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Title Primary Supervisor Application Deadline Funding Type Subject Area
Garlic as a topical antibacterial agent for treatment of infected wounds (HAMILTON_U17SF) Dr Chris Hamilton 31 May 2017 PGR Opportunity
Energy and society in ‘whole systems’ perspective: Cultivating ecologies of participation (HARGREAVES_U17SF) Dr Tom Hargreaves 31 May 2017 PGR Opportunity
Developing consultation skills in pharmacy: exploring the potential of audio-visual training resources (DESBOROUGH_U17SF) Dr James Desborough 31 May 2017 PGR Opportunity
Mathematical Modelling of High-Frequency Self-Excited Oscillations in Fluid Conveying Elastic Walled Tubes (WHITTAKER_U17SCI) Dr Robert Whittaker 01 Dec 2016 Funded Studentship
Sustainable carbon nanofibers/graphene composite electrodes for supercapacitors (MELENDI_U17SCI) Dr Sonia Melendi-Espina 01 Dec 2016 Funded Studentship
Spatial diffusion of low carbon innovations (WILSON_U17SF) Dr Charlie Wilson 01 Dec 2016 PGR Opportunity
Combination of chrysotherapy and allenic compounds: new approaches for the generation of cancer therapeutics (MUÑOZ_U17SCI) Dr María Paz Muñoz 01 Dec 2016 Funded Studentship
Fundamental physics and targeted searches for pulsars (FERDMAN_U17SCI) Dr Robert Ferdman 01 Dec 2016 Funded Studentship
Mechanisms regulating nuclear/cytoskeletal coupling during mechanosignalling (WARREN_U17SCI) Dr Derek Warren 01 Dec 2016 Funded Studentship
Targeting non-canonical DNA and RNA structures: designing and developing new molecules for genetic diseases such as cancer and diabetes (WALLER_U17SF) Dr Zoë Waller 31 May 2017 PGR Opportunity
An investigation of how community pharmacies can support patients with type 2 diabetes (TWIGG_U17SF) Dr Michael Twigg 31 May 2017 PGR Opportunity
P2X7 receptors in cancer cells (STOKES_U17SF) Dr Leanne Stokes 31 May 2017 PGR Opportunity
Natural products as potential antitumour and antimicrobial agents – synthesis and biological studies (SEARCEY_U17SF) Prof Mark Searcey 31 May 2017 PGR Opportunity
Engineering controlled drug delivery systems using electrohydrodynamic nanofabrication (QI_U17SF) Dr Sheng Qi 31 May 2017 PGR Opportunity
Targeting kinases to prevent cancer cell metastasis (MUELLER_U17SF) Dr Anja Mueller 31 May 2017 PGR Opportunity
Chemokine receptors as new targets in breast cancer metastasis (MUELLER_U17SCI) Dr Anja Mueller 01 Dec 2016 Funded Studentship
Bio-responsive materials to prevent ventilator-associated lung infection (MORRIS_U17SF) Dr Chris Morris 31 May 2017 PGR Opportunity
Design and implementation of novel oncology pharmacy services (BHATTACHARYA_U17SCI) Dr Debi Bhattacharya 01 Dec 2016 Funded Studentship
Simulating Exotic Ion-Vortex Interactions in Superfluids (SALMAN_U17SCI) Dr Hayder Salman 01 Dec 2016 Funded Studentship
Droplet impact onto complex substrates: pre- and post- impact dynamics (PURVIS_U17SCI) Dr Richard Purvis 01 Dec 2016 Funded Studentship
How likely do extreme events occur in nature? (PROMENT_U17SCI) Dr Davide Proment 01 Dec 2016 Funded Studentship
Model theory of analytic functions (KIRBY_U17SCI) Dr Jonathan Kirby 01 Dec 2016 Funded Studentship
Intelligent Energy Buildings (KAPLANI_U17SCI) Dr Eleni Kaplani 01 Dec 2016 Funded Studentship
Algorithmic problems in algebra (GRAY_U17SCI) Dr Robert D. Gray 01 Dec 2016 Funded Studentship
Iterated forcing and high forcing axioms (ASPERO_U17SCI) Dr David Aspero 01 Dec 2016 Funded Studentship
Will the smart technology future be energy efficient? (HARGREAVES_U17SCI) Dr Tom Hargreaves 01 Dec 2016 Funded Studentship
Dependence Modelling using copulas with applications (NIKOLOULOPOULOS_U17SCI) Dr Aristidis K. Nikoloulopoulos 01 Dec 2016 Funded Studentship
Algorithms to better understand how zika has come about (HUBER_U17SCI) Dr Katharina Huber 01 Dec 2016 Funded Studentship
Probing mechanisms of delivery of pharmaceuticals from nano-confined environments (KHIMYAK_U17SF) Prof Yaroslav Khimyak 31 May 2017 PGR Opportunity
Completing the interactomics space in systems biology: understanding weak “protein-small molecule” interactions by STD NMR spectroscopy (ANGULO_U17SF) Dr Jesus Angulo 31 May 2017 PGR Opportunity
Targeting antimicrobial resistance via natural products (GANESAN_U17SF) Professor A. Ganesan 31 May 2017 PGR Opportunity
The Energetics and Dynamics of Fluid-Structure Interaction in Collapsible Tube Flows (WHITTAKER_U17SF) Dr Robert Whittaker 31 May 2017 PGR Opportunity
