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  Drama - Postgraduate Research Opportunities

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We offer two PhD/MA by Research programmes. Drama and Theatre Studies PhD/MA by Research. and our. Practice-Based PhD/MA by Research.
  English Language and Applied Linguistics - Postgraduate Research Opportunities

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English Language and Applied Linguistics PhD/MA by Research. The University has been ranked as one of the world's top 50 institutions to study English Language and Literature in the 2019 QS World Rankings.
  Corrosion of Additively Manufactured Ni-Superalloys
  Research Group: PROCESSING
  Prof M Attallah, Dr S Cruchley
Application Deadline: 30 April 2020

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Applications are invited from graduates with a first class, or upper second-class degree in an appropriate discipline such as, materials science and engineering, physics, aerospace, nuclear materials, or mechanical engineering for a PhD project on the understanding the corrosion properties of additively manufactured Ni-superalloys.
  Cancer Research UK Birmingham Centre - Clinical and Non-Clinical PhD Fellowships

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The Centre's PhD programme provides an outstanding opportunity for early career training in this dynamic, multidisciplinary environment.
  PhD in Bcc Titanium Superalloys for Aerospace Gas Turbines
  Dr S Knowles
Applications accepted all year round

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A funded 3-year UK/EU PhD studentship is available in the group of Dr Sandy Knowles within the School of Metallurgy and Materials at the University of Birmingham, with a stipend of at least £14,777 per year (industrial top up of ~£2000 expected).
  PhD studentship in Novel High Temperature Zirconium Alloys for Nuclear Fusion
  Dr S Knowles
Applications accepted all year round

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A 3-year UK/EU PhD studentship is available in the group of Dr Sandy Knowles within the School of Metallurgy and Materials at the University of Birmingham, with a stipend of at least £14,777 per year (industrial top up of ~£2000 expected).
  Advanced microwave filter synthesis techniques using coupling matrix approach
  Dr Y Wang
Applications accepted all year round

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A PhD student is sought to undertake original research in microwave filter synthesis techniques using coupling matrix approach. Microwave filter design is generally a well-established engineering area.
  Integrated millimetre-wave front-end antennas
  Dr Y Wang
Applications accepted all year round

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A PhD student is sought to undertake research in 5G millimetre-wave (mm-wave) antennas. Antenna is a key enabling technology for 5G high-gain and beam-steering front-end systems.
  Polymer-derived ceramics for high temperature applications with BAE Systems
  Prof J Binner
Applications accepted all year round

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This project is funded by the EPSRC’s I-CASE scheme and BAE Systems and involves the University of Birmingham. It is focused on developing high temperature materials with tailored electromagnetic and structural performance.
  Ceramic composites for enhanced radar absorbing applications with BAE Systems
  Prof J Binner
Applications accepted all year round

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This project is funded by the EPSRC’s I-CASE scheme and BAE Systems and involves the University of Birmingham.
  Exploiting formability in ultra-lightweight magnesium alloys
  Dr D Collins
Application Deadline: 28 February 2020

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A fully funded 3-year PhD studentship (UK/EU only) is offered in the School of Metallurgy & Materials, University of Birmingham under the supervision of Dr David Collins.
  3D Super-Resolution Correlative Light-Electron Microscopy of the Protein Complexes
  Prof Dirk-Peter Herten, Dr I Styles
Application Deadline: 28 February 2020

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Inflammation plays an important role in the development and progression of cardiovascular diseases. The modulation of inflammation and immunity by CD4+ regulatory T-cells has therefore received increasing attention.
  Quantification of the Dynamic of Protein Complexes
  Prof Dirk-Peter Herten, Dr R K Neely
Application Deadline: 28 February 2020

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In many diseases, including infection and inflammation, the cellular response to extracellular stimuli (e.g. pathogens) is regulated by membrane receptor signalling representing more than 50% of today’s clinical drug targets.
  Identifying the evolutionary origins of the MADS-box floral quartet mechanism in seedless vascular plants
  Dr A.R.G Plackett, Dr J C Coates
Application Deadline: 31 March 2020

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Despite its commonplace occurrence in today’s environment, the reproduction of plants via flowers and seeds is a recent evolutionary innovation arising from an ancestral seedless reproductive system similar to that still found in a subset of today’s plants (e.g.
  Perception in a dynamic multisensory world
  Prof U Noppeney
Applications accepted all year round

