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  Accountants in the hospital: a hidden professional group
  Dr W Jackson, Dr A Paterson
Application Deadline: 13 March 2020

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Healthcare has long been a large segment of national economies, with it typically representing 10% of the GDP of economies in the developed world.
  Climate change-related disclosures: a legitimacy perspective from accounting professionals
  Dr T de Aguiar, Dr S Haque
Application Deadline: 13 March 2020

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Concern about the undeniable, unpredictable, and risky nature of climate change increases pressure to reduce greenhouse gas emissions worldwide.
  Globalisation, accounting and the war against corruption in public sector organisations
  Dr A Paterson, Dr W Jackson
Application Deadline: 13 March 2020

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Fraudulent and corrupt practises, whether they occur in business, or in the public and third sectors are the antithesis of ethical behaviours.
  Producing chemicals and materials sustainably: Understanding the economic implications and firms decision making
  Prof E Phimister, Dr J Cai
Application Deadline: 28 February 2020

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There are a range of potential novel processes and techniques which would allow the sustainable production of chemicals and materials from organic waste particularly involving anaerobic digestion.
  Renewable transition: Strategies and discourses
  Prof J Canales, Dr T de Aguiar
Application Deadline: 13 March 2020

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Many international policies have been set to tackle climate change. The Paris Agreement is an example of such policies. In preparation to comply with these agreements, countries are set internal policies and targets.
  Role of civil society organisations and corporate transparency in relation to Modern Slavery.
  Prof M Islam, Dr S Haque
Application Deadline: 13 March 2020

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The ongoing modern slavery regulations (such as the UK Modern Slavery Act 2015, Australian Modern Slavery Act, 2018) appear quite broad and setting minimum (and to some extent voluntary) transparency and accountability requirements, leave discretion to both businesses and public sector organisations to comply with the regulations and public expectation.
  The effects of securitization on financial and economic stability in China
  Dr C Jiang, Dr H Vu
Application Deadline: 13 March 2020

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Chinese government has recently announced a string of measures to open up China’s financial markets to foreign capital by removing various restrictions and granting international investors unfettered access to the world’s second-largest capital market – the mainland stocks and bonds.
  The impact of credit ratings on corporate policies
  Dr C Jiang, Dr H Vu
Application Deadline: 13 March 2020

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Credit ratings assigned by external credit rating agencies such as Standard & Poor’s, Moody’s Investors Service and Fitch Ratings play an important role in shaping important corporate financing and investment policies.
  Better shared decision making within cancer care (CANDECIDE)
  Dr S MacLennan, Prof M Ryan
Application Deadline: 27 March 2020

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This is an innovative interdisciplinary project within the important area of supportive care. The student will join a small expert team within the Institute of Applied Health Sciences which has good links with NHS Grampian and UCAN (Urological Cancer Charity).
  Chronic pain: from public health impact to impact on public health policy
  Prof G Macfarlane, Dr K Oliver
Application Deadline: 27 March 2020

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Chronic pain represents a frequent and disabling condition and it is generally acknowledged that it represents and important public health problem and economic burden.
  General Practice contracts: The impact of contract changes on General Practices in Scotland
  Dr V Watson, Dr R Schulz, Prof P Murchie
Application Deadline: 27 March 2020

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In the UK, most GP Practices are run as private businesses that contract with the Government to provide general medical care to the population of patients who are registered with them.
  Predicting the risk of moderate and severe exacerbations in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) using linked electronic health records
  Dr M Nath, Dr J Haughney, Prof A Lee
Application Deadline: 27 March 2020

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a progressive lung disease requiring timely diagnosis and assessment of the severity as well as intensive treatment and health care support to prevent disease progression.
  Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Sustainable Production of Chemicals and Materials

