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PhD projects
ProjectResearch DivisionReference numberSupervisor/sSponsorEligibility Deadline for Applications  
 LAMBDA: Longer Axons for Motor neurons in a Bioengineered Device to model ALS Tissue Engineering & Biophotonics  2018/DI/02

Dr Andrea Serio

Professor Juan Burrone 

King's College London Dental Institute Home/EU 26 February 2018
Measuring Erosive Toothwear Accurately Tissue Engineering & Biophotonics N/A

Professor David Bartlett

Dr Rupert Austin

MRC Doctoral Training Partnership See MRC DTP website Midnight, 5 March 2018
Investigating blood vessels assembly and maturation with a round-up approach employing iPSC-derived endothelial and vascular accessory cells in custom perfusion bioreactors Tissue Engineering & Biophotonics 2018/DI/03

Dr Lorenzo Veschini

Dr Trevor Coward

 

King's College London Dental Institute Home/EU 14 March 2018
Generating sensory progenitor cells Craniofacial Development & Stem Cell Biology 2017/DI/12 Professor Andrea Streit Self-funded students - Open until a suitable candidate is found
How do new organs evolve: a gene regulatory perspective on ear evolution Craniofacial Development & Stem Cell Biology 2017/DI/19 Professor Andrea Streit Self-funded students Open to all Open until a suitable candidate is found
Making ears from multipotent progenitor cells Craniofacial Development & Stem Cell Biology 2017/DI/13 Professor Andrea Streit Self-funded students - Open until a suitable candidate is found
Development of novel articulations: formation of the snake jaw Craniofacial Development & Stem Cell Biology 2017/DI/11

Dr. Abigail Tucker

Dr. Karen Liu

Self-funded students - Open until a suitable candidate is found
Integration of the ear: external, middle and inner Craniofacial Development & Stem Cell Biology 2017/DI/10

Dr. Abigail Tucker

Professor Andrea Streit

Self-funded students - Open until a suitable candidate is found
Direct dental cell reporgramming for tooth regeneration Craniofacial Development & Stem Cell Biology 2017/DI/08 Professor Paul Sharpe Self-funded students - Open until a suitable candidate is found
Molecular genetics of tooth replacement Craniofacial Development & Stem Cell Biology 2017/DI/09 Professor Paul Sharpe Self-funded students - Open until a suitable candidate is found
Role of fungal peptide toxins in infection

Mucosal & Salivary Biology

2017/DI/17 Professor Julian Naglik Self-funded students  Home/EU Open until a suitable candidate is found
Epithelial cell activation by Candidalysin, a novel fungal peptide toxin

Mucosal & Salivary Biology

2017/DI/18 Professor Julian Naglik Self-funded students  Home/EU Open until a suitable candidate is found
Factors influencing quality of feedback on clinical skills performance: Perceptions between and observations on staff and students practice  Dental Education and Learning Technology research 2017/DI/20

Dr Jonathan San Diego

Professor Mark Woolford

Self-funded students Open to all Open until a suitable candidate is found
The impact of reactions and responses of dental professionals and people to patients with facial disfigurement: Educating the profession and the public

Tissue Engineering & Biophotonics

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Dental Education and Learning Technology research

2017/DI/21

Dr Trevor Coward

Dr Jonathan San Diego

Self-funded students Open to all Open until a suitable candidate is found
Developing a pedagogical framework in teaching clinical skills with different dental task-trainer simulators (traditional and technology-enhanced learning): A situated-learning approach  

Tissue Engineering & Biophotonics

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Dental Education and Learning Technology research

2017/DI/22

Dr Jonathan San Diego

Professor Avijit Banerjee

Dr Richard Foxton

Self-funded students Open to all Open until a suitable candidate is found

Investigating the impact of digital media and social media on the dental profession and dental education 

Dental Education and Learning Technology research 2017/DI/23

Dr Jonathan San Diego

Self-funded students Open to all Open until a suitable candidate is found
Investigating the role of learning analytics on assessment and learning of clinical skills Dental Education and Learning Technology research  2017/DI/24 Dr Jonathan San Diego  Self-funded students Open to all Open until a suitable candidate is found

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