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  Speed Limits For Powered Mobility Devices (Powered Wheelchairs and Electric Mobility Scooters)
  Prof C Unsworth, Assoc Prof A Naweed
Applications accepted all year round

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The recent Parliamentary inquiry into powered mobility scooters raised concerns over the current speed limit of 12km/hr. What is walking pace? How fast should scooters be able to travel? What are the injuries associated with falls from a scooter travelling at 5 vs 10 Km per hour?.
  Simulation and modelling of innovative mobility services
  Prof K Burnham
Applications accepted all year round

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Modern transportation systems require the utilisation of simulation and modelling approaches for evaluation and impact assessment prior to their deployment.
  Differential ion mobility spectrometry and mass spectrometry for proteomics
  Prof H J Cooper
Applications accepted all year round

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Research in our laboratory focuses on the application of state-of-the-art mass spectrometry techniques to the global analysis of peptides and proteins.
  Autonomous cooperation of bio-inspired adaptable lightweight mobile robots
  Research Group: Intelligent Systems and Nanoscience
  Dr M A Post, Prof A M Tyrrell
Applications accepted all year round

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In challenging planetary environments such as Mars, a diverse range of terrains must be traversed to deliver sensing instruments and achieve scientific goals.
  Enhancing mass transport in a plasma based Advanced Oxidation Process via liquid spray reactor design
  Dr J Walsh
Application Deadline: 6 October 2019

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INNOVEOX – Training of a new generation of researchers in Innovative Electrochemical Oxidation processes for the removal and analysis of micro-pollutants in water streams.
  Manipulation of plasma species generation in an Advanced Oxidation Process
  Dr J Walsh
Application Deadline: 6 October 2019

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INNOVEOX – Training of a new generation of researchers in Innovative Electrochemical Oxidation processes for the removal and analysis of micro-pollutants in water streams.
  Cancer and comorbidity: impact of comorbid conditions on equity of access and safety and outcomes of cancer treatments
  Dr J van der Meulen, Mr A Hutchings, Prof D Cromwell, Prof E Nolte
Application Deadline: 6 October 2019

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The configuration of cancer services is rapidly changing. Service delivery is being re-designed in order to diagnose cancer earlier, accelerate access to treatment, improve patients’ experience, reduce side-effect of treatment and enhance cures for cancer.
  The Role of Trust in the Globally Mobile Workforce
  Dr M Ridgway
Applications accepted all year round

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As organizations expand into the global market place, there is an increasing need for a globally mobile talent pool. The trust placed by an individual in their employing organization is fundamental in the decision to relocate globally.
  Development of novel nanostructures for the next generation of Fuel Cell vehicles
  Dr E Gkanas
Application Deadline: 8 November 2019

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For hydrogen storage applications, Metal Organic Frameworks (MOFs) have been tested due to their high porosity and large surface area (can be used to trap hydrogen molecules).
  The Role of Diversity Training in an Era of Business and Socio-Economic Uncertainty: Managing Migrant Workers’ Social Integration at the Workplace in UK Organisations
  Dr F Mitsakis, Dr P Mendonca
Applications accepted all year round

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This research study will examine the extent to which diversity training is implemented in UK businesses as an attempt to facilitate their migrant workers’ social integration at the workplace.
  [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.
  Exposing the nanoscale ultrafast dynamics of Dirac systems via near-field terahertz spectroscopy
  Dr J Boland
Applications accepted all year round

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To create energy-efficient, faster ’21st century devices’ that can impact a range of sectors, including healthcare, wireless communication, defence, security and clean energy, integrated photonic, electronic and quantum technologies are essential.
  Wearable Robotics for Healthcare
  Dr A Tzemanaki
Applications accepted all year round

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Type of award. PhD Research Studentship. Department. Mechanical Engineering. Scholarship. Minimum £14,777 - £15,009 p.a. Duration.
  Distributed traffic control for connected and autonomous vehicles in mixed traffic environments
  Dr S Mihaita
Applications accepted all year round

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In an era of rapid technological changes, connected, electric and autonomous vehicles (CAEVs) seem to be the perfect solution for dealing with challenging problems such as congestion, pollution and space optimisation in urban areas.
  Role of pentraxin and interaction with complement in immune defence against opportunistic infections
  Prof C Garlanda, Prof S Meri
Application Deadline: 10 November 2019

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PTX3 is a soluble pattern recognition molecule which acts as a key component of humoral innate immunity in opportunistic infections of fungal and bacterial origin.
  Generation, characterisation and commercialisation of native-restricted and neoepitope-specific monoclonal antibodies directed against the terminal complement protein C7
  Prof R Würzner, Prof Z Prohaszka
Application Deadline: 10 November 2019

