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  X-ray Characterisation of Energy Materials
  Prof C Lucas
Application Deadline: 1 April 2020

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Synchrotron radiation (SR) is revolutionising the fundamental understanding of materials through the application of x-ray diffraction and spectroscopy techniques.
  Supersonic Gas Jet for High Luminosity LHC
  Prof C Welsch, Dr H Zhang
Application Deadline: 29 February 2020

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The Cockcroft Institute has pioneered the development of a supersonic gas jet as a non-invasive beam profile monitor. This is a unique monitor that allows the characterization of highest energy beams.
  Machine-learning in Secondary Emission Monitor (SEM) optimization
  Prof C Welsch, Dr J Resta-Lopez
Application Deadline: 29 February 2020

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Secondary Emission Monitors (SEMs) are used at accelerator facilities around the world to characterize charged particle beams. You will work on the optimization of monitor design, implementation, operation and in particular image analysis.
  Synthesis of functional materials from elemental sulfur
  Dr T Hasell
Application Deadline: 31 March 2020

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A PhD studentship is available in the research group of Dr Tom Hasell, starting in October 2020. This position will be based in the Department of Chemistry, and will also use facilities in the Materials Innovation Factory (MIF), a £82 M research facility that opened in 2017.
  NMR-Driven Design of Ion Transporting Materials
  Dr F Blanc
Application Deadline: 20 March 2020

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Applications are invited for a graduate to join the Department of Chemistry, University of Liverpool, UK for a 36-month Graduate Teaching Assistant PhD studentship.
  The Watchman Supernova Neutrino Trigger
  Dr N McCauley, Dr C Metelko
Application Deadline: 7 February 2020

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Watchman is a proposed 3.5 kiloton water Cherenkov detector loaded with Gadolinium for improved neutron detection situated underground in the Boulby mine near Whitby.
  Electrochemical Conversion of Captured Carbon Dioxide
  Dr A Cowan
Application Deadline: 31 March 2020

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Carbon capture and utilisation (CCU) is anticipated to be a key technology for enabling industrial decarbonisation. Critical industries such as glass and steel manufacture will continue to be significant emitters of CO2 for the foreseeable future.
  Chemical shift imaging with chemical gradients: efficient one-shot analytical methods to determine pH dependent physical properties of APIs
  Dr J Iggo
Application Deadline: 27 March 2020

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The protonation state of an API influences its solubility, membrane permeability, clearance from the body, conformation and ability to bind to a target protein.
  Novel biomarker discovery in heart failure: A metabolomics and systems biology approach
  Prof GYH Lip, Prof D Kell
Application Deadline: 16 March 2020

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Health failure is a highly prevalent condition, and a major cause of death and hospitalisation. Heart failure results in major healthcare costs, and much focus has been directed towards earlier diagnosis and detection, so that established treatments can be introduced.
  Motion and in-operando detection of superparamagnetic particles
  Dr L O'Brien, Dr F Jaeckel
Application Deadline: 31 January 2020

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Magnetic nano- and micro-particles find uses in a wide array of sectors, for example as a contrasting agent for NMR; as a key component of magnetic bearings; and as a potential means for cancer therapy.
  Psychology and reducing obesity in the UK
  Dr E Boyland, Dr E Robinson
Application Deadline: 13 February 2020

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Obesity has become a major challenge of the 21st century. In the UK, more than one in four adults have obesity and one in five children leaving primary school will have developed obesity.
  ARIADNE and dual phase optical readout for future neutrino liquid argon detectors
  Dr K Mavrokoridis, Prof C Touramanis
Application Deadline: 7 February 2020

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The ERC ARIADNE project has developed and demonstrated a game-changing optical readout solution to two-phase LAr detectors that offers a highly cost effective option for the future colossal neutrino liquid argon detectors.
  Evaluation of the Segmented Inverted Coaxial Germanium (SIGMA) Detector for In-Situ Gamma-Ray Spectroscopy and Imaging
  Dr L Harkness-Brennan, Prof R Page
Application Deadline: 20 February 2020

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Applications are open for a four-year PhD studentship at the University of Liverpool to start September 2020. The position is funded through the GREEN EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Nuclear Energy.
  Molecular analysis of the dynamic sulfotyrosine proteome
  Prof C E Eyers, Prof P Eyers, Dr A R Jones
Applications accepted all year round

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The survival of an organism depends upon the ability of different cell types to communicate with each other by assembling the correct complexes of proteins at the correct time in the correct place.
  Studies of coexisting nuclear shapes in exotic lead isotopes
  Prof R-D Herzberg, Dr P Papadakis
Application Deadline: 10 February 2020

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The Universities of Liverpool, UK, and Jyväskylä, Finland, are looking for an enthusiastic PhD student to join our experimental programme for the study of shape coexistence in exotic nuclei.
  Modelling parasitic disease risk in reindeer
  Dr H Vineer
Application Deadline: 28 February 2020

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Semi-nomadic reindeer herding is central to Sami culture and identity.
  Data-driven Intelligence for Countering Crime (EPSRC CDT in Distributed Algorithms)
  Dr J Li, Prof P Spirakis
Application Deadline: 31 January 2020

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This studentship has been developed by the University of Liverpool and STFC’s Hartree centre in partnership with NCA. Organised crime is one of the greatest threats to the UK’s national security.
  Searches for dark photons at the FASER experiment
  Dr M D'Onofrio, Dr J Boyd
Application Deadline: 29 February 2020

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At particle colliders like the LHC, searches for New Physics have been so far mostly focused in the TeV scale. More recently, however, there is a growing and complementary interest in new particles that are much lighter and very weakly coupled to SM particles.
  Determining the impact of underage alcohol/substance use on child health and well-being
  Dr A Rose, Dr K Fleming
Application Deadline: 15 March 2020

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English statistics report that in 2016, almost half of girls (46%) and boys (43%) aged 11-15 years had consumed alcohol. This increased to 65% by 16-17 years.
  Discovery of new transparent conducting materials
  Prof M J Rosseinsky, Dr J Alaria, Dr M Dyer
Applications accepted all year round

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This opportunity will remain open until filled. An opportunity for a 3.5 year PhD position supported by NSG Group towards the discovery of new transparent conducting materials.
  EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Distributed Algorithms

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EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Distributed Algorithms. 60 funded PhD studentships will be available over the next 5 years for UK and EU students.
  Understanding the biology of TEX12 as a centrosomal protein
  Dr U McClurg, Prof J Higgins
Application Deadline: 24 January 2020

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All cells have to divide to ensure the survival of the organism. There are two main types of cellular division, meiosis and mitosis.
  Using human-behaviour change principles to improve canine obesity and exercise levels
  Dr C Westgarth, Prof AJ German
Application Deadline: 9 February 2020

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Obesity is arguably the most common welfare problem of pet dogs. In addition to excess weight predisposing to many chronic diseases and shortening lifespan, low exercise levels in dogs is also a wider welfare issue that may contribute to poor quality of life and development of behavioural problems.
  SHINERS for the study of electrochemical and catalytic processes
  Dr LJ Hardwick
Application Deadline: 1 June 2020

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The PhD project in partnership with the global science and chemicals company Johnson Matthey (JM) will involve the growth of SHell Isolated Nanoparticles for Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (SHINERS) and their use in-operando to study electrochemical and catalytic processes.
  Computer Aided Discovery of Organic Materials for Electronics and Bioelectronics
  Prof A Troisi
Application Deadline: 31 January 2020

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One PhD studentship is available to work on the theoretical modelling of materials for electronics applications.
  Automatic Gait Analysis Using Artificial Intelligence based on X-ray Video Sequences
  Dr Y Zheng, Dr K D'Aout, Prof G Bou-Gharios
Application Deadline: 31 January 2020

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Gait is one of the most common behaviours in humans and other animals and can be affected by disorders such as arthritis and many others.
  School of Histories, Languages & Cultures

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The School of Histories, Languages and Cultures at the University of Liverpool is pleased to invite applications for two PhD studentships.
  Machine Learning to Identify Unique Events in Sparse Hyperspectral Datasets (EPSRC CDT in Distributed Algorithms)
  Dr Y Zheng, Dr J Castagna
Application Deadline: 31 January 2020

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This studentship has been developed by the University of Liverpool and STFC’s Hartree Centre in partnership with Sivananthan Laboratories, a small business specializing in state-of-the-art night vision, electron microscopy and hyperspectral imaging technologies.
  Optimized Sampling Approaches for Compressive Sensing in Multi-Dimensional Datastreams (EPSRC CDT in Distributed Algorithms)
  Prof K Chen, Dr Y Zheng
Application Deadline: 31 January 2020

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This studentship has been developed by the University of Liverpool and STFC’s Hartree Centre in partnership with Sivananthan Laboratories, a small business specializing in state-of-the-art night vision, electron microscopy and hyperspectral imaging technologies.
  Multi-omics investigations for enhanced understanding of NF-κB mediated drug resistance
  Prof R Goodacre, Prof N Perkins, Prof C E Eyers, Dr A R Jones
Application Deadline: 1 June 2020

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We have an established system that can be used to investigate the role of NF-κB signalling in the cancer cell response to DNA replication stress and have generated cell lines which are resistant to treatment with a highly selective and specific CHK1 inhibitor (CCT244747).
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