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20 in 