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  18 doctoral research positions in the International Research Training Group (IRTG) 2290 “ALLIANCE BERLIN-CANBERRA: CROSSING BOUNDARIES IN MALARIA RESEARCH”

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Funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German research foundation) and the Australian National University (ANU) invites applications for 18 doctoral research positions (11 positions at the Humboldt University (HU) in Berlin starting 1st Sept 2020 and 7 positions the Australian National University (ANU) in Canberra starting 1st January 2021).
  EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in BioDesign Engineering

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The EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in BioDesign Engineering aims to train the next generation of leaders at the interface of biology, engineering and data science.
  CLEOPATRA project (a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network)
  Prof E Simperl
Applications accepted all year round

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Applications are invited for a 3-year Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher position within the Department of Informatics, King’s College London, working with Professor Elena Simperl, ideally to begin in January 2020.
  Computational methods to explore the relationship between gut microbes, metabolites and human health
  Research Group: Twin Research & Genetic Epidemiology
  Dr C Menni, Assoc Prof A Valdes
Applications accepted all year round

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Start date. 1st January 2020. Metabolomics and the gut microbiome are intricately involved in susceptibility and potentially monitoring of metabolic diseases.
  Investigate a novel, unexplored link between WNT signalling and regulators of cell migration in cancer progression using CRISPR-Cas9 and advanced live cell imaging.
  Dr M Krause
Applications accepted all year round

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Cancer is a devastating disease. more than one in three people in the UK will develop cancer in their lifetime. WNT signalling is a key pathway controlling morphogenesis in embryos and it has been shown that perturbations of this pathway promote cancer progression.
  Doctoral Research Studentships - King’s Business School

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King's Business School invites applications for funded, full-time PhD studentships to start in the 2020-21 academic year. We offer a significant number of Home/EU and International studentships and seek to attract talented and enthusiastic students who aspire to be future leaders in their academic fields of study.
  Heavy quarkonium physics with ATLAS
  Prof V Kartvelishvili
Applications accepted all year round

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A heavy quark-antiquark bound state has been an object of experimental and theoretical investigations over more than 40 years.
  Measuring Neutrino Oscillations with the T2K Experiment
  Dr H O'Keeffe
Applications accepted all year round

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T2K is one of the leading neutrino oscillations experiments and located in Japan. A 500 kW proton beam from J-PARC at the east coast of Japan generates an intense beam of muon (anti-)neutrinos that travel almost 300 km to the Super-Kamiokande detector in the west of Japan.
  Precision neutrino physics at the Fermilab short-baseline programme
  Dr A Blake
Applications accepted all year round

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The standard model of particle physics accommodates three active flavours of neutrino, which interact with matter via the weak nuclear force.
  Studying quantum motion using a vibrating carbon nanotube
  Dr E Laird
Applications accepted all year round

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To predict the behaviour of a small particle, for example, an electron moving through a molecule, it is essential to use the concept of quantum superposition – the particle may traverse a superposition of multiple paths simultaneously.
  Deep Feature Selection of Multi-Modal Data (CO/CG/-Un5/2020)
  Dr G Cosma
Application Deadline: 2 August 2020

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Feature selection aims to eliminate redundant and irrelevant features via different criteria. The most commonly used criteria measure the relevance of each feature to the desired output, and use this information to select the most important features.
  Explainable Machine Learning for Software Performance
  Dr T Chen
Application Deadline: 4 May 2020

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Performance is one of the most important properties in software engineering, yet, it is also difficult to predict as it can be nonlinearly affected by various aspects of the software, including the code, configuration and architecture.
  Arctic-sourced mineral dust fluxes: quantification, drivers and impacts
  Prof J E Bullard, Dr M Baddock
Application Deadline: 1 October 2020

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Reference number. CENTA20-LU3. Start date. 1 October 2020. Closing date. 10 January 2020. Interview date. Week beginning 3 February 2020.
  AI for energy reconstruction in detectors for nuclear medicine
  Dr S Bugby
Application Deadline: 31 March 2020

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Nuclear medicine is an important branch of medical physics and is used to diagnose and treat cancers, among other conditions. There is a constant drive to improve the quality of imaging technology, as better images have a direct benefit to patient outcome and may even enable new diagnostic tests to be developed.
  PhD Studentship: School of Social Sciences and Humanities

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Application details. Reference number. SOCSCIHUM 2020. Start date of studentship. 1 October 2020. Closing date for applications. 17 January 2020.
  Fractal structures in multidimensional chemical reaction dynamics
  Dr T Bartsch
Application Deadline: 31 March 2020

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In many chemical reactions the reaction rate is determined by the crossing of an energy barrier. In order to predict whether a reaction will occur, one must understand the dynamics of the crossing in as much detail as possible.
  A Structured Health Intervention For Truckers - The SHIFT Study
  Dr S Clemes, Dr J King
Applications accepted all year round