Quantum Fluids (SALMAN_U17SF) Dr Hayder Salman 31 May 2017 PGR Opportunity
Topological defects in superfluids and other physical systems (PROMENT_U17SF) Dr Davide Proment 31 May 2017 PGR Opportunity
Cardinal characteristics above the continuum (ASPERO_U17SF) Dr David Aspero 31 May 2017 PGR Opportunity
Climate governance and policy: new sources of innovation in an era of polycentricity (JORDAN_U17SF) Professor Andrew Jordan 31 May 2017 PGR Opportunity
LAYCOCK_U17SF Real-time visualisation of molecules for flexible molecular docking Dr Stephen Laycock 31 May 2017 PGR Opportunity
Developing efficient algorithms for clustering and/or classification of large and complex data (IGLESIA_U17SF) Dr Beatriz de la Iglesia 31 May 2017 PGR Opportunity
Time Series Data Mining (BAGNALL_U17SF) Dr Anthony Bagnall 31 May 2017 PGR Opportunity
Inorganic and Bioinorganic Supramolecular Photochemistry (FIELDEN_U17SF) Dr John Fielden 31 May 2017 PGR Opportunity
Design and development of optical fibre sensors for volatile organic compounds (MELENDI_U17SF) Dr Sonia Melendi-Espina 31 May 2017 PGR Opportunity
Model theory and categories (KIRBY_U17SF) Dr Jonathan Kirby 31 May 2017 PGR Opportunity
Pure or applied algebra from representation theory, category theory, and topology (GRANTJ_U17SF) Dr Joseph Grant 31 May 2017 PGR Opportunity
Mathematical modelling of sea wave impact (COOKER_U17SF) Dr Mark J. Cooker 31 May 2017 PGR Opportunity
Strong jet formation in free-surface flows (BLYTH_U17SF) Dr Mark Blyth 31 May 2017 PGR Opportunity
Biomimetic metal complexes: reactivity and reaction mechanisms (WRIGHTJ_U17SF) Dr Joseph Wright 31 May 2017 PGR Opportunity
Asymmetric ‘click’ chemistry (STEPHENSON_U17SF) Dr G R Stephenson 31 May 2017 PGR Opportunity
Developing methods for genetically encoded unnatural amino acids to develop novel proteins (SACHDEVA_U17SF) Dr Amit Sachdeva 31 May 2017 PGR Opportunity
Using platinum catalysis for the rational design of non-natural products with potential biological activity (MUÑOZ_U17SF) Dr María Paz Muñoz 31 May 2017 PGR Opportunity
Advanced Ultrafast Spectroscopy (MEECH_U17SF) Prof Stephen Meech 31 May 2017 PGR Opportunity
Developing Nano-structured Materials for Analytical Applications, Functional Devices or Drug Delivery (MAYES_U17SF) Dr Andrew Mayes 31 May 2017 PGR Opportunity
Supramolecular chemistry of phthalocyanines and porphyrins – towards molecular machines and devices (CAMMIDGE_U17SF) Prof Andy Cammidge 31 May 2017 PGR Opportunity
Targeting disease-related proteins using NMR spectroscopy (BLUMENSCHEIN_U17SF) Dr Tharin Blumenschein 31 May 2017 PGR Opportunity
Computing and interpreting the nonlinear optical properties of novel photonic materials (ANDREWS_U17SF) Professor David Andrews 31 May 2017 PGR Opportunity
Synthesis of ultrapotent anticancer agents by solid phase methods (SEARCEY_U17SF) Prof Mark Searcey 31 May 2017 PGR Opportunity
Understanding the interaction between psychiatric morbidity and psychotropic medication use on cognitive decline (Savva_U16SF) Dr George Savva 31 May 2017 PGR Opportunity
The role of self-stigma in developmental stuttering: a cross-cultural perspective (McAllister_U16SF1) Dr Jan McAllister 31 May 2017 PGR Opportunity
Behavioural, emotional and social difficulties in children with developmental speech and language difficulties (McAllister_U16SF2) Dr Jan McAllister 31 May 2017 PGR Opportunity
Faculty of Science International PhD Scholarships 15 Nov 2016 Funded Studentship
How brief can brief interventions to promote physical activity be? The impact of intervention duration and frequency on effectiveness. (Hardeman_U16SF) Prof Wendy Hardeman 31 May 2017 PGR Opportunity
Neuro-biomechanics of motor recovery after stroke in response to rehabilitation – (Pomeroy_U16SF) Prof Valerie Pomeroy 31 May 2017 PGR Opportunity
Molecular ecology of isoprene degrading bacteria: a missing link in the global isoprene cycle (MURRELL_U16ERC2) Prof Colin Murrell 31 Oct 2016 Funded Studentship
Novel biological mechanisms for the degradation of isoprene: a much neglected climate-active gas (MURRELL_U16ERC1) Prof Colin Murrell 31 Oct 2016 Funded Studentship
Decoding stress-induced calcium signals in plants (MILLER_U17SF) Dr Ben Miller 31 May 2017 PGR Opportunity
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