PhD opportunities - Vice Chancellor's Studentships
ARU is home to a dynamic postgraduate research community that benefits from high-quality facilities, a comprehensive Researcher Development Programme, and support from experienced, research-active supervisors.
Effectiveness of cognitive training in ageing: an individual-centred approach
Prof P Bright, Dr F Panin
3 March 2019
Research Area. Ageing. The utility of so called ‘brain training’ techniques for improving cognitive abilities is widely debated. Claims that they have a positive impact on structural and/or functional integrity of the brain are reported in the media, but are typically unsupported by sound empirical evidence.
Music Therapy and Sustainable Health
Prof H Odell-Miller
3 March 2019
Research area. Sustainable health systems. As a music therapy PhD student, you will join our growing internationally known clinical research team, which includes a programme of expanding research projects in the fields of dementia, adult mental health, and child and family work.
Predicting Tuber Dry Matter concentration in potato
Dr D Firman, Dr M Stalham, Prof H Griffiths
1 March 2019
Project Outline. The dry matter concentration of potato tubers is an important quality attribute, particularly for the production of crisps and french fries but also for fresh produce.