Category: Scholarship Vacancies

How should the value of evidence based procurement board advice be captured and communicated? -– MSc by Research in Social Policy

Location: Swansea University – College of Health and Human Sciences, Singleton Campus Annual Stipend: £11,702 Application Deadline: 15th November 2019 (Start date – early January 2020) Project Description (max 500 words):  The evidence based procurement board (EBPB) consists of professionals from within NHS Wales and Welsh research organisations, making recommendations and guidance for value and… Read more »

Novel functions of nutrient-sensing protein complexes in DNA repair- PhD Scholarship

    Novel functions of nutrient-sensing protein complexes in DNA repair North West Cancer Research Institute, School of Medical Sciences, Bangor University Project ID: BUK2E019 Annual Stipend: £14,483 Application Deadline: 20th October 2019 Genome integrity is threatened by exogenous and endogenous sources of DNA damage, and DNA repair systems therefore form a crucial barrier to… Read more »

Internationalization of Illustrated Stories for Children: Strategic Development in the Welsh Publishing Industry- PhD Scholarship

Applications are invited for a PhD studentship funded by the Knowledge Economy Skills Scholarship (KESS 2 East ) scheme intended to start February 2020. The project will be based in Yr Athrofa: the Institute of Education at University of Wales Trinity Saint David in collaboration with Graffeg Ltd.  Duration: 3 years Funding Amount: UK/EU tuition… Read more »

Artificial Intelligence Methods – Automated Defect Recognition of Ultrasonic Data in NDT-PhD Scholarship

PhD Studentship – Artificial Intelligence Methods – Automated Defect Recognition of Ultrasonic Data in NDT Funding Amount: UK/EU tuition fees plus competitive stipend Regions: EU (Non UK), UK Duration: 3 years Application deadline: 4th October 2019 Project Details: The School of Engineering at the University of Wales Trinity St David and TWI Ltd are seeking… Read more »

Mink in Welsh waterways: The efficacy of invasive species control (Masters by Research Scholarship)

                   Mink in Welsh waterways: The efficacy of invasive species control School of Natural Sciences, Bangor University Project ID: BUK2193 Annual Stipend: £11,586 Application Deadline: 20 September 2019 Invasive species are one of the leading causes of global biodiversity decline and significant conservation effort has been focussed… Read more »

Developing a theory-based understanding of the factors that contribute to the decision to donate whole blood (and/or platelets) in young people in Wales. (PhD Scholarship)

      Developing a theory-based understanding of the factors that contribute to the decision to donate whole blood (and/or platelets) in young people in Wales Project Team:     Dr Heidi Seage (Lead Academic Supervisor) Dr Delyth James Amanda Davies Dr Clare Glennan Ben Willkins (Lead Company Supervisor)  Project Outline: This PhD scholarship offers a unique opportunity… Read more »

The development, testing and validating of a technical design guide for ‘Cardiff Living’ Nearly/Zero Energy Dwellings for Sale and Rent (PhD Scholarship)

      The development, testing and validating of a technical design guide for ‘Cardiff Living’ Nearly/Zero Energy Dwellings for Sale and Rent Director of Studies:         Dr Carolyn Hayles (Academic Lead) Project Team:                    Dr John Littlewood (Academic Supervisor) Mr Stuart Jones (Lead Company Supervisor) Project outline: This KESS2 project is in collaboration with Wates Residential… Read more »

An investigation into collaborative working to improve population level physical activity, health and well-being in Wales (PhD Scholarship)

  An investigation into collaborative working to improve population level physical activity, health and well-being in Wales Project Team: Dr Nicola Bolton (Academic Lead Supervisor) Professor Di Crone (Academic Supervisor) Mr Graham Williams (Lead Company Supervisor) Project Outline:  Physical inactivity is the fourth biggest killer globally and the scale of the challenge worldwide and within… Read more »

Methodological developments for the monitoring and assessment of training load, performance and health status in Welsh endurance athletes (PhD Scholarship)

  Methodological developments for the monitoring and assessment of training load, performance and health status in Welsh endurance athletes Project Team:             Michael Hughes, PhD (Cardiff Metropolitan University) Richard Webb, PhD (Cardiff Metropolitan University) Rebecca Aicheler, PhD (Cardiff Metropolitan University) Paul Smith, PhD (Cardiff Metropolitan University) Daniel Farmer (Sport Wales) Brian Hughes (Sport Wales) Tom… Read more »

Cytomegalovirus (HCMV) Encoded Interleukin-10 (vIL-10): Investigating the Immunomodulatory Effects of vIL-10 and its Suitability as a Novel Marker of Viral Reactivation in Kidney Transplant Patients(PhD Scholarship)

  Cytomegalovirus (HCMV) Encoded Interleukin-10 (vIL-10): Investigating the Immunomodulatory Effects of vIL-10 and its Suitability as a Novel Marker of Viral Reactivation in Kidney Transplant Patients Project Team:                 Dr Rebecca Aicheler, Cardiff Metropolitan University (Academic Lead Supervisor) Prof Ian Humphreys, Cardiff University (Academic Supervisor) Nic Clarke, Kidney Wales (Academic/Industrial Supervisor) Project Outline:  Kidney disease… Read more »