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  Developing nutritional guidelines for human breast milk bank donors
  Dr S Dyall, Dr Y Jeanes
Applications accepted all year round

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Appropriate nutrition is particularly important for preterm infants, since their maternal nutrient supply has been prematurely interrupted.
  Gut microbiota, wholegrain and pancreatic islet function in the development of type 2 diabetes
  Dr A Costabile, Dr A Hauge-Evans
Applications accepted all year round

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Project area. The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) has predicted that 629 million people will have diabetes by 2045, which will be over double the figure for 2000.
  Understanding the role of HoxA9 in chemotherapy resistance of Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (AML)
  Dr M Esposito
Applications accepted all year round

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Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (AML) is a rare but yet deadly form of blood cancer. Genome-wide expression arrays and RNA sequencing have contributed to unravelling the leukaemia signature genes.
  Up to 10 fully funded, four-year PhD studentships are available in the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Prosthetics and Orthotics

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Up to 10 fully funded, four-year PhD studentships are available in the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Prosthetics and Orthotics, commencing in October 2019.
  Weight stigma and health behaviours
  Dr N Buckland, Dr A Iyer, Dr C Wood
Applications accepted all year round

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Obesity is one of society’s greatest challenges with 2/3rds of UK adults being overweight or obese. Weight stigma (anti-fat attitudes, weight-based prejudice and discrimination) is experienced by 54% of adults and deters individuals from engaging in healthy behaviours targeted in obesity interventions (e.g.
  Artificial Intelligence for Future Society: Smart Cities
  Prof W Hall
Application Deadline: 31 August 2019

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Supervisor. Prof Dame Wendy Hall. Co-supervisor Prof Pauline Leonard. Project description. The Web Science Institute at the University of Southampton is offering a 4-year funded PhD position in Artificial Intelligence for Future Society in collaboration with Fawley Waterside Ltd.
  Machine Learning for Stress and Fatigue Detection in Ship Crews
  Prof D Hudson
Application Deadline: 31 August 2019

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It is often reported that 80% of maritime accidents are due to human error, with a large proportion of these attributed to a failure to follow procedures.
  Up to 10 fully funded, four-year PhD studentships are available in the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Prosthetics and Orthotics

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Up to 10 fully funded, four-year PhD studentships are available in the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Prosthetics and Orthotics, commencing in October 2019.
  Development of a diabetes prevention intervention using a blood glucose meter
  Assoc Prof J Evans, Dr C Eades
Applications accepted all year round

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Type 2 diabetes is a global epidemic, but lifestyle changes relating to diet and physical activity can delay or prevent the onset of type 2 diabetes among high risk individuals, such as people with impaired glucose regulation (IGR) (those with high blood glucose levels, but not high enough to be diagnosed with diabetes).
  Life after serving my country: Development, Implementation and Evaluation of a Psychosocial Intervention for Retired Athletes and Military Service People with Addictive Behaviours
  Dr HJ Hong, Dr P Coffee, Dr N Fitzgerald
Applications accepted all year round

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Depression, anxiety, and alcohol and substance abuse are all common problems for retired athletes.
  Promoting self-management and developing resilience to protect and promote nurses’ physical and mental health and wellbeing.
  Dr Louise Hoyle, Dr Carol Bugge
Applications accepted all year round

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Nurses make up the largest part of the NHS Scotland workforce (43%) and nearly 50% of the global health workforce. Yet, nurses suffer more than average from health problems due to the physical and mental stress of their jobs.
  Exploring new methodology in Data Analytics to advance population health
  Dr S Barry, Dr I Megiddo
Applications accepted all year round

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Summary. 1 fully funded, 3.5 year PhD studentship is available to a highly motivated UK or EU student to work within a centre of excellence in the linkage and analysis of data across disciplines.
  Up to 10 fully funded, four-year PhD studentships are available in the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Prosthetics and Orthotics

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Up to 10 fully funded, four-year PhD studentships are available in the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Prosthetics and Orthotics, commencing in October 2019.
  PhD Opportunities in the School of Nursing and Health Sciences

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 Applications are invited from self-funded full-time applicants to undertake a PhD in the School of Nursing and Health Sciences at the University of Sunderland.
  Investigating the impact of urban and natural environments on health and wellbeing through social media analysis
  Dr S Wilkie
Applications accepted all year round

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The places central to our daily lives play an important role in our health and wellbeing. Typically, built and natural environments are compared for their effects on these outcomes using traditional experimental methods.
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