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Title Primary Supervisor Application Deadline Funding Type Subject Area
Decoding stress-induced calcium signals in plants (MILLER_U17SF) Dr Ben Miller 31 May 2017 PGR Opportunity
Minihane_U16UNL Optimising n-3 (EPA and DHA) fatty acid synthesis and status using plant bioactives Prof Anne Marie Minihane 11 Jul 2016 Funded Studentship
TREGASKIS_U16IHM: Globalising Actors in Multinationals Prof Olga Tregaskis 18 Jul 2016 Funded Studentship
Biofilm-penetrant delivery systems for DNA-based antibiotics active against lung pathogens (MORRIS_U16MRC) Dr Chris Morris 13 Jul 2016 Funded Studentship
Gut Viruses and Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) (Wileman_U16INM) Prof Tom Wileman 04 Jul 2016 Funded Studentship
Application of rapid nanopore metagenomics sequencing for the diagnosis of prosthetic joint infection (OGrady_U16ORUK) Dr Justin O’Grady 01 Jul 2016 Funded Studentship
Financial stress and university students’ wellbeing (Panagiotaki_U16SF1) Dr Georgia Panagiotaki 31 May 2017 PGR Opportunity
The development of children’s reasoning about evolution and death: the influence of parent-child discourse (Panagiotaki_U16SF2) Dr Georgia Panagiotaki 31 May 2017 PGR Opportunity
Intestinal Epithelial Cell Death and Barrier Function (Watson_U16SF) Professor Alastair Watson 31 May 2017 PGR Opportunity
The brain-gut axis and its impact on dementia symptomology (Hornberger_U16SF1) Prof Michael Hornberger 31 May 2017 PGR Opportunity
Virtual reality to detect and manage behavioural symptoms in dementia (Hornberger_U16SF2) Prof Michael Hornberger 31 May 2017 PGR Opportunity
Research evidence and the control of non-communicable diseases in low and middle income countries (Song_U16SF2) Prof Fujian Song 31 May 2017 PGR Opportunity
Evidence synthesis methods – mixed treatment comparison and network meta-analysis (Song_U16SF1) Prof Fujian Song 31 May 2017 PGR Opportunity
Structural and biochemical characterisation of the proteasome of Trypanosoma congolense (Steverding_U16SF4) Dr Dietmar Steverding 31 May 2017 PGR Opportunity
Identification of iron responsive elements and iron regulatory proteins involved in the iron-dependent regulation of the transferrin receptor of Trypanosoma brucei (Steverding_U16SF2) Dr Dietmar Steverding 31 May 2017 PGR Opportunity
Cloning and expression of topoisomerase genes from Trypanosoma brucei (Steverding_U16SF1) Dr Dietmar Steverding 31 May 2017 PGR Opportunity
Identification of the Trypanosoma brucei transferrin receptor-recognition site of transferrin (Steverding_U16SF3) Dr Dietmar Steverding 31 May 2017 PGR Opportunity
Living with Fracture: A mixed-method study to understand the impact of upper limb fragility fracture on older women and their lifestyle decisions in relation to physical activity and exercise. (Salter_U16SF) Dr Charlotte Salter 31 May 2017 PGR Opportunity
Understanding the environmental determinants of health (Jones_U16SF) Prof Andy Jones 31 May 2017 PGR Opportunity
Understanding how nutrition and lifestyle impacts on the risks for sarcopenia and frailty (Welch_U16SF) Dr Ailsa Welch 31 May 2017 PGR Opportunity
Do dietary flavonoids reduce cardiovascular disease risk? (Cassidy_U16SF) Prof Aedin Cassidy 31 May 2017 PGR Opportunity
Defining protein interaction networks for nitrate reduction in soil bacteria (RICHARDSONDJ_U16SCI) Prof David J. Richardson & Dr Andrew Gates 03 Jul 2016 Funded Studentship
Effects of Reduced Meat Intake and Higher Consumption of Plant Foods on Mineral Nutrition (Fairweather-Tait_U16SF) Prof Fairweather-Tait 31 Dec 2016 PGR Opportunity
The Impact of Nutrition and APOE Genotype on Cognition and Cerebrovascular and Neuronal Function (Minihane_U16SF) Prof Anne Minihane 31 May 2017 PGR Opportunity
High-Resolution Electrostatic Inkjet for Printed Electronics (ALEXANDER02_U16SCI) Dr Matthew Alexander 05 Jun 2016 Funded Studentship
Development of micro and nanofabricated formulations with complex 3D architectures to provide controlled and targeted drug delivery (QI_U16ERDF) Dr Sheng Qi 30 Jun 2016 Funded Studentship
Synthesis of novel bioactive small molecules: Generating a ‘toolbox’ for targeting fibrosis diseases (BEW_U16SCI) Dr Sean Bew 30 Jun 2016 Funded Studentship
Advancing the health economic evidence available to inform economic models and decisions about appropriate Cystic Fibrosis care (Sach_U16CFT) Dr Tracey Sach 01 Jul 2016 Funded Studentship
Advanced computer vision for prediction of crop yield and quality (PENFIELD_J16FICASE1) Dr Steven Penfield 15 Jul 2016 Funded Studentship
 PhD opportunities in Pharmacy for self-funding and international students 31 Dec 2019 PGR Opportunity
 PhD opportunities in Mathematics for self-funding and international students 31 Dec 2019 PGR Opportunity
 PhD opportunities in Environmental Sciences for self-funding and international students 01 Jan 2020 PGR Opportunity
 PhD opportunities in Computing Sciences for self-funding and international students 01 Jan 2020 PGR Opportunity
 PhD opportunities in Chemistry for self-funding and international students 01 Jan 2020 PGR Opportunity
PhD opportunities in Biological Sciences for self-funding and international students Dr Gabriella Kelemen (PGR Director) 01 Jan 2020 PGR Opportunity