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  Establishing the reliability and validity of digital tools to collect patient generated data
  Dr J McBeth, Prof W Dixon
Applications accepted all year round

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Background. The rise in consumer electronics ownership, such as smartphones and smartwatches, offers unique opportunities to collect granular subject-reported and passively collected research data via remote monitoring.
  Investigation of aortic remodelling in obesity and role of mitochondrial dysfunction
  Dr A Kitmitto, Dr E Cartwright
Applications accepted all year round

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Obesity is a global healthcare and economic burden with currently more than 650 million adults classified as obese (WHO, 2017). Obesity is a common precursor to type 2 diabetes (T2DM), and both are risk factors for developing cardiovascular disease.
  Next generation building archetype modelling
  Dr J O’Donnell
Application Deadline: 15 January 2020

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This project focuses on a longitudinal study that assesses the knowledge gap between energy performance. and indoor environmental quality, based on the effectiveness of natural ventilation systems in maintaining a.
  Comparative studies of wound and cancer inflammation in plants and animals
  Prof P B Martin
Applications accepted all year round

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All organisms need to be able to repair wounds. A key aspect of this is combating the potential for infection when barrier layers are breached by tissue damage.
  Effects of methodological decisions on the outcomes of systematic reviews (HooperL-SongFU19SF)
  Dr L Hooper, Dr F Song
Applications accepted all year round

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Background and Aims. Our systematic reviews for the World Health Organization assessed health effects of dietary fats in long-term randomised controlled trials (1-5).
  Sleeping to boost walking recovery after stroke: SleepWalk, a PhD self-funded studentship (PomeroyVU19SF)
  Prof Valerie Pomeroy, Dr A Lazar
Application Deadline: 31 May 2020

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Stroke survivors are disappointed by the level of walking ability they regain after stroke. They have called for better treatments as a research priority.
  Epigenetics and Cancer: Determining how Mistakes in V(D)J Recombination Trigger Leukaemias and Lymphomas
  Dr J Boyes
Application Deadline: 25 January 2020

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V(D)J recombination is essential to produce an effective adaptive immune system but since the reaction involves the breakage and rejoining of DNA, it is highly dangerous and errors have long been thought to lead to leukaemias and lymphomas.
  Extending Soft X-ray Spectroscopies to Realistic Catalytic Conditions
  Dr Robert Weatherup
Application Deadline: 24 January 2020

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In a world of global warming and diminishing resources, we must find ways to efficiently produce useful chemicals from waste products such as carbon dioxide, rather than from the fossil fuels currently used to make detergents, medicines, and plastics.
  Mechanical Behaviour of solid state lithium ion batteries
  Dr D E J Armstrong
Application Deadline: 10 January 2020

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The ceramic lithium ion conductor Li7La3Zr2O12 (LLZO) has been shown to be promising electrolyte materials for solid state lithium ion batteries.
  Cardiac energetics and integrative physiology: Studying key components of the creatine kinase system to understand how they contribute to the pathophysiology of ischaemic heart disease and chronic heart failure.
  Prof C Lygate, Dr S Zervou
Application Deadline: 10 January 2020

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Studying key components of the creatine kinase system to understand how they contribute to the pathophysiology of ischaemic heart disease and chronic heart failure.
  Functional coronary artery disease genetics - Defining the function of new causal atherosclerosis genes from CAD GWAS loci using in vitro and in vivo models
  Dr G Douglas, Prof K Channon
Application Deadline: 10 January 2020

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Despite significant advancements in its treatment coronary artery disease is the leading cause of death in both the UK and world wide, accounting for over 66,000 deaths in the UK each year.
  Genetic Architecture of Inherited Cardiomyopathy
  Prof M Farrall, Dr AG Goel, Prof H Watkins
Application Deadline: 10 January 2020

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Studying genetic variation in cardiomyopathy and coronary artery disease across the entire allele frequency spectrum in order to identify causative genes and susceptibility loci.
  Human liver fat metabolism and metabolic disease: Understanding the underlying causes and mechanistic basis for intrahepatic fat storage to identify ways of preventing and treating fatty liver disease.
  Prof L Hodson, Dr K Pinnick, Dr S Parry
Application Deadline: 10 January 2020

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Understanding the underlying causes and mechanistic basis for intrahepatic fat storage to identify ways of preventing and treating fatty liver disease.
  Myocardial biology with a specific focus on the mechanisms underlying cardiac fibrosis and atrial fibrillation
  Dr S Reilly, Prof C Redwood, Assoc Prof M Lei
Application Deadline: 10 January 2020

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Cardiac fibrosis is a hallmark histological feature of structural changes in the myocardium associated with virtually all cardiac diseases (e.g., heart failure, hypertension, atrial fibrillation and myocarditis).
  Characterisation of in vitro models of human salivary glands and their use in functional studies
  Dr L Bingle, Prof C Bingle
Applications accepted all year round

