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When applying to study for a postgraduate research opportunity, it is recommended to identify a suitable supervisor for your project. This should be someone whose expertise matches your own research interests. We advise you to contact them to discuss your application prior to submitting an application.

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School research expertise
Subject areaTitleNameKeywords
Cancer and Stem Cells Dr Kenton Arkill
  • Microcirculation
  • Vascular Permeability
  • Capillaries
  • Biophysical Microscopy
  • Electron Microscopy
  • Correlative Light Electron Microscopy
  • Glycocalyx
  • 3D and 4D image analysis
Cancer and Stem Cells Professor David Bates
  • Microcirculation
  • Capillaries
  • Angiogenesis
  • Vascular permeability 
  • VRGF
  • Capillary permeability 
  • Oedema
  • Blood vessel growth
  • Alternative mRNA Splicing
Cancer and Stem Cells Dr Daniel Booth
  • Cancer
  • Cell Division
  • Chromosome Structure
  • Correlative Light Electron Microscopy
  • Aneuploidy
  • Neurobiology
  • Myelination
Cancer and Stem Cells Associate Professor Yan Chen
  • Breast cancer
  • Screening
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Diagnostic Performance
  • Cancer Imaging
  • Quality Assurance
  • Eye tracking
Cancer and Stem Cells Associate Professor Andrew Jackson
  • Cancer
  • Immunology
  • Dendritic Cell
  • T-cell
  • Macrophage
  • Signalling
  • Kinase Pathways
  • Advanced Cellular Immunotherapy
  • Extracellular Matrix
Cancer and Stem Cells Associate Professor Judith Ramage
  • Immunology
  • T-cells
  • Cancer
  • Tumour immunology
  • T-cell migration
  • Mouse models
  • Antibodies
  • Tumour micro-environment including tissue microarrays and multiplex fluorescence immunohistochemistry
Cancer and Stem Cells Associate Professor Abdolrahman Shams-Nateri
  • Targeted Cancer Therapy
  • Patient-derived 3D models
  • Tissue regeneration
  • Stem Cell Biology
  • Cancer Biology
  • Early detection and metastasis
  • CRISPR/Cas9 and Targeted Genome Editing
  • Ubiquitin-proteasome Pathway
  • Epigenetics
  • Transcription and Cell Signalling
  • Genetically Modified Mouse Models
Cancer and Stem Cells Associate Professor Ian Spendlove
  • Cancer Antibodies
  • Vaccines
  • Regulatory T-cells
  • Cancer Immunology
Child Health, Obstetrics and Gynaecology Dr Adam Watkins
  • Fetal Programming
  • Gametes
  • Preimplantation Embryos
  • Metabolic Disorders
  • Parental Diet
Clinical Neuroscience Professor Michael Ackeroyd
  • Psychoacoustics
  • Spatial hearing
  • Binaural hearing
  • Hearing impairment
  • Hearing aids
Clinical Neuroscience Dr Matteo Bastiani
  • Brain
  • Diffusion MRI
  • Tissue Microstructure
  • Virtual Histology
  • Virtual Dissection
  • Biophysical Modelling
  • Connectivity
  • Tractography
  • Image Analysis
Clinical Neuroscience Professor Rob Dineen
  • Neuroradiology
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Stroke
  • Brain Tumours
Clinical Neuroscience Dr Marianna Laviola
  • Computational modelling
  • Bioengineering of respiratory system
  • Critical illness
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Apnoea
Clinical Neuroscience Dr Imran Mohammed
  • Ocular surface
  • Infection
  • Inflammation
  • Blinding eye diseases
  • Antimicrobial peptides
  • Complement proteins
  • Host defence proteins
  • Ex-vivo model of human glaucoma
  • Mouse model of corneal infection
  • Mouse model of corneal wound healing
Clinical Neuroscience Dr Jo Morling
  • Public Health
  • Health Service
  • Evaluation
  • Liver Disease
  • Screening
Clinical Neuroscience Dr Robert Pierzycki
  • Cochlear Implants
  • Tinnitus
  • Severe to Profound Hearing Loss
  • Asymmetric Hearing Impairment
  • Risk Factors for Hearing Impairment and Psycho-social impact of Hearing Impairment
Clinical Neuroscience Dr Joseph Sollini
  • Neuroscience
  • Auditory
  • Neural Circuits
  • Optogenetics
  • Chemogenetics
  • Hearing-in-noise
Clinical Neuroscience Professor Nikola Sprigg
  • Stroke
  • Intracerebral Haemorrhage
  • Clinical trials
Clinical Neuroscience Dr William Whitmer
  • Hearing Loss
  • Hearing Technology
  • Acoustics
  • Audiology
Epidemiology and Public Health Dr Matthew Grainge
  • Medical Statistics
  • Epidemiology
  • Venous thromboembolism
  • Chronic disease epidemiology(like cancer and rheumatology)
  • Eletronic health data
  • Prognostic models
  • Systematic reviews
Epidemiology and Public Health Dr Leah Jayes
  • Tobacco control
  • Public health interventions
  • Mixed methods
  • Health inequalities
  • Prisoner health
Epidemiology and Public Health Dr Rachael Murray
  • Tobacco control
  • Smoking cessation
  • Physical activity
  • Public health
  • Non-communicable disease
Epidemiology and Public Health Assistant Professor Laura Nellums
  • Global health
  • Migration
  • Ethnicity
  • Infectious diseases
Epidemiology and Public Health Professor Jonathan Nguyen-Van-Tam
  • Influenza
  • Other respiratory viruses
  • Pneumonia
  • Health protection (communicable disease control)
  • Epidemiology
  • Clinical management
  • Vaccinology
  • Antiviral drugs
  • Pandemic preparedness and response
  • Covid-19

