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  Combining game theory and the weak noise limit to understand spatio-temporal ecological models of animal movements.
  Dr TE Woolley, Dr V Knight
Applications accepted all year round

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The project seeks to bring together two different but complementary fields of mathematics in order to extract further understanding from each.
  KESS2 East PhD in Chemistry: Developing non-insecticide control of codling moth and related pests using the synthetic moth sex pheromones for South Wales fresh food production
  Prof RK Allemann, Prof J Pickett
Application Deadline: 30 November 2019

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This PhD project in the School of Chemistry, in collaboration with the commercial partner Lisk & Jones Consultants Ltd will research the development of high-performance sex pheromone pest control for fresh fruit and vegetables in the South Wales region.
  Quantum Optics of Giant Rydberg Excitons in Cuprous Oxide
  Research Group: Condensed Matter and Photonics
  Prof W W Langbein, Dr S Lynch
Application Deadline: 15 September 2019

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Cuprous oxide (Cu2O) is one the oldest, and yet least well-known, semiconductor material. It has a slightly larger band gap than silicon, which means that the single crystal form of the material is slightly transparent in the visible part of the spectrum.
  Comprehensive characterisation of the prostate using multidimensional MRI
  Research Group: Imaging Science
  Prof RG Wise, Dr C Tax, Prof D K Jones
Application Deadline: 30 August 2019

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This PhD project is well suited to students who would like to combine their knowledge of programming, computational modelling, physics and mathematics to better understand the structural changes in biological tissue in health and disease.
  Explainable Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for Diagnosis of Skin Conditions
  Dr I Wilson
Application Deadline: 31 August 2019

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Graduate Teaching Associate – Computer Science. We offer an exciting Graduate Teaching Associate opportunity in Computer Science within the School of Computing and Mathematics, supporting graduates in relevant disciplines to develop the skills and experience to become the lecturers of the future.
  KESS2 Scholarship: Driving microbial selectivity and yields of green higher alkane gases from inorganic gases for low carbon fuels and chemicals production
  Prof S Esteves
Application Deadline: 28 August 2019

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Here is an exciting opportunity to study a technology which could lead to entirely new approaches in the production of higher alkane gases such as butane and propane from waste industrial gases (including CO2), and renewable hydrogen.
  KESS 2 Scholarship: Driving microbial selectivity and yields of green higher alkane gases from organic resources for low carbon fuels and chemical production
  Prof S Esteves
Application Deadline: 28 August 2019

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Here is an exciting opportunity to study a technology which could lead to entirely new approaches in the production of higher alkane gases such as butane and propane from sustainable resources.
  KESS2 MRES Scholarship: The SOLVE Study: Solving non-participation in the Cwm Taf Health Check programme
  Dr M Jones, Dr P Sykes
Application Deadline: 2 September 2019

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Melanie Jones (Academic Lead Supervisor). Peter Sykes (Academic Supervisor). Rebecca Brooks (Academic/Industrial Supervisor). Gillian Day (Lead Company Supervisor).
  KESS2 PhD Scholarship: Methodological developments for the monitoring and assessment of training load, performance and health status in Welsh endurance athletes
  Dr M Hughes, Dr R Webb, Dr R Aicheler, Dr P Smith
Application Deadline: 26 August 2019

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The healthy and effective response to exercise training in elite athletes is often hard to determine as excessive and insufficient training will lead to poor performance.
  KESS2 PhD Scholarship: The development, testing and validating of a technical design guide for ‘Cardiff Living’ Nearly/Zero Energy Dwellings for Sale and Rent
  Dr C Hayles, Dr J Littlewood
Application Deadline: 3 September 2019

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This KESS2 project is in collaboration with Wates Residential Welsh office in Cardiff; and builds on Dr Carolyn Hayles research in sustainable, affordable…
  KESS2 PhD Scholarship: An analysis of effective strategies to re-engage KS4 pupils with Behavioural, Emotional and Social Difficulties in alternative settings in terms of well-being, educational outcomes and attendance
  Prof G Beauchamp, Dr K Hodgkin
Application Deadline: 4 September 2019

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Project Team. Prof Gary Beauchamp (Academic Lead Supervisor). Dr Kieran Hodgkin (Academic Supervisor). Mr Rob Williams (Lead Company Supervisor).
  Data analysis and computational modelling of embryo growth rate and other metrics of success in In-Vitro Fertilization
  Dr K Kaouri, Dr TE Woolley, Prof K Swann
Application Deadline: 23 August 2019

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This PhD project will tackle two important challenges in In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) and it is an exciting academia-industry collaboration of the Cardiff School of Mathematics with the School of Biosciences and with the London Women’s Clinic Wales (LWC).
  KESS2 PhD Scholarship: Human Cytomegalovirus (HCMV) Encoded Interleukin-10 (vIL-10): Investigating the Immunomodulatory Effects of vIL-10 and its Suitability as a Novel Marker of Viral Reactivation in Kidney Transplant Patients
  Dr R Aicheler, Dr I Humphreys
Application Deadline: 30 August 2019

