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  Fully flexible PhD or DBA opportunities solely Online with GHU

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Significant changes are taking place in the higher education sector around the world, and the advantages of earning a doctoral degree are steadily increasing.
  Analytic methods for detecting and making sense of somatic genomic rearrangements
  Prof A Papenfuss
Applications accepted all year round

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Bioinformatics is the application of mathematics, statistics and computational methods to the analysis of molecular biology data.
  Clinical cancer bioinformatics: developing new bioinformatics methods for improved analysis of cancer gene hybridisation capture panels
  Prof A Papenfuss
Applications accepted all year round

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Bioinformatics is the application of mathematics, statistics and computational methods to the analysis of molecular biology data.
  Computational simulation of tumour formation and progression
  Dr D. Goode
Applications accepted all year round

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Tumours comprise a complex mix of related but distinct cellular subpopulations that both compete and complement one another. These dynamics strongly influence how and when a tumour forms as well as its response to therapy, however there are hard to observe directly.
  Transcriptional heterogeneity and resistance to therapy in prostate cancer
  Dr D. Goode
Applications accepted all year round

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Androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) is a standard treatment for prostate cancer that works well in many cases but rapidly fails in others.
  Ultrasonic Imaging of Titanium Alloy Textures
  Dr K Tant
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD Type

Applications are invited for a research studentship in the field of ultrasonic non-destructive evaluation (NDE), leading to the award of an Engineering Doctorate (EngD) degree.
  The outcomes of innovative radiotherapy regimes for the treatment of cancer under the RadNet programme
  Prof G Royle, Dr C Allemani, Prof M Coleman
Application Deadline: 16 March 2020

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Radiotherapy is a key treatment modality for at least half of all cancers. Delivering a curative radiation dose to the cancer can be complicated by imprecise targeting of the tumour, radiation resistance, clonal heterogeneity or other reasons.
  Understanding the biomechanical changes associated with a popular walking programme to optimise care for individuals with arthritis and musculoskeletal conditions.
  Dr K Martin, Dr D Blana
Application Deadline: 27 March 2020

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This is an exciting, interdisciplinary project that brings together social science, data science and engineering, and will give the student invaluable skills for a career in academia or the medical technology sector.
  FoodBioSystems DTP - Variation in forages for improved micronutrient nutrition in livestock
  Dr S Palmer, Dr S Stergiadis, Prof A Kingston-Smith, Mr P Billings
Application Deadline: 6 March 2020

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Research Group. FOODBIOSYSTEMS BBSRC DTP. Milk is a rich source of protein, calcium, iodine, magnesium and manganese, and is seen as a key mechanism via which health and nutrition can be improved in many countries, developed and developing alike.
  EPSRC DTP studentship in Sparsity and structures in large-scale machine learning problems
  Dr B Gauthier, Dr K Strokorb
Application Deadline: 16 March 2020

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This project aims at investigating, both from a theoretical and computational point of view, the design of novel model-based and data-driven feature extraction and sparsification strategies for the approximation of complex Machine Learning problems.
  EPSRC DTP studentship in Spectral approximation of extremal dependence in high dimensions
  Dr K Strokorb, Dr B Gauthier, Prof M Marletta
Application Deadline: 16 March 2020

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This studentship will develop a paradigm-changing theoretical underpinning of novel tools for assessing extremal dependence in high dimensions.
  Microplastics in Drinking Water: Tap vs Bottled water
  Dr A Bogush
Applications accepted all year round

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Coventry University (CU) is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a fully-funded PhD studentship. The studentship will commence in either May or September 2020, depending on availability of the successful applicant.
  Turbulent plasma in laboratory and space
  Prof E Kim
Application Deadline: 31 March 2020

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Applications are invited from ambitious and self-motivated candidates to study turbulent plasma in laboratory settings. Laboratory plasma flows tend to self-organise into jet-like zones and this process is believed to be fundamental to the operating principles of any future fusion reactor.
  Hydrological and climate variability research
  Dr M Hanel, Dr I Markonis, Dr P Maca
Application Deadline: 28 February 2020

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The Hydrological and Climate Variability Research Group of the Czech University of Life Sciences Prague (Faculty of Environmental Sciences) seeks a PhD student.
  City-scale big data in urban mobility
  Dr H He
Application Deadline: 29 March 2020

