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  Automated Manufacturing of Smart Concrete Components
  Dr M Perry
Application Deadline: 15 September 2019

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4 year industry-focused PhD project with enhanced £19k / year stipend, funded by COWI, Highways England, and the Scottish Research Partnership in Engineering Industry Doctorate Programme in Advanced Manufacturing.
  Remote sensing of zooplankton and other large marine particles
  Dr D McKee
Application Deadline: 12 September 2019

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The optical properties of the ocean are traditionally described as being determined by water, phytoplankton, sediments and coloured dissolved organic material.
  Advanced flame imaging diagnostics with application to gas furnace engineering
  Dr I Burns
Applications accepted all year round

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The aim of the project is to use advanced laser imaging of turbulent flames to improve the understanding of flame dynamics with particular application to gas furnaces.
  Valorisation of biomass waste for sustainable production of fuel and chemicals
  Dr J Li, Dr L Lue
Application Deadline: 30 September 2019

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Global biomass waste production has significantly increased over the years. It is recognised that the development of alternative, cleaner sources of fuels and chemicals from biomass waste can secure energy sources and address environmental concerns.
  A history of co-production and co-operation? Looking back to the future of Social Enterprise in Scotland
  Prof M Roy, Dr G Murray
Application Deadline: 21 August 2019

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Applications are invited for a three-year PhD scholarship based in the Yunus Centre for Social Business and Health, funded by the Scottish Government.
  Endothelial receptor antagonists in experimental models of pulmonary hypertension: Cellular and right ventricular studies.
  Dr D Welsh, Dr Y Dempsie
Applications accepted all year round

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Project reference number. SHLS19004. Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is a general name for a group of progressive vasculopathies of the pulmonary vasculature.
  Exploring the relationship between social work and the UK Government’s Prevent Strategy
  Prof S Webb, Dr S Jackson, Dr N Farmer
Applications accepted all year round

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Project reference number. SHLS19021. The Prevent policy is a strand of the Governments Countering Violent Extremism (C.V.E) policy CONTEST.
  Computer games to support arm rehabilitation after stroke
  Dr K Thomson, Dr D Knox, Prof F van Wijck
Applications accepted all year round

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Project reference number. SHLS19012. Stroke is one of the most common causes of disability across the world. Up to 80% of acute stroke patients experience loss of arm function, including loss of strength, coordination and manual dexterity, which can make daily activities such as self-care and food preparation difficult.
  Development of a single NGS pipeline using a novel universal virus enrichment panel for the detection and typing of viral pathogens.
  Prof L Scobie, Dr R Gunson
Applications accepted all year round

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Project reference number. SHLS19001. Current routine virology diagnostics rely upon serological methods and novel molecular methods such as real time PCR.
  Developing an intervention to maximise nurse antibiotic prescribing for Upper Respiratory Tract Infections (URTI)
  Dr L Price, Dr V Ness, Dr K McAloney-Kocaman
Applications accepted all year round

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Project reference number. SHLS19026. Antimicrobial resistance is a public health priority with human, financial and social costs.
  The costs of managing incontinence in Scotland
  Prof H Mason, Prof J Booth, Prof S Hagen
Applications accepted all year round

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Project reference number. SHLS19019. Urinary incontinence is common, currently affecting up to one third of all adults and is a growing problem.
  Measuring Visual Sensitivity to Emotional Facial Expressions in Health and Disease
  Dr A Logan, Dr U Shahani, Prof G Loffler
Applications accepted all year round

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Project reference number. SHLS19031. Humans tend to leak emotion through facial expressions. A brief glimpse of a face is often sufficient to determine that an individual is feeling happy, sad, angry or surprised.
  An exploration of professionals’ decision making in the protection of vulnerable adults
  Dr M Kettle, Dr S Grant
Applications accepted all year round

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Project reference number. SHLS019024. The recent Care Inspectorate thematic inspection of Adult Support and Protection in Scotland highlights a number of key issues.
  Using novel technologies to improve visual performance in Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  Dr S Jeon, Dr L Sweeney, Prof N Strang
Applications accepted all year round

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Project reference number. SHLS19029. The prevalence of age related macular degeneration (ARMD) is increasing in the UK; leading to large numbers of older people having difficulty with tasks such as reading and recognising faces.
  Biomechanical risk factors in ulcerated and non-ulcerated high risk patients with diabetes
  Prof J Woodburn, Dr J Hurst, Dr D Wilson
Applications accepted all year round

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Project reference number. SHLS19017. The Scottish Diabetes Group Risk Stratification (or traffic light) system can classify patients at high risk even without ulcer history.
  Epidemiological study of ageing populations affected by blood borne viruses and associated health risk behaviours : analysis of linked databases
  Prof S Hutchinson, Dr H Innes, Dr A Yeung
Applications accepted all year round

