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  Pioneering 3D Atomic Imaging for Clean Energy
  Research Group: Nano and Functional Materials
  Dr S Haigh, Prof C Hardacre
Application Deadline: 30 June 2020

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Nanoparticle catalysts are crucial for improving energy efficiency, reducing harmful emissions and the production of clean renewable energy via fuel cells.
  Atomic imaging for optimising van der Waals heterostructures
  Research Group: Nano and Functional Materials
  Dr S Haigh, Prof A Geim
Application Deadline: 30 June 2020

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The possibility to create new ‘designer’ materials by stacking together atomically thin layers extracted from layered materials with different properties…
  Molecular modelling insights into the performance of polymeric coatings containing active corrosion inhibitors
  Research Group: Multiscale Modelling
  Dr F Siperstein, Prof X Zhou, Dr C Avendano
Application Deadline: 22 July 2020

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Sustainable Coatings by Rational Design (SusCoRD) is a multi-disciplinary project which aims to, for the first time, connect a detailed scientific understanding of the mechanisms of coatings failure with state-of-the-art-machine learning to deliver a framework for the optimisation of protective coatings and nanocomposite materials.
  Chemical functionalisation of 2D materials for composites and energy applications revealed through AFM-IR spectroscopy and mapping
  Research Group: Nano and Functional Materials
  Dr A Vijayaraghavan, Dr S Edmondson
Application Deadline: 30 June 2020

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The use of AFM-IR for the characterisation of atomically thin materials is a recent development.
  Through Process Modelling for Sustainable Aluminium
  Prof J Robson, Dr J Fonseca
Application Deadline: 13 March 2020

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The CDT in Advanced Metallics is a partnership between the Universities of Sheffield and Manchester and the I-Form Advanced Manufacturing Centre, Dublin.
  EPSRC/IBM INDUSTRIAL CASE PhD Studentship in Data-Driven Optimization: Tuning Bayesian Optimization for Problems with Dynamic Resource Constraints
  Dr R Allmendinger
Application Deadline: 17 April 2020

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A full-time PhD research studentship, including full stipend and tuition fee costs, is available for 4 years starting September 2020.
  A UK backchannel? A science diplomacy history of the British Council in the 20th Century and beyond
  Dr S Turchetti, Dr K Flanagan
Application Deadline: 20 March 2020

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We are looking for an enthusiastic PhD student eager to transform our understanding of the British Council as an organization by exploring its science initiatives, and shedding new light on the nature, implications and historical significance of science diplomacy in the context of UK international relations.
  Predicting failure of methotrexate therapy in rheumatoid arthritis patients: statistical approaches to multiple outcomes and repeated observations
  Dr J Sergeant, Dr G P Martin, Prof K Hyrich, Dr S Verstappen
Application Deadline: 13 March 2020

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Most patients with rheumatoid arthritis begin treatment with the drug methotrexate (MTX). MTX is cheap and is effective for many patients, but does not work for everyone.
  Frailty and Outcomes Following Hip Surgery
  Prof T O'Neill, Prof D Felson
Application Deadline: 13 March 2020

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Frailty is a geriatric syndrome which affects up to one in eight adults aged 70-79 years rising to around one third of those aged 80-89 years.
  "And Now, Today’s Pain Forecast" - Putting Predictive Models in Patients’ Pockets
  Dr J McBeth, Prof W Dixon, Prof D Schultz, Dr T House
Application Deadline: 13 March 2020

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Background. A third of the UK population has chronic pain. Pain severity and the impact it has on patient’s lives varies from day to day, it has a major impact on patient-perceived control and is one of the main reasons for poor quality of life.
  The impact of juvenile idiopathic arthritis in adulthood: persistent disease, co-morbidities, fertility and pregnancy outcomes
  Dr J McDonagh, Dr J Humphreys, Dr L Kearsley-Fleet, Prof K Hyrich
Application Deadline: 13 March 2020

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Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) is the most common form of inflammatory arthritis affecting children and young people (CYP). A proportion of CYP will continue to have active disease into adulthood, and even for those who do not, there may be long term consequences from both the disease and its treatments.
  Data-Science Approaches to Better Understand Multimorbidity and Treatment Outcomes in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis
  Prof K Hyrich, Dr G Nenadic, Dr N Geifman, Dr S Shoop-Worrall
Application Deadline: 13 March 2020

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Chronic inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are potentially life-ruining. Not only is the condition itself associated with significant pain and disability, patients are more likely to be diagnosed with other co-morbid conditions.
  Developing a sizing methodology for women’s sports compression garments
  Dr K Brubacher, Dr S Gill
Application Deadline: 30 June 2020

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SCGs are skin-tight, elastic garments that are designed to apply pressure to the underlying body with the aim to improve exercise performance, shorten recovery and prevent injuries.
  (WIS) Targetting unappreciated gut macrophage populations to treat inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD)
  Dr J Grainger, Dr J Konkel
Application Deadline: 6 March 2020

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Inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) are severe chronic gastrointestinal disorders that affect over half a million people in the UK and are dramatically increasing in prevalence.
  (WIS) Mononuclear Phagocyte heterogeneity in oral health and disease
  Dr J Konkel, Prof J Allen
Application Deadline: 6 March 2020

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State-of-the-art immunology research has revealed that immune-mediated inflammation of the mouth (periodontitis) is linked to development of bowel cancer, cardiovascular disease and rheumatoid arthritis (RA).
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