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  Developing statistical longitudinal models to investigate the effects of life course events and decisions over the long term on the physical and mental health of the elderly
  Dr P Soan, Dr R McNiece
Applications accepted all year round

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This study aims to develop statistical models to describe and investigate the effects of life course events and decisions over the years on well-being in later life.
  Deciphering protective factors for intervertebral disc degeneration for mechanistic insights and intervention potentials
  Prof D Chan
Applications accepted all year round

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Intervertebral disc degeneration (IDD) can lead to a diversity of problems including low back pain and sciatica as two very painful symptomatic outcomes.
  PhD opportunities in Public Health and Health Promotion at Brunel University London

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Qualification type. MPhil / PhD. Location. Uxbridge, London. Mode of study. Full-time and Part-time.
  PhDs in Health and Social Care

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Health and Social Care research at Sheffield Hallam University includes an extensive range of research, evaluation and development work.
  PhD Studentships in the Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies

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The Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS) is offering full-time funded PhD studentships for an October 2020 start.
  Digital manikins as a novel tool to measure self-reported pain in large-scale research studies
  Dr S Van der Veer, Prof W Dixon
Applications accepted all year round

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Moderate to severe pain affects 1 in 5 adults. It is among the most prominent symptoms of musculoskeletal disease, and substantially affects the quality of life of people suffering from it.
  Developing GWAS approaches to decipher the drivers of Bordetella pertussis adaptation during re-emergence
  Dr A Preston
Application Deadline: 8 March 2020

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Genome rearrangement, the reordering of genes along the chromosome, is widespread among bacteria. It is thought to affect bacterial phenotype (behaviour) and contribute to their evolution and adaptation.
  Development of image analysis methods and software to study musculoskeletal diseases using artificial intelligence (AI)
  Dr Claudia Lindner, Prof T Cootes
Applications accepted all year round

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Musculoskeletal (MSK) diseases affect an increasing number of the population globally. In the UK, on average 3 in 10 people are affected, which increases to 1 in 2 in the age group 65+.
  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.
  Exploring experiences of reproductive coercion within the context of domestic abuse
  Dr K Lorimer
Application Deadline: 3 February 2020

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Ref. SHLS20001 Lorimer. Reproductive coercion is behaviour that affects women’s autonomous decision-making, with regard to their reproductive health.
  An investigation of psychological and clinical factors associated with the development of chronic or persistent pain in children and young people with inflammatory and non-inflammatory musculoskeletal conditions.
  Dr L Cordingley, Prof W Thomson, Dr R Lee, Dr J McDonagh
Applications accepted all year round

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Background. Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA) is an inflammatory arthritis presenting in children and young people. Pain is one of the main features of JIA and it is often described as one of the most burdensome yet invisible symptoms of this long-term condition.
  Establishing the reliability and validity of digital tools to collect patient generated data
  Dr J McBeth, Prof W Dixon
Applications accepted all year round

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Background. The rise in consumer electronics ownership, such as smartphones and smartwatches, offers unique opportunities to collect granular subject-reported and passively collected research data via remote monitoring.
  Effects of methodological decisions on the outcomes of systematic reviews (HooperL-SongFU19SF)
  Dr L Hooper, Dr F Song
Application Deadline: 31 July 2020

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Background and Aims. Our systematic reviews for the World Health Organization assessed health effects of dietary fats in long-term randomised controlled trials (1-5).
  Investigating how tactile cues can influence people’s perception of healthy food.
  Research Group: Applied, Social and Health Psychology Research Group
  Dr C Jansson-Boyd
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.
  Lancaster University Faculty of Health & Medicine, Division of Health Research

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Study for a PhD by blended learning. Profile Description. The Division of Health Research is committed to pursuing world-class research.
  Fully Funded Public Health England PhD Scholarship: Use of advanced multi-cellular models of the human respiratory system to investigate the mechanistic effects of particulate and gaseous air pollutants
  Dr M Clift
Application Deadline: 31 January 2020

