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  Wellcome Funded Four-year PhD Studentships in Science

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Wellcome Funded Four-year PhD Studentships in Science. This scheme offers graduates outstanding training in scientific research. Across the UK, Wellcome's Four-year PhD Studentship Programmes are now recruiting.
  Occupational health and welfare in the Victorian and Edwardian Post Office: comparative perspectives
  Prof D. R. Green, Dr K McIlvenna
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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Addressing Health (www.addressinghealth.org.uk) is a three-year Wellcome funded project involving four universities (King’s College London, University of Derby, Kingston University, UCL).
  UCL British Heart Foundation 4-Year PhD Studentships

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This four-year PhD programme provides an exciting opportunity for outstanding graduates with an interest in any aspect of cardiovascular disease.
  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.
  15 fully-funded 4-year PhD studentships in the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Transformative Pharmaceutical Technologies

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 . 15 fully funded 4-year PhD studentships in the EPSRC-SFI Centre for Doctoral Training in Transformative Pharmaceutical Technologies.
  PhD opportunities in Social Work at Brunel University London

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Qualification type. MPhil / PhD. Location. Uxbridge, London. Mode of study. Full-time and Part-time.
  Medicines as Emotional Objects: Multimorbidity and Polypharmacy in Socio-Historical Perspective
  Prof D Swinglehurst, Prof T Dixon
Application Deadline: 25 November 2019

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This 3-year PhD project is funded through the QMUL Life Sciences Initiative and is a collaboration between the Centre for Primary Care and Public Health and the Centre for the History of Emotions.
  ESRC Centre for Society and Mental Health – 3 Funded Studentships Available

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The new ESRC Centre for Society and Mental Health at King's College London invites applications for three PhD studentships, which provide either 3 years of funding for a PhD or 4 years of funding for a Masters' degree followed by a 3-year PhD.
  Four Year PhD Programme in Epidemiology, Evolution and Control of Infectious Diseases

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Fully funded MRC Centre for Global Infectious Disease Analysis (MRC GIDA) studentships available for entry in October 2020. Four Year PhD Programme in Epidemiology, Evolution and Control of Infectious Diseases.
  ESRC PhD Studentships at Birkbeck

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ESRC PhD Studentships at Birkbeck. 2020/21 Entry. Birkbeck is a research-intensive university based in central London. Birkbeck is part of the UCL, Bloomsbury and East London (UBEL) ESRC Doctoral Training Partnership.
  Investigating the value of using emotionally intelligent artificial conversational agents to carry out assessments in higher education or healthcare.
  Dr A Money, Dr T Koulouri
Applications accepted all year round

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Artificial conversational agents, can be embodied (physical robots or digital avatars on a screen) or not embodied (chat-bots or digital assistants).
  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.
  Computational methods to explore the relationship between gut microbes, metabolites and human health
  Research Group: Twin Research & Genetic Epidemiology
  Dr C Menni, Assoc Prof A Valdes
Applications accepted all year round

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Start date. 1st January 2020. Metabolomics and the gut microbiome are intricately involved in susceptibility and potentially monitoring of metabolic diseases.
  ESRC Funded Studentships in Health & Wellbeing at Brunel University London via the Grand Union Doctoral Training Partnership

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Brunel University London is pleased to invite applications for ESRC-funded studentships in. Health and Wellbeing, offered through the Grand Union Doctoral Training Partnership.
  Community pharmacists’ role and training in anti-doping: Extending the SAFE YOU project
  Mr P Crilly, Prof A Petroczi, Dr R Kayyali
Applications accepted all year round

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‘Doping’ describes the use of prohibited substances (e.g. anabolic androgenic steroids), or methods (e.g. manipulation of blood) by athletes to improve athletic performance.
  Beta cell regeneration for diabetes therapy
  Dr N Hill
Applications accepted all year round

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Stem cells hold great potential for the creation of artifical insulin-producing beta cells to treat diabetes. Matrix and matricellular components play a critical role in supporting the differentiation of stem cells into mature, functional beta cells.
  Neutrophils, TLR4 and Streptococcus pneumoniae and RSV co-infection of airway epithelial cells
  Dr C Smith
Application Deadline: 29 November 2019

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A 3-year PhD Studentship is available within the Respiratory, Critical Care and Anaesthesia Section, UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health under the supervision of Dr Claire Smith, and Professor Rosalind Smyth to start on 1st September 2020, or earlier.
  Localised muscular fatigue in male and female distance runners
  Dr N Swann
Applications accepted all year round

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The significance of gait imperfections can be easily contemplated in competitive athletic pursuits where optimised technique can increase chances of success…
  Exercise and nutritional status on metabolic factors, hormonal responses and inflammation in women
  Dr J Allgrove
Applications accepted all year round

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Obesity is a major risk factor for chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes, adverse cardiovascular events and metabolic syndrome-related disorders.
  Sex differences of ultra-endurance running: Profiling of female ultra-runners
  Dr H Moir
Applications accepted all year round

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Ultra-endurance running has become increasingly popular, both in amateur and recreational athletes, with an exponential increase in the number of ultra-marathon finishers between 1998 and 2011 (Cejka et al., 2013; Hoffman & Krishnan 2013;).
  Bridging the gap between environment and health – exposure assessment of potentially harmful agents in soil
  Dr P Hooda
Applications accepted all year round

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Our current understanding of soil exposure in the UK population is extremely limited. The current risk assessment paradigm makes large assumptions based on very uncertain data to estimate direct exposures via soil ingestion or dust inhalation.
  Oral delivery of insulin for diabetes therapy: Development and evaluation of insulin loaded polymer/lipid based carrier systems
  Dr A Vangala
Applications accepted all year round

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Diabetes is a chronic metabolic disorder that affects nearly 500 million people worldwide. Its hallmark feature, hyperglycaemia is caused due to insulin deficiency and/or resistance.
  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.
  Pragmatic, positive and innovative approaches to tackle doping in amateur-, fitness- and sport to elite competitive sport
  Prof A Petroczi
Applications accepted all year round

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The recent scandals in sport (e.g., the Lance Armstrong case, systematic doping in Russia, cover ups in IAAF) have questioned the legitimacy of the current anti-doping approach - and drawn attention to the multiple issues that warrant attention.
  Role of telomere attrition in cardiometabolic disease risk
  Dr J Buxton, Dr N Hill
Applications accepted all year round

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Common conditions such as Type 2 diabetes (T2D) and coronary artery disease (CAD) are complex disorders caused by a myriad of interacting genetic and lifestyle factors.
  The role of matrix interactions in regulating the SPARC family of matricellular proteins.
  Dr N Hill, Dr A Munasinghe
Applications accepted all year round

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The SPARC family of matricellular proteins determine the way in which cells respond to their extracellular environment. SPARC family proteins interact with a range of binding partners, including matrix proteins (1).
  Behaviour change interventions to improve population health and well-being
  Dr K Cheung, Dr N Anokye, Dr S Pokhrel
Applications accepted all year round

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Unhealthy lifestyles, such as smoking and physical inactivity, leads to conditions such as cancer and cardiovascular diseases, reducing health, quality of life, and burdens our society.
  Gut microbiota, wholegrain and pancreatic islet function in the development of type 2 diabetes
  Dr A Costabile, Dr A Hauge-Evans
Applications accepted all year round

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Project area. The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) has predicted that 629 million people will have diabetes by 2045, which will be over double the figure for 2000.
  Nanoparticles in drug delivery
  Dr G Stenbeck, Dr U Kishore
Applications accepted all year round

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Nanoparticles (NPs) are materials with overall dimensions in the nano scale range (5nm-100nm). Due to their unique physicochemical properties, they have found a wide range of applications and are currently explored as drug and gene delivery vehicles.
  Central Nervous system Gene therapy to treat obesity Bardet-Biedl Syndrome (BBS). Analysis of the BBS brain development
  Dr V Hernandez
Applications accepted all year round

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Bardet-Biedl syndrome (BBS) is a debilitating, often life-limiting heritable multisystem disorder caused by dysfunction of non-motile cilia (ciliopathy).
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