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  PhD scholarships in The School of English

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The. School of English. has a strong international reputation and global perspective, apparent both in the background of its staff and in the diversity of our teaching and research interests.
  PhD Studentships in the Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies

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The Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS) is offering full-time funded PhD studentships for an October 2020 start.
  How does amino acid metabolism affect tumour growth?
  Dr L. Cheng
Applications accepted all year round

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The effect of diet on tumour growth is hotly debated but poorly characterized. Due to the heterogeneous nature of the tumours, dietary studies in patients with varied genetic background often led to inconclusive outcome.
  Metabolic rewiring in liver cancer: Role of oxidative stress and the Nrf2 pathway
  Dr A. Cox
Applications accepted all year round

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Many of the major risks factors for developing liver cancer such as alcohol, obesity, smoking and toxin exposure share in common a role for oxidative stress.
  Predicting the development of oral cancer
  Dr C Darido
Applications accepted all year round

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Human head and neck cancer is a devastating disease with poor survival rates.
  RNA Methylation in normal and malignant blood development
  Dr L. Kats
Applications accepted all year round

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As is the case with DNA and histones, RNA can also be modified and indeed more than 100 chemical groups that decorate all four canonical RNA nucleotides have been described.
  Watching the Hippo pathway in real time in growing organs
  Dr K. Harvey
Applications accepted all year round

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A new frontier in biomedical research will involve watching individual proteins work in real time, in living organs. Traditionally, researchers have drawn conclusions about gene function using indirect techniques that only allow us to infer what a gene normally does, without actually watching it work.
  Digital manikins as a novel tool to measure self-reported pain in large-scale research studies
  Dr S Van der Veer, Prof W Dixon
Applications accepted all year round

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Moderate to severe pain affects 1 in 5 adults. It is among the most prominent symptoms of musculoskeletal disease, and substantially affects the quality of life of people suffering from it.
  Developing GWAS approaches to decipher the drivers of Bordetella pertussis adaptation during re-emergence
  Dr A Preston
Application Deadline: 8 March 2020

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Genome rearrangement, the reordering of genes along the chromosome, is widespread among bacteria. It is thought to affect bacterial phenotype (behaviour) and contribute to their evolution and adaptation.
  Endothelial receptor antagonists in experimental models of pulmonary hypertension: Cellular and right ventricular studies.
  Dr D Welsh, Dr Y Dempsie
Application Deadline: 3 February 2020

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REF SHLS-20003 Welsh. Background. Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is a general name for a group of progressive vasculopathies of the pulmonary vasculature.
  Spectroscopic Studies of Protein Fibrils
  Prof P Bour
Application Deadline: 23 February 2020

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Insoluble proteins aggregates, "fibrils", posses interesting properties and occur in many biological processes. Understanding their behavior may help to limit some neurodegenerative diseases (Parkinson, Alzheimer, mad cow...).
  Spectroscopic studies of sugar-lectin interactions
  Dr J Kaminsky
Application Deadline: 23 February 2020

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Lectins are carbohydrate-binding proteins that control various functions in living organisms including the cell-cell interaction, inflammatory and immune response, fertilization, adhesion and virulence of pathogens.
  High-precision studies of eclipsing binary stars observed using space telescopes
  Dr JK Taylor
Application Deadline: 15 February 2020

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The study of eclipsing binary star systems is one of the most mature and rewarding areas of stellar physics, offering the unique opportunity to determine the masses and radii of distant stars directly from observational data.
  Multiscale Modeling of Nucleic Acids
  Prof J Šponer, Prof M Otyepka, Dr MK Krepl
Application Deadline: 1 February 2020

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Nucleic acids (RNA and DNA) belong to the most important biomacromolecules. Studies of structure and dynamics of nucleic acids represent an important task of modern life sciences.
  Systematic studies of electron seeding, injection and acceleration in AWAKE Run 2
  Dr G Xia, Prof Z Sheng, Prof C Welsch
Application Deadline: 31 March 2020

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A studentship is available from October 2020 on the research on AWAKE (Advanced proton-driven WAKefield Experiment) project at CERN.
  Synthetic and Mechanistic Studies into Enzymatic Degradation of Waste Plastics
  Dr L Wong, Dr C F Blanford
Applications accepted all year round