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The aim of this project is to unravel the computations and neural mechanisms that enable us to perceive, understand and interact effectively with the dynamic multisensory world around us.
  15 fully funded PhD studentships in the Centre for Doctoral Training in Sustainable Hydrogen

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Applications are invited to undertake a 4-year PhD at the EPSRC Centre of Doctoral Training (CDT) in Sustainable Hydrogen.  .
  Numerical Algorithms for Molecular Systems and Data Science
  Dr X Shang
Applications accepted all year round

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Details. Stochastic differential equations (SDEs) are widely used in science and engineering in order to model systems where random effects play a significant role.
  Regulation of host cell DNA damage response pathways by adenovirus
  Dr A S Turnell, Dr C McCabe
Applications accepted all year round

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Human adenoviruses are small non-enveloped viruses with a linear, double-stranded DNA genome. Adenovirus has long served as a faithful model for dissecting the molecular basis of key cellular signalling pathways that regulate fundamental biological processes such as cell growth, cell differentiation and cell death.
  The aerodynamics of freight trains
  Prof Mark Sterling, Dr D Soper
Applications accepted all year round

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Developments in the capabilities of rail freight, including increased freight speeds and larger, better connected rail networks, will enable greater competition between rail and road markets while having many environmental benefits.
  Toxicological Assessment of Nanomaterials towards the development of a Nanotoxocicology Framework
  Dr H Ali-Boucetta
Applications accepted all year round

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The use of sophisticated delivery systems that allow the delivery and targeting of anti-cancer drugs into tumour tissue is an ever expanding area of research.
  Toxicological Assessment of Carbon Based Nanomaterials
  Dr H Ali-Boucetta
Applications accepted all year round

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The use of sophisticated delivery systems that allow the delivery and targeting of anti-cancer drugs into tumour tissue is an ever expanding area of research.
  Carbon Nanotubes Mediated Drug Delivery in 3D cancer models
  Dr H Ali-Boucetta
Applications accepted all year round

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Current treatment with anticancer drugs suffers from the drawbacks of systemic toxicity, drug resistance and limited cellular entry.
  Discovering molecular genetic mechanisms of central nervous system regeneration
  Dr A Hidalgo
Applications accepted all year round

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Is it possible to promote regeneration of the central nervous system after injury, damage or disease? During normal development, neutrons and glia interact to coordinate the generations of neutrons and glia, and direct cell migration patterns, axonal navigation, dendritic arborisation and the emergence of neural circuits.
  Molecular and genetic mechanisms of brain structural plasticity and neurodegeneration in the fruit-fly Drosophila.
  Dr A Hidalgo
Applications accepted all year round

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The brain changes throughout life. brain plasticity enables the brain to adjust in response to experience, whereas during aging natural neurodegeneration takes over.
  Metal-nitrogen-hydrogen materials for solid state electrolytes
  Dr J Makepeace
Applications accepted all year round

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Applications from enthusiastic and motivated students are invited for a PhD project with Dr Josh Makepeace at the School of Chemistry, University of Birmingham.
  Genetic analysis of the bacterial translocation machinery
  Dr D Huber
Applications accepted all year round

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Every subcellular compartment in a cell contains proteins, and yet all of these proteins are initially synthesised in the same compartment.
  Deprivation of Liberty in Mental Capacity Law and Practice: A socio-legal study of the new Liberty Protection Safeguards
  Dr R Harding
Applications accepted all year round

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The Mental Capacity (Amendment) Act 2019 introduced a new legal framework for protecting people with mental capacity impairments from being unlawfully deprived of their liberty through care and treatment arrangements.
  Planning for the Future: Legal Decision-Making and Dementia
  Dr R Harding
Applications accepted all year round

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People with dementia and those who care for them are some of the most disadvantaged and powerless people in our society. They require special attention in both law and society to ensure that their voices are heard, their rights are respected, and their interests are protected.
  Catalysts for the low-temperature production of hydrogen from ammonia
  Dr J Makepeace
Applications accepted all year round

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Applications from enthusiastic and motivated students are invited for a PhD project with Dr Josh Makepeace at the School of Chemistry, University of Birmingham.
  EPSRC supported EngD project. Modelling the milling of cocoa liquor
  Dr A Ingram
Application Deadline: 29 February 2020

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The ability to control particle size distribution (PSD) is pivotal to the chocolate sector, impacting rheology, thermal stability and cooling contraction.
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