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  20 Funded PhD Positions in the IMPRS-CellDevoSys - Integrating Biology, Physics, Chemistry & Computer Science

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A 4-year PhD Program involving 3 renowned international institutes. the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, the Center for Systems Biology Dresden, and the Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems.
  UKRI Centre for Doctoral Training in Natural Language Processing

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Tailored doctoral training comprising both taught courses and a doctoral dissertation. Application Deadlines. Non EU/UK. EU/UK 29th November 2019.
  High pressure hydrothermal synthesis of magnetic and electronic materials
  Prof M J Rosseinsky, Dr J Claridge, Dr J Alaria
Applications accepted all year round

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New inorganic materials are needed to advance technologies such as batteries for electric vehicles and grid storage, and to develop basic science.
  Quantitative Risk Assessment for Food Safety (allergens, microbial pathogens or chemical contaminants)
  Prof N Strachan, Dr F Perez-Reche
Applications accepted all year round

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This project will use computational methods to assess risks. An expectation of the society we live in is that the food that we eat is safe.
  Comprehensive Risk and Vulnerability Identification within an Industrial Control System (KESS2 Scholarship, eligibility criteria apply)
  Research Group: Complex Systems
  Dr P Reinecke, Prof P R Burnap
Application Deadline: 29 February 2020

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In this joint project between Cardiff University and Thales UK Limited, approaches for identifying risks and vulnerabilities in Industrial Control Systems will be explored.
  Deception Approaches for Critical National Infrastructure (CNI) (KESS2 Scholarship, eligibility criteria apply)
  Research Group: Complex Systems
  Dr P Reinecke, Prof P R Burnap
Application Deadline: 29 February 2020

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In this joint project between Cardiff University and Thales UK Limited, deception approaches for securing Critical National Infrastructure will be developed.
  PhD Studentship Opportunity in Development of Scalable Nanoelectronic Probes for High-Resolution Interrogation of Living Cells and Cell Networks
  Dr Y Zhao, Dr F Castro
Application Deadline: 22 March 2020

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Developing new cellular interrogation tools that push the limits of spatial and temporal resolution while reducing invasiveness to living cells and cell networks could produce breakthroughs in fundamental science and lead to revolutionary technologies for biology, medicine and healthcare.
  Experimental Evolution of Thaumarchaeota
  Dr C Gubry-Rangin, Prof J Prosser
Application Deadline: 23 February 2020

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The fundamental aim of this project is to determine the process of adaptive diversification and associated trade-offs in fitness, by studying microbial evolution experimentally.
  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.
  Over 100 Fully Funded PhD Scholarships Available in Taiwan’s Preeminent Academic Institution - Academia Sinica

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Application Deadline. 1st February 2021 (GMT+8). Academia Sinica's Taiwan International Graduate Program ([email protected]) provides over 100 funded PhD scholarships in 12 interdisciplinary programs ranging from physical sciences, life sciences to social sciences and the humanities.
  Design human-like machine learning
  Dr C Grosan
Applications accepted all year round

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A study of the publications available via PubMed alone (a database of 26 million references to biomedical publications), shows that only four machine learning models (linear regression, Bayesian reasoning, Random Forests and Neural Networks) are frequently employed in most of the experiments.
  FoodBioSystems DTP - Food Processing with Solid State Microwave Technology for Higher Product Quality and Lower Carbon Footprint
  Prof S Tassou, Dr M Oruna-Concha, Dr V Stojceska, Dr J Rodriquez Garcia
Application Deadline: 6 March 2020

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Research Group. FOODBIOSYSTEMS BBSRC DTP. Microwaves are well-established as sources of dry heat and are very widely used in the home and some industrial applications in the food sector.
  EPSRC DTP studentship in Sparsity and structures in large-scale machine learning problems
  Dr B Gauthier, Dr K Strokorb
Application Deadline: 16 March 2020

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This project aims at investigating, both from a theoretical and computational point of view, the design of novel model-based and data-driven feature extraction and sparsification strategies for the approximation of complex Machine Learning problems.
  Sparsity and structures in large-scale machine learning problems.
  Dr B Gauthier, Prof A Balinsky
Applications accepted all year round

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The terminology “big data” is generally used to refer to datasets that are too large or complex for traditional data-processing technics to adequately deal with them.
  Global Hg modelling to test scenarios and Hg reduction strategies.
  Dr N Pirrone
Application Deadline: 29 February 2020

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To develop modelling tools to simulate emission scenarios reflecting future Hg reduction policies on a global scale. To evaluate the impact of global emission changes in Europe.
  Regional 3D atmosphere and ocean models to quantify the impact of oceanic sources on the regional Hg budget.
  Dr N Pirrone
Application Deadline: 29 February 2020

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To improve the modelling of Hg red-ox chemistry schemes in the atmosphere and implement exchange processes between the ocean and the atmosphere to facilitate the coupling between 3D atmospheric and oceanic models; to evaluate model updates using observational data and investigate the role of oceanic emissions; to investigate the impact of emission changes on Hg cycling in Europe.
  Fully-Funded Doctoral Studentship in Discovering Equations from Data in Biotechnology and Biotherapeutics
  Dr R Carvalho
Applications accepted all year round