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This scholarship is funded by Public Health England (PHE). Start date. April 2020. Subject areas. In Vitro Systems; In Vivo Models; Cell Biology; Cell Culture; Toxicology; Air Pollution; Particulate; NO2.
  Advancing Methodology for Clinical Prediction
  Dr M Sperrin, Dr G P Martin
Applications accepted all year round

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Clinical prediction models (CPMs) take what we know about a person and predict the probability of subsequent outcomes using a regression model or algorithm [1].
  PhD Positions in Cancer Research

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Are you looking for excellent research opportunities for your PhD studies at the forefront of cancer research? The German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)…
  Epidemiological study of ageing populations affected by blood borne viruses and associated health risk behaviours : analysis of linked databases
  Prof S Hutchinson, Dr H Innes, Dr A Yeung
Applications accepted all year round

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Project reference number. SHLS19006. Scotland has a track record in undertaking record-linkage studies to inform public health policy and practice.
  Aetiology of burning mouth in Sjögren’s syndrome patients
  Dr A Tappuni
Applications accepted all year round

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Background. Burning mouth (BM) is a chronic condition that can interfere with quality of life, seen commonly in otherwise health patients but also in patients with systemic conditions that causes dry mouth such as in Sjögren’s syndrome (SS) patients.
  HELMs: self-assembling cyclic lipopeptides for the efficient transport and delivery of drugs to the GI-tract
  Prof S Cutting
Application Deadline: 10 February 2020

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We have discovered a unique class of molecule produced by environmental bacteria termed HELMs (heterogenous lipopeptide micelles).
  Effective Implementation of digital health technologies
  Prof D Dowding
Application Deadline: 31 January 2020

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The PhD project will be located within the work of the National Institute for Health Research Applied Health Research Collaboration Greater Manchester (ARC-GM) Digital Health Theme.
  Measuring respectful maternal and newborn care (GCRF)
  Prof T Lavender, Dr C Bedwell
Application Deadline: 31 January 2020

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Substantial evidence shows that disrespect and abuse remain prevalent, primarily in low-income countries (LICs).
  Exploiting the true joint progenitor cell for articular cartilage repair
  Prof D Chan
Applications accepted all year round

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Articular cartilage facilitates the frictionless motion of synovial joints. However, once damaged from trauma or excessive loading in daily use, repair is very poor leading to osteoarthritis (OA), a huge medical and social burden.
  RVC PhD: Characterisation of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis mutations underlying drug resistance in tuberculosis disease
  Dr R Chang, Dr D Xia
Application Deadline: 9 February 2020

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Tuberculosis disease (TB), caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis, is an important global public health issue. TB drug resistance, caused by genetic mutations in the M.
  RVC PHD: The impact of food chain health risk messages on consumers’ demand for poultry products in India
  Dr M Tak, Dr P Alarcon-Lopez
Application Deadline: 9 February 2020

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This interdisciplinary doctoral project aims to train a PhD student in food systems research by conducting innovative research on linkages between production and consumption of poultry products in India.
  Evaluation of male suicide prevention initiatives in the UK
  Dr C Cooper, Dr J Wright
Application Deadline: 29 January 2020

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Project for inclusion in China Scholarship Council – University of Sheffield competition. More information is available at https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/postgraduate/phd/scholarships/csc.
  School of Management PhD studentships - September 2020 entry

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PhD studentships, September 2020 entry. Closing date. 31 January 2020. The School of Management, University of St Andrews, is offering four competitive PhD studentships, commencing September 2020.
  FoodBioSystems DTP - Assessing food-borne risks of Toxocara infection in support of public health and food quality assurance
  Dr M Betson, Prof E Morgan
Application Deadline: 6 March 2020

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Research Group. FOODBIOSYSTEMS BBSRC DTP. The neglected parasitic disease toxocariasis, caused by infection with the roundworm Toxocara, is an increasing public health concern.
  MScR - Determining the main disease risks to native and cultivated Vaccinium spp. in the UK
  Dr C Nellist
Application Deadline: 7 February 2020

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Principal Supervisor. Dr Charlotte Nellist (NIAB EMR). Co-supervisors. Dr. John Clarkson (University of Warwick, School of Life Sciences), Dr.
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