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  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.
  Feasibility of a lifestyle behaviour change programme to promote cardiovascular and health benefits in patients with low-grade abdominal aortic aneurisms attending follow-up screening (Ref: SF20/SER/CUCATO)
  Dr G Cucato
Applications accepted all year round

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Project Rationale and Description* [300 words max]. Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is a degenerative condition of the abdominal aorta which is frequently lethal if it ruptures.
  What is the impact of atypical neurogenesis on brain activity, cognition and behaviour?
  Dr A McNeill, Dr M Freeth
Applications accepted all year round

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Neurogenesis is the process by which stem cells form brain cells. This process is disrupted by genetic mutations causing childhood neurological disorders which cause symptoms such as learning disability, behaviour problems and epilepsy.
  Construction and attentional control of complex thought and behaviour
  Research Group: Brain and Cognition Research Group
  Prof P Bright, Dr M Pake, Dr I van der Linde
Applications accepted all year round

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Proposed supervisory team. Prof Peter Bright ([email protected]), Dr Mike Pake, ([email protected]) Dr Ian van der Linde ([email protected] ).
  Understanding obesity: studies on the top-down control of feeding behaviour
  Research Group: Metabolic Signalling
  Prof D J Withers
Application Deadline: 26 April 2020

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The Metabolic Signalling group investigates the role of the central nervous system in the regulation of energy homeostasis with a view to understanding the causes of metabolic diseases such as obesity and type 2 diabetes.
  PhD Psychology

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Particular areas of interest include Cyberpsychology, Interpersonal Behaviour, Health and Relationships, Psychology of Creativity and Performance Expertise, and Educational Development.
  The application of the science and evidence base of Health Psychology theories and frameworks within mental health settings
  Dr F Satti
Applications accepted all year round

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Applications are invited for a PhD research student on a project assessing the impact of Health Psychology within mental health settings.
  Neural dynamics of drug-paired memory in the mouse brain
  Dr D Dupret
Application Deadline: 22 April 2020

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Applications are invited from UK or EU residents to join a multidisciplinary team of scientists studying brain network mechanisms supporting memory-guided behaviour.
  PhD training opportunity: Development of individual-specific molecular networks
  Prof K Van Steen
Application Deadline: 17 May 2020

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Project. Describing a system implies describing its behaviour and important control mechanisms that regulate this behaviour.
  How does amino acid metabolism affect tumour growth?
  Dr L. Cheng
Applications accepted all year round

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The effect of diet on tumour growth is hotly debated but poorly characterized. Due to the heterogeneous nature of the tumours, dietary studies in patients with varied genetic background often led to inconclusive outcome.
  Understanding cellular and network mechanisms underlying memory dysfunction in Alzheimer’s disease
  Dr S Wang, Prof S Grant
Application Deadline: 21 June 2020

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Memory impairment is among the early signs in Alzheimer’s disease (AD) that significantly affects daily function. It is vital to understand how neurons encoding memory (i.e.
  Determinants of childhood and early adolescence sleep behaviours and risk of overweight and obesity
  Dr A J Williams, Dr J Cecil
Application Deadline: 17 April 2020

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Sleep is an involuntary behaviour, biologically fundamental to survival and wellbeing. In our current society, however, sleep is increasingly neglected with significant implications for health.
  Understanding how rural-dwellers respond to potential cancer symptoms: A mixed methods PhD project using a community-based cohort assessing prevalence and response to potential cancer symptoms
  Prof P Murchie, Dr J Allan, Dr R Vieira
Application Deadline: 29 May 2020

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1. Background to the project. Scottish people living further from key healthcare facilities have less chance of prompt cancer diagnosis and poorer cancer survival than those living closer-by[1].
  Transglutaminase 2 (TG2) as a novel cancer biomarker and target for chemotherapy
  Research Group: Biomedical Research Group
  Dr P Coussons, Dr C Pike
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Biomedical Research Group. https://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/biomedical.
  Communication About Suicidality and Self-Harm in The Emergency Department
  Prof R McCabe
Application Deadline: 12 April 2020

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Professor Rose McCabe. Dr Kirsten Barnicot. Deadline. 12 April 2020. Interview. 29 April 2020. Duration. 3 years, commencing October 2020.
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