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Title Primary Supervisor Application Deadline Funding Type Subject Area
Identifying and reducing social inequalities in respiratory and infectious intestinal diseases (LAKE_U16SCI) Dr Iain Lake 31 Mar 2016 Funded Studentship
The role of sulforaphane in microtubule dynamics and organisation in health and cancer (MOGENSEN_U16BIGC) Dr Mette M Mogensen 29 Feb 2016 Funded Studentship
Oscillations in Flow Through an Elastic-Walled Tube (WHITTAKER_U16SF) Dr Robert Whittaker 31 May 2016 PGR Opportunity
Identifying little bugs with tiny pores – PromethION nanopore sequencing in clinical microbiology Dr Justin O’Grady 22 Feb 2016 Funded Studentship
Developing metal-free borane catalysts for renewable hydrogen production (WILDGOOSE_U15LEV) Prof Gregory G. Wildgoose 31 Mar 2016 Funded Studentship
Effectiveness of landscape-scale deer management for future forest resilience (DOLMAN_U15FC) Dr Paul Dolman 11 Feb 2016 Funded Studentship
Developing a model for systematic deprescribing on admission to care of the older person’s ward (WRIGHTD_U16NNUH) Prof David Wright 30 Apr 2016 Funded Studentship
Exploring chemistry, composition and circulation changes in the stratosphere with innovative technologies (LAUBE_U15ERC) Dr Johannes Laube 01 Apr 2016 Funded Studentship
PGR Studentships - Medicine and Health Sciences - Health sciences Jan McAllister 31 May 2016 Funded Studentship
PGR Studentships - Medicine and Health Sciences - Norwich Medical School Alastair Watson, School Director of Postgraduate Research 31 May 2016 Funded Studentship
PGR Studentships - Social Sciences - Social Work Jonathan Dickens 12 Feb 2016 Funded Studentship
PGR Studentships - Social Sciences - Psychology Martin Doherty, School Director of Postgraduate Research 12 Feb 2016 Funded Studentship
PGR Studentships - Social Sciences - Norwich Business School Nishikant Mishra, School Director of Postgraduate Research 12 Feb 2016 Funded Studentship
PGR Studentships - Social Sciences - Law David Mead, School Director of Postgraduate Research 12 Feb 2016 Funded Studentship
PGR Studentships - Social Sciences - Education and Lifelong Learning Anna Robinson-Pant, School Director of Postgraduate Research 12 Feb 2016 Funded Studentship
PGR Studentships - Social Sciences - Economics Corrado di Maria, School Director of Postgraduate Research 12 Feb 2016 Funded Studentship
PGR Studentships - Social Sciences - International Development Maren Duvendack, School Director of Postgraduate Research 12 Feb 2016 Funded Studentship
Spatial analysis of low carbon innovations (WILSON_U16ERC) Dr Charlie Wilson 13 Feb 2016 Funded Studentship
GUAN_U16LEV Climate change economics and modelling Prof Dabo Guan 01 May 2016 Funded Studentship
A coupled CFD and observational approach to improve measurements of ocean turbulence from gliders (PALMER_UENV16NEX) Dr. Matthew Palmer 31 Jan 2016 Funded Studentship
Inorganic and Bioinorganic Supramolecular Photochemistry (FIELDEN_U16SF) Dr John Fielden 31 Mar 2016 PGR Opportunity
The Symmetric Group: Representation Theory and Combinatorics (LYLE_U16SF) Dr Sinéad Lyle 31 May 2016 PGR Opportunity
Supramolecular chemistry of phthlocyanines and porphyrins (CAMMIDGE_U16SF) Prof Andy Cammidge 31 May 2016 PGR Opportunity
Quantum Fluids (SALMAN_U16SF) Dr Hayder Salman 31 May 2016 PGR Opportunity
