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  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).
  Measuring Visual Sensitivity to Emotional Facial Expressions in Health and Disease
  Dr A Logan, Dr U Shahani, Prof G Loffler
Applications accepted all year round

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Project reference number. SHLS19031. Humans tend to leak emotion through facial expressions. A brief glimpse of a face is often sufficient to determine that an individual is feeling happy, sad, angry or surprised.
  What can pregnancy tell us about maternal behaviour? A neurohormonal investigation
  Research Group: Brain and Cognition Research Group
  Dr J Aspell, Dr F Cardini
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Research Group. Brain and Cognition Research Group - https://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/brain-and-cognition.
  Investigating the neural dynamics of the therapeutic process in addiction treatment - emotions, craving and state dependent recall.
  Prof J Fachner, Dr C Maidhof, Dr F Panin
Application Deadline: 9 February 2020

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Music therapy (MT) is a successful treatment for various illnesses, including addiction. Studies report positive effects of Music-based and MT interventions, but results are inconclusive.
  Central Nervous system Gene therapy to treat obesity Bardet-Biedl Syndrome (BBS). Analysis of the BBS brain development
  Dr V Hernandez
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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).
  Changes to prescribing – evaluation of likely impacts on the aquatic environment and AMR potential
  Dr K Helwig, Dr C Hunter, Dr J Spencer
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SCEBE-19-019. After consumption, pharmaceutical residues are excreted by patients, not fully removed in wastewater treatment works, and thus enter the aquatic environment, where they pose a risk to aquatic organisms through chronic exposure.
  Biomechanical risk factors in ulcerated and non-ulcerated high risk patients with diabetes
  Prof J Woodburn, Dr J Hurst, Dr D Wilson
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Project reference number. SHLS19017. The Scottish Diabetes Group Risk Stratification (or traffic light) system can classify patients at high risk even without ulcer history.
  Developing an intervention to maximise nurse antibiotic prescribing for Upper Respiratory Tract Infections (URTI)
  Dr L Price, Dr V Ness, Dr K McAloney-Kocaman
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Project reference number. SHLS19026. Antimicrobial resistance is a public health priority with human, financial and social costs.
  Development, validation and interpretation of the rheumatoid arthritis foot disease activity index for routine clinical practice in rheumatology
  Dr G Hendry, Prof M Steultjens, Dr S Smith
Application Deadline: 3 February 2020

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REF SHLS-20005 Hendry. Inflammatory arthritis (synovitis) commonly affects the foot and ankle in rheumatic diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis.
  Adult outcomes after antenatal steroids
  Prof JE Harding, Prof CA Crowther
Applications accepted all year round

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The Liggins Institute at the University of Auckland has PhD projects assessing adult outcomes after antenatal steroids. Steroids given to women at risk of preterm birth markedly reduce the risk of serious illness in their newborn babies.
  Childhood outcomes after early nutritional interventions
  Prof JE Harding, Dr C McKinlay, Dr JA Brown, Assoc Prof T Wouldes
Applications accepted all year round

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The Liggins Institute at the University of Auckland has a PhD project assessing childhood outcomes after early nutritional trials.
  Cost consequences of different diagnostic strategies and different treatment targets for women with gestational diabetes
  Prof CA Crowther
Applications accepted all year round

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Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is a major health problem globally. Within New Zealand one in every 11 pregnant women or over 5,500 women annually are affected.
  Do tighter glycaemic targets for managing gestational diabetes improve long-term outcomes for children? A data linkage study
  Prof CA Crowther, Prof JE Harding
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Diabetes that develops during pregnancy or gestational diabetes (GDM) is a significant health problem that has a major, negative impact on maternal and perinatal health with lifelong consequences.
  Health PhD

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Overview. As a PhD student in the Department for Health at Bath you will have the opportunity to undertake original, in-depth research under expert supervision working in one of the top rated research Universities in the UK.
  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.
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