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Plastics are a broad range of solid polymeric materials that have found widespread application as industrial components and consumer goods.
  Development of image analysis methods and software to study musculoskeletal diseases using artificial intelligence (AI)
  Dr Claudia Lindner, Prof T Cootes
Applications accepted all year round

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Musculoskeletal (MSK) diseases affect an increasing number of the population globally. In the UK, on average 3 in 10 people are affected, which increases to 1 in 2 in the age group 65+.
  Genetic mechanisms of chronic kidney disease
  Prof M Tomaszewski, Prof A Woolf
Applications accepted all year round

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Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is one of the most common complex disorders. The prevalence of CKD is on the rise in all populations around the globe and both the clinical and economic pressures of CKD on the healthcare systems increase exponentially.
  BIM Enrichment for inclusion of Building Automation System information
  Dr J O’Donnell
Applications accepted all year round

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To map the data requirements between Building Automation System (BAS) standards, specifically LonTalk (ISO/IEC 14908) and BACnet (ISO 16484), and IFC-based BIM standards.
  Structure/function studies of component proteins of anti-feeding prophage (Afp), a bacteriophage tail-like particle using high-resolution cryo-EM and x-ray crystallography
  Prof A Mitra
Applications accepted all year round

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We are seeking a highly motivated candidate to carry out structure/function studies of component proteins of anti-feeding prophage (Afp), a bacteriophage tail-like particle using high-resolution cryo-EM and x-ray crystallography.
  Quantum memory effects in charge density wave transition metal chalcogenides
  Dr E Da Como, Prof S J Bending
Application Deadline: 9 February 2020

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The University of Bath is inviting applications for the following PhD project supervised by Dr Enrico Da Como (https://people.bath.ac.uk/edc25/) and Prof Simon Bending (https://researchportal.bath.ac.uk/en/persons/simon-bending) in the Department of Physics.
  Drama - Postgraduate Research Opportunities

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We offer two PhD/MA by Research programmes. Drama and Theatre Studies PhD/MA by Research. and our. Practice-Based PhD/MA by Research.
  A PhD applying machine learning techniques to Next Generation Sequencing Big Data to improve Prostate Cancer patient outcome. (BrewerD-CooperCU19SF)
  Dr D Brewer, Prof C Cooper
Application Deadline: 31 May 2020

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Prostate cancer (PCa) is the second most common cancer in men worldwide and an estimated 307,000 men annually die from PCa worldwide.
  Computational studies of prebiotic chemistry and photochemistry of RNA
  Dr R Szabla
Applications accepted all year round

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A PhD studentship in computational chemistry is available in the group of Dr Rafal Szabla (School of Chemistry, The University of Edinburgh; http://www.chem.ed.ac.uk/staff/academic-staff/dr-rafal-szabla).
  Studies of coexisting nuclear shapes in exotic lead isotopes
  Prof R-D Herzberg, Dr P Papadakis
Application Deadline: 10 February 2020

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The Universities of Liverpool, UK, and Jyväskylä, Finland, are looking for an enthusiastic PhD student to join our experimental programme for the study of shape coexistence in exotic nuclei.
  Normal and Leukaemic Blood Stem/Progenitor Cell Biology
  Prof P Vyas, Prof A Mead
Application Deadline: 24 July 2020

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Our laboratory studies the mechanisms regulating normal blood stem and progenitor cell differentiation and how these are perturbed in blood cancers such as Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (AML) and Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS).
  Normal and Leukaemic Blood Stem/Progenitor Cell Biology
  Prof P Vyas, Prof A Mead
Application Deadline: 24 July 2020

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Our laboratory studies the mechanisms regulating normal blood stem and progenitor cell differentiation and how these are perturbed in blood cancers such as Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (AML) and Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS).
  PhD fee scholarships in Mediated Communication

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Application Deadline. 29th January 2020. The Department of Journalism Studies at Sheffield is ranked as the UK's number 1 journalism department by the Guardian university league table (2018 and 2019).
  PhD in communication, media, and journalism studies

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 . The Department. The Department of Journalism Studies at Sheffield is widely recognised as a leading centre. for teaching and research in media and communication.
  HECAT PhD Scholarship Socio-Technical-Studies
  Dr A Tuite, Dr R Griffin
Application Deadline: 3 February 2020

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Post summary. We are currently seeking a full time PhD researcher to undertake a project that explores the interface between the social and the technical of algorithmic technologies in public administration.
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