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  SCENARIO - Detecting severe weather with radars for observations-based nowcasting
  Research Group: SCENARIO NERC DTP
  Dr T Stein, Dr C Westbrook
Application Deadline: 24 January 2020

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The Met Office have recently upgraded their weather radars to have Doppler and dual-polarization capabilities, which has produced a wealth of new measurements for data assimilation, model evaluation, and forecasting purposes.
  SCENARIO - Exploiting the benefits of convective-scale ensemble forecasts
  Research Group: SCENARIO NERC DTP
  Dr SL Gray, Dr T Frame
Application Deadline: 24 January 2020

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Accurate weather forecasts save lives and livelihoods and are important to a host of industries from energy to agriculture and retail.
  SCENARIO: Forecast improvements from solar wind data assimilation
  Research Group: SCENARIO NERC DTP
  Prof M Owens, Dr M Lang
Application Deadline: 24 January 2020

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The solar wind is a continuous outflow of charged particles and magnetic field from the Sun’s upper atmosphere.
  Development of Botrytis fabae resistant faba beans
  Prof D O'Sullivan, Dr S Alves
Applications accepted all year round

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Europe faces a protein production challenge. Each year, it imports an average of 40 million tonnes (bean equivalent) of soya bean and soya meal to meet its needs for supplementary protein in feed, but it produces only 8 million tonnes of grain legume seeds.
  PhD studentships available in the Arts and Humanities

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The 21st century is transforming academic research. the creative and intellectual challenges of our research enquiries are now combined with the demands of a dynamic and ever more globalised society.
  Field to Forest: Relict Field Systems in East Berkshire.
  Prof M Bell, Dr D Garrow
Applications accepted all year round

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Flemming, 1987; Yates, 2007). The primary method for identifying these field systems has been aerial photography, which has identified extensive relict field systems on the Berkshire Downs (Ford, Bowden, Mees, & Gaffney, 1988; Levick, 2015; P.
  Appetite across the lifespan
  Dr M Clegg
Applications accepted all year round

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"Appetite research is of importance at key stages of the lifespan for different reasons. In infancy, childhood, and adolescence developing healthy eating behaviours can lead to healthy habits and diets that carry through into adulthood.
  Copyright law and the European Court of Justice.
  Prof S Karapapa
Applications accepted all year round

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Over the last decade, the Court of Justice has assisted in the harmonisation of copyright through case law. In so doing it has offered interpretative guidance on EU copyright and, in some instances, developed new concepts and principles that depart from the norms established in the various Directives.
  Patient autonomy in medical decision-making: fetish, fiction, fact or futile?
  Dr T Callus
Applications accepted all year round

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Empowering patient choice is at the heart of health policy in England and Wales. Over recent years, the partnership between doctor and patient has evolved to place the patient’s views at the centre of treatment decision-making by reference to individual rights, and notably the concept of autonomy.
  Law enforcement and dispute resolution following pregnancy and maternity discrimination at work in the UK: experiences of pregnant workers and new mothers
  Prof G James
Applications accepted all year round

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It is estimated that 77% of working mothers in the UK have a negative or possibly discriminatory experience during pregnancy, maternity or when returning to work and that annually as many as 54,000 mothers feel forced to leave their jobs as a result of such behaviour (EHRC/BIS, 2016).
  Clergy Discipline in the Church of England: Knowledge, Understanding and Attitudes among the Clergy and Laity.
  Dr C L Smith
Applications accepted all year round

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Clergy discipline is a topic of perennial, if somewhat squeamish, interest in the Church of England.
  The establishment of the UK Trade Remedies Authority: legal challenges at the intersection of domestic and international law.
  Dr A Thies
Applications accepted all year round

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Leaving the European Union the UK will again become fully responsible for the development of its foreign trade law and policy – an area for which the EU currently holds exclusive competence.
  The theory and practice of the proportionality test in human rights law
  Dr D Kyritsis
Applications accepted all year round

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Proportionality has become the global currency in human rights law. Yet, most of the discourse on the use of the proportionality test is devoted to technical legal formulae.
  SeNSS Student-led Competition

