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  EASTBIO: Determination of the function of inherited refractive error risk factor genes in the embryonic development of the eye.
  Prof L Erskine, Prof N Vargesson, Prof M Collinson
Application Deadline: 5 January 2020

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Supervisors. Professor Lynda Erskine (University of Aberdeen). http://www.abdn.ac.uk/ims/profiles/l.erskine. Professor Neil Vargesson (University of Aberdeen).
  The effect of different types of omega-3 fatty acids on exercise capacity in the elderly
  Dr S Cottin, Dr J Babraj
Application Deadline: 25 November 2019

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PhD Type

Background. Ageing is associated with adecline in central and physical performance, with increased arterial stiffness,chronic hypertension, loss of heart rate variability and declining walking speeds and physical function.
  UCL-Birkbeck MRC Doctoral Training Programme across 4 strategic themes

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The UCL-Birkbeck MRC Doctoral Training Programme provides state-of-the-art PhD training across four strategic themes. Fundamental mechanisms of disease.
  Markers of Expertise in Sport and Physical Activity: Triangulated Approaches
  Dr D Broadbent, Dr D Bishop, Dr A Cocks, Dr A Nowicky
Applications accepted all year round

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The aim of this project is to adopt a mixed methods approach to determine the various factors – innate, learnt, and environmental – that ultimately contribute to skill acquisition and/or expertise within a specified domain.
  Could anti-inflammatory treatment at ACL reconstruction improve biological, functional and clinical outcomes?
  Dr D Mason, Prof C A Holt
Application Deadline: 14 November 2019

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This project will test the hypothesis that inflammation after ACL reconstruction surgery is detectable in the joint fluids and blood, and reduces joint function and surgical outcomes; and that anti-inflammatory medication reduces inflammation and improves joint function and surgical outcomes.
  Mapping the 3D structure of the gut to investigate inter-organ signalling in humans and flies
  Research Group: Gut Signalling & Metabolism
  Dr I Miguel-Aliaga, Dr D O'Regan
Application Deadline: 1 December 2019

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The gut has a complex 3D structure, forming a looping folded path inside the abdomen.
  The relationship between cardiovascular risk, sympathetic nerve activity and physical activity in Rheumatoid Arthritis patients
  Dr VS Sprung, Dr D Low, Dr C Taylor
Application Deadline: 22 November 2019

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PhD Type

An internally funded PhD Studentship is available within Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU). This is a joint project between the world leading departments of Research Institute for Sport and Exercise Sciences, The University of Liverpool, Aintree University Hospital and Western Sydney University.
  Pressure-Related Skin Injury: Environmental Factors and Design Solutions
  Dr A Lloyd
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD Type

The Environmental Ergonomics Research Centre is interested in how a mechanistic understanding of Environmental Physiology and Medicine can be used to improve human performance and health through translational research.
  A Structured Health Intervention For Truckers - The SHIFT Study
  Dr S Clemes, Dr J King
Applications accepted all year round

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Reference. SSEHS/SAC. UK/EU Fee band. TBC. International Fee band. £21,100. Full Time Duration. 3 years. Part Time Duration. 6 years.
  Performance aspects in the development of the smart prosthetic lower limb (SL2UF2019)
  Dr S Li
Applications accepted all year round

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Restoration of human functional activity has been a drive for many centuries dating back to early Egyptian and Greek civilizations.
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