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Exciting and innovative PhDs in Earth, Environmental and Life Sciences fully funded for 3.5 years

Applications for PhDs starting Autumn 2022 are now open!. We are now accepting applications for PhD projects commencing Autumn 2022 covering the full breadth of Earth, Environmental, Geographic and Life Sciences. Read more

Hydrogen Ventilation in a Geological Disposal Facility

The aim of this project is to predict the behaviour of slowly-released buoyant gasses in a Geological Disposal Facility (GDF) and inform the design of ventilation for such facilities. Read more

Assessing bidirectional causal relationships between heavy menstrual bleeding and mental health: is there a role for inflammation?

PhD Studentship via the GW4 BioMed2 MRC Doctoral Training Programme. Rationale. Problematic menstrual symptoms such as heavy menstrual bleeding (HMB) are common and distressing, impacting substantially on quality of life and mental wellbeing of affected women. Read more

Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Digital Health and Care, University of Bristol

 . The future of Health is Digital – we urgently need new technologies for understanding, preventing, diagnosing and managing illnesses that affect millions of people, such as diabetes, depression and dementia. Read more

SELF-FUNDING MSc BY RESEARCH PROJECT. Stellar antidepressants: dissecting antidepressant mechanisms on astrocytes

Read more about Dr Mosienko’s team and research. here. and on. Twitter. Growing amount of evidence suggests that therapeutic effects of most prescribed antidepressants such as specific serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) cannot be explained by solely an increase in brain serotonin levels. Read more

SELF-FUNDING MSc BY RESEARCH PROJECT: Do male mice prefer to live on their own?

Aggression in group housed male mice is a major concern from both an animal welfare and scientific perspective. Surprising little is known about the social behaviour of male mice in the laboratory environment and therefore what factors trigger aggression or beneficial husbandry methods. Read more

SELF-FUNDING MSc BY RESEARCH PROJECT: Probing the projections of different types of dopamine neurons

What makes one neuron different from another? How can we define different “types” of cells? Are cell types important?. In Parkinson’s disease some dopamine neurons seem to be more vulnerable to neurodegeneration. Read more

Regulation of stress response by astrocytes

Supervisors. Dr V Mosienko (Lead), Bristol, Dr M Ashby, Bristol, Prof K Lunnon, Exeter. Exposure to chronically stressful situations is a major risk factor for clinically diagnosed depression. Read more

Run, eat, sleep, repeat: Hypothalamic integration of homeostatic and circadian signals

Main supervisor. Prof Hugh Piggins (University of Bristol) Second supervisor. Prof Kate Ellacott (University of Exeter) Prof Matthew Jones (University of Bristol), Dr Andrew Wood (University of Exeter). Read more

Probing the function of dopaminergic inputs to the cerebellum

Main supervisor. Dr Paul Dodson (University of Bristol) Second supervisor. Dr Jonathan Witton (University of Exeter) Dr Rui Ponte Costa (University of Bristol) Host institution. Read more

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