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Research Reflections 2017 Conference – Call for Presentations

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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 …

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

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 …

WUC research into Jamaica’s new medical marijuana scheme

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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 …

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

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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 …

Pen Pals research across the Atlantic

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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

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 …

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

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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 …

Bucks to host The National Disability Arts Collection & Archive

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Buckinghamshire New University will host The National Disability Arts Collection & Archive (NDACA) from April 2018. The £1 million project will be delivered by the disability arts organisation Shape Arts and bring together 2,500 objects celebrating the history of the …

Postgraduate Research Degree Bursary

Building on the success in the REF 2014, Norwich University of the Arts (NUA) is pleased to offer a PhD fees-only Student Bursary to a research student who is offered, accepts and takes up a place on NUA’s research degree …

Future Research Leaders: 6 PhD studentships in history and education at Bishop Grosseteste University

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As part of the ambitious strategy for research, innovation and knowledge exchange, BGU is pleased to announce the second round of PhD studentships in the ‘Future Research Leaders’ programme. BGU is offering up to six full time studentships in History and Education …

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