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  Reducing the Energy Demand of UK Housing: Fully-funded four-year studentship
  Dr D Allinson
Application Deadline: 19 April 2020

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Application details. Reference number. ERBE20/Demand. Start date of studentship. 1 October 2020. Closing date of advert. 19 April 2020.
  Low Energy Personal Cooling Systems for Future Climate Resilience: fully funded four-year studentship
  Dr A Beizaee
Application Deadline: 19 April 2020

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Application details. Reference number. ERBE20/Cooling. Start date of studentship. 1 October 2020. Closing date of advert. 19 April 2020.
  Closing the Energy Gap: Fully-funded, four-year studentship
  Dr D Allinson
Application Deadline: 19 April 2020

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Loughborough University is a top-ten rated university in England for research intensity (REF2014). In choosing Loughborough for your research, you’ll work alongside academics who are leaders in their field.
  PhD Studentship: Schematic analysis of car independence and its disadoption
  Dr D Soopramanien, Dr N Michaelidou
Application Deadline: 17 April 2020

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This project offers an exciting opportunity for a doctoral researcher to conduct research on a problem that has societal and environmental implications.
  PhD Studentship: Improvement of soft nanomaterials formulations through controlled particle diffusion and assembly
  Dr I Martin-Fabiani, Dr G Bolognesi
Application Deadline: 17 April 2020

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This PhD studentship is a unique opportunity to form part of a large international project led by Dr Martin-Fabiani to develop the next generation of paints and coatings by harnessing state-of-the-art colloid science.
  Simultaneous use of genetic and non-genetic information in the evaluation of screening and diagnostic testing pathways: Development of multiparameter evidence synthesis methodology (T3/9)
  Prof A Sutton
Application Deadline: 21 April 2020

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Genetic based information is increasingly being used in screening and diagnostic contexts often used alongside more traditional types of diagnostic medical tests.
  A genome wide association study (GWAS) of abdominal aortic aneurysm progression (T3/6)
  Dr C Neilson
Application Deadline: 21 April 2020

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An abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is a swelling of the main blood vessel in the body, the aorta. AAAs develop slowly over time. During this long latent phase they are usually asymptomatic.
  Genome association studies to detect genetic determinants of virulence traits of invasive meningococcal disease isolates with age stratification
  Dr C D Bayliss
Applications accepted all year round

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Neisseria meningitidis is the major cause of bacterial meningitis but is also widespread as an asymptomatic coloniser of human oropharyngeal tissues.
  Genetic and environmental factors conferring susceptibility to adverse respiratory impacts of air pollution (T2/15)
  Prof A Hansell
Application Deadline: 21 April 2020

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The impacts of air pollution are well recognised in terms of increased mortality but there is much less evidence available in terms of morbidity and potential modifying factors and surprisingly few studies on the impact on the lung.
  Discovery of small molecules with bactericidal antomycobacterial activity against MDR strains
  Prof A Malkov, Dr G Weaver
Application Deadline: 1 October 2020

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Based on the structure of marine natural products showing some anti-tubercular (bacteriostatic) activity, we identified small molecules that exhibit bactericidal activity against Mycobacterium tuberculosis and other pathogens.
  Fine mapping asthma-susceptibility loci to identify putative targets for drug development (T1/2)
  Dr K Fawcett
Application Deadline: 21 April 2020

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Asthma is a common chronic disease estimated to affect over 300 million individuals worldwide. There is a need for new medicines for asthma, particularly for severe, refractory disease where current medications are not effective.
  PhD Studentship: Sensor Management and Fusion for Detection and Tracking of Small Drones
  Dr M Coombes
Application Deadline: 30 April 2020

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Application details. Reference number. AAE-MC-2004. Start date of studentship. 1 October 2020. Closing date of advert. 30 April 2020.
  PhD Studentship: Development of cooling strategies and advanced numerical approaches for heat transfer in nuclear fusion reactor components under extreme heat loads
  Dr I Langella
Application Deadline: 13 April 2020

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Application details. Reference number. AAE-HX-2003. Start date of studentship. 1 July. Closing date of advert. 13 April 2020. Interview date.
  Optimization of Gas Shielding for Laser Welding: Design of Optimized Nozzles for Plane and Curved Surfaces
  Dr F Nadal
Application Deadline: 6 May 2020

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Application details. Reference number. FN-WS-201920. Start date of studentship. 01 July 2020. Closing date of advert. 6 May 2020.
  Developing feasible ways of promoting children's healthy eating at holiday clubs
  Dr C Holley, Dr C Mason
Application Deadline: 30 June 2020

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Food insecurity has become increasingly prevalent, resulting in many children living on a restricted diet with poor variety. The school holidays are a particularly high-risk time, when children can experience holiday hunger due to a lack of free-school meals and a greater demand on family resources.
  Mathematical modelling of internal waves in rotating stratified shear flows
  Dr K Khusnutdinova, Dr D Tseluiko
Application Deadline: 30 September 2020