Please note that any PhD applicants wanting to be supervised by Professor Van Tam won't be able to start until January 2023 after he has completed his secondment to the UK Government.

Epidemiology and Public Health Assistant Professor Kaushik Chattopadhyay
  • Diabetes
  • Obesity
  • Hypertension
  • Cardiovascular diseases
  • Non-communicable diseases
  • Lifestyle
  • Randomised controlled trials
  • Epidemiology
  • Health services research
  • Mixed methods, development and evaluation of complex interventions
  • Clinical and public health interventions
  • Yoga
  • Ayurveda
  • Traditional therapies
  • Ethnic minorities
  • Older people
  • Low- and middle-income countries
Epidemiology and Public Health Associate Professor Laila J Tata
  • Perinatal epidemiology
  • Maternal and child health
  • Women’s health
  • Pregnancy and obstetric epidemiology
  • Drug safety in pregnancy
  • Data science and large database epidemiology
Medical Sciences and GEM Mr Saad Amer
  • Obstetrics
  • Gynaecology
Medical Sciences and GEM Professor Phil Atherton
  • Clinical psychology
Medical Sciences and GEM Dr Wayne Carter
  • Toxicology
  • Alcohol
  • Pesticides
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Nutrition
  • Supplements
  • Methyltransferases
  • Post-translational modifications cancer and stem cells
Medical Sciences and GEM Professor KL Cheung
  • Breast surgery
Medical Sciences and GEM Dr Laura Edwards
  • Neurorehabilitation
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Animal-assisted therapy
  • Human animal interaction
  • Spasticity
  • Acquired brain injury
Medical Sciences and GEM Dr  Timothy England
  • Vascular medicine (Stroke)
Medical Sciences and GEM Professor Adam Gordon
  • Medicine of Older People
Medical Sciences and GEM Dr Iskandar Idris
  • Vascular Medicine (Diabetes & Endocrinology)
Medical Sciences and GEM Professor Raheela Khan
  • Reproduction
  • Pregnancy
  • Preterm birth
  • Pregnancy disorders
  • Ion channels
  • Inflammation
  • Cancer
Medical Sciences and GEM Mr Jon Lund
  • Surgery
Medical Sciences and GEM Dr Ola Negm  
Medical Sciences and GEM Dr Shalini Ojha
  • Child health
Medical Sciences and GEM Dr Mathew Piasecki
  • Clinical psychology
Medical Sciences and GEM Dr Bethan Phillips
  • Exercise
  • Nutrition
  • Skeletal muscle
  • Ageing
  • Cancer
  • Prehabilitation
Medical Sciences and GEM Dr Lorraine Pinnington
  • Dysphagia
  • Feeding difficulties
  • Neurorehabilitation
Medical Sciences and GEM Professor John Robertson
  • Breast surgery
Medical Sciences and GEM Dr Nicholas Selby
  • Renal medicine
Medical Sciences and GEM Professor Ken Smith
  • Clinical physiology
Medical Sciences and GEM Professor Maarten Taal
  • Renal medicine
Medical Sciences and GEM Dr Ben White
  • Obstetrics
  • Gynaecology
Medical Sciences and GEM Dr John Williams
  • Surgery
Nottingham Clinical Trials Unit Professor Jane Daniels
  • Clinical Trials
Nottingham Clinical Trials Unit Professor Ed Juszczak
  • Clinical Trials
Nottingham Clinical Trials Unit Assistant Professor Eleanor Mitchell
  • Clinical Trials
Nottingham Clinical Trials Unit Professor Alan Montgomery
  • Clinical Trials
Nottingham Clinical Trials Unit Associate Professor Reuben Ogollah
  • Clinical Trials
Nottingham Clinical Trials Unit Assistant Professor Chris Partlett
  • Clinical Trials
Nottingham Clinical Trials Unit Dr Caroline Rick
