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Self-funded research projects in the College of Health & Life Sciences

Self-funded research projects in the College of Health & Life Sciences

An opportunity for self-funded students to choose one of 30 exciting 3 year projects in the College of Health & Life Sciences. Topics cover the biosciences, neuroscience, medicine, optometry, pharmacy, and psychology. All projects have been peer reviewed and each one is supported by a full and committed supervisory team. If you are interested, we recommend making contact with the main supervisor to explore further.

Entry intakes are normally 1 April and 1 October and you can view more information about entry qualifications and fees here.

Available projects

An integrated model of alcohol consumption: Examining alcohol-related affect, motivation, and cognition.Details
Antimicrobial resistance and gene regulation in Enteroaggregative Escherichia coli.Details
Cell membrane engineering for biotechnologyDetails
Computational Investigation of Inhibitors for β –LactamasesDetails
Dermal delivery of hydrogen sulphide donors in the treatment of diabetic pressure ulcersDetails
Design, construction and testing of recombinant protein production systems for industrial biotechnology applications.Details
Detection of triplex DNA using fluorescent reporter ligandsDetails
Development of a school-based intervention for adolescents with food allergyDetails
Dynamic aquaporin-4 subcellular relocalisation in regulating brain fluid homeostasisDetails
Experimental and computational investigation of the stabilisation of drug molecules in their amorphous state by mesoporous polymersDetails
How can we reduce child malnutrition and obesity in the face of food insecurity and poverty?Details
How do the different labels and models used to define problematic substance use influence public stigma?Details
How social are social networking sites? Investigating the relationship between different styles of usage and psychosocial factors.Details
Investigating the role of endothelial cells in myelin damage in Alzheimer's diseases using iPSC-derived modelDetails
Linking ADHD traits to neural measures of response inhibition and testing reliabilityDetails
Mental health and digital workingDetails
Noise induced hidden hearing loss in young adultsDetails
Novel functions of the hydroxylase and arginine demethylase JMJD6.Details
Supporting children with long-term health conditions to prevent and manage obesityDetails
Surfaces for the elimination of Clostridiodes difficile sporesDetails
Synthesis and Screening of Inhibitors for β–LactamasesDetails
The effect of disease-signalling features on holistic face processingDetails
The role of parts and part relations in human object recognitionDetails
The role of the enzyme aconitase in epilepsyDetails
The stabilization of DNA triplexes using the novel base analogue 2-aminopyridinone (APyO)Details
Translational potential of novel mitochondrial-targeted nanoparticles encapsulating hydrogen sulphide as modulators of neurological disease.Details
Understanding the role of pre-clinical inflammation on contact lens discomfortDetails
Using psychology to inform sustainable diets: acceptability of cultivated meats by parents and young children.Details
What do we need to teach undergraduate MPharm students in dermatology and how does the current provision fulfil this need?Details
What works to prevent over-eating in preschool children with avid appetites?Details

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