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Project reference number. SHLS19006. Scotland has a track record in undertaking record-linkage studies to inform public health policy and practice.
  Understanding disease mechanisms of Alzheimer’s disease
  Dr X Shu, Dr G Hunter
Applications accepted all year round

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Project reference number. SHLS19028. Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most common cause of dementia and is a growing global health concern in the world.
  The experiences of families of African descent within the statutory child protection intervention in Scotland.
  Dr I Jackson, Dr S Jackson, Dr N Farmer
Applications accepted all year round

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Project reference number. SHLS019022. There is a paucity of research that has sought to explore the experiences of families of African descent within the statutory child protection context in Scotland.
  Multimorbidity in people with musculoskeletal disorders
  Dr G Hendry, Prof M Steultjens, Dr S Smith
Applications accepted all year round

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Project reference number. SHLS19015. Multimorbidity is a major national health priority. This is due to its high and rising prevalence, the complexity of care need, and demands on patients and practitioners for seeking and delivering care.
  Understanding the therapeutic relationship between residential care staff and young people with substance use problems.
  Prof L Elliott, Prof S Dawe
Applications accepted all year round

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Project reference number. SHLS19008. A number of studies highlight a significant relationship between ‘Adverse Childhood Experiences’ (A.C.E), and the development of problematic substance use.
  Investigating the role of pannexin 1 in the development of pulmonary hypertension
  Dr Y Dempsie, Dr P Martin, Dr D Welsh
Applications accepted all year round

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Project reference number. SHLS19003. Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is a progressive disease, associated with both constriction and abnormal proliferation of cells in the pulmonary vasculature, leading to narrowing of the arteries and increased pulmonary arterial pressures.
  Investigating the role of connexins in the gingival response to the oral microbiota
  Dr J Butcher, Dr C Wright, Dr P Martin
Applications accepted all year round

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Project reference number. SHLS19005. Periodontal disease (PD) is a chronic inflammatory and bone destructive disease that imposes a substantial social and economic burden, and has been linked to the initiation and progression of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, and Alzheimer’s disease.
  Exploring new methodology in Data Analytics to advance population health
  Dr S Barry, Dr I Megiddo
Applications accepted all year round

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Summary. 1 fully funded, 3.5 year PhD studentship is available to a highly motivated UK or EU student to work within a centre of excellence in the linkage and analysis of data across disciplines.
  Development of bright nanotags for surface enhanced Raman Scattering
  Prof K Faulds, Prof D Graham
Application Deadline: 30 August 2019

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Surface enhanced Raman scattering is an extremely sensitive and selective technique that is rapidly emerging as an effective method for ultrasensitive analysis.
  Bioanalysis and Tagging using Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering and Metallic Nanoparticles
  Prof D Graham, Prof K Faulds
Applications accepted all year round

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Surface enhanced Raman scattering is an extremely sensitive and selective technique that is rapidly emerging as an effective method for ultrasensitive analysis.
  PhD in Engineering: Additive manufacturing-enabled multifunctional cellular composites for biomedical applications
  Prof S Cochran
Application Deadline: 30 September 2019

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The School of Engineering of the University of Glasgow is seeking a highly motivated graduate to undertake an exciting 3.5-year PhD project entitled ‘Additive manufacturing-enabled multifunctional cellular composites for biomedical applications’ within the Systems, Power and Energy Division.
  Nano-assembly of 3D photonic integrated circuits on-a-chip
  Dr M Strain, Prof M Dawson
Application Deadline: 31 August 2019

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Start date. October 2019. Duration. 3.5 yrs. Background. Chip scale photonic systems have seen a rapid uptake in a wide range of applications from lab-on-a-chip biosensors to ultra-high speed micro-displays and photonic integrated circuitry.
  Digitally interfaced high-speed LED-SPAD arrays for environment-aware wireless systems
  Prof M Dawson, Dr J Herrnsdorf
Application Deadline: 31 August 2019

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Start date. October 2019. Duration. 3.5 yrs. Background. Digital cameras and active-matrix displays are powerful examples of how arrays of optical receivers and emitters can have transformative impact.
  Deep ultraviolet LED devices for few-photon optical communications and imaging
  Prof M Dawson, Dr J Herrnsdorf
Application Deadline: 31 August 2019

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Start date. October 2019. Duration. 3.5 yrs. Background. Conventional optical communications is based on fibre-optic networks operating in the near-infrared.
  Quantum-enhanced multiphoton fluorescence microscopy
  Dr L Caspani, Dr J Hastie
Application Deadline: 31 August 2019

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Start date. October 2019. Duration. 3.5 yrs. Background. Quantum Technologies are driving significant advancements in many fields ranging from communications and imaging to metrology and computing.
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