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The project will investigate methods to automatically extract governing equations from large datasets in Biotechnology and Biotherapeutics in collaboration with industrial partners.
  Doctor of Engineering (EngD): Answering Questions about Medical Images (Canon Medical Research Europe, Ltd)
  Research Group: CDT in Applied Photonics
  Prof D Reid, Dr F Deligianni, Dr J Dalton
Application Deadline: 28 February 2020

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Visual Question Answering (VQA) [1] is the task of answering free-text questions about the content of images. For example, given an image of a room - ‘What colour is the chair standing in the corner?’ - answering this question requires joint understanding of vision, language, spatial reasoning, and common sense.
  High-quality electrons and high-brightness x-rays from wakefield acceleration
  Dr E Boella
Applications accepted all year round

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Laser wakefield accelerators (LWFA) are able to sustain accelerating gradients orders of magnitude larger than radio-frequency accelerators.
  EPSRC ReNU CDT PhD Studentship with Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult: Rigid-flexible coupled multi-body dynamic research of floating offshore wind turbines
  Prof Z Hu, Dr R Norman
Application Deadline: 27 March 2020

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Number of awards. 1. Start date and duration. September 2020 for 4 years. Overview. The EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Renewable Energy Northeast Universities (ReNU) https://bit.ly/2wt1tZx is a collaborative doctoral training programme run by the Universities of Northumbria, Newcastle and Durham.
  Laser driven novel particle sources
  Prof D Neely, Prof P McKenna
Application Deadline: 26 June 2020

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The PhD project involves investigation of the use of ultra-intense lasers to drive novel sources of secondary particles and radiation, with particular emphasis on the generation of muon beams or penetrating radiation capable of being used for imaging applications.
  Aerospace Engineering: Fully Funded Reaction Engines Ltd PhD Scholarship: Development of transonic and supersonic CFD modelling and design optimisation techniques for spaceplanes
  Dr B Evans
Application Deadline: 31 March 2020

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This scholarship is funded by Reaction Engines Ltd (REL). Start date. October 2020. Subject areas. Computational Fluid Dynamics, transonic flow, aerodynamic design and optimisation.
  Combined Influences of Electric Fields and Wettability on Contact Line Evaporation of a Sessile Droplet in Microgravity for Novel Space and Ground Applications
  Dr S Alimohammadi
Application Deadline: 31 March 2020

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Droplet evaporation is of significant scientific and engineering interest. It represents a common natural phenomenon that is not fully understood yet is used in many industrial fields, ranging from DNA mapping, ink-jet printing, surface patterning to evaporative spray cooling.
  The outcomes of innovative radiotherapy regimes for the treatment of cancer under the RadNet programme
  Prof G Royle, Dr C Allemani, Prof M Coleman
Application Deadline: 16 March 2020

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Radiotherapy is a key treatment modality for at least half of all cancers. Delivering a curative radiation dose to the cancer can be complicated by imprecise targeting of the tumour, radiation resistance, clonal heterogeneity or other reasons.
  EPSRC/IBM INDUSTRIAL CASE PhD Studentship in Data-Driven Optimization: Tuning Bayesian Optimization for Problems with Dynamic Resource Constraints
  Dr R Allmendinger
Application Deadline: 17 April 2020

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A full-time PhD research studentship, including full stipend and tuition fee costs, is available for 4 years starting September 2020.
  Economic Predictions with Text Data
  Prof D Korobilis, Prof C Chen
Application Deadline: 10 April 2020

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An increasing share of economic decisions is recorded as digital text, audio and video. At the same time, advances in computation and statistical inference have allowed for the exploitation of these unstructured data sources in scientific research.
  UKRI Centre for Doctoral Training in Artificial Intelligence for Medical Diagnosis and Care

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Building on the Leeds distinctive strength, depth and international excellence in multi-modal AI, and medical diagnosis and care, we will train cohorts of researchers equipped with the necessary skills to unlock the immense potential of AI within the health domain.
  A Comparative Study of Metallic Ions in the Atmospheres of Earth and Mars
  Prof J Plane
Applications accepted all year round

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Metals are injected into planetary atmospheres by the ablation of interplanetary dust particles. The major species (Fe, Mg and Na) exist as atoms and ions that are excellent tracers of dynamics and chemistry.
  Multi-objective optimization data analytics for decision support in exploring different system designs
  Prof X Hong
Applications accepted all year round

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Many data modeling problems can be formulated as standard optimization problems in which a scalar cost function is minimized with respective to some parameters in system design.
  Reinforcement Learning based Recommender systems in the Era of Big Data
  Dr H Liang
Applications accepted all year round

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The general aim of this project is to develop novel algorithms to discover new knowledge about users’ individual interests, preferences, sentiment and emotional status, and information needs from large scale data, for the purpose of facilitating recommender systems to provide better personalized services for users.
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