Tag: Aberystwyth University

Automated Analysis of Public Health Protection Data (PhD Scholarship)

Automated Analysis of Public Health Protection Data Aberystwyth University, Computer Science Project ID: AU30035 Annual Stipend: £14,340 Application Deadline: 8 September 2018 Noise pollution is the second highest risk to public health after air pollution[1].  This project will investigate the application of machine learning algorithms to extract additional value from audio and associated data recorded from… Read more »

Testing a nurse-led intervention protocol which is designed to reduce psychological distress in lung cancer patients (PhD Scholarship)

Testing a nurse-led intervention protocol which is designed to reduce psychological distress in lung cancer patients Aberystwyth University, IBERS Project ID: AU30034 Annual Stipend: £14,340 Application Deadline: 4th September 2018 Expanding on the title, above, in this proposed project the student will: (1) work with nurses and patients to investigate how lung cancer (LC) nurses… Read more »

Determination of the most appropriate cell sources and harvest methods for in vitro culturing of pig meat (PhD Scholarship)

Determination of the most appropriate cell sources and harvest methods for in vitro culturing of pig meat Aberystwyth University, IBERS Project ID: AU30027 Annual Stipend: £14,340 Application Deadline: 5th September 2018 In vitro cultured meat has the potential to provide an opportunity for UK agriculture to improve meat production and so, is a key technology… Read more »

Investigation of Best Practice in Metadata for Sound and Moving Images (MPhil Scholarship)

Investigation of Best Practice in Metadata for Sound and Moving Images Aberystwyth University, Information Studies Project ID: AUM30005 Annual Stipend: £11,472 Application Deadline: Friday 17th August 2018 The purpose of this research project is to review and identify best practice in metadata systems for sound and moving images in order to secure future access to… Read more »

Intelligent decision support systems for water quality monitoring (PhD Scholarship)

Intelligent decision support systems for water quality monitoring Aberystwyth University, Computer Science Project ID: AU30030 Annual Stipend: £14,340 Application Deadline: 16th August 2018 Dwr Cymru Welsh Water are responsible for the provision of safe drinking water to 1.4 million homes and businesses across Wales. From raw water acquisition, throughout water treatment and waste water management… Read more »

KESS 2 Awards : The Annual Event : 2018

Awards 2018

On Thursday 26th July 2018 the second KESS 2 Awards, an annual event held for participants of the ESF funded project, was hosted at St Fagans National Museum of History in Cardiff. The evening consisted of a live competition of engaging presentations, each competing for a chance to win up to two awards; The Sustainability Award… Read more »

Developing Oats for Improving Human and Animal Health (MPhil Scholarship)

Developing Oats for Improving Human and Animal Health Aberystwyth University, IBERS Project ID: AUM30004 Annual Stipend: £11,472 Application Deadline: 30th August 2018 Oats (Avena satvia L.) are a multifunctional crop used as a health promoting human food, high quality animal feed and feedstock for industrial applications. Oats are also well adapted to a wide range of… Read more »

Upgrading and implementing mathematical models to increase nitrogen use efficiency of lactating dairy cows (PhD Scholarship)

Upgrading and implementing mathematical models to increase nitrogen use efficiency of lactating dairy cows Aberystwyth University, IBERS Project ID: AU30024 Annual Stipend: £14,340 Application Deadline: 6th September 2018 Increased efficiency of N use in dairy production is proposed as a key action to reduce environmental N contamination, and mathematical models provide a powerful tool to… Read more »

Evolutionary ecology of wood-boring and bark-feeding insects and their impact on coniferous tree forestry. (PhD Scholarship)

Evolutionary ecology of wood-boring and bark-feeding insects and their impact on coniferous tree forestry. Aberystwyth University, IBERS Project ID: AU30032 Annual Stipend: £14,340 Application Deadline: 24th August 2018 Are you interested in evolutionary biology, woodland ecology, combining field studies with Next Generation DNA forensics, and exploring complex concepts of invasion biology and the impacts of… Read more »

Europe Day 2018 celebrated by KESS 2 participants (Interactive Map)

On Wednesday, 9th May 2018, KESS 2 participants celebrated Europe Day by taking to social media to share the benefits EU funding is providing for their doctoral-level study in Wales. Led by Bangor University, KESS 2 facilitates collaborative research projects between universities and businesses across Wales and is supported by European Social Funds (ESF) through the Welsh Government. Throughout Europe… Read more »