The projects funded for this call involve collaborative work between the School of Biological and Chemical Sciences and the Blizard Institute/Barts Cancer Institute; School of Languages, Linguistics and Film and Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry; School of Geography and Wolfson Institute of Preventative Medicine.
The topics that are the focus of the studentships range from examining the protocols for carrying out medical research, the sociological factors that impact public health, mechanism behind neurological disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease, biochemical and biomedical processes connected to inhibiting HIV, and nanotechnology for developing diagnostic and therapeutic tools.
- The fundamentals of Alzheimer’s disease
- The mechanisms of inhibition of HIV infection
- The intersection of sociolinguistics and public health
- Exploring motivations to participate in medical research
- Nanotechnology in biomedical science: nanoscale biochips as cell-type-specific diagnostic and therapeutic tools
- Design and synthesis of bioactive self-assembling systems for enamel and bone therapeutics