  • Clinical Trials
Nottingham Clinical Trials Unit Assistant Professor Kirsty Sprange
  • Clinical Trials
Nottingham Digestive Diseases Centre Assistant Professor Jane Grove
  • Fatty liver disease
  • Drug-induced liver injury
  • Genetics
  • Biomarkers
  • Microbiome
Nottingham Digestive Diseases Centre Associate Professor David Humes
  • Epidemiology
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Diverticular Disease
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Venous thromboembolism
Nottingham Digestive Diseases Centre Professor Luca Marciani
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of foods, beverages, devices and formulations in the gastrointestinal tract
  • MRI of gastrointestinal function, motility and transit, intestinal fluid volumes and fluxes
Primary Care Assistant Professor Jennie Hancox
  • Motivation
  • Adherence
  • Communication
  • Physical Activity
  • Exercise
  • Health Behaviour
  • Wellbeing
  • Chronic disease
  • Self-determination Theory
  • Applied Psychology
Primary Care Dr Amelia Taylor
  • Drug safety
  • Epidemiology
  • Primary care database studies
  • Adherence to medicines
Psychiatry and Applied Psychology Professor Jon Arcelus
  • Mental Health
  • Adolescent psychiatrist
  • Bodies
  • Sport
  • Dance
  • Transgender health.
Psychiatry and Applied Psychology Professor Kevin Browne
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Family violence, intimate partner violence, and domestic homicide
  • Physical and sexual abuse of children
  • Child neglect abandonment and infanticide
  • Harmful consequences of institutional care
  • Development of juvenile aggression and antisocial behaviours
  • Youth offending and knife crime
  • Attachment theory and sexual offenders
  • Aggression model and violent offenders
  • Influence of media violence, gameplay and social media on children
Psychiatry and Applied Psychology Dr Shihning Chou
  • Forensic
  • Deinstitutionalism
  • Child protection
  • Abandonment
Psychiatry and Applied Psychology Dr Danielle De Boos
  • Sexuality
  • Healthcare settings
  • Meta-ethnographic synthesis
Psychiatry and Applied Psychology Professor David Daley
  • Psychological intervention
  • Behaviour change
  • ADHD
  • Meta-analysis
Psychiatry and Applied Psychology Professor Tom Dening
  • Psychiatry
  • Old age
  • Dementia
  • Mental health
Psychiatry and Applied Psychology Dr Simon Duff
  • Sexual offending (contact and non-contact)
  • Stalking
  • Voyeurism
  • Theory of Mind
  • Non-offending partners
  • Pornography
Psychiatry and Applied Psychology Dr Fiona Gavin
  • Chartered occupational psychologist
  • Workplace diversity
  • Organisational psychologist
Psychiatry and Applied Psychology Professor Cris Glazebrook
  • Healthy psychology
  • Interventions with parents
  • Mother-infant interaction
  • Scale development
  • Multimedia health education
Psychiatry and Applied Psychology Professor Amanda Griffiths
  • Working age dementia
  • Menopause and work
  • Older workers
Psychiatry and Applied Psychology Dr Maddie Groom
  • Schizophrenia
  • ADHD
  • Cognitive neuroscience
  • Neurodevelopmental
  • Autism
  • Health sciences
Psychiatry and Applied Psychology Dr Boliang Guo
  • Statistics
  • Meta-analysis
  • Diagnostics
  • Medical research
Psychiatry and Applied Psychology Dr Juliet Hassard
  • Work-related stress

