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  EPSRC CDT in Science and Applications of Graphene and Related Nanomaterials (Graphene NOWANO)

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Established in 2013 with EPSRC funding and now supported by the University of Manchester and industry, Graphene NOWNANO CDT offers PhD training in science, technology and applications of the fast-growing family of two-dimensional materials.
  Modelling and simulation of the laser ablation process
  Dr S Goel
Application Deadline: 15 July 2020

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LASERS are the backbones of present day innovative engineering applications. Ranging from eye surgery to manipulation of coatings and surfaces for biomedical implants and aerospace structures or for the creation of smart materials or nano materials, their application is widespread.
  Understanding of the Rehbinder effect across length scales
  Dr S Goel
Application Deadline: 15 July 2020

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Rehbinder in 1928 reported that when a wetted surface is brought into contact with a metallic surface, it results in reduction of surface energy and hence diminishing strength of the material (doi:10.1038/1641127a0).
  PhD Studentship: School of Design and Creative Arts

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Application details. Reference number. DS2019DEG. Start date of studentship. 1 October 2020. Closing date of advert. 14 February 2020.
  Controlling the emergent dynamical phenomena in neural circuits engineered in vitro
  Dr N Janson, Dr A Balanov, Dr P Roach
Application Deadline: 1 July 2020

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This project will be dedicated to mathematical modelling of the collective dynamics in complex living neural networks engineered in vitro.
  3D Print and Additive Manufacturing of Wax and Plastic Injection Moulds.
  Dr E Sabet
Applications accepted all year round

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This project offers a chance to work on a truly disruptive and innovative research project in the high-tech and high-value manufacturing, with very high potential impact in aerospace and energy sectors.
  Mechanics of Advanced Materials: the response of advanced engineering and bio-materials to various types of external loading and environmental conditions - Ref: VS2UF2018
  Prof V Silberschmidt
Application Deadline: 3 September 2020

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In the last two decades, Mechanics of Materials as a discipline has experienced a type of revival. The main reason for this has been a continuing introduction of new materials (or even their classes) with extraordinary microstructures, properties and performance.
  Mechanics of biomaterials: characterisation and quantification of interaction between microstructure and mechanical properties - Ref: VS1UF2018
  Prof V Silberschmidt
Application Deadline: 3 September 2020

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Understanding mechanical properties and performance of various biological materials and tissues and their responses to different loading and environmental conditions is becoming increasingly important for development of new medical procedures and devices.
  Prediction of microscale geometry and performance of 3D-printed medical implants (AGUF2019)
  Dr A Gleadall
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Cutting-edge medical implants for bone fracture repair are manufactured from biodegradable polymers because, unlike permanent devices, they are fully absorbed by the body over several months and do not need surgical removal after healing.
  Simulation Modelling of Distortion and Shrinkage in Stereolithography 3D Printing.
  Dr E Sabet
Applications accepted all year round

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This project offers a chance to work on a truly disruptive and innovative research project in the high-tech and high-value manufacturing, with very high potential impact in aerospace and energy sectors.
  Scaling modelling for annulus environments - NSIRC243 PhD Studentship
  Miss M Mitzithra, Dr S Paul, Ms H Stedman
Applications accepted all year round

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NSIRC243. PhD Studentship (Sponsored by TWI Ltd) - Scaling Modelling for annulus environments. Institution. National Structural Integrity Research Centre (NSIRC).
  Human-Centred Artificial Intelligence with Guided Learning (Application Ref: SF19/EE/CIS/WOO)
  Prof W L Woo, Dr B Wei
Applications accepted all year round

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Applications based on artificial intelligence (AI) are increasingly informing decisions in critical areas of our society – including strategy, defence and policymaking, to name but a few.
  Developing the DANU Analytics Platform for Sports Performance (Ref: RDFC20/HLS/SER/BARRY)
  Dr S Stuart
Application Deadline: 19 June 2020

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Gait is a common behaviour undertaken by humans within a variety of contexts and environments. Gait is also a biomarker for health and can predict injuries or illness progression.
  The Biological and Pathological Effects of Blinking (Ref: SF20/APP/MCDERMOTT1)
  Prof A McDermott
Applications accepted all year round

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Blinking is essential to spread the tear film over the surface of the eye and so keeps the eye moist and lubricated to ensure a smooth surface for refraction of light and provision of essential nutrients and protective antimicrobial molecules.
  The neurophysiological basis of fatigue during exercise (Ref: SF20/SER/THOMAS)
  Dr K Thomas
Applications accepted all year round

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Fatigue is a debilitating symptom that limits exercise performance in healthy individuals, and negatively impacts day-to-day function in disease.
  Understanding the effects of lung disease and vaping to the lung through breath-based bioanalytics (Ref: SF20/APP/MOSCHOS4)
  Dr S Moschos
Applications accepted all year round

