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UON PhD scholarships and opportunities


Visual Mesh Based Multi-Object Tracking

Closing Date: 31 March 2019
PhD Scholarship

The project objective is to achieve the highest currently possible frame rates when tracking several targets of known size and shape from a static camera with high accuracy and robustly in high resolution video.

Multiple sclerosis

Epigenomics in Multiple Sclerosis

Closing Date: 01 May 2019
PhD Scholarship

This project will involve analysis of MS EWAS data sets currently being generated using the Illumina Epic Arrays. Given the large amount of data involved and the complex computational and statistical models to be applied, this project will be heavily focused on data analysis.

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ATAMI: Is the Age of Trauma Related to the Diagnosis of Mental Illness?

Closing Date: 31 July 2019
PhD Opportunity

What makes a person develop schizophrenia and not bipolar disorder? Or conduct disorder, instead of acute stress disorder? Is it the trauma, the age at which it was experienced, the stage of development, or some other factor, like the family dynamic?

Cancer cell during cell division

CASTIDE: Cancer and Sexually-Transmitted Infection Differences in Experience

Closing Date: 31 August 2019
PhD Opportunity

People are increasingly experiencing a dual diagnosis – being told they have cancer and a sexually transmitted infection (STI) called Human Papilloma Virus (HPV). The aim of the project is to describe the experience for people with cancer, an STI or both.

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Brain stroke

"Obesity Paradox" in Stroke: Studies on the Blood-brain Barrier

Closing Date: 31 January 2019
PhD Scholarship

Obesity is a major risk factor for stroke. However, many studies suggest a better prognosis in obese patients after stroke. The aim of this project is to investigate the underlying mechanisms with a focus on the blood-brain barrier.