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Research Reflections 2017 Conference – Call for Presentations

01 June 2017

Proposals are invited for presentations at the University Research Conference ‘Research Reflections’ to be held at York St John University on 8 September 2017. The purpose of the conference is to showcase our research and explore new research directions across …

British Academy Funding Call – Early Childhood Development

31 May 2017

The British Academy is inviting proposals from UK-based and overseas researchers and their partners, particularly in the Global South, to develop projects related to Early Childhood Development. This call is part of a new round of research opportunities offered by …

NPIF PhD Studentship Opportunities at Falmouth for October 2017 – NOW OPEN TO APPLICATIONS

23 May 2017

As part of the 3D3 Centre for Doctoral Training in Digital Design, Media and Arts, Falmouth University is now inviting applications for National Productivity Investment Fund (NPIF) studentships, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC). 12 NPIF PhD …

School of Maritime Science & Engineering – Applications invited for a three year bursary to undertake post-graduate research within the field of merchant shipping

14 May 2017

The School of Maritime Science and Engineering at Southampton Solent University are offering a three year bursary to undertake post-graduate research within the field of merchant shipping. Postgraduate research bursary: optimum crewing strategies for the Merchant Navy This PhD studentship …

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WUC research into Jamaica’s new medical marijuana scheme

14 May 2017

Writtle University College researchers are investigating Jamaica’s new medical marijuana scheme and the barriers to its successful implementation. PhD student Simon Jones and Dr Chris Bishop, specialist in Postharvest Technology, are working with colleagues at the University of the West …

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Glyndwr student’s PhD research aims to influence decision-making in health care

11 May 2017

A new study aims to produce an over-arching decision-making healthcare model in North Wales by focusing on patients with dementia – a disease that costs the UK £26.3 billion a year. The research, undertaken by Paul Brownbill for his PhD …

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Pen Pals research across the Atlantic

11 May 2017

BGU has announced the establishment of a research partnership with The Social Publishers Foundation (SPF). The partnership features a new practitioner-research project review structure. The aim is to increase dissemination of research and products by teacher-practitioners through the SPF Knowledge Base. …

Research reveals the pressures affecting modern teachers

11 May 2017

Research reveals the pressures affecting modern teachers Friday, 28 April, 2017 Research conducted by the Psychology Department at Bath Spa University has revealed the pressures affecting modern teachers including written and verbal abuse from their pupils’ parents. The findings, from …

Funding Call: British Academy/Leverhulme Small Research Grants

03 May 2017

The British Academy is inviting applications from scholars for the BA/Leverhulme Small Research Grants scheme, which is administered by the Academy. ​Applications must be submitted via the e-GAP system, accessible via  Applicants must register within e-GAP, if you have not already done …

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Can a waste product from cauliflowers help peanuts grow during water shortages? 19 APRIL 2017

26 April 2017

American researcher Kelly Racette is conducting an experiment at Harper Adams University to see if a wax, derived from cauliflower leaves, can help peanuts retain water in drought situations. The 28 year-old from Virginia, America, said: “Peanut is generally considered …

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