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  An Exploration of the Impact of UK Austerity on Local Community Resilience to Natural Hazards
  Dr C MacRae, Dr J Adekola
Applications accepted all year round

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Project reference number - GSBS-2019-103. Local government increasingly focus efforts on identifying and managing risks. A central part of this process is building resilience amongst Scottish communities to deal with local risk(s) including those from natural hazards.
  Investigating the impact of urban and natural environments on health and wellbeing through social media analysis
  Dr S Wilkie
Applications accepted all year round

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The places central to our daily lives play an important role in our health and wellbeing. Typically, built and natural environments are compared for their effects on these outcomes using traditional experimental methods.
  Potential therapeutic effects of natural products in Human Papillomavirus (HPV) related cervical cancers
  Dr H Ashrafi
Applications accepted all year round

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Cervical cancer is one of the most common types of cancer affecting women worldwide. Infection caused by high-risk human papillomaviruses (HPVs), especially type 16 and 18 are implicated in the etiology of most cervical cancers.
  Disability and Degeneracy 1850- 1914: Able ideology as moral critique
  Prof B Hughes, Prof O Walsh
Applications accepted all year round

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Project reference number - GSBS-2019-105.
  NERC-funded PhD studentships: Department of Earth Science and Engineering, Imperial College London

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The Science and Solutions for a Changing Planet (SSCP) Doctoral Training Partnership integrates six host partners and a number of business and policy sector partners, to offer an exciting programme that trains and inspires the next generation of environmental experts and leaders to tackle some of the toughest challenges of our time.
  Fibrous minerals in the environment – occurrence, longevity and risk to human health.
  Dr D Bullen, Dr A Gibson, Dr M Fowler
Application Deadline: 23 February 2020

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Applications are invited for a fully-funded three year PhD to commence in October 2020. The PhD will be based in the Faculty of Science and Health, and will be supervised by Dr Bullen, Dr Gibson and Dr Fowler.
  Exposure potential of rural versus urban inland waters for equitably improving population health and wellbeing
  Dr D Oliver, Dr C Brown
Application Deadline: 10 January 2020

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Inland waters (in both natural and urban environments) span a spectrum of waterbody types from gentle flowing headwaters, canals and lakes through to engineered urban water features and low lying estuaries.
  Risk, uncertainty, and reward experiences
  Prof R Rogers, Prof J Parkinson, Prof P Downing
Application Deadline: 1 March 2020

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Applications are invited for a 3-year PhD studentship funded by the School of Psychology at Bangor University. The position will start in October 2020.
  Dissecting cancer immunogenicity to enhance therapy response
  Dr S Zelenay
Application Deadline: 3 January 2020

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This 4 year PhD studentship offered in Dr Santiago Zelenay’s research group is based at the Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute, Alderley Park, Cheshire.
  How does Clostridium difficile control the gut microbiome? Molecular dissection of nutrient control strategies
  Prof G McMullan, Dr B Graham, Prof J Mcgrath
Application Deadline: 16 December 2019

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Project details. Clostridium difficile is a Gram positive, spore forming, anaerobic bacterium that is the main cause of hospital-acquired and antibiotic-associated diarrhoea.
  Schistosome blood flukes and bacteria: How pathogens interact with other pathogens, and the host
  Dr G Gobert, Dr J Megaw
Application Deadline: 16 December 2019

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Project details. Parasitic schistosome flukes reside in the blood stream of the host, causing significant chronic disease in hundreds of millions of people in tropical and sub-tropical countries.
  Digital manikins as a novel tool to measure self-reported pain in large-scale research studies
  Dr S Van der Veer, Prof W Dixon
Applications accepted all year round

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Moderate to severe pain affects 1 in 5 adults. It is among the most prominent symptoms of musculoskeletal disease, and substantially affects the quality of life of people suffering from it.
  Genetic rescue and the conservation of small populations (SPURGINUBIO20ARIES)
  Dr L Spurgin, Prof M Gage, Dr J Gilroy
Application Deadline: 7 January 2020

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This studentship will address the question of whether small populations can be “genetically rescued”. The student will carry out replicated and controlled genetic rescue experiments to determine the extent and conditions under which immigration improves population performance in the wild.
  UKRI Centre for Doctoral Training in Environmental Intelligence – Data Science & AI for Sustainable Futures

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 Study for a fully funded 4-year PhD in Environmental Intelligence, starting in September 2020.
  From vent to exposed communities: understanding the spread and impacts of toxic metal pollution from large volcanic eruptions
  Dr E Ilyinskaya, Dr J Harvey, Prof F Pope, Dr D Fecht
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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Over 29 million people live within 10 km of active volcanoes, and ~800 million within 100 km where they can be exposed to multiple volcanic hazards.
  Innovating an anti-tilt human eye topographer
  Dr A Abass, Prof A Elsheikh
Application Deadline: 20 June 2020

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The project aims to design a human eye topographer that able to scan the eye topography without tilting.
  Longitudinal trajectories of renal function, and dynamic prediction of progression to end-stage renal disease: a data-driven analysis and validation using regression and machine learning methods in a bi-national population-based cohort #NDORMS-2020/1
  Prof D Prieto-Alhambra, Dr V Strauss, Dr S Khalid, Dr D Robinson
Application Deadline: 10 January 2020

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1. Prof Daniel Prieto-Alhambra. 2. Dr V Strauss. 3. Dr Sara Khalid. 4. Dr Danielle Robinson. 5. Dr Laurie Tomlinson. There is a scarcity of data on the natural history of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in the general population, and on markers of rapid progression to end-stage renal disease (ESRD).
  Integrating Interdisciplinary Big Data: A Network-Based Approach
  Research Group: Centre for Biological Diversity
  Dr V A Smith
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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Big data across diverse fields is both a growing resource and a growing challenge.
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