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  [EPSRC - iCASE] Microbe – radionuclide interactions in legacy nuclear waste systems
  Prof J Lloyd, Prof K Morris, Prof S Shaw, Dr L Natrajan
Applications accepted all year round

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Recent work in the Geomicrobiology Group at the University of Manchester has shown that microorganisms can have a controlling impact on the speciation (and hence mobility) of key radionuclides in a broad range of natural and engineered systems.
  (Re)imagining Inclusive Physical Education Pedagogy: teachers and pupils’ perspectives
  Dr K Makopoulou
Applications accepted all year round

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With a diverse pupil population, inclusive education has become an important aspect of educational policies internationally (UNESCO, 2017).
  Eduscapes: The Impact of Environmental Design on Students’ Performance and Well-being
  Prof K Daunt, Dr E Rosier
Application Deadline: 31 May 2020

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The successful candidate will be enrolled on the PhD in Business and Management at Cardiff Business School. This research will investigate the impact of environmental design in higher education settings on student performance and well-being.
  2020-21 Bloomsbury PhD Studentship: Air Pollution and Cognitive Development in Children: A Nationwide Cohort Study in the UK
  Dr Ai Milojevic, Prof L Dearden
Application Deadline: 8 March 2020

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Project title. Air Pollution and Cognitive Development in Children. A Nationwide Cohort Study in the UK. Supervisory team. Principal supervisor.
  Investigation of the utility of a commercial scale Integrated Multi-trophicAquaculture (IMTA) system with salmon, shellfish and seaweed
  Dr T Telfer, Dr S Carboni
Application Deadline: 16 March 2020

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There is a clear need to address environmental issues linked to coastal finfish aquaculture. Consensus amongst academics & regulators suggests that IMTA has the potential to improve profitability & reduce environmental impact of finfish aquaculture.
  Young People, Social Media and Physical Activity Education
  Dr V Goodyear
Applications accepted all year round

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Introduction, Aims and Research Questions. The idea that social media has an effect on young people’s health is compelling (Orben & Przybylski, 2019).
  Fishing for metabolic clues: Role of the Hippo/Yap pathway in reprogramming metabolism in liver cancer
  Dr A. Cox
Applications accepted all year round

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The Hippo/Yap pathway is an evolutionarily conserved cascade that plays a fundamental role in governing organ size control, stem cell homeostasis and cancer.
  The analysis of genetic and environmental contributions to the risk of congenital heart disease
  Dr S Loughna, Prof J D Brook
Applications accepted all year round

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According to BHF statistics 12 babies are born with heart defects in the UK each day and more cases. are diagnosed in later life.
  Downscaling and cross-scale integration of land use data and models for building pathways towards sustainable food and land use systems
  Prof P Atkinson, Dr P Harrison, Dr P Henrys
Applications accepted all year round

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Applications are invited for a fully-funded PhD studentship in which you will learn to develop cutting-edge data science approaches to address a key environmental science challenge related to sustainable land use.
  Downscaling and cross-scale integration of land use data and models for building pathways towards sustainable food and land use systems
  Prof P Atkinson, Dr P Harrison, Dr P Henrys
Applications accepted all year round

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Applications are invited for a fully-funded PhD studentship in which you will learn to develop cutting-edge data science approaches to address a key environmental science challenge related to sustainable land use.
  Supramolecular sensors for the detection and removal of environmental pollutants
  Dr T A Barendt
Applications accepted all year round

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The development of selective supramolecular sensors that undergo a macroscopic, detectable response upon binding a particular substrate is an intense area of interest.
  PhD in Steel by-product treatment for high-value commercial use
  Research Group: Steels Processing
  Dr S Spooner, Dr T Schiller, Dr S Coles
Application Deadline: 1 October 2020

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The project aims to begin tackling the dirty image that both steel and other foundation industries have developed over recent decades that is one associated with an abundance of waste products and large environmental impact.
  Public health prevention within urban spaces: a citizen science enquiry.
  Dr E Carnegie, Dr L Luca Mora, Dr R Kyle
Applications accepted all year round

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Advantages of living in cities, with relatively high population density, include. opportunities for social interaction, education, employment, access to health diagnostics and treatment, active travel and integrated modes of transport.
  Centre for Urban Design, Architecture and Sustainability

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The overarching ethos of CUDAS is that design informs all aspects of academic research of the built environment, whether in the historical, cultural, theoretical or environmental contexts.
  Pulsed fluid pumping for remediation of leakage from geological storage
  Dr J Roberts, Dr G Johnson
Application Deadline: 30 March 2020