Ultrafast Spectroscopic Investigation of Dynamics in Complex media (MEECH_U16SF) Prof Steve Meech 31 May 2016 PGR Opportunity
Combatting Climate Change by Carbon Dioxide Air Capture (ALEXANDER_U16SF) Dr Matthew Alexander 31 May 2016 PGR Opportunity
Supramolecular hydrogels: from understanding of structure to applications in drug delivery (KHIMYAK_U16SF) Prof Yaroslav Khimyak 31 May 2016 PGR Opportunity
Double Kinetic Resolution (STEPHENSON_U16SF) Dr G. Richard Stephenson 31 May 2016 PGR Opportunity
Mechanics of an elastic cell under flow conditions (BLYTH_U16SF) Dr Mark Blyth 31 May 2016 PGR Opportunity
History of Logic (DZAMONJA01_U16SF) Prof Mirna Dzamonja 31 May 2016 PGR Opportunity
Set Theory and its connections with other subjects of mathematics (DZAMONJA02_U16SF) Prof Mirna Dzamonja 31 May 2016 PGR Opportunity
Graphene Advanced Membrane Enhancement (MELENDI_U16SF) Dr Sonia Melendi-Espina 31 May 2016 PGR Opportunity
The West Antarctic Ice Sheet and climate: slow decline or sudden collapse (STEVENS_U16SF) Prof David Stevens 31 May 2016 PGR Opportunity
Decoding ‘protein-small molecule’ interactions by quantitative STD NMR spectroscopic techniques (ANGULO_U16SF) Dr Jesus Angulo 31 May 2016 PGR Opportunity
Materials design for better formulations (FABIAN_U16SF) Dr Laszlo Fabian 31 May 2016 PGR Opportunity
Nonlinear hydroelastic waves in layered fluids (PARAU_U16SF) Dr Emilian Parau 31 May 2016 PGR Opportunity
Model theory and categories (KIRBY_U16SF) Dr Jonathan Kirby 31 May 2016 PGR Opportunity
Mathematical Modelling of Water Wave Impacts (COOKER_U16SF) Dr Mark J. Cooker 31 May 2016 PGR Opportunity
Synthesis of ultrapotent anticancer agents by solid phase methods (SEARCEY_U16SF) Prof Mark Searcey 31 May 2016 PGR Opportunity
Exploiting genetically encoded unnatural amino acids to develop novel proteins (SACHDEVA_U16SCI) Dr Amit Sachdeva 31 May 2016 PGR Opportunity
Probing DNA properties by a combination of molecular modelling and EPR spectroscopy (OGANESYAN_U16SF) Dr Vasily Oganesyan 31 May 2016 PGR Opportunity
Developing Nano-structured Materials for Analytical Applications, Functional Devices or Drug Delivery (MAYES_U16SF) Dr Andrew Mayes 31 May 2016 PGR Opportunity
Transforming nitrite chemistry with semi-synthetic heme proteins (MACMILLAN_U16SF) Dr Fraser MacMillan 31 May 2016 PGR Opportunity
Condensed phase electronic energy transfer in chemical and biological systems: From two level systems to higher plants (JONES_U16SF) Dr Garth Jones 31 May 2016 PGR Opportunity
Nanostructured silicon for application in lithium batteries (CHAO_U16SF) Dr Yimin Chao 31 May 2016 PGR Opportunity
Asymmetric Catalysis, (Bio)Supramolecular Chemistry, Total Synthesis & Isotope Chemistry (BEW_U16SF) Dr S.P. Bew 31 May 2016 PGR Opportunity
Improved methods for computing and interpreting the nonlinear optical properties of materials (ANDREWS_U16SF) Prof David Andrews 31 May 2016 PGR Opportunity
Understanding how cell energy regulation determines the gut-liver axis response to dietary challenges (BERAZA_F16HDTP) Dr Naiara Beraza (IFR) 26 Feb 2016 Funded Studentship
Understanding bacterial adaptation through network analysis (BARANYI_F16FDTP2) Professor József Baranyi (IFR) 26 Feb 2016 Funded Studentship
Modelling individuality of bacterial stress responses (BARANYI_F16FDTP1) Professor József Baranyi (IFR) 26 Feb 2016 Funded Studentship