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Saliva is produced by three pairs of major salivary glands and multiple minor glands in the lips, associated with the tongue and also with the palate.
  Rogue waves
  Prof M Srokosz, Dr R Marsh, Dr B Moat
Application Deadline: 3 January 2020

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Project Rationale. Rogue waves are ocean surface gravity waves whose waveheights are much larger than that expected given the background wave conditions (e.g.
  Evolution and Dynamics of Complex Social Networks
  Dr K Musial-Gabrys
Applications accepted all year round

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**THIS OPPORTUNITY IS FOR AUSTRALIAN DOMESTIC CANDIDATES ONLY**. The Project. The main goal of the PhD project is to build robust models of Complex Social Networks (CSNs) taking simultaneously into account their structure, dynamics and control (for details please see below).
  Doctoral Candidate in Integrated Circuit Design for Artificial Intelligence
  Prof M. Andraud
Application Deadline: 7 January 2020

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“Designing the next generation of integrated circuits, embedding more energy-efficient artificial intelligence in our portable devices”.
  Investigating how tactile cues can influence people’s perception of healthy food.
  Research Group: Applied, Social and Health Psychology Research Group
  Dr C Jansson-Boyd
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Applied, Social and Health Psychology Research Group - http://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-technology/research/our-research-institutes-and-groups/applied-social-and-health-psychology.
  The Genomics of Hereditary Prostate Cancer
  Prof R Bristow
Application Deadline: 3 January 2020

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This 4 year PhD studentship offered in Professor Rob Bristow’s research group is based at the Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute, Manchester Cancer Research Centre, Oglesby Cancer Research Building, Manchester.
  NERC GW4+ DTP studentship: Understanding the fate and potential impact of nano-plastics in freshwater organisms and ecosystems
  Prof I Durance, Prof P Borri
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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There is a growing realisation that the widespread use and degradation of plastics has created a legacy of plastic pollution. Mass balance studies have suggested that a large proportion of release plastics waste may now be present as micro- nano-scale particles.
  WALES ESRC DTP FULLY FUNDED PHD 'GENERAL' STUDENTSHIPS - School of Social Sciences

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Cardiff University School of Social Sciences invites applications for PhD study with the possibility of being awarded a fully-funded ESRC DTP Studentship, available to start in October 2020, which are available in the areas of.
  Earth observation for sustainable sugarcane production
  Dr D Simms, Dr P Burgess
Application Deadline: 10 January 2020

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Sugarcane production must address the challenge between the need to increase crop production and improve labour productivity whilst improving the efficiency of water and fertiliser use (Hess et al, 2016).
  EDESIA Wellcome Trust Rotation PhD Programme – 4 year Fully Funded PhD opportunities

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4 Year Fully Funded Rotation PhD Opportunities in Plants, Food and Health.
  Vulnerabilities’ and ‘Capabilities’ within the Context of Protracted Displacement Crises
  Dr K Sharapov, Dr T Guma
Application Deadline: 9 May 2020

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Whilst the ’vulnerabilities’ of individuals forced to cross borders and of internally displaced persons have been often highlighted and documented over several decades, less is known about the ’capabilities’ of displaced people themselves to respond to contexts of exile/displacement.
  Development of Business Intelligence Outlier Detection and Predictive Analytics System in Managing Occupational Fraud and Loan Defaults in Banks.
  Dr C Nwafor, Dr M Silva
Applications accepted all year round

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Project reference number. GSBS-2019-111. Banks have faced significant regulatory requirements since the financial crisis.
  Classical Force Fields to Model Solid-State Molecular Organometallic Chemistry
  Prof S A Macgregor
Application Deadline: 28 February 2020

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This project is in computational chemistry and will involve the development of new molecular mechanics force fields to model solid-state molecular organometallic chemistry (SMOM-Chem).
  Free-space quantum communication technology (EPS2020/26)
  Dr R Donaldson
Application Deadline: 28 February 2020

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The use of free-space optical links rather than optical-fibre for quantum communications offers a range of new applications. During this PhD, the student will investigate the use of satellites, aerial platforms, and static links for quantum communications.
  Velocity Map Imaging Study of Atmospherically Relevant Gas Liquid Reactions
  Dr SJ Greaves
Application Deadline: 28 February 2020

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You will use state-of-the-art experimental and theoretical methods to study the dynamics of atmospherically relevant reactions that occur at the gas-liquid interface.
  EDESIA Wellcome Trust Rotation PhD Programme – 4 year Fully Funded PhD opportunities

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4 Year Fully Funded Rotation PhD Opportunities in Plants, Food and Health.
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