Prof N Juge
Application Deadline: 25 November 2019

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This PhD studentship provides an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate to address. fundamental questions on the role of antibiotics on the gut microbiota and acquire state-of-the art in both in silico and in vivo approaches.
  Transferability of genetic risk scores for complex human diseases across diverse population groups
  Dr AM Morris, Dr J Bowes
Applications accepted all year round

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Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have been extremely successful in identifying DNA variants that are associated with a wide range of complex human traits and common diseases.
  EASTBIO - Single-cell and population-level approaches to establish the impact of bone marrow adipocytes on normal human health
  Dr W Cawthorn, Dr E Theodoratou, Prof N Henderson
Application Deadline: 5 January 2020

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Bone marrow adipose tissue (BMAT) is a major feature of normal human anatomy, accounting for over 10% of total fat mass in healthy humans.
  Developing nutritional guidelines for human breast milk bank donors
  Dr S Dyall, Dr Y Jeanes
Applications accepted all year round

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Appropriate nutrition is particularly important for preterm infants, since their maternal nutrient supply has been prematurely interrupted.
  MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership: Synthetic organoids for studying human hypothalamic development and disease
  Dr I Barbaric, Prof M Placzek, Prof A Furley
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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The hypothalamus is a small area of the brain dedicated to regulating body homeostasis. Dysfunction or diseases of the hypothalamus have multiple and devastating consequences to the whole organism, including to mental health, metabolism and reproduction, creating a high demand for therapeutic options.
  Quantifying response to emotional stimuli of chemical emissions on human breath
  Dr T J Dillon, Dr M S Shaw
Applications accepted all year round

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Human breath is a complex source of chemical emissions into air. Recent reports suggest these emissions vary in response to audiovisual stimuli (Fig.
  EASTBIO: Application of MinION Nanopore sequencing to understand the impact of environmental changes on sentinel indicators of ecosystem health
  Dr E Watson
Application Deadline: 5 January 2020

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We are increasingly aware that human, veterinary and environmental health is intricately linked and farming and food production systems must not only be resilient to environmental changes and threats but the systems themselves must also perform with minimal environmental impact.
  Swimming Markup Language
  Dr C Bartneck, Dr C. Petersen
Application Deadline: 1 December 2019

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Swimming is one of the healthiest workouts and tracking one’s progress is a great motivator. However, sharing swim workout sets and viewing these on today’s wide range of available displays remains difficult.
  The relationship between dietary iron and zinc, and the gut microbiota: Can dietary iron and zinc regime be exploited to improve health?
  Prof S C Andrews
Applications accepted all year round

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"The gut microbiota (100 trillion cells) outnumber human cells by 10 to 1. Its composition of around 500 to 1000 species is specific for each individual and is dynamic, changing with age, health and diet.
  Digitisation of Skill-intensive Manufacturing Processes
  Prof A Tiwari
Applications accepted all year round

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The focus of this project is to develop and demonstrate, in a realistic factory environment, digitisation solutions that deliver a step increase in productivity of high-value manufacturing and assembly.
  Exploring the potential of human-like computing methods and applications in education or healthcare
  Dr A Money, Prof G Ghinea, Dr T Cribbin, Dr S Lauria
Applications accepted all year round

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Intelligent, ‘human-like’ applications, 3D games, and interfaces are becoming more common in our everyday lives, and as an important area of focus within the fields of Multimedia / Human-Computer Interaction research.
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