Advanced computer vision for prediction of field vegetable marketable yield and quality (PENFIELD_J16FICASE1) Dr Steven Penfield 26 Feb 2016 Funded Studentship
Unmasking the mechanisms of action of dietary bioactives in berries, cocoa, tea and wine (KAY_U16HICASE1) Dr Colin Kay 26 Feb 2016 Funded Studentship
Mechanisms involved in crop resistance to the green peach aphid Myzus persicae (HOGENHOUT_J16FICASE1) Professor Saskia Hogenhout 26 Feb 2016 Funded Studentship
Unravelling the control logic of flowering time in wheat (MORRIS_J16FDTP) Professor Richard Morris (JIC) 30 Nov 2015 Funded Studentship
How do our gut bacteria communicate with the brain? (JUGE_F16HDTP2) Dr Nathalie Juge (IFR) 30 Nov 2015 Funded Studentship
How do plants sense iron? (BALK_J16FDTP) Dr Janneke Balk (JIC) 26 Feb 2016 Funded Studentship
Physiology of IPK1 function in Arabidopsis (BREARLEY_U15SCI) Dr Charles Brearley 23 Oct 2015 Funded Studentship
New therapeutic targets in inflammation and cancer (O’CONNELL_U16SF) Dr Maria O’Connell 31 May 2016 PGR Opportunity
Pollution tolerant marine communities: detecting impacts and understanding ecological mechanisms (GRANT_U16SF) Prof Alastair Grant 31 May 2016 PGR Opportunity
Biomimetic metal complexes: reactivity and reaction mechanisms (WRIGHTJ_U16SF) Dr Joseph Wright 31 May 2016 PGR Opportunity
Combination of chrysotherapy and allenic compounds: new approaches for the generation of cancer therapeutics (MUÑOZ_U16SF) Dr María Paz Muñoz 31 May 2016 PGR Opportunity
New Methodology in Organic Synthesis (PAGE_U16SF) Professor Philip Page 31 May 2016 PGR Opportunity
Protein interactions in cancer regulation (BLUMENSCHEIN_U16SF) Dr Tharin Blumenschein 31 May 2016 PGR Opportunity
The Roles of Metals in Biology (LEBRUN_U16SF) Professor Nick Le Brun 31 May 2016 PGR Opportunity
Sulfur Metabolism and Trafficking in Green Sulfur Bacteria (HAMILTON_U16SF) Dr Chris Hamilton 31 May 2016 PGR Opportunity
Novel Multifunctional Nanoparticle for Advanced Prostate Cancer (AL-JAMAL_U16SF) Dr Wafa T. Al-Jamal 31 May 2016 PGR Opportunity
Targeting non-canonical DNA structures: designing and developing new molecules for genetic diseases such as cancer and diabetes (WALLER_U16SF) Dr Zoë Waller 31 May 2016 PGR Opportunity
Chemical biology studies with anticancer natural products (GANESAN_U16SF) Professor Ganesan 31 May 2016 PGR Opportunity
Novel pharmacological tools for P2X7 and implications for the immune system (STOKES_U15SF) Dr Leanne Stokes 31 May 2016 PGR Opportunity
Investigating the role of a new biomarker in malignant melanoma (MORRIS_U15SF) Dr Chris Morris 31 May 2016 PGR Opportunity
Investigations into how chemokine receptors lead to migration of cancerous cells (MUELLER_U16SF) Dr Anja Mueller 31 May 2016 PGR Opportunity
Metallacycle Precatalysts for Lead-Oriented Synthesis (RICHARDS_U16SF) Dr Chris Richards 31 May 2016 PGR Opportunity
PhD in Medicinal Chemistry - Identification of inhibitors of the pro-survival protein Mcl-1 as an approach to treating cancer (HOWELL_U16SF) Dr Lesley Howell 31 May 2016 PGR Opportunity
Preformulation of 3D printable solid pharmaceutical dosage forms (QI_U16SF) Dr Sheng Qi 31 May 2016 PGR Opportunity
Swarm Intelligence and Agent Based Support for Software Engineering (NOPPEN_U16SF) Dr Joost Noppen 31 May 2016 PGR Opportunity