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  PhD Project in Earth Sciences: Ecology and conservation of pangolin using stable isotope forensics (SUERC)
  Dr J Newton
Application Deadline: 10 January 2020

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The giant ground pangolin (Smutsia gigantea) of the African lowland rainforest and savanna gallery forests is one of the world’s least studied animals.
  Automated Robotic In-Process Inspection of Metal 3D Printed & Welded Components
  Dr C Macleod, Prof S.G. Pierce
Application Deadline: 20 December 2019

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Traditionally 3D printing and welding of manufactured components and quality control inspection of such joints are distinctly separate processes in the supply chain, which ultimately limits productivity, throughput and increases re-work.
  Heat Energy Transfer – Nanomaterial, Nanofluid for Heating & Cooling (PHDCEPS192004)
  Dr M Yaseen
Application Deadline: 17 December 2019

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Inter disciplinary research –chemical and engineering science graduate welcome. Fully funded for UK or EU students. With the global requirement for energy consumption increasing efforts to find alternative energy source as well as to increase the efficiency of available energy usage are in now paramount.
  Understanding the Reliability and Transferability of Machine Learning Methods Used in High Throughput Reaction Discovery and Optimisation
  Dr D Nelson, Dr M Reid, Dr D Palmer
Application Deadline: 8 January 2020

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Background. Efficient organic synthesis enables pharmaceutical products to be produced in a scalable, robust, safe, and cost-effective way; significant resource is expended to optimise the yield and purity of the products obtained.
  The role of mitochondrial DNA-containing exosomes in communication between tumour cells and the immune system during breast cancer metastasis
  Prof J C Norman, Dr E Roberts
Application Deadline: 3 January 2020

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This project will be conducted in the laboratories of Prof. Jim Norman and Dr. Ed Roberts, and will address how communication between breast tumours and the immune system can influence metastasis.
  Structural characterisation of MDM2 RING domain and its binding partners
  Dr D Huang
Application Deadline: 3 January 2020

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Post-translational modification by ubiquitin (Ub) regulates many cellular processes. Deregulation of ubiquitination is often associated with disease, including cancer.
  Characterisation of Ga2O3 materials for ultraviolet optoelectronic devices
  Dr F Massabuau
Applications accepted all year round

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Wide bandgap semiconductors are the materials of choice for fabricating devices such as solar-blind detectors and ultraviolet (UV) light emitting diodes which are important enabling-technologies for water purification, biological and chemical sensing, flame detection, or communications.
  PhD in Biomedical Engineering: High-throughput Microfluidic Droplet Sorting for Industrial Applications
  Prof T Franke
Application Deadline: 29 November 2019

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A graduate studentship leading to the award of a PhD is available to work at the University of Glasgow in the School of Engineering, with Prof.
  High-speed high-density structured illumination with gallium nitride micro-LEDs
  Prof M Dawson, Dr J Herrnsdorf
Application Deadline: 28 February 2020

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The Institute of Photonics is a recognized international pioneer of micro-LEDs, arrays of micron-sized light-emitting diodes constituting a new high-brightness microdisplay and backlighting technology – being applied, for example, to advanced virtual and augmented reality headsets.
  Microphotonic Materials and Structures for Chipscale Sensors
  Dr N Laurand, Dr M Strain
Application Deadline: 28 February 2020

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Our team at the Institute of Photonics is at the cutting-edge of research in photonic materials and devices for the application of light to solve challenges.
  Direct integration of electronics and photonics for next generation chip-scale systems
  Dr M Strain, Prof M Dawson
Application Deadline: 28 February 2020

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Optical communications systems have driven the massive increases in bandwidth and energy efficiency of networks from long haul down to chip-chip dimensions.
  Raman probes to determine cellular redox potential
  Prof N Tomkinson, Prof S Mackay
Application Deadline: 30 March 2020

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The discovery of novel medicines to treat disease requires the identification, understanding and validation of new biological pathways and targets.
  Up to 10 fully funded, four-year PhD studentships are available in the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Prosthetics and Orthotics

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Up to 10 fully funded, four-year PhD studentships are available in the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Prosthetics and Orthotics, commencing in October 2019.
  PhD Studentships and Taught Masters in Physics and Astronomy

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The University of Glasgow is a world leading institution and was the first UK university to be rated as 5 Stars Plus overall (QS World University Rankings 2015).
  Stereoselective nucleoside fluorination methodology for the development of next-generation oligonucleotide therapeutics
  Prof G Burley
Application Deadline: 17 January 2020

