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Funded PhD Opportunity - Designing New Worlds: Design, evaluation and specification of user experiences within immersive technology environments | Ulster University

In recent years, immersive technology applications have become widely available. Users have experienced a range of technology from cardboard VR viewers to higher technology AR/VR headsets.There have been many reports of motion sickness and much

Funded PhD Opportunity - Detection and elimination of antimicrobial organisms and genes in water using advanced oxidation processes / Chemical engineering and wastewater treatment | Ulster University

Globally, about 1.8 Billion people live without access to improved water sources. Alarmingly, Contaminants of Emerging Concerns (CECs) such as pharmaceuticals, personal care products, pesticides, metal based nanoparticles, and other pollutants,

Funded PhD Opportunity - Determining more appropriate visual function predictors of driving performance: can we do better than current visual standards? | Ulster University

The task of driving requires appropriate visual, motor and cognitive skills to effectively operate a vehicle. Over 40 million people in the UK have a driving licence. In the UK, the visual requirements for driving

Funded PhD Opportunity - Developing a screening method for detection of strabismus in school children | Ulster University

More commonly known as a ‘squint’, strabismus is a misalignment of the eyes, preventing the ability to focus both upon a single point, thus interfering with binocular sight. Since its identification, it has become a

Funded PhD Opportunity - Developing and evaluating a resource for older people to maximise their sexual wellbeing | Ulster University

BACKGROUND:Older adults are the fastest growing segment of the population in the UK. Many of these adults want and need to be close to others as they grow older. For some, this includes the desire

Funded PhD Opportunity - Developing believable personalities as photorealistic 3D generated avatars, for immersive application, through informative evaluation of the BBC historic archives | Ulster University

This research is a collaboration between the BBC NI and Ulster University. The overarching aim is to inform other research in reconstructing people from history using the unique BBC archive, local animation expertise and cutting-edge

Funded PhD Opportunity - Developing novel synergistic drug combinations with venetoclax in acute myeloid leukaemia | Ulster University

Acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) is an aggressive blood cancer that arises from impaired differentiation of hematopoietic progenitor cells. While many AML patients respond to induction chemotherapy, relapse and refractory disease is common. Indeed,

Funded PhD Opportunity - Development of hollow microneedle arrays for transdermal biosensing and drug delivery | Ulster University

Interest in microneedle technologies has blossomed in recent years, boasting numerous advantages over more conventional routes of administration such as improved patient compliance, painless insertion, and bypassing first pass hepatic metabolism.

Funded PhD Opportunity - Development of novel smart scaffolds as potential strategies for skin wound healing | Ulster University

Many of the major functions in cells and organs of the human body are controlled by electrical signals (i.e nerve repair, bone formation and wound healing). In recent years, the potential for harnessing electric signals

Funded PhD Opportunity - Development of Smart App to support pregnant women with Low Back Pain | Ulster University

It is estimated that over two-thirds of women experience Pregnancy-Related Low Back Pain (P-RLBP) and the pain may be severe enough to interfere with work, daily activities and sleep. Furthermore, women who experience P-RLBP in

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