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Your breath contains a vast amount of information about you. whether you’ve had a drink, damaged your liver, your blood blood glucose levels, even type of breast cancer treatment can be assessed through breath.
  A novel approach to developing rechargeable fluoride containing polymeric dental materials
  Prof M Patel, Dr N Karpukhina
Applications accepted all year round

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Background. Fluoride has the potential to inhibit caries by promoting remineralisation of carious lesions and acid eroded enamel.
  Comparing the effect of two different implant surface technologies on successful osseointegration in over-prepared osteotomy sites with reduced primary stability.
  Dr S Shahdad
Applications accepted all year round

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Background. Research leading to the development of newer dental implant materials as well as understanding the cellular and acellular healing mechanisms between implant surface and surrounding hard and soft tissues have been in progress for over six decades.
  Detecting and Imaging oral blood vessels for disease monitoring using Heart-Rate Modulated Optical Coherence Tomography
  Dr P H Tomlins
Applications accepted all year round

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Background. This project offers an exciting opportunity to develop imaging technology for oral inflammation. Inflammation is an important condition underlying numerous human health conditions.
  Enhancement and Visualisation of Optical Biomedical Images in Clinical Dentistry
  Dr P H Tomlins
Applications accepted all year round

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Background. This is an exciting project at the cutting edge of biomedical imaging in clinical dentistry. New technology offers a future for oral healthcare without the use of harmful X-Ray imaging.
  Iontophoresis to deliver corticosteroids across buccal mucosal using hydrogel as delivery systems
  Prof M Patel, Dr E Hagi-Pavli
Applications accepted all year round

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Background. Topical delivery of drugs to treat oral mucosal disease is often challenging. This is due to, for example, the saliva washing therapeutic agents away into the gastrointestinal system, the movement of oral structures during mastication and the presence of keratinized oral mucosal surfaces.
  Mapping the Spatial and Temporal Progression of Enamel Biomineralisation using Synchrotron X-ray Diffraction
  Dr M Al-Jawad, Prof F Wong
Applications accepted all year round

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Background. Human dental enamel formation begins in utero and for most teeth takes several years to complete. It is a complex biological, physicochemical process where mineralisation progresses heterogeneously in space and time.
  Modelling of Oral Neutrophil Epithelial interactions
  Dr E Hagi-Pavli
Applications accepted all year round

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Background and Clinical Significance. Neutrophils are an important and vital cellular component of the innate immune system providing rapid protection against microbial invasion.
  Overcoming the penetration depth limitations of optical coherence tomography in clinical dentistry using full electromagnetic wave computer models
  Dr P H Tomlins, Dr R Donnan
Applications accepted all year round

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Background. In healthcare, imaging is one of the most important diagnostic tools available. Deep tissue imaging is usually achieved using either ionising X-Ray radiation, MRI which is expensive or ultrasound, which has low resolution.
  Bioactive Bioresorbable Composites for Load Bearing Guided Bone Regeneration
  Dr K Hing
Application Deadline: 31 May 2020

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To maintain quality of life in an aging population there is a need for development of bioresorbable intervertebral spacers with adequate mechanical properties to sustain a stable correction of deformity, and an osteogenic chemistry/structure to facilitate timely bone fusion through the body of the spacer.
  Real-Time Signal Processing Algorithms for Computational Millimetre-wave Radars
  Dr O Yurduseven
Applications accepted all year round

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Millimetre-waves (mmW) can penetrate through most materials that are opaque at optical wavelengths, yet they are non-ionizing and thus harmless to living tissue at low power levels.
  Biomechanical Evaluation of Reality-Based Navigation in Total Hip Replacement
  Dr A Lennon, Prof Nicholas Dunne
Application Deadline: 15 June 2020

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While total hip replacement is a very successful orthopaedic procedure, there continues to be considerable unwanted surgical variation with regard to restoration of femoral head centre (FHC).
  Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher (based Almac Discovery Edinburgh as part of the ETN Targeted Anti-Cancer Therapies “TACT”)

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“Chemical Biology - Development of technologies for the next generation protein-drug conjugates (PDC) with improved stability and selectivity.”.
  Analysis and Treatment of Orthopaedic Pin Site Infections
  Dr J McEvoy
Applications accepted all year round

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Pin site infections are a major complication of external fixation of fractures, and bacterial biofilms are known to form on the pin surface.1 This project, in collaboration with Dr Shobana Dissanayeke (RHUL) and St Peter’s Hospital, Chertsey, will investigate bacterial biofilms that have been obtained from percutaneous pins used in orthopaedic fixation frames.
  Point-of-care diagnosis of opportunistic fungal infections using innovative molecular biosensors.
  Dr J Tovar
Applications accepted all year round

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Human fungal infections have emerged as one of the most pressing global health problems in recent years.
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