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  The influence of adventurous play and outdoor activities on child anxiety
  Dr H Dodd
Applications accepted all year round

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When children are given opportunities to take risks in their play or take part in adventurous outdoor activities such as climbing or kayaking, it is likely that they learn about fear, coping and uncertainty.
  GW4 BioMed MRC DTP studentship: Understanding the role of coinfection in disease and infection control
  Dr J Lello, Dr T Connor
Application Deadline: 25 November 2019

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Coinfection, where two or more parasite species infect a host at the same time, is the norm in most human populations, particularly in developing countries.
  Neutrophils, TLR4 and Streptococcus pneumoniae and RSV co-infection of airway epithelial cells
  Dr C Smith
Application Deadline: 29 November 2019

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A 3-year PhD Studentship is available within the Respiratory, Critical Care and Anaesthesia Section, UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health under the supervision of Dr Claire Smith, and Professor Rosalind Smyth to start on 1st September 2020, or earlier.
  Understanding mealtime: are an individual’s attitudes to meal composition predictive of what they eat and is this an effective target for dietary advice?
  Research Group: Applied, Social and Health Psychology Research Group
  Dr S Forwood, Dr L Smith
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Applied, Social and Health Psychology Research Group - http://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-technology/research/our-research-institutes-and-groups/applied-social-and-health-psychology.
  PhD Studentship: The Effects of Autonomous Vehicles on Vulnerable Road Users
  Dr A Morris
Application Deadline: 24 November 2019

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Application details. Reference number. 19/20 APM/AF. Start date of studentship. January 2020. Closing date of advert. 24 November 2019.
  EASTBIO: Identifying the involvement of putative stretch-sensitive proteins in blood pressure regulation - a bioinformatics investigation of pregnancy to answer a basic science question.
  Dr G S Bewick, Dr T Wishart, Dr S Bhattacharya, Dr E Collie-Duguid
Application Deadline: 5 January 2020

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Supervisors. Dr Guy S Bewick (University of Aberdeen). https://www.abdn.ac.uk/people/g.s.bewick. Dr Thomas Wishart (University of Edinburgh).
  ESRC PhD Studentships at Birkbeck

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ESRC PhD Studentships at Birkbeck. 2020/21 Entry. Birkbeck is a research-intensive university based in central London. Birkbeck is part of the UCL, Bloomsbury and East London (UBEL) ESRC Doctoral Training Partnership.
  Developing a Sustainability Index
  Dr K Fryer, Dr G Whittam
Applications accepted all year round

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Project reference number. GSBS-2019-119.
  Understanding factors that influence behaviour change talk in routine dental care to prevent oral health problems in young children
  Dr S Peters, Dr J Goldthorpe
Applications accepted all year round

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Dental decay is a preventable disease that impacts significantly on children’s development and wellbeing. Tooth extraction due to decayed teeth is the number one reason for hospital admission in young children and in Greater Manchester, a 1/3 of children have dental decay by the time they start school.
  PhD opportunities in Health Economics and Statistics and Health Economics at University College London

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Welcoming environment for research students. You are very welcome to undertake your PhD or MPhil in all aspects of Economics and Statistics applied to ‘health' in its broadest sense.
  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.
  Health PhD

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Overview. As a PhD student in the Department for Health at Bath you will have hte opportunity to undertake original, in-depth research under expert supervision working in one of the top rated research Universities in the UK.
  GW4 BioMed MRC DTP PhD studentship: Meeting the mental health needs of adolescents in out-of-home care and care-leavers
  Dr R Hiller
Application Deadline: 25 November 2019

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This project is one of a number that are in competition for funding from the ‘GW4 BioMed MRC Doctoral Training Partnership’ which is offering up to 18 studentships for entry in September 2020.
  The impact of male partners on breastfeeding initiation, exclusivity, and continuation: An investigation of new and expectant fathers in the UK
  Dr E Doe
Applications accepted all year round

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Applications are invited for a PhD research student on a project assessing the role male partners play in the initiation, exclusivity and continuation of breastfeeding, with the ultimate aim of intervention design.
  Health and Social Care PhD Opportunities at School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research (SSPSSR)

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 We are offering three 3-year PhD scholarships (full-time or 5 years part-time) to be based in the Centre for Health Services Studies (CHSS) and Personal Social Services Research Unit (PSSRU) in the School of Social Policy and Social Research (SSPSSR), University of Kent.
  Oxford-Wolfson-Marriott and Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) studentship in behavioural research and childhood obesity
  Prof S Jebb, Prof P Aveyard, Dr T Spratt
Application Deadline: 10 January 2020

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One in five young people enter adolescence already defined as obese and excess weight often tracks into later life, with evidence of cardiometabolic damage evident by early adulthood.
  Son preference and sex selection: Diffusion processes and re-evaluation of policies in India.
  Dr S Dubuc
Applications accepted all year round

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Amartya Sen’s seminal article ‘More Than 100 Million Women Are Missing’ in 1990, brought the topic of sex-selection against females to global attention and inspired academic work in the field1.
  Struggling for independence? Health practices of young adults living in the parental home.
  Prof P Curtis, Dr V Whitaker
Applications accepted all year round

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Within a number of industrialised, and post- industrialised nations such as the UK, there are strong cultural narratives that associate autonomous adulthood with independent living, away from the parental home.
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