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  How are assessment tools and chronologies used by health and social care professionals to identify child neglect?
  Prof J Appleton, Dr A Cocks, Dr S Bekaert
Application Deadline: 28 May 2019

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Neglect is a common yet under-recognized form of child abuse. Across the UK, it is the most common category of abuse for children who are the subject of a Child Protection Plan, accounting for 48% of child protection plans at July 2017 (NSPCC, 2019).
  Promoting positive parenting: Evaluating the impact of ‘kitbag’ tools and strategies to promote maternal and child mental health in diverse settings.
  Dr M Clark
Applications accepted all year round

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Applications are invited for a 3-year full time or 5 year part time /self-funded PhD Studentship starting February 2019. Maternal and child mental health is a global public health priority (WHO 2013, WHO 2018).
  Developmental neuroscience: Longitudinal study of growth patterns, body composition, energy expenditure and dietary intake in children with Spinal Muscular Atrophy and Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
  Prof F Muntoni, Prof M Fewtrell, Dr G Baranello
Application Deadline: 31 May 2019

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A 3-year PhD Studentship is available within the Developmental Neuroscience Department – Dubowitz Neuromuscular Centre, UCL GOS Institute of Child Health under the supervision of Professor Francesco Muntoni, Professor Mary Fewrtrell and Dr Giovanni Baranello.
  Developmental neuroscience: Natural history and data mining in Spinal Muscular Atrophy and Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: implications for therapy
  Prof F Muntoni, Dr G Baranello
Application Deadline: 31 May 2019

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A 3-year PhD Studentship is available within the Developmental Neuroscience Department – Dubowitz Neuromuscular Centre, UCL GOS Institute of Child Health under the supervision of Professor Francesco Muntoni, Dr Giovanni Baranello and Ms Deborah Ridout.
  Understanding mealtime: are an individual’s attitudes to meal composition predictive of what they eat and is this an effective target for dietary advice?
  Research Group: Applied, Social and Health Psychology Research Group
  Dr S Forwood, Dr L Smith
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Applied, Social and Health Psychology Research Group - http://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-technology/research/our-research-institutes-and-groups/applied-social-and-health-psychology.
  The role of iron deficiency, micronutrient supplements and the host microbiome among infants in Peru: understanding the nutritional double burden
  Dr E Rousham, Dr O Markey
Application Deadline: 24 June 2019

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An exciting opportunity to work on infant nutrition and global health alongside leading UK and Peruvian investigators. Loughborough University is a top-ten rated university in England for research intensity (REF2014).
  Adult outcomes after antenatal steroids
  Prof JE Harding, Prof CA Crowther
Applications accepted all year round

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The Liggins Institute at the University of Auckland has PhD projects assessing adult outcomes after antenatal steroids. Steroids given to women at risk of preterm birth markedly reduce the risk of serious illness in their newborn babies.
  Childhood outcomes after early nutritional interventions
  Prof JE Harding, Dr C McKinlay, Dr JA Brown, Assoc Prof T Wouldes
Applications accepted all year round

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The Liggins Institute at the University of Auckland has a PhD project assessing childhood outcomes after early nutritional trials.
  Visual and brain development in children with early risk factors
  Prof JE Harding, Prof B Thompson
Applications accepted all year round

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A PhD position in the area of children’s visual development is available within the University of Auckland, New Zealand in collaboration with the University of Waterloo, Canada.
  Health PhD

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Overview. As a PhD student in the Department for Health at Bath you will have hte opportunity to undertake original, in-depth research under expert supervision working in one of the top rated research Universities in the UK.
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