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Background. Oligonucleotide (ON) therapeutics is an exciting clinically-approved platform for the treatment of a range of diseases not readily accessible by small molecule drugs.
  Quantum-enhanced multiphoton fluorescence microscopy
  Dr L Caspani, Dr J Hastie
Application Deadline: 18 December 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.
  British Heart Foundation 4 Year PhD Scholarships

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British Heart Foundation 4 Year PhD Scholarships. Call for Application for September 2018. Institute of Cardiovascular & Medical Sciences (ICAMS).
  In silico design of high-affinity recombinant antibodies
  Dr P Mulheran, Dr V A Ferro
Application Deadline: 30 November 2019

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Currently there is a trend to move from small drug molecule therapy to use of biologics such as monoclonal antibodies (mAb).
  Formation of Hydraulic and Chemical Ground Barriers to Inhibit Contaminant Migration on Radioactively Contaminated Sites
  Prof R Lunn, Dr M Pedrotti
Application Deadline: 31 December 2019

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Project Description. This 4-year PhD at the University of Strathclyde will explore the use of colloidal silica hydrogel as a barrier to migration of radioactive contaminants in soils during decommissioning operations on nuclear facilities.
  Discovery of new drug leads from under-explored marine microorganisms (PhDCEPS192002)
  Dr M Rateb
Applications accepted all year round

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Microorganisms from under-explored environments such as the deep seas and cold seas have been shown to produce a range of complex natural products with diverse and potent biological activity.
  Discovery of new drug leads from extremophilic microorganisms (Ref: PhDCEPS192001)
  Dr M Rateb
Applications accepted all year round

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Microorganisms from extreme environments such as the cold deep seas, Antarctic, and Arid and hyper-arid deserts have been shown to produce a range of complex natural products with diverse and potent biological activity.
  The Migration of Droplets in Multi-Material Problems and Dispersed Multiphase Flows
  Dr M Lappa
Applications accepted all year round

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The relevance of droplet dynamics and related non-equilibrium phenomena in several industrial applications and manufacturing techniques calls for new advanced studies using the tools of thermodynamics and computational fluid dynamics.
  The identification of micro-pollutants in waste water using structural alerts and high resolution liquid chromatography mass spectrometry with non-targeted analysis
  Dr J Roberts, Dr M McNaughtan, Dr J MacLachlan, Dr D Watson
Applications accepted all year round

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SCEBE-19-025. The environmental problems associated with micro-pollutants such as pharmaceuticals and personal care products reaching water courses from waste water effluent are well documented.
  Experimental, Numerical and Computational investigation of the feasibility of an integrated hybrid machining and TIG based surface alloying process
  Dr P Munoz, Prof A Ogwu
Applications accepted all year round

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SCEBE-19-018. The use of thermal spray coatings is a multi- billion pounds industry, for improving the life span, reliability and durability of engineering components in industries that span automotive, aerospace, marine and sea-going vessel engine components, oil and gas, power generation turbines.
  Optimising the Refurbishment of Post-War Housing for Energy Efficiency & Improved Indoor Environment
  Prof A Klemm, Dr P Baker, Dr D McCormick
Applications accepted all year round

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SCEBE-19-006. The Scottish House Condition Survey 2016 reported that 42% of the housing stock had un-insulated walls and approximately 25% of households suffer from fuel poverty.
  Low-Carbon Repair Materials for the Conservation of Post-War Listed Buildings
  Prof A Klemm, Dr D McCormick, Dr P Baker
Applications accepted all year round

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SCEBE-19-005. Our cultural heritage is being destroyed faster today than at any time in the past. An understanding of the basic processes causing deterioration of artefacts is urgently needed.
  Direct numerical simulation of polymeric-fluid flows
  Dr D Kivotides, Dr P Grassia
Applications accepted all year round

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Polymers and turbulence are two of the most difficult problems in statistical physics. In the past, the study of polymeric liquids was divided in two categories.
  Scalable Qubit Arrays for Quantum Computation and Optimisation
  Dr J Pritchard, Prof E Riis
Applications accepted all year round

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Quantum computation offers a revolutionary approach to information processing, providing a route to efficiently solve classically hard problems such as factorisation and optimisation as well as unlocking new applications in material science and quantum chemistry that could in future be scaled up to accelerate drug design or optimised materials for aerospace and manufacturing.
  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.
  Regioregular phthalocyanines for phototherapy
  Dr R Edkins
Applications accepted all year round

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This project based within Dr Robert Edkins’ Group will use synthetic chemistry and photophysical measurements to develop phthalocyanines for photothermal and photodynamic therapy with combined photoacoustic or fluorescence capabilities.
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