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Application details. Reference number. ABCE19/HH. Start date of studentship. 1 July 2020. Closing date of advert. 29 March 2020. Interview date.
  Uncovering 3D genome architecture in annelid worms
  Dr JM Martin
Applications accepted all year round

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The School of Biological and Chemical Sciences at Queen Mary is one of the UK’s elite research centres, according to the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF).
  FoodBioSystems DTP - Understanding the ecology and coevolution of aphids and parasitoids to improve natural biocontrol measures in field crops
  Dr I Capellini, Dr R Girling, Dr J Bishop, Dr A Murchie
Application Deadline: 6 March 2020

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Research Group. FOODBIOSYSTEMS BBSRC DTP. Parasitoids are insects that play a fundamental ecological role in both natural and agricultural ecosystems by regulating the population of herbivore pests, such as aphids.
  Improving outcomes of chronically ill patients through promotion of effective self-regulation
  Prof S Orbell, Dr V Lamarche
Application Deadline: 2 March 2020

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Apply to University of Essex for a place to study by Monday 20 January 2020. Apply for SeNSS studentship funding by 12.00pm on Monday 2 March 2020.
  Basic and Applied Motivation science - the function and nature of human motivation
  Dr K Murayama
Applications accepted all year round

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Applications are invited for a PhD student position on motivation science, a new emerging interdisciplinary area that examines the nature of human motivation.
  PhD in Applied Ecology - Developing data-driven modelling in Applied Ecology
  Prof R Freckleton
Applications accepted all year round

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We live in a changing world and a challenge for ecologists is to forecast how such changes will impact on natural populations. We tackle problems such as forest management, weed invasions and predicting the impacts of land management on populations of plants, insects and birds.
  PhD in evolutionary biology - examining the evolution of interactions between species
  Prof R Freckleton
Applications accepted all year round

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Evolutionary biology is underpinned by models for the evolution of species and their traits. The growing body of phylogenetic information, as well as increases in computational power allows us to develop and test novel models and theories of evolution.
  Developing a multiscale description of complex fluids from the molecular to the continuum scales
  Dr L Lue, Dr D Kivotides
Applications accepted all year round

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Engineers have traditionally used continuum equations to model processes, such as the Navier-Stokes equation for fluid flow. These methods require constitutive relations that encode the properties of the fluid; these are typically determined empirically and have limited predictive capabilities.
  Modelling the effect of the electric double layer on electron transfer kinetics
  Dr L Lue
Applications accepted all year round

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Electron transfer between molecules in solution and a surface (e.g., a metallic electrode or semiconducting substrate) occurs in a wide variety of important areas, including catalysis, corrosion, electrodeposition, photochemistry, etc.
  PhD studentship opportunity in student and clinical supervisors’ perspective on student preparedness for clinical learning in veterinary medicine – a multicentre study
  Dr K Jeevaratnam
Applications accepted all year round

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This is an exciting fully funded PhD studentship opportunity exploring perceptions and characteristics that are important for clinical learning in both students and their clinical teachers.
  Turbulent plasma in laboratory and space
  Prof E Kim
Application Deadline: 31 March 2020

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PhD Type

Applications are invited from ambitious and self-motivated candidates to study turbulent plasma in laboratory settings. Laboratory plasma flows tend to self-organise into jet-like zones and this process is believed to be fundamental to the operating principles of any future fusion reactor.
  Research opportunities in the York Management School

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Our PhD programme offers high-quality training and support to help you unleash your curiosity and develop key skills to support a career in academia, industry, consultancy or research.
  Computational Functional Genomics
  Assoc Prof G Lunter
Application Deadline: 24 July 2020

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PhD Type

We are interested in building computational models to understand and predict the functional consequences of mutations in the (human) genome.
  Genetic Architecture of Inherited Cardiomyopathy
  Prof M Farrall, Dr AG Goel, Prof H Watkins
Application Deadline: 24 July 2020

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Studying genetic variation in cardiomyopathy and coronary artery disease across the entire allele frequency spectrum in order to identify causative genes and susceptibility loci.
  Novel statistical method development for discovery and interpretation of genetic contribution to human complex traits
  Dr V Iotchkova
Application Deadline: 24 July 2020

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Genetic and epidemiological research has generated a vast amount of data and expertise for evaluating the genetic contribution to human traits in health and disease.
  Computational Functional Genomics
  Assoc Prof G Lunter
Application Deadline: 24 July 2020

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We are interested in building computational models to understand and predict the functional consequences of mutations in the (human) genome.
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