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  EngD project Prediction of flow and mixing of rheologically complex fluids
  Dr A Ingram
Application Deadline: 23 March 2020

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An almost exponential increase in the computational speed, miniaturization and the resulting decrease in the cost of computing in the recent past has led to huge interest towards In-Silico first approaches for solving engineering problems.
  Urban Terrorism in Europe (2004-19): Remembering, Imagining, and Anticipating Violence
  Dr K Karcher
Application Deadline: 30 April 2020

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‘Urban Terrorism in Europe (2004-19).
  Dynamics of Foam Flow Through Processing Equipment
  Prof M Barigou
Application Deadline: 31 July 2020

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Gas-liquid foams are structured two-phase fluids in which gas bubbles are separated by interconnecting thin liquid films, and the volume fraction of the continuous liquid phase is small in dry foams but can be substantial in wet foams.
  Understanding The Unusual Behaviour of Nanobubbles and Exploiting Their Extraordinary Properties For Industrial Applications
  Prof M Barigou
Application Deadline: 31 July 2020

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Nano-bubble dispersions are a novel type of nanoscale bubble system. The most peculiar characteristic of these nano-bubbles is their apparent extraordinary longevity, being able to last for weeks and months.
  Accounting as constitutive: a historical and contemporary perspective
  Dr A-C Frandsen, Dr W Ben-Khaled
Application Deadline: 27 April 2020

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This project will investigate accounting and accountability as a primary driver of both managing and governing, as exemplified by managing via accounting, in both contemporary and historical settings.
  Communicating Difficult Health Messages
  Prof I Szmigin, Dr S Leek
Application Deadline: 27 April 2020

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Social media has changed marketing from the simple dissemination of information by organisations to the creation, sharing and exchange of ideas between various stakeholders.
  Relationships between wearable technology, self-efficacy and well-being
  Prof L Harris, Dr R Akamavi
Application Deadline: 27 April 2020

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Wearable technology (WT)’s ownership (e.g. smartwatch, fitness band/sport watch has increased from 3% (2015) to 17% (2018) in UK.
  Accounting as constitutive: a historical and contemporary perspective
  Dr A-C Frandsen, Dr W Ben-Khaled
Application Deadline: 27 April 2020

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This project will investigate accounting and accountability as a primary driver of both managing and governing, as exemplified by managing via accounting, in both contemporary and historical settings.
  How tax policy is shaping environmental goals
  Prof P Tuck, Dr R Ormeño- Pérez
Application Deadline: 27 April 2020

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This qualitative project will look at the growth in environmental taxation and analyse the way in which different forms of environmental tax policy can shape the environmental space.
  Stock market disclosure requirements as a source of corporate normativity
  Prof J Bebbington, Dr N Rowbottom
Application Deadline: 27 April 2020

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Stock exchanges are influential shapers of company disclosure expectations with respect to environmental risks but little is known about how stock exchanges view this role nor what risks might be inherent in the distribution of industry listings on particular stock exchanges.
  Synthesis of porous carbons with controlled microstructure
  Dr Z Schnepp, Dr B Pauw
Application Deadline: 27 March 2020

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Porous carbons are essential for a wide range of applications such as batteries, supercapacitors, fuel cells and water treatment.
  EU Marie Skłodowska-Curie funded COFUND Doctoral Programme entitled MemTrain (Cell Membranes in Industrial Processes Training
  Dr A Goddard
Application Deadline: 17 April 2020

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The Department of Biosciences at Aston University has been awarded the EU Marie Skłodowska-Curie funded COFUND Doctoral Programme entitled MemTrain (Cell Membranes in Industrial Processes Training).
  The Importance of Dietary Protein Quality for Skeletal Muscle Anabolism in Older Adults
  Dr L Breen, Dr G Wallis
Application Deadline: 31 March 2020

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BACKGROUND. Age-related muscle loss (sarcopenia) is associated with multiple comorbidities and mortality. Global population ageing will drive an unprecedented rise in sarcopenia prevalence and healthcare costs.
  Highly-diverse, synthetic gene libraries for antibody replacement technology
  Dr A Hine, Dr AJ Sutherland
Application Deadline: 28 February 2020

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Applications are invited for a three year Postgraduate studentship funded by the School of Life and Health Sciences and the EU H2020 FET-OPEN programme, to be undertaken within the Biosciences Research Group at Aston University.
  PhD Studentship - Upgrading lignocellulose waste biomass using thermochemical and biological conversion routes
  Dr P Blanco-Sanchez, Dr AFC Fernandez-Castane
Applications accepted all year round