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Complement is one of the most important players in innate immune defense. Three activation pathways are triggered by multiple interactions and are amplified in cascades, leading to the activation of the terminal complement (TC) pathway.
  Identification of novel complement evasion mechanisms developed by bacterial pathogens
  Prof A Blom, Prof S Rooijakkers
Application Deadline: 10 November 2019

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The project is focused on discovery of new complement evasion mechanisms developed by bacterial pathogens. One of the studied bacteria will be opportunistic Filifactor alocis, a recently identified periodontal pathogen of major importance but still poorly studied.
  Development of immunoassays for specific classical and lectin pathway activation markers
  Prof Z Prohaszka, Prof R Würzner
Application Deadline: 10 November 2019

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Infections and various immune-inflammation mediated conditions are characterized by the activation of the complement system. Antibodies (immune complexes) activate the classical pathway whereas repetitive carbohydrate structures give rise to the initiation of the lectin pathway.
  Complement resistance mechanisms by multi-drug resistant Klebsiella pneumonia
  Prof S Rooijakkers, Prof A Blom
Application Deadline: 10 November 2019

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The aim of this project is to characterize complement evasion molecules in the opportunistic bacterium Klebsiella pneumoniae (K. pneumoniae) where carbapenem-resistance grew from 1.6% to 10.4% in 10 years.
  Evaluation of fungal complement evasion mechanisms via the lectin pathway
  Prof P Garred, Prof J Koehl
Application Deadline: 10 November 2019

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The group of professor Peter Garred at the University of Copenhagen has deciphered the components of the lectin complement pathway.
  FH, FHR and PTX-3 binding to opportunistic bacteria and malaria parasites
  Prof S Meri, Prof C Garlanda
Application Deadline: 10 November 2019

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Infections pose a global threat because of spread of antibiotic resistance, hospital infections and problems in the third world. On the other hand, rapidly increasing information of microbial genomes now provides new opportunities to tackle virulence mechanisms of pathogenic microbes.
  Characterization of C5aR2 expression and function in Toxoplasma gondii infection
  Prof J Koehl, Prof D Wilflingseder
Application Deadline: 10 November 2019

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Toxoplasma gondii (T. gondii) is a widespread obligate intracellular protozoan parasite. It is of major medical importance during pregnancy and in immunocompromised individuals.
  The impact of the MBL pathway on the outcome of infection with representative mycobacterial strains of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex
  Dr C Hölscher, Prof S Niemann
Application Deadline: 10 November 2019

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Tuberculosis (TB) is the leading cause of death from a single infectious agent which are strains of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex (Mtbc).
  New responsive electrolytes for energy conversion
  Dr A Martinez-Felipe, Dr M N Campbell-Bannerman
Applications accepted all year round

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Fuel cells have high efficiency, generate low levels of emissions, and can consume renewable sources, in combination with energy vectors, making them excellent candidates as for alternative power production technologies.
  Social impacts of decision-making processes under wildlife conservation conflicts in Scotland
  Research Group: Applied Ecology Research Group (AERG)
  Dr H Wheeler, Dr N Jones
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Applied Ecology Research Group (AERG), Global Sustainability Institute (GSI). https://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/applied-ecology.
  SFI Centre for Research Training in Artificial Intelligence

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The SFI Centre for Research Training in Artificial Intelligence brings together supervisors working across the full spectrum of AI techniques - from knowledge…
  Local Tracking of Single Ions Dynamics at Solid-Liquid Interfaces
  Dr K Voitchovsky
Applications accepted all year round

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Ions are everywhere in nature and technology. They play a crucial role in countless processes, from the salt we use in food to keeping the electrostatic balance in our bodies.
  Fabrication and characterization of AlGaN/GaN HEMTs as post-silicon semiconductor devices for power applications
  Prof S Dimitrijev, Dr H Moghadam
Applications accepted all year round

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Queensland Microtechnology Facility at Griffith University, Australia, provides a leading research environment for the development of next generation SiC- and GaN-based power semiconductor devices.
  UK/EU DTP PhD on Microwave Health Care Technologies
  Dr D Anagnostou
Applications accepted all year round

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We are seeking excellent and self-motivated students who are familiar with one or more of the following. RF Circuits, Radar, RFID, Wi-Fi, Sensors, Microwaves, Antennas, Programming, Embedded Systems, Machine Learning.
  2019/20 PhD programs at the IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca

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Highly motivated candidates from all disciplines are invited to apply for one of the 32 fully-funded scholarships, which are equally divided between two doctoral Programs that integrate scientific competences of economics, engineering, computer science, neuroscience and behavioral psychology, physics, applied mathematics, statistics, history and sciences of cultural heritage.
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