Tag: PhD

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 »

High throughput screening of human cancer samples using novel cancer-specific biomarkers for the development of digital patient stratification technologies based around the Axio Scan.Z1. (PhD Scholarship)

High throughput screening of human cancer samples using novel cancer-specific biomarkers for the development of digital patient stratification technologies based around the Axio Scan.Z1. North West Cancer Research Institute, School of Medical Sciences, Bangor University. Project ID: BUK2173 Annual Stipend: £14,198 Application Deadline: 16th September 2018 Project Description The process of oncogenesis is associated with… 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 »

Food safety and cleaning optimisation behaviours in the food industry: development and evaluation of an intervention package (PhD Scholarship)

Food safety and cleaning optimisation behaviours in the food industry: development and evaluation of an intervention package. Cardiff Metropolitan University Project ID: CMK231 Annual Stipend: £14,340 Application Deadline: 24 August 2018 Project Team: Dr Elizabeth Redmond, Food Industry Centre, Senior Research Fellow (Academic Lead Supervisor) Dr Ellen Evans, Food Industry Centre, Junior Research Fellow (Academic Supervisor) Kay Tonkin, The Authentic Curry… Read more »

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: 22nd August 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 NoiseApp. … 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 »

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 »

Hen Blant Bach wins Silver in International Film & Television Award

Original article posted by Bangor University: https://www.bangor.ac.uk/news/latest/hen-blant-bach-wins-silver-in-international-film-television-award-36444 A programme, of which Bangor University was an integral part, has won a Silver Award in the 2018 New York Festivals International Film and Television Awards. Hen Blant Bach, a production by Darlun production company won the Award in the Community Portraits documentary category. The series was a new… Read more »