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  The Ethos of Crusade in Late Medieval Scotland
  Dr A MacDonald, Dr ML Ehrenschwendtner
Applications accepted all year round

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Crusade is a neglected theme in the historiography of medieval Scotland. Despite being a key aspect of life in Latin Christendom, there has been only one monograph relating to the Scottish dimension of crusading, now 35 years old (Alan Macquarrie, Scotland and the Crusades 1095-1560 (1984)).
  Green cities: how our decisions affect landscape biodiversity
  Research Group: Applied Ecology Research Group (AERG)
  Dr A Helden, Dr T Ings
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Applied Ecology Research Group (AERG) - https://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/applied-ecology.
  Climate change and the development of built asset adaptation strategies
  Research Group: Future Cities Research Network
  Prof K Jones, Prof A Jones
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Future Cities Research Network - https://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/future-cities.
  Cost and efficiency focused optimisation of domestic waste water heat recovery application
  Research Group: Future Cities Research Network
  Dr A Ramezanpour
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Future Cities Research Network - https://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/future-cities.
  Global resilience assessment using artificial neural network
  Research Group: Future Cities Research Network
  Dr M Imani
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Future Cities Research Network - https://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/future-cities.
  Mitigation, adaptation, built asset management and climate change
  Research Group: Future Cities Research Network
  Prof K Jones, Dr A Coday
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Future Cities Research Network - https://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/future-cities.
  Resilience-based asset management in Integrated Urban Wastewater System (IUWS)
  Research Group: Future Cities Research Network
  Dr M Imani
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Future Cities Research Network - https://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/future-cities.
  Smart City Data Security, Gateways Efficient Routing and IP Capacity
  Research Group: Future Cities Research Network
  Dr S Yousef
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Future Cities Research Network - https://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/future-cities.
  Conservative surgical treatment for osteoarthritis - a computational study
  Research Group: Medical Engineering Research Group
  Dr R Hillstrom
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Medical Engineering Research Group - https://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/medical-engineering.
  Design fictions
  Prof J Giacomin
Applications accepted all year round

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With the dramatically increasing rate of technological and societal change it is becoming more-and-more difficult to estimate future trends and to design complex systems which take many years to develop.
  Design for behaviour change in African urban informal settlements
  Dr F Ceschin
Applications accepted all year round

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This PhD is linked to a 5-year research project entitled ‘Mainstreaming Gender for Energy Security in Poor Urban Environments’, in short Gender for Energy Security (GENS).
  Design for meaning
  Prof J Giacomin
Applications accepted all year round

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Problem Statement. With the increasing availability of affordable products, systems and services the attention of architects and designers is turning more-and-more to the properties of “experience” and “meaning”.
  Shape Memory Materials for Additive Manufacturing
  Dr E Pei
Applications accepted all year round

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About this PhD Project. Additive Manufacturing or 3D Printing is an emerging technology that has gained popularity within the disciplines of design, engineering and manufacturing.
  CCTV surveillance and narrative in the smart city
  Dr R Bloomberg
Applications accepted all year round

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This project looks at the proposals for and practice of ubiquitous CCTV coverage in urban areas. It might understand these practices as amounting to a kind of documentary film studio.
  KESS 2 East Studentship on The State of the City Region: Developing a Data Visualisation Tool
  Dr G Bristow, Dr B Webb
Application Deadline: 28 February 2020

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The main aim of the project is to establish a data set and form of digital tools and visualisations to help the Economic Growth Partnership and the Cardiff Capital Region Cabinet to track development trends and benchmark the region’s performance over time.
  KESS 2 East studentship on Understanding sectoral strengths: developing the tools to analyse priority economic sectors and activity in the Cardiff Capital Region
  Dr G Bristow, Prof M Munday
Application Deadline: 28 February 2020

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The main aim of the project is to establish a robust methodology for identifying key economic sectors and consumption activity in the Cardiff Capital Region (CCR).
  Montreal Waterway Project: Infrastructure and Environment
  Dr K. Hetherington
Applications accepted all year round

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This project is an experiment in collaborative ethnography that reimagines the city’s relationship with the many waterways that course through and around it against the backdrop of environmental and infrastructural change.
  Autonomous Artificial Intelligence Enabled Drones to Inform Predictive Maintenance Actions in the Railways and Roads
  Dr M Innocente
Application Deadline: 30 April 2020

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Start date. September 2020. Wanted - exceptional doctoral candidates to undertake trailblazing, transformative research alongside outstanding early-career researchers.
  Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies (IHS), Erasmus University Rotterdam

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IHS. is a cooperative institute of the Erasmus School of Economics and the Erasmus School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR).
  Low-Carbon Repair Materials for the Conservation of Post-War Listed Buildings
  Prof A Klemm, Dr D McCormick, Dr P Baker
Applications accepted all year round

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SCEBE-19-005. Our cultural heritage is being destroyed faster today than at any time in the past. An understanding of the basic processes causing deterioration of artefacts is urgently needed.
  Optimising the Refurbishment of Post-War Housing for Energy Efficiency & Improved Indoor Environment
  Prof A Klemm, Dr P Baker, Dr D McCormick
Applications accepted all year round

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SCEBE-19-006. The Scottish House Condition Survey 2016 reported that 42% of the housing stock had un-insulated walls and approximately 25% of households suffer from fuel poverty.
  Personalised Intelligent Mobile Emergency Response through Crowd Shaping – helping people helping themselves and each other (EPS2020/34)
  Dr T Lim
Application Deadline: 28 February 2020

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To establish a formal framework to create an innovative formal foundation to enable the creation of intelligence safety instrumented systems that can be used to support emergency response missions via crowd sourcing and crowd shaping.
  Classics PhD

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About Classics PhD. Latest REF rankings. 3rd in the country according to the ‘power' metric, which takes into account both the quality and quantity of research activity.
  Molecular Imaging of Collagen in Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms
  Dr A Phinikaridou
Applications accepted all year round

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Project Summary. Abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs) are permanent dilations of the aorta that exceed 50% of the original size of the vessel or that are greater than 3cm in maximum diameter.
  AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Award Studentships with the London Arts & Humanities Doctoral Training Partnership

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The London Arts and Humanities Partnership is pleased to invite applications from outstanding candidates for AHRC-LAHP Collaborative Doctoral Awards for 2020/21 entry.
  Shape optimisation for aesthetics/functional requirements in the context of additive manufacturing
  Dr P Khazaeinejad
Applications accepted all year round

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Despite significant advances in techniques of structural design in the past decades, there are still significant hurdles for achieving a harmonious balance between form and function.
  School of Art, Architecture and Design

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The school is interested in receiving applications in the field of architectural research, addressing in particular the relationship between architecture theory and the design process in the urban environment, and the influence on the specifically architectural of other spatial and critical practices.
  Collaborative Practice-based PhD in Creative Technology for Placemaking in the Future High Street

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In partnership with Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council (KMBC), Liverpool Screen School (LSS), Liverpool School of Art and Design (LSAD) and the Faculty of Engineering and Technology (FET) at LJMU, this Practice-based PhD will focus on looking at how creative technologies can contribute to reversing the decline of the high street.
  AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Award Studentships with the London Arts & Humanities Doctoral Training Partnership

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The London Arts and Humanities Partnership is pleased to invite applications from outstanding candidates for AHRC-LAHP Collaborative Doctoral Awards for 2020/21 entry.
  PhD Studentship: School of Design and Creative Arts

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Application details. Reference number. DS2019DEG. Start date of studentship. 1 October 2020. Closing date of advert. 14 February 2020.
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