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 What is a SeNSS student-led studentship?. A student-led studentship is one where you design your own research proposal, and identify an expert academic supervisor you would like to work with.
  Joint Social Sciences and Environmental Sciences PhD studentship

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 Joint Social Sciences and Environmental Sciences PhD studentship. What am I applying for?. • An expert academic team has developed an inter-disciplinary Social Sciences and Environmental Sciences research project, and are looking for a student to work with them on this project.
  Get paid to do postgraduate study! South East Network for Social Sciences (SeNSS) funding

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 Get paid to do postgraduate study!. The South East Network for Social Sciences (SeNSS) offers funding of up to £20,000 per year for you to undertake postgraduate studies.
  SeNSS Collaborative Competition

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You will join an expert team of leading Social Scientists and an external partner (from industry, government, or an NGO, in the UK or abroad) who have already developed and defined a research project.
  Understanding protein impact on soft wheat flour functionality: identification of protein markers for soft wheat breeding.
  Dr P Tosi, Prof D O'Sullivan
Applications accepted all year round

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This is a fantastic opportunity to work at pre-breeding of soft wheat, specifically targeting its processing quality for the bakery sector.
  Understanding protein impact on soft wheat flour functionality: identification of protein markers for soft wheat breeding.
  Dr P Tosi, Prof D O'Sullivan
Applications accepted all year round

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This is a fantastic opportunity to work at pre-breeding of soft wheat, specifically targeting its processing quality for the bakery sector.
  Development of pulmonary dosage forms for improved antibacterial activity
  Dr H Al-Obaidi
Applications accepted all year round

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"Conventional formulations for drug delivery to the lungs are limited to less than a few milligrams as a fine particle fraction.
  Identification of tree species based on UAV captured images
  Dr H Wei, Prof J Ferryman, Dr G DiFatta
Applications accepted all year round

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Computer Computer vision technology has been found to be an important application in remotely sensed data understanding. This research exploits high‐resolution images captured by UAV payload cameras to identify tree species.
  Investigating face perception in developmental prosopagnosia
  Dr K Gray
Applications accepted all year round

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Developmental prosopagnosia (DP) is a neurodevelopmental condition associated with impairments recognising familiar faces and discriminating between unfamiliar faces.
  Maximising the efficacy of polyphenols on cardiovacular health
  Dr C Mills
Applications accepted all year round

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"Cardiovascular diseases are the worlds’ leading cause of death. Dietary approaches to prevent or treat these diseases are becoming increasingly accepted.
  Learning to Learn: Multi-Task learning, transfer learning and meta-learning
  Dr V Ojha
Applications accepted all year round

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Multi-task learning, transfer learning, and meta-learning are three dimensions (sub-fields) of learning techniques, strategies and frameworks currently being investigated in machine learning communities.
  Decarbonisation of the Food System
  Dr E Mohareb
Applications accepted all year round

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As the world transitions to a low carbon economic system, dramatic changes will be required across the all sectors. The food system, which is currently estimated to be responsible for 20-30% of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, is one where particular urgency is required.
  Optimum architecture and built environmental design for autistic school
  Dr Z Luo, Dr T Tavassoli
Applications accepted all year round

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Autistic children are defined as a special group of children with a variety of developmental disorders consisted in their emotion, language ability, consciousness, style of thinking, movement and also daily behaviours.
  Silver ion-based antimicrobials: mechanisms of toxicity and resistance
  Dr G Mulley, Prof S C Andrews
Applications accepted all year round

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"The emergence and persistence of bacterial strains with resistance to multiple classes of antibiotics has led to renewed interest in the antimicrobial properties of silver ions.
  Developing a virus-like particle (VLP) Polio vaccine
  Dr G Mulley
Applications accepted all year round

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Rationale. Poliovirus is a non-enveloped RNA virus, spread via the faecal-oral route, that causes the infectious disease Poliomyelitis (Polio).
  PhD in Leadership, Organisations and Behaviour at Henley Business School

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Leadership, Organisations and Behaviour (LOB) at Henley Business School offers 4. fully-funded PhD scholarships. for September 2020 entry.
  PhD in International Business and Strategy at Henley Business School

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International Business and Strategy (IBS) at Henley Business School offers 4. fully-funded PhD scholarships. for September 2020 entry.
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