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We have 17 Ophthalmology & Visual Science (equality) PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

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(BBSRC DTP) Understanding lights regulation of mood and arousal

Light is a powerful multifaceted stimulus; besides supporting vision, light is critical for a range of ‘non-visual’ responses, ranging from regulation of internal circadian rhythms to direct changes in mood and behaviour. Read more

Lateral hypothalamus as a visual centre controlling arousal, autonomic function and reflex behaviours

In addition to supporting our conscious perception of the world around us, light and visual stimuli exert wide ranging effects on animal physiology and behaviour via hard-wired ‘reflexes’ which range from simple effects of light on sleep, alertness and neuroendocrine function to the avoidance of rapidly approaching objects. Read more

The circadian clock as a regulator of information processing

Endogenous biological clocks are a ubiquitous feature of living organisms, driving rhythms in countless cellular and physiological functions, and influencing almost all biological processes. Read more

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