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  PhD studentship in NLP and statistical relational learning
  Dr V Belle
Application Deadline: 1 October 2019

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Applications are invited for a PhD studentship in natural language processing and statistical relational learning, to be based in the School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh.
  Data Driven Information Recovery in Sensor Systems
  Prof J Thompson
Application Deadline: 13 November 2019

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This PhD project will enable to researcher to study transformative technologies for rethinking how we sample and record data from a wide variety of sensors.
  What can big data tell us about outcomes of epilepsy?
  Research Group: Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences
  Dr R Chin, Dr C Weir, Dr SB Bhattacharya
Application Deadline: 30 September 2019

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With a diagnosis of epilepsy comes questions about health, educational and social outcomes. For women there are specific questions about pregnancy outcomes.
  Control of seasonal allergic rhinitis (hay fever) helps prevent asthma attacks – testing the feasibility of a patient-focussed mobile (M-) health intervention
  Prof J Schwarze, Prof A Sheikh
Application Deadline: 27 September 2019

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We are offering a PhD opportunity, based within the The Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research (AUKCAR https://www.aukcar.ac.uk/) at the University of Edinburgh, in applied asthma research for the academic year 2019/20.
  Compartment fire-fighting and fire dynamics - Fire Service Research and Training Trust Scholarship
  Dr R Carvel, Dr R Hadden
Applications accepted all year round

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Fire Service Research and Training Trust Scholarship. Fire adapts to its environment. When a fire becomes established in a compartment within a building or structure, the fire behaviour depends upon the nature of the fuel, the airflow dynamics in the space and the heat exchange between the fire and its environment.
  Multiscale modelling of shale gas flows
  Dr M Borg, Dr L Gibelli
Application Deadline: 30 September 2019

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The University of Edinburgh is seeking an excellent student to award a prestigious PhD scholarship to investigate the behaviour of methane gas inside porous rock media.
  I/O and storage for extreme scale multi-physics multi-scale simulations of aero engines
  Dr M Weiland
Application Deadline: 31 October 2019

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Engineering simulations, in particular multi-physics and multi-scale whole engine simulations, such as those targeted by the ASiMoV Prosperity Partnership…
  Frontiers of ultrafast laser fabrication
  Prof R Thomson
Applications accepted all year round

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Ultrafast lasers offer unprecedented fabrication capabilities in terms of precision and three-dimensional flexibility. These capabilities are opening up previously impossible capabilities, such as three-dimension nano-lithography in bulk crystals [1], and the creation of unique mode-selective fibre Bragg-gratings [2].
  Astrophotonic technologies for exoplanet hunting
  Prof R Thomson
Applications accepted all year round

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Photonic technologies facilitate the manipulation of light in ways that are simply not possible using traditional optical technologies e.g.
  Ultra-high resolution microendoscopy
  Prof R Thomson
Applications accepted all year round

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Microendoscopy is a remarkable imaging technique that exploits single optical fibres with thousands of light guiding cores to image structures in confined regions of the body with ~ micron level resolution.
  Novel platforms for integrated quantum devices based on rare earth doped insulating materials
  Dr M Mazzera
Applications accepted all year round

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We offer a 3-year PhD position for a talented, proactive, and strongly motivated candidate who will contribute building a new setup with potential for ground breaking scientific research in the field of solid-state quantum memories for quantum communication applications.
  Doctor or Engineering (EngD): Electro-optic devices for extreme LIDAR in highly dynamic environments
  Prof D Reid
Application Deadline: 30 January 2020

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Project Description. LIDAR / LADAR has become widespread in recent years, and uses pulse lasers to make time of flight measurements in order to build up a digital model of a scene.
  Seismic history matching and machine learning, Edinburgh Time-Lapse Project
  Research Group: Institute of GeoEnergy Engineering
  Prof C MacBeth, Dr R Chassagne
Application Deadline: 1 October 2019

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The current oil and gas fields are now challenging to produce and the time for easy extraction is gone. More complex and accurate representations of the field with models are required to take any decision concerning field development.
  Doctor of Engineering (EngD): Optical Fibre Sensing for Offshore Renewable Energy (Fraunhofer)
  Dr W N MacPherson, Dr Brian Sellar
Application Deadline: 30 December 2019

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Project not available to non UK/EU applicants. Project Description. Distributed optical fibre sensing is a topic of great industrial relevance.
  Human-Robot Interaction (HRI) in Construction
  Dr F Bosche, Dr S Smith
Application Deadline: 31 December 2019

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Modern visualisation technologies like Virtual Reality (VR) / Augmented Reality (AR) / Mixed Reality (MR), along with Building Information Modelling (BIM), AI and Robotics are collectively revolutionising the Architectural, Engineering and Construction (AEC) industry.
  Novel nanostructured materials for distinguishing molecules and ions with small size difference
  Dr Y Huang
Application Deadline: 10 February 2020