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Geological energy (geoenergy) options such as CO2, hydrogen or compressed air energy storage and hydrogen or natural gas extraction are deemed fundamental to achieving the necessary transition to a low carbon future.
  Tracking Greenland’s Melting Ice from Space
  Dr M McMillan
Application Deadline: 6 March 2020

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This project offers the exciting opportunity to study Greenland ice sheet melting, and its associated impact upon global sea level rise, using recent advances in satellite and ground-based radar systems.
  Investigating the biomedical implication of microplastic accumulation on human epithelial barriers and associated effects on immune function, fibrosis and premature tissue ageing
  Research Group: Biomedical Research Group
  Dr P Dyer, Dr D Green, Prof S Cellek
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Biomedical Research Group. https://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/biomedical.
  De Montfort University PhD Scholarships

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De Montfort University (DMU) is offering fully-funded 3-year PhD scholarships (pro rata for part-time study), with a stipend of £15,009 per annum.
  NSIRC180 PhD Studentship (Sponsored by Lloyds Register Foundation) - Recycling of thermoset resins via the development of a solvent trigger de-curing system.
  Dr G Durand, Ms H Stedman
Applications accepted all year round

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Background. Most composites use thermosetting resins (>50%), there is currently no commercial recycling process for thermoset composites.
  Understanding and modelling the effects of a shared-values approach which contribute towards an enhanced group voice in an international development context
  Prof M Harder, Dr R Masika
Application Deadline: 6 March 2020

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This PhD project will focus on the process known as WeValue InSitu, which has been developed by Professor Harder’s groups at the University of Brighton and Fudan University, China.
  History at UEA

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Recognised as a leading department within the UK (ranking first in the UK for overall satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2016), History at UEA…
  Sun drenched or sun starved: Evaluating climate and ecosystem impacts of solar energy development
  Dr A Armstrong
Application Deadline: 29 February 2020

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The rationale. Decarbonisation of energy supplies to mitigate climate change is triggering notable land take across the world. Land-use change is the greatest driver of decline in nature and therefore, such decisions risk trading global-scale climate change for local-scale ecosystem degradation.
  Environmental control of dendritic cell activation and function during pulmonary type 2 inflammation
  Prof A MacDonald, Prof J Allen
Applications accepted all year round

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Type 2 inflammation is a defining feature of infection with parasitic worms (helminths), as well as being responsible for widespread suffering in allergies.
  Digital Technologies and teacher/coach continuous professional development (CPD) in physical activity education
  Dr V Goodyear
Applications accepted all year round

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Through social media, and advances to virtual and augmented reality, digital technologies have evolved into interactive spaces where people connect, collaborate, and share information with the communities they create and participate in.
  To experimentally determine the environmental influences acting on P. aeruginosa virulence factor expression in biofilms and understand the catalytic mechanism of one of them (the surface tethered aminopeptidase AaaA)
  Dr K Hardie
Applications accepted all year round

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Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an important opportunistic pathogen. It is a problem for the immunocompromised and has attained superbug notoriety since it is evident in hospitals and has inherent resistance to antibiotics.
  Epigenetic mechanisms of phenotypic plasticity and the evolution of adaptive responses
  Dr R Hager, Prof J McInerney
Applications accepted all year round

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We now live in a world of rapidly changing environmental conditions where species will need to adapt or perish. While populations may evolve in response to environmental change, more rapid responses may happen through processes like phenotypic plasticity.
  Impacts of multiple stressors on ecosystem functions of high mountainous streams
  Dr N Wu, Dr D Atkinson
Applications accepted all year round

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This project aims to understand the interaction among stressors and their consequences on biodiversity and ecosystem functions at high mountainous regions (i.e.
  Fully Funded PhD in Sustainable Development

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India's socioeconomic growth depends upon the sustenance of its rural communities, as 70% of its population live in the villages.
  Making every contact count: Health Professionals impact on health promotion in Scottish practice
  Dr E McKay, Dr J Hislop, Dr I Atherton
Application Deadline: 28 February 2020

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Average life expectancy in Scotland remains lower than the other countries of the UK and Western Europe as a result the Scottish Government(2018) has identified 6 Public Health Priorities which include the impact of lifestyle.
  Study Engineering in the USA with the George Washington University

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Doctoral students comprise the backbone of research conducted at the School of Engineering & Applied Science. Through funding support from faculty, internal and external grants, doctoral students can expect to take 4-6 years to complete the program through coursework, research credits and writing their dissertation.
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