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Internal waves are waves supported by density gradients. They are ubiquitous in fluids such as the oceans and the atmosphere. The waves have a strong effect on offshore structures, underwater cables and submersibles.
  PhD Studentship: Development of a tool to formulate artificial intelligence implementation roadmaps for SMEs
  Dr U Jayawickrama
Application Deadline: 3 April 2020

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Application details. Reference number. SBEUJ-CH20. Start date of studentship. 01 October 2020. Closing date of advert. 03 April 2020.
  Enzyme mechanism through advanced techniques
  Dr P C E Moody
Application Deadline: 3 May 2020

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This studentship is for up to 4 years and supported by a Royal Society Wolfson Fellowship. “Traditional” protein X-ray crystallography has contributed enormously to our understanding of enzyme mechanisms.
  Role of diabetes and ethnicity in the epidemiology of cardiovascular transition from atherothrombotic diseases to heart failure
  Dr F Zaccardi
Application Deadline: 1 May 2020

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Large, multinational epidemiological studies have consistently demonstrated an increased risk of cardiovascular disease in people with diabetes.
  PhD Studentship: Foam Electrokinetic Separation
  Dr D Tseluiko
Application Deadline: 30 April 2020

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Application details. Reference number. NAN0/MA/DT-2020. Start date. 1st July 2020. Closing date. 30th April 2020. Supervisors. Primary supervisor.
  PhD Studentship: Testing the small change approach to long term weight management: JustOne randomised controlled trial
  Prof A Daley
Application Deadline: 1 April 2020

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Application details. Reference number. SSEHS/AD. Start date of studentship. 1st July, 2020. Closing date of advert. 1st April, 2020.
  PREDICTOR: Improving the energy performance of closed-loop heating and cooling systems
  Dr M Eftekhari, Dr T Dijkstra
Application Deadline: 26 April 2020

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Application details. Reference number. ABCE19/ME. Start date of studentship. by 1 October 2020. Closing date of advert. 26 April 2020.
  Phenotyping peripheral blood eosinophils in severe asthma and EGPA
  Prof S Siddiqui, Dr A Wright
Application Deadline: 1 April 2020

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This studentship is funded by the College of Life Sciences and is placed within the supportive and nurturing environment provided by the Department of Respiratory Sciences, the Leicester Biomedical Research Centre and the Leicester Precision Medicine Institute.
  Statistical Modelling of Time Series Data in Severe Asthma Clinical Trials – Enabling Precision Medicine
  Prof S Siddiqui
Application Deadline: 28 September 2020

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This studentship is funded by the College of Life Sciences and is placed within the supportive and nurturing environment provided by the Department of Respiratory Sciences, the Leicester Biomedical Research Centre and the Leicester Precision Medicine Institute.
  Indoor air exposures to VOCs and mould and relationship with severe asthma
  Prof A Hansell, Dr R Cordell
Application Deadline: 31 March 2020

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3 Year PhD Studentship available for September 2020. Department. Health Sciences. Supervisors. Prof Anna Hansell, Dr Rebecca Cordell, Prof Salman Siddiqui.
  The Effects of a Mindfulness and Rational-Emotive Behaviour Coaching intervention in Promoting Resilience and Organisational Wellbeing
  Prof C Haslam
Application Deadline: 30 June 2020

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Mental ill-health is the leading cause of sickness absence in the UK, accounting for 70-million sick days each year (HSE, 2019). It is also an important feature in presenteeism, contributing to a loss in productivity and efficiency.
  Global burden and determinants of hypoglycaemia: epidemiological analyses of the Hypoglycaemia Assessment Tool (HAT) study
  Dr F Zaccardi, Prof K Khunti
Application Deadline: 6 April 2020

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Intensive glucose control results in higher rates of hypoglycaemia which negatively impacts the quality of life and prevents maintenance of a good glycaemic control.
  Using genotype-to-phenotype analyses to identify the genetic determinants of gastroenteritis caused by the food-borne pathogen Campylobacter jejuni
  Dr C D Bayliss, Prof J Ketley
Applications accepted all year round

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Campylobacter jejuni is the major causative agent of foodborne gastroenteritis across Europe. Contaminated chicken meat is the main source of infections and hence control of this pathogen is critical to food security in the poultry industry.
  Atomistic Modelling : guiding pathways to 25% efficient CdTe doped solar cells
  Prof R Smith, Dr P Goddard
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Thin film cadmium telluride (CdTe) is the most important thin film photovoltaic technology with annual module production now approaching 8 GW.
  PhD Studentship: Portable hybrid gamma-optical camera for quantitative 3D precision imaging in cancer diagnosis
  Dr S Bugby, Dr G Cosma
Application Deadline: 3 April 2020

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Application details. Reference number. SB/PH/2020. Start date of studentship. 1 October 2020. Closing date of advert. 3 April 2020.
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