  • Mental health at work

  • Psychosocial risk management 

  • Psychosocial work environment

  • Social determinants of health at work

  • Psychosocial interventions at work 

  • Return to work and workplace adjustments

  • Quantitative research methods

Psychiatry and Applied Psychology Dr Chris Hollis
  • Childhood-onset schizophrenia

  • ADHD

  • Child and adolescent psychiatry

  • Psychoses

  • Psychopharmacology

  • Neuropsychiatry

Psychiatry and Applied Psychology Assistant Professor Jonathan Houdmont
  • Work-related stress
  • Workplace health and wellbeing
  • Police
  • Sun safety
  • Occupational health psychology
Psychiatry and Applied Psychology Assistant Professor Mark Hudson
  • Attachment
  • Family therapy
  • Autism
  • Intellectual disability
  • Emotional development
  • Reflective functioning
  • Narrative
  • Compassion
Psychiatry and Applied Psychology Dr Nigel Hunt
  • Narrative approaches to illness
  • Traumatic stress
  • Narrative life interview
  • Psychological impact of alopecia
Psychiatry and Applied Psychology Professor Georgina Jackson
  • Cognitive neuropsychology
  • Neuropsychiatric
  • Electrophysiological
  • Tourette's Syndrome
Psychiatry and Applied Psychology Assistant Professor Katy Jones
  • Alcohol
  • Substance User Disorder
  • Older people
  • Prevention
  • Mental Health
  • Student Mental Health
Psychiatry and Applied Psychology Dr Elizabeth Liddle
  • Translational mental health
  • ADHD
  • Schizophrenia
  • Neuroimaging
  • Health sciences
Psychiatry and Applied Psychology Professor Peter Liddle
  • Psychiatry
  • Health sciences
  • Cognitive psychology
  • ADHD
  • Schizophrenia
  • Neuroimaging
Psychiatry and Applied Psychology Professor Richard Morriss
  • Psychiatry
  • Community mental health
  • Health sciences.
Psychiatry and Applied Psychology Professor Roshan das Nair
  • Clinical psychology
  • Neuropsychology
  • Cognitive rehabilitation
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Cognition
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Stroke
  • Randomised controlled trials
  • Complex interventions
  • Qualitative methods
  • Mental Health
  • Mood disorders
  • Digital health
  • Behaviour change
Psychiatry and Applied Psychology Assistant Professor Elena Nixon
  • Mental health and wellbeing
  • Cognitive and emotional regulation
  • Mood disorders
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Stress in healthcare staff and students
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Wellbeing interventions
  • Mindfulness
Psychiatry and Applied Psychology Clinical Associate Professor Neil Nixon
  • History of psychiatry
  • Mood disorders
  • Depression
  • Clinical trials
  • Neuroimaging
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Digital mental health
Psychiatry and Applied Psychology Professor Martin Orrell
  • Dementia
  • Psychiatry
  • Mental health
  • Psychosocial
  • Cognitive Stimulation Therapy
Psychiatry and Applied Psychology Dr Elvira Perez Vallejos
  • Digital Mental Health
  • Data Ethics
  • Responsible Research and Innovation
  • Stakeholder Engagement
Psychiatry and Applied Psychology Dr Anto Rajamani
  • Dementia
  • Lewy body disease
  • RNA Sequencing
  • Extracellular vesicles
  • Biomarkers
  • Epidemiology
  • Depression
  • Ageing
Psychiatry and Applied Psychology Dr Rachel Sabin-Farrell
  • Training psychologists
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Adult Mental Health
  • Trauma
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Vicarious Traumatisation
Psychiatry and Applied Psychology Dr Musa Sami
  • Schizophrenia
  • Addiction
  • Dual diagnosis
  • Neuroimaging
  • Clinical psychopathology
  • MRI
  • Cannabis
  • Alcohol
Psychiatry and Applied Psychology Dr Angeli Santos
  • Applied psychology
  • Organisational psychology
  • Psychosocial
  • Migrant workers
  • Emotional intelligence
Psychiatry and Applied Psychology Professor Kapil Sayal
  • Child and adolescent psychiatry
  • Child and adolescent mental health services research
Psychiatry and Applied Psychology Professor Thomas Schroder
  • Clinical psychology
  • Psychotherapy process research
  • Therapist training and development trauma
Psychiatry and Applied Psychology Professor Blossom Stephan
  • Dementia
  • Cognition
  • Epidemiology
  • Global health
  • Risk prediction
  • Risk reduction
  • Low and middle income countries' biostatistics
Psychiatry and Applied Psychology Associate Professor Louise Thomson
  • Mental health at work
  • Job retention and return-to-work
  • Health and wellbeing at work
  • Organisational change
  • Environmental sustainability at work
Psychiatry and Applied Psychology Dr Jen Yates
  • Dementia
  • Mild cognitive impairment
  • Subjective cognitive complaints
  • Older people
  • Successful ageing
  • Retirement
  • Health services research
  • Qualitative methods
Rehabilitation, Ageing and Wellbeing Dr Eirini Kontou
  • Psychological
  • Health Psychology
  • Neuropsychology
  • Rehabilitation
  • Stroke
  • Clinical Trials
  • Complex Interventions
  • Older People
  • Cognition
  • Mood
Rheumatology, Orthopaedics and Dermatology Assistant Professor Sonia Gran
  • Epidemiology
  • Medical Statistics
  • Routinely Collected Data
  • Dermatology
  • Diagnostic Accuracy
Rheumatology, Orthopaedics and Dermatology Associate Professor Paul Leighton
  • Applied Health Research
  • Sociological 
  • Qualitative Methods
  • Implementation
Rheumatology, Orthopaedics and Dermatology Dr Joanne Stocks
  • Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Exercise and Physical Activity
  • Healthy Ageing
  • Frailty
  • Nutrition
  • Microbiome
  • Systematic Review
  • Epidemiology
  • Citizen Science
Rheumatology, Orthopaedics and Dermatology Professor Kim Thomas
  • Skin disease
  • Clinical trials
School of Medicine Mr Brian Crosbie
  • Qualitative Research
  • Patient Experience
  • Health Technology
  • Intervention development and evaluation

 

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