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  Understanding and supporting personal security during walking journeys
  Dr M Beecroft, Dr C Cottrill
Applications accepted all year round

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As well as being a travel mode in its own right, walking plays a critical function as a stage/multiple stages in almost any journey whether undertaken by public or private transport.
  Future scenarios for the deployment of autonomous vehicles in urban environments.
  Dr M Beecroft, Dr C Cottrill
Applications accepted all year round

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It is widely anticipated that autonomous vehicles will play an important role in future urban environments, particularly in city-centres.
  Understanding how rural-dwellers respond to potential cancer symptoms: A mixed methods PhD project using a community-based cohort assessing prevalence and response to potential cancer symptoms
  Prof P Murchie, Dr J Allan, Dr R Vieira
Application Deadline: 29 May 2020

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1. Background to the project. Scottish people living further from key healthcare facilities have less chance of prompt cancer diagnosis and poorer cancer survival than those living closer-by[1].
  Is breast cancer more aggressive when developed by rural-dwellers compared to those living in the city?
  Prof P Murchie, Prof Z Miedzybrodzka, Prof V Speirs, Dr R Vieira
Application Deadline: 29 May 2020

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  Home, hospital or care home: preferred place of care for older people with frailty and life limiting conditions in remote and rural areas.
  Prof L Locock, Dr S Makin
Application Deadline: 29 May 2020

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The Scottish rural population is aging – 25% of people in remote rural areas are aged over 65, compared to 18% of people living in urban areas.1 As many localities and health care services are facing the challenge of providing health and social care for older people, it is often assumed that people would strongly prefer to be cared for at home.
  Who Counts? Understanding and enabling synergies between routine mortality data and data systems inform and rural primary health systems in South Africa
  Dr L D'Ambruoso, Prof P Byass
Application Deadline: 29 May 2020

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Described as the single most critical development failure of the past 30 years, in Africa and Asia the majority of births, deaths, and causes of deaths are never recorded.
  Varieties of Epistemic Injustice
  Dr F Luzzi, Dr L Moretti
Application Deadline: 15 September 2020

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The notion of epistemic injustice — the injustice done to someone in their capacity as a knower — has attracted increasing attention since it was influentially discussed by Miranda Fricker in ‘Epistemic Injustice.
  Images of a Foreign Land. Scotland, Poland-Lithuania and the Problem of Cultural Transfer
  Prof R Frost, Prof K Friedrich
Application Deadline: 15 September 2020

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One of the most intriguing aspects of the relationship between Poland-Lithuania and Scotland in the early modern period is the way in which the substantial migration of Scots to Poland-Lithuania affected the image of Poland-Lithuania in Scotland, and the image of Scotland in Poland-Lithuania.
  Irish Liberalism in the long nineteenth-century
  Dr C Barr, Prof M Brown
Application Deadline: 15 September 2020

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This project is intended to investigate the ideology, development, decline and practical activities of Irish liberalism in the long nineteenth century.
  Correlation, Provenance and Reservoir Quality of Triassic Strata in the Central North Sea
  Prof A Hartley, Prof D Jolley, Prof J Howell
Application Deadline: 8 June 2020

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Triassic fluvial successions form important primary and secondary reservoirs in the Central North Sea (CNS) and contain significant future exploration potential.
  Computer Graphics and 3D Visualization
  Dr Y Jiang
Application Deadline: 31 May 2020

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The primary aim of the proposed research will design and develop a multidisciplinary framework to aid communication, public engagement and informed decision making in tourism through the novel application of Computer Graphics and HCI technologies.
  Augmented Fashion: Immersive Interactions for Sustainable Heritage in Fashion and Textiles
  Dr Y Jiang
Application Deadline: 31 May 2020

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The proposed research will work alongside a newly-funded AHRC research project within the School of Computing Science and Digital Media.
  Cognitive penetration and the rationality of perception
  Dr L Moretti
Applications accepted all year round

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Philosophers have claimed that the content of perceptual experiences is penetrable (i.e. can be influenced) by other mental sates of the subject (e.g.
  Establishing whether children form stereotypes via statistical learning
  Dr D Martin, Dr J Hutchison
Applications accepted all year round

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This project will establish how children’s social stereotypes form as they repeatedly encounter social information across different situations.
  Sentence planning in bilingual speakers: Incrementality and adaptation in native and non-native language production.
  Dr A Konopka
Applications accepted all year round

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How do speakers put thoughts into words? Native speakers normally plan what they are going to say incrementally.
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