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Our Research, School and Graduate School pages contain a wealth of information for prospective postgraduate students and research activity at UEA. You can also search our Course Finder pages for taught postgraduate courses, including Master of Research (MRes) courses.

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Current PhD Opportunities and Studentships

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Latest opportunities (2021)

 

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John Innes Foundation Rotation Programme in Plant and Microbial Sciences

John Innes Foundation Rotation PhD Programme in Plant and Microbial Sciences at the John Innes Centre and The Sainsbury Laboratory.

Four-year...

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Sex, diet, and their consequences for males and females: a metabolomic approach in fruit flies (PERRYJ_U21SF)

A remarkable finding from recent nutritional research is that, in many animals, high protein and low carbohydrate diets are associated with higher lifetime...

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Real time monitoring severe mental health issues during emergencies (LAKEI2_U21SCINIHR)

This PhD is part of the National Institute for Health Research Health Protection Research Unit in...

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Quantifying the real time impact of public health events on the mental health of the population (LAKEI1_U21NIHRPHE)

This PhD is part of the National Institute for Health Research Health Protection Research Unit in...

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Meeting Environmental Sustainability Goals through Transforming Organisational Mindsets (Tregaskis_U21NBS)

The research aims to identify how organisations mobilize change through shifting organisational mindsets. Organisational mindsets capture the cultural climate...

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Harnessing self-organisation in human retinal organoids (GROCOTTT_U21AMS)

The retina of the eye may be grown in the lab from pluripotent stem cells (Eiraku et al, 2011; Ali & Sowden, 2011). These synthetic retinas, or retinal...

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Bornean plants as a source of as Anti-Plasmid Agents (GIBBONSS_U21SCIPVC)

Natural products are a superb source of antibiotic molecules and offer a significant opportunity to overcome antimicrobial resistance (AMR) as either new...

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A Comparative History of the Supply and Maintenance of the English Navy c1650-85 (JOWITT-U21LEV)

Based on archival research, including the examination of maritime records held at regional and national archives, including The National Archives and The...

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Lighting up biotheraputics (SACHDEVAA2_U21SF)

Over the last decade, several antibody-based biotherapeutics have been developed for treatment of cancer. These antibodies, often marketed as “targeted...

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Artificial modulation of biological processes using light (SACHDEVAA1_U21SF)

Site-specific incorporation of non-natural amino acids into proteins could provide new approaches to study and control biological processes. The goal of this...

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