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Reference. SSEHS/SAC. UK/EU Fee band. TBC. International Fee band. £21,100. Full Time Duration. 3 years. Part Time Duration. 6 years.
  The Effects of a Mindfulness and Rational-Emotive Behaviour Coaching intervention in Promoting Resilience and Organisational Wellbeing
  Prof C Haslam
Application Deadline: 30 June 2020

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Mental ill-health is the leading cause of sickness absence in the UK, accounting for 70-million sick days each year (HSE, 2019). It is also an important feature in presenteeism, contributing to a loss in productivity and efficiency.
  Advanced control for motorcycle stabilisation and crash avoidance (JF1UF2019)
  Dr J Fleming, Dr W Midgley
Application Deadline: 29 February 2020

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Motorcycles are involved in a disproportionately high number of deaths and serious injuries on the road. even though motorcycles drove only 0.9% of the distance covered by all vehicles on British roads in 2018, they accounted for 20% of deaths and 23% of serious injuries.
  Advanced manufacturing processes to enable the heterogeneous integration of power electronics - Ref: CL1UF2018
  Prof C Liu
Application Deadline: 3 May 2020

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Heterogeneous integration of power devices refers to the assembly of separately manufactured power semiconductors, passive components and control elements into a single package, i.e.
  Bio-Tribology of synovial joint arthroplasty (NMUF2019)
  Dr N Morris, Dr H Rahnejat
Application Deadline: 7 September 2020

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An increasing proportion of the population suffer from joint pain which stems from wear and tear, injury and arthritis. In severe cases the only option is to completely replace the joint.
  Development of Novel Functional Intermediate Layers for Power Electronics Integration - Ref: CL2UF2018
  Prof C Liu
Application Deadline: 3 May 2020

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Power electronics are widely used in electric and hybrid vehicles (EHV), aerospace crafts, renewable power components and traction control systems.
  Enhancing the long-term performance of advanced engine materials by controlling microstructure
  Dr K Baxevanakis
Application Deadline: 15 May 2020

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Reference number. KBUF2019. Start date of studentship. 01 July 2019, 01 October 2019, 01 January 2020 or April 2020. Closing date for applications.
  Finite element modelling of heart valve deformation and mitral regurgitation after mitraclip implantation - Ref: LG2UF2018
  Dr L Zhao
Application Deadline: 3 May 2020

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he mitral valve (MV) is a complex structure regulating forward flow of blood between the left atrium (LA) and left ventricle (LV) of human heart.
  Improving Health in Manufacturing (EHUF2019)
  Dr EM Hubbard, Dr S Clemes
Application Deadline: 28 February 2020

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This project is aligned with wider research work which focuses on the manufacturing sector and the physical and mental health and wellbeing of workers within that sector whose roles have changed and continue to change, at a rapid pace with the introduction of new technology.
  Intelligent Robotics in Difficult and Dangerous Environments (TBUF2019)
  Dr T Bamber, Dr P Ferreira
Application Deadline: 1 April 2020

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Dangerous and difficult tasks are carried out by human operators on a daily basis which are not safe or appropriate for them to be doing.
  Mechanics of Advanced Materials: the response of advanced engineering and bio-materials to various types of external loading and environmental conditions - Ref: VS2UF2018
  Prof V Silberschmidt
Application Deadline: 3 April 2020

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In the last two decades, Mechanics of Materials as a discipline has experienced a type of revival. The main reason for this has been a continuing introduction of new materials (or even their classes) with extraordinary microstructures, properties and performance.
  Mechanics of biomaterials: characterisation and quantification of interaction between microstructure and mechanical properties - Ref: VS1UF2018
  Prof V Silberschmidt
Application Deadline: 3 May 2020

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Understanding mechanical properties and performance of various biological materials and tissues and their responses to different loading and environmental conditions is becoming increasingly important for development of new medical procedures and devices.
  Modelling of Dislocation-Microstructure Interaction at a Short Crack Tip - Ref: LG1UF2018
  Dr L Zhao
Application Deadline: 3 May 2020

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Nickel-based superalloys are particularly used in applications involving high temperatures and stresses, such as the critical gas-turbine blades and discs in aerospace and power-generation industries.
  Multi-Agent Optimization of Heterogeneous Symbiotic Assembly Systems (PFUF2019)
  Dr P Ferreira
Application Deadline: 29 February 2020

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The assembly domain in recent years has been under pressure to deliver highly adaptable and quickly deployable solutions. This lead to the advent of industry 4.0 cyber-physical-systems are expected to enable the “Plug and Produce” concept, which enables truly agile systems.
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