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Applications are invited for a three-year Postgraduate studentship funded by the School of Engineering and Applied Science, to be undertaken within the European Bioenergy Research Institute at Aston University.
  The multiple-period cluster randomised cross-over design for comparative effectiveness research
  Dr K Hemming, Prof A Forbes, Prof T Dietrich
Application Deadline: 30 April 2020

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Applications are invited for a 3-year fully-funded PhD Studentship starting summer or autumn 2020.
  Determining how UK policing should construct identification parades: Using diagnostic-feature-detection theory to maximiseeyewitness identification accuracy
  Dr M. Colloff, Dr H Flowe
Application Deadline: 6 March 2020

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The Midlands Graduate School is an accredited Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP).
  The synthesis of metal carbide and nitride nanostructures for electrochemical reduction of CO2
  Dr Z Schnepp
Application Deadline: 20 March 2020

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A fully funded PhD studentship is available in the School of Chemistry at the University of Birmingham. The project will be cosupervised by Dr Zoe Schnepp and Dr Paramaconi Rodriguez.
  A New Paradigm for Quantum Materials Discovery: S = ½ Kagomé Magnets in the Two-Dimensional Limit
  Dr L Clark
Applications accepted all year round

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We are seeking applications for a highly motivated and enthusiastic PhD candidate to join the research group of Dr Lucy Clark in the School of Chemistry at the University of Birmingham.
  Materials for metastable helium atom beam lithography
  Dr A Robinson, Prof J Preece
Application Deadline: 31 July 2020

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PhD Project. Materials for metastable helium atom beam lithography. Supervisors. Dr A Robinson and Prof J Preece. Tuition fees paid plus a stipend of £15,285 per annum.
  Shape Transforming Active Microfluidics
  Dr T Montenegro-Johnson
Applications accepted all year round

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The student will be joining part of a large interdisciplinary team working on the Leverhulme Trust funded project "Shape-Transforming Active Microfluidics", led by Dr Tom Montenegro-Johnson, which will comprise around 4 PhD students, 4 Postdoctoral Research Associates, and an Artist in Residence.
  Preserving and Protecting Memory Evidence in Rape Cases in the Global South
  Dr H Flowe, Dr M. Colloff
Application Deadline: 7 April 2020

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In developing countries such as Kenya, sexual violence (SV) is grossly underreported, which undermines violence prevention and humanitarian protection efforts.
  Strain-Tuning of Quantum Magnetism
  Dr M Chung, Dr C Hicks
Applications accepted all year round

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Quantum magnets exhibit a rich variety of exotic quantum phases and transitions. Measurements on model systems can be closely compared with theoretical results, enabling understanding from the bottom up of collective quantum phenomena that lie at the heart of modern condensed and quantum matter physics.
  The Anderson Programme PhD Scholarship: “Exploring leadership development through the Anderson Programme in the English NHS”
  Dr K A|llen
Application Deadline: 13 April 2020

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The Health Services Management Centre (HSMC), at the University of Birmingham is committed to recruiting the highest calibre PhD students from across the globe.
  Quantum and nonlinear optics with cold atoms in a ring cavity
  Dr J Goldwin
Applications accepted all year round

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In free space, the interaction between a single photon and an atom is typically very weak. By confining light and atoms in a high-quality optical resonator, the coupling strength can be increased until the probabilities for absorption and emission are on the order of unity.
  A source of quantum light for atom magnetometry
  Dr V Boyer
Applications accepted all year round

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When using classical light, optical measurements and light-based sensing methods are limited by the unavoidable quantum fluctuations in phase and amplitude, also known as shot noise.
  Simulation of quantum transport with cold atoms
  Dr V Boyer
Applications accepted all year round

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Quantum mechanics is believed to play a role in certain natural processes such as light harvesting. For example certain bacteria are capable of capturing the energy of an incoming photon and transporting the resulting excitation to the reaction centre with great efficiency.
  Adaptivity and machine learning techniques for PDE problems with uncertain inputs
  Dr A Bespalov
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD Studentship in Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing. The project concerns numerical solution of partial differential equations (PDEs) with parametric uncertainty in input data.
  Adaptive numerical algorithms for PDE problems with random input data
  Dr A Bespalov
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD Studentship in Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing. The project concerns numerical solution of partial differential equations (PDEs) with uncertainty in input data.
  Mathematical Modelling of Cancer-Cell Transmigration Through Blood Vessels
  Dr F Spill
Applications accepted all year round

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Cancer rarely kills through the primary tumour in which cancer arises, e.g. the prostate in prostate cancer. Instead, cancer cells may travel through the vasculature and colonialize distant organs – a process termed metastasis.
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