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All across the world, people are facing a wealth of new and challenging problems, particularly the energy and environmental issues.
  Water treatment with membranes in Scotland: what affects their performance, and how to improve their lifespan?
  Dr A Semião, Dr S Romero-Vargas Castrillon, Dr M Graham
Application Deadline: 1 October 2019

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Mankind cannot survive without potable water. Despite this, our potable water resources are becoming more polluted due to human activity (e.g., mining, industry and agriculture), rendering them unfit for consumption.
  Fluorescence Lifetime Micro-endoscopic Camera System for Clinical Optical Imaging
  Dr R.K Henderson, Dr N Finlayson
Application Deadline: 27 June 2020

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The EPSRC IRC Proteus (Proteus) - Multiplexed ’Touch and Tell’ Optical Molecular Sensing and Imaging - Lifetime and Beyond” is an Interdisciplinary Research Collaboration between the Universities of Edinburgh, Bath, Heriot Watt, Durham and Dundee.
  New numerical integration approaches for finite element simulations
  Dr S Papanicolopulos
Application Deadline: 21 December 2019

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Numerical integration of area and volume integrals (also known as cubature) is a fundamental, but often overlooked, component of many computational techniques in continuum mechanics.
  Tracking granular flows using instrumented grains
  Dr S Papanicolopulos
Application Deadline: 21 December 2019

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Granular materials are ubiquitous in nature (e.g. sand and other soils) and in industry (e.g. corn, sugar, detergents, pharmaceutical tablets, pellets).
  Miniature femtosecond laser frequency combs for astrophotonics and quantum metrology
  Prof D Reid
Application Deadline: 5 December 2019

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This project concerns the development and application of Yb-based femtosecond lasers operating at pulse repetition rates in the few-GHz range, and their stabilisation as full “frequency combs” using novel nonlinear supercontinuum devices.
  Doctor of Engineering (EngD) - Ultrafast laser inscription of components for quantum technologies
  Prof A Kar, Prof D Reid
Applications accepted all year round

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The Ultrafast Laser Inscription technique exploits the high fields present at the focus of an ultrafast pulse train to modify transparent materials.
  Determination of Listeria monocytogenes virulence in an invertebrate model Project ID SAS0045
  Dr N Wheelhouse, Prof I Singleton
Application Deadline: 30 November 2019

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PROJECT DESCRIPTION. Listeria monocytogenes (L. monocytogenes) is a bacterium which is ubiquitous in the environment and the causative agent of listeriosis, a major food-borne disease affecting humans and livestock.
  Novel methods of Biofilm prevention and removal Project ID SAS0044
  Prof I Singleton, Dr N Wheelhouse
Application Deadline: 30 November 2019

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PROJECT DESCRIPTION. Microbial biofilms cause significant issues in a variety of commercial, medical and environmental scenarios.
  The phenotypic and functional identification of angiogenic T-cells for potential use to treat cardiovascular disease Project ID SAS0043
  Dr M Ross, Dr G Wright
Application Deadline: 31 May 2020

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PROJECT DESCRIPTION. This project is based within the School of Applied Sciences at Edinburgh Napier University and is led by Dr.
  A unified approach based on semantic models and continuous deep learning to sensor data uncertainty and inconsistency in smart systems - Project ID SOC0025
  Prof X Liu, Dr Z Jaroucheh
Applications accepted all year round

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Smart IoT (Internet Of Things) based Applications, such as smart city/building/home and smart factory, are characterized as sensor-driven technology, which has the tendency of producing huge volume of data with increasing velocity.
  Ensemble approaches to creating generalised meta-heuristic solvers - Project ID SOC0024
  Prof E Hart
Applications accepted all year round

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It well known that for practically any combinatorial optimisation problem that has been studied, different instances are best solved using different algorithms.
  Evolutionary Robotics - Project ID SOC0023
  Prof E Hart
Applications accepted all year round

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Evolutionary Robotics aims to apply evolutionary computation techniques to evolve the overall design or controllers, or both, for real and simulated autonomous robots.
  The Evolution of Institutions for Resolving Social Dilemmas - Project ID SOC0011
  Dr S Powers
Applications accepted all year round

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Social dilemmas occur frequently in human societies. They are situations where there is a conflict between what is good for one individual versus what is good for the group as a whole.
  Future applications and interfaces for virtual- and augmented-reality - Project ID SOC0007
  Dr A Esteves, Dr L Muir
Applications accepted all year round

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This project will entail the exploration of novel applications areas for virtual- and augmented-reality (VR, AR).
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