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The University of Aberdeen has been awarded over £1million in funding to establish a centre that will train a new generation of researchers to develop technologies that convert organic waste into sustainable materials.
  Empowering consumers in threatening market contexts
  Research Group: Applied, Social and Health Psychology Research Group
  Dr M Zawisza, Dr D McDermott
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.
  Extending social perception theories to advertising context
  Research Group: Applied, Social and Health Psychology Research Group
  Dr M Zawisza, Dr D McDermott
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.
  Improving the effectiveness of social advertising
  Research Group: Applied, Social and Health Psychology Research Group
  Dr M Zawisza, Dr D McDermott
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.
  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.
  From Henley to the Thames: institutional entrepreneurship, corporate social responsibility and the Oxford-Cambridge University women’s boat race
  Research Group: Cambridge Centre for Sport and Exercise Sciences
  Dr M Dowling, Dr A Stodter, Dr J Roberts
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Cambridge Centre for Sport and Exercise Sciences - https://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/cambridge-centre-for-sport-and-exercise-sciences.
  Good governance? National governing bodies of sport and the UK sport governance code
  Research Group: Cambridge Centre for Sport and Exercise Sciences
  Dr M Dowling, Dr A Stodter, Dr J Roberts
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Cambridge Centre for Sport and Exercise Sciences - https://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/cambridge-centre-for-sport-and-exercise-sciences.
  Risk analysis based on extreme regression
  Prof K Yu
Applications accepted all year round

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Extremes may give rise to bigger severity of occurrences than ordinary risks and then turn notably complex. Management of extreme events often faces challenges in the practice of problem solving and decision making, and therefore, requires of a special consideration and sufficiently using information provided.
  Modelling the movements of goods between locations and countries
  Dr D Groen
Applications accepted all year round

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The aim of this project is to create an agent-based model that mimics the movement of goods between locations and trading individuals in a given country-specific setting.
  Automotive crowdsourcing
  Prof J Giacomin
Applications accepted all year round

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Problem Statement. Among innovation experts crowdsourcing is considered to be a highly cost effective manner for businesses to connect with their customers, identify new design concepts and outsource work.
  Design fictions
  Prof J Giacomin
Applications accepted all year round

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With the dramatically increasing rate of technological and societal change it is becoming more-and-more difficult to estimate future trends and to design complex systems which take many years to develop.
  Design for behaviour change in African urban informal settlements
  Dr F Ceschin
Applications accepted all year round

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This PhD is linked to a 5-year research project entitled ‘Mainstreaming Gender for Energy Security in Poor Urban Environments’, in short Gender for Energy Security (GENS).
  Design for meaning
  Prof J Giacomin
Applications accepted all year round

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Problem Statement. With the increasing availability of affordable products, systems and services the attention of architects and designers is turning more-and-more to the properties of “experience” and “meaning”.
  Managing collaborative logistics
  Dr B Hezarkhani
Applications accepted all year round

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Logistics and transportation are important part in supply chain management. Collaboration among different organizations involved in logistics and transportation is the key to achieve the economies of scale necessary to target profitability and sustainability targets.
  PhD opportunities in Economics and Finance at Brunel University London

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Qualification type. MPhil / PhD. Location. Uxbridge, London. Mode of study. Full-time and Part-time.  . Research students. are welcomed to Brunel as valued members of our thriving, research-intensive community.
  The Grand Union Doctoral Training Partnership: Excellence and innovation in social science research training

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Excellence and innovation in social science research training. The Grand Union Doctoral Training Partnership is currently offering four different collaborative studentships hosted across our partner institutions from selected training pathways.
  Alternative ownership forms, workplace democracy and industrial relations
  Dr J Preminger
Application Deadline: 31 May 2020

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The successful candidate will be enrolled on the PhD in Business and Management at Cardiff Business School. I would welcome PhD candidates interested in either of two broad research areas.
  An examination of the socio-economic consequences of the diagnosis of, and recovery from, cancer in the UK (in collaboration with Tenovus UK)
  Prof M Jones
Application Deadline: 31 March 2020

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This PhD will focus on understanding the socio-economic outcomes of individuals who experience cancer in the UK, including in core aspects of quality of life, such as, work and income, and wellbeing.
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