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  Son preference and sex selection: Diffusion processes and re-evaluation of policies in India.
  Dr S Dubuc
Applications accepted all year round

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Amartya Sen’s seminal article ‘More Than 100 Million Women Are Missing’ in 1990, brought the topic of sex-selection against females to global attention and inspired academic work in the field1.
  QUADRAT DTP: The role of sexual selection in facilitating rapid adaptation to climate change
  Dr N Pilakouta, Dr P Caplat
Application Deadline: 22 January 2020

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Climate change is arguably the most significant threat to biodiversity in the 21st century. Animal populations are experiencing a period of unprecedented environmental change, leading to higher extinction rates.
  Optimal Impartial Selection
  Research Group: Combinatorics
  Dr F Fischer
Applications accepted all year round

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The School of Mathematical Sciences of Queen Mary University of London invite applications for a PhD project commencing either in September 2020 for students seeking funding, or in January 2020 or April 2020 for self-funded students.
  The role of sexual selection in the evolution of sex-biased gene expression
  Dr S Flanagan
Application Deadline: 1 February 2020

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The Flanagan Lab at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand, is seeking outstanding applicants for a fully-funded PhD position to study sexual selection and transcriptomics.
  Examining Selection in Innovation Funding
  Prof A Salter, Dr R Salandra
Application Deadline: 20 January 2020

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The University of Bath is inviting applications for the following PhD project based in the School of Management under the supervision of Professor Ammon Salter (https://researchportal.bath.ac.uk/en/persons/ammon-salter) and Dr Rossella Salandra (https://researchportal.bath.ac.uk/en/persons/rossella-salandra).
  Multilevel selection on transposition rates in cancer
  Dr L J Johnson
Applications accepted all year round

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Cancer is an evolutionary process. Cells in a tumour vary due to mutation, and so over many generations they adapt in response to both intrinsic selective pressures (such as anoxia) and extrinsic selective pressures (such as chemotherapy).
  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.
  Advancing personalised care: treatment selection and outcome prediction research
  Dr J Delgadillo, Prof M Barkham
Applications accepted all year round

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Personalized medicine, defined as “the use of marker-assisted diagnosis and targeted therapies” (Ginsburg & McCarthy, 2001), has enhanced health and preventive care for conditions such as cardiovascular problems, cancer and osteoporosis.
  High-throughput discovery of combination therapies and engineering of CRISPR/therapeutic proteins
  Dr A Wong
Applications accepted all year round

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Our lab is interested in developing and applying state-of-the-art combinatorial genetics technologies to decipher the mechanisms behind complex diseases, including cancers and neurodegenerative disorders, and discover novel combination therapies.
  Evidence based personnel selection
  Dr F Why, Dr R Weil
Application Deadline: 29 January 2020

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Policing is highly stressful and stress increases illness susceptibility, which has substantial costs for the workforce and the organisation.
  Uptake, bioconcentration and biomagnification of mercury into phyto- and zooplankton.
  Dr J Knoery
Application Deadline: 29 February 2020

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Seafood and especially marine fish are the primariy source of toxic monomethyl-Hg (MMHg) in Europeans. However, the processes responsible for MMHg production within marine ecosystems remain poorly quantified an understood.
  Luminescent Molecular Probes to Facilitate Drug Discovery
  Dr S Butler
Application Deadline: 14 February 2020

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Application details. Reference number. SJB/CM/2020. Start date of studentship. 1 October 2020. Closing date of advert. 14 February 2020.
  Genetic constraints on adaptive evolution
  Dr M Reuter
Application Deadline: 24 January 2020

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Research in my group aims to understand how the genetic encoding of traits affects whether and how they will respond to selection.
  Robust Deep Time Series Model Selection for Effective Decision Support
  Prof X Hong
Applications accepted all year round

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Time series data consists of sampled data points taken over time. Time series modeling and prediction are one of the most fundamental problems and have been subject to intensive researches.
  Marine Hg species dynamics and distribution.
  Dr L Heimbürger-Boavida
Application Deadline: 29 February 2020

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Mercury is one of the least concentrated elements in the ocean, and its complex biogeochemical cyling drives ultimately the biomagnification of methylmercury into marine fish.
  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.
  Combining carbon, hydrogen and Hg compound specific isotope analysis to understand MMHg origin.
  Dr D Point
Application Deadline: 29 February 2020

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All humans are exposed to toxic monomethyl-Hg (MMHg) when we consume marine fish. The origin of MMHg in marine ecosystems is however not well understood.
  Exploration of long-term observational data sets to examine ocean/atmosphere exchange processes of Hg.
  Dr R Ebinghaus
Application Deadline: 29 February 2020

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Long-term atmospheric data sets with high time resolution are existing for a globally increasing number of sites with the earliest ones starting already in 1995.
  Modelling methylation and bio-accumulation of Hg in the marine environment.
  Dr C Schrum
Application Deadline: 29 February 2020

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To generate a better understanding of methylation and bio-accumulation of Hg in the marine environment and implement this into parametrizations for 3D oceanic ecosystem models; to enhance our understanding of Hg accumulation in the food chain; to improve the regional ocean-ecosystem model MECOSMO and its validation with new observational data.
  Innovative nano-biosensors detecting. MMHg.
  Dr A Lobnik
Application Deadline: 29 February 2020

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The main objective is to understand the process of the sensor development which involves interdisciplinary topics and includes some knowledges from the material and nanomaterial science, photonics, chemicals, optical indicators as well biology.
  PhD position on the T2K and Hyper-Kamiokande experiments
  Prof F Di Lodovico
Application Deadline: 31 January 2020

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Measuring leptonic CP violation is a key ingredient to explain the current matter-antimatter asymmetry according to Sakharov’s conditions, which could be achieved from the study of neutrino oscillations.
  Traceability of Hg speciation measurements in the atmosphere.
  Dr W Corns
Application Deadline: 29 February 2020

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Accurate and precise determination of Hg species in the atmosphere are required to understand the fate, transformation and global transportation of Hg.
  Release of mercury from thawing permafrost.
  Dr S Jonsson
Application Deadline: 29 February 2020

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In the recently published special IPCC report on The Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate it was concluded that permafrost temperatures have increased by 0.39 ± 0.15°C in zones with continuous permafrost during the last decade.
  The role of terrestrial Hg in coastal and open oceans.
  Dr S Jonsson
Application Deadline: 29 February 2020

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Biological uptake of inorganic Hg by bacteria (HgII) and monomethylmercury (MMHg) at the base of aquatic food web are critical steps in Hg’s biogeochemical cycle linking its sources to its inherent environmental risk.
  New experimental constraints on atmospheric Hg red-ox reactions.
  Dr M Horvat
Application Deadline: 29 February 2020

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The main objective is to understand aqueous Hg red-ox mechanisms and rates from an experimental perspective.
  Terrestrial Hg pools inter-compartmental exchanges.
  Dr D Kocman
Application Deadline: 29 February 2020

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Terrestrial Hg pools can act as both source and sink for atmospheric and aquatic Hg, respectively, its actual fate being driven by complex mechanisms and processes of retention, deposition and remobilization.
  MMHg sources in coastal ecosystem: new molecular and isotopic experimental speciation approaches.
  Dr D Amouroux
Application Deadline: 29 February 2020

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  Understanding atmospheric Hg redox transformations from novel field observations and 3D atmospheric Hg models.
  Dr Aurelien Dommergue
Application Deadline: 29 February 2020

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Atmospheric oxidation of the dominant emitted Hg(0) form is a key process whereby Hg from natural and anthropogenic sources is converted to more soluble and reactive Hg(II) species that will be deposited to ecosystems.
  Chemodynamical modelling of the Milky Way and external galaxies
  Dr R Schoenrich
Application Deadline: 31 January 2020

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Galactic astronomy is experiencing a revolutionary increase in available data.
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