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  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.
  Shoppers’ attitudes towards personalised advertising in the physical environment
  Dr A Canhoto
Applications accepted all year round

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The retail industry has seen dramatic changes, as a result of digitalization. Digital technology offered retailers the opportunity to capture data and develop insight about their customers, and to improve efficiency.
  Gendered Psychology Project
  Prof D Schmitt
Applications accepted all year round

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As part of a Gendered Psychology Project, the student will capture today’s shifting sex and gender variation by investigating whether psychological attributes that typically differ between heterosexual women and heterosexual men also vary in systematic ways across sexual minorities.
  Novel Computational Methods for Predicting Transitions in Spatiotemporal Neurodynamics between Attention and Mind-wandering
  Dr E Antonova
Applications accepted all year round

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The project will aim to build an explorative and predictive model of the brain that is sensitive to the transitions between sustained attention and mind-wandering states.
  The impact of health and fitness social media on physical activity and body image in adolescents
  Dr C Kerner
Applications accepted all year round

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Around 50% of young people engage with health and fitness content on social media (Crane et al., 2015). Young people’s engagement with health-related social media has been shown to impact their health-related knowledge and behaviours, such as physical activity, diet and mental health (Goodyear and Quennerstedt, 2019).
  Exploring esports as a pedagogical tool for young people’s identity, culture and wellbeing development
  Dr C Kerner, Dr R Hings
Applications accepted all year round

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There is growing concern over the impact that young people’s engagement with digital technologies has on their well-being. The discussions surrounding young people’s uses of digital technologies are overwhelming underpinned by a dialogue associated with risk and negative consequences.
  Filtering algorithms for Levy processes, with application to financial modelling
  Dr P Date
Applications accepted all year round

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The problem of inference about the values of hidden or latent variables from imperfect sensor measurements arises in many branches of science, including engineering and mathematical finance.
  Positive fashion and life transitions: Consumption of sustainable fashion as a factor in adolescent and menopausal mental wellbeing.
  Prof N Radclyffe-Thomas, Prof C Currie, Dr D Khalifa
Applications accepted all year round

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“Fashion” has been conceptualised as material object, abstract concept, phenomenon, system, cultural value or norm or attitude (Kawamura, 2011).
  Decision Support Systems for Sustainable Net-Zero Energy Transition, Planning and Management in the Global South (Developing Economy)
  Prof T Olayini
Applications accepted all year round

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Energy is a universal currency and is considered in modern economic concept as fuel, measured by the capability to do work or the conversion of the capability to do work into motion, which embraces physical, environmental and socio-economic disciplines and pedagogies.
  The Impact of Excess Product Choice on Customer Engagement and Well Being
  Dr R Marciniak, Dr D Khalifa, Dr C Connell
Applications accepted all year round

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The research will focus on customer engagement, online consumer behaviour, psychology and fashion retail and how excess product choice positively, or otherwise impacts on consumer engagement and well being.
  Professional Competitions and Collaboration in the Financial Services Industry. The Case of Asset Management
  Prof A Preda
Application Deadline: 18 May 2020

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Collaborative Partner Jupiter Asset Management Ltd. Jupiteram.com.
  RVC PHD: The impact of food chain health risk messages on consumers’ demand for poultry products in India
  Dr M Tak, Dr P Alarcon-Lopez
Application Deadline: 12 April 2020

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Project Summary. Rapidly changing poultry production systems in India can potentially generate risks of disease transmission as poultry producers adapt to meet increasing consumer demand.
  Creating Evidence Based Educational Maths Apps: The Importance of Theory and Individual Differences
  Dr J Van Herwegen, Dr L Outhwaite
Application Deadline: 17 April 2020

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This PhD research is a collaborative project between UCL Institute of Education and Funexpected, a maths app development company.
  Exploring how marginalised young people make sense of their health and relationships in the context of social media in post-Brexit Britain
  Dr B Ahmed, Prof P Flowers, Dr K Portilla
Application Deadline: 4 May 2020

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This project will explore the experiences and understandings of sexual health and relationships of young people from Black and Minority Ethnic groups and marginalised communities.
  Tissue engineering a patch to repair neural tube damage during in utero surgery for spina bifida
  Dr G Galea, Prof P De Coppi, Prof N Elvassore
Application Deadline: 1 May 2020

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A 3-year PhD Studentship funded by National Institute for Health Research Great Ormond Street Hospital Biomedical Research Centre (NIHR GOSH BRC) is available within the Developmental Biology and Cancer programme at UCL GOS Institute of Child Health and within the ‘Advanced Treatments for Structural Malformation and Tissue Damage’ research theme within the GOSH BRC.
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