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Kidney disease is an incurable condition that affects three million people in the UK. Severe disease can lead to kidney failure for which the only long term treatment is the transplantation of a donor kidney to the diseased recipient.
  Virtual Reality for Cyber Defence and Situational Awareness
  Prof A Blyth, Dr E Llewellyn
Application Deadline: 28 August 2019

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*This is a KESS 2 East scholarship opportunity. Please note the eligibility information in the advert text or contact the team for further information.*.
  Advance laser cutting system for electrical steel sheets
  Dr J Huang
Application Deadline: 28 August 2019

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*This is a KESS 2 East scholarship opportunity. Please note the eligibility information in the advert text or contact the team for further information.*.
  KESS2 PhD Scholarship: Developing a theory-based understanding of the factors that contribute to the decision to donate whole blood (and/or platelets) in young people in Wales
  Dr H Seage, Dr D James, Ms A Davies, Dr C Glennan
Application Deadline: 23 August 2019

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This PhD scholarship offers a unique opportunity for a bright and motivated individual to work on an exciting project between Cardiff Metropolitan University and the Welsh Blood Service (WBS).
  KESS2 PhD Scholarship: Enabling Community Change – Grand Avenues
  Dr K De Claire, Dr N Bowes, Prof D Crone
Application Deadline: 30 August 2019

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Project Outline. HMPPS in Wales are leading on the development and implementation of the Reducing Harm and Reoffending Proof of Concept.
  Mathematical methods for scale-bridging: From interacting particle systems to differential equations
  Prof N Dirr
Applications accepted all year round

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Many phenomena in the natural and social sciences can be modeled on a small (or microscopic) scale by many ’particles’ that change their state according to a random input (noise) and the state of the others, think of molecules in solution or agents in a market.
  Interface evolution in random environment
  Prof N Dirr
Applications accepted all year round

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The main goal of this project is to develop mathematical methods for the mathematically rigorous analysis of the properties of interfaces evolving in a heterogeneous, random environment, described on a small scale by nonlinear PDEs with random coefficients.
  Tailoring molecular functions by O-annulation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
  Prof D Bonifazi
Application Deadline: 31 August 2019

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Considering that the leading cause of degradation is related to aerobic oxidations, the access to disposable smart labels chemo-selectively responding to O2 could be a revolutionary in many field (food packaging, medical products, etc).
  Nonlinear PDEs (deterministic or stochastic coefficients)
  Dr F Dragoni, Prof N Dirr
Applications accepted all year round

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Nonlinear PDEs (deterministic or stochastic coefficients). The project is in the area of stochastic homogenization for nonlinear PDEs (Partial Differential Equations) associated to a low regularity condition called the Hormander condition.
  Mathematical analysis - Dynamical systems and spectral theory
  Dr J Ben-Artzi
Applications accepted all year round

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You will develop cutting edge techniques in the interface between pure mathematics and exciting applications, for instance, in the study of plasmas.
  Combinatorial optimisation, operational research, graph theory, algorithms
  Dr RMR Lewis
Applications accepted all year round

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In this project you will learn about different methods for tackling combinatorial optimisation problems using both exact and approximate (heuristic) algorithms.
  Modelling of sporting events using artificial intelligence and statistical methods for big data
  Dr A Pepelyshev, Prof A Zhigljavsky
Applications accepted all year round

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There are many statistical and mathematical models that can be used to predict results of sporting events such as football or tennis match.
  Micro- and nano-scale statistical properties of rough engineering surfaces and their tribological properties
  Dr A Pepelyshev
Applications accepted all year round

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The proposed studies will create databases of surface roughness of various engineering surfaces at different scales. atomic, nano- and micro-scales.
  Design of experiments in regression models with correlated observations
  Prof A Zhigljavsky, Dr A Pepelyshev
Applications accepted all year round

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The design of experiments is an area of mathematical sciences which has direct economic impact. Optimal designs allow saving time, materials and other resources.
  Homogenisation Theory
  Dr M Cherdantsev
Applications accepted all year round

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The aim of this project is to understand the properties of composites by approximating them with “effective” (homogeneous) materials.
  Low rank approximations of matrices with a focus on statistical applications
  Dr JW Gillard, Prof A Zhigljavsky
Applications accepted all year round

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This proposal will investigate the structured low-rank approximation (SLRA) problem. Broadly speaking, this work will involve a synergy of statistics, linear algebra and optimisation, and has relevance to problems in other disciplines.
  Operator algebras
  Dr M Pugh
Applications accepted all year round

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A group acting outerly on a hyperfinite II1 factor can be recovered from the inclusion of its fixed point algebra. A general subfactor encodes a more sophisticated symmetry, including but going beyond quantum groups.
  Combinatorics
  Dr R Behrend
Applications accepted all year round

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You will develop knowledge and skills in several general areas of algebraic, geometric and enumerative combinatorics, including polytope theory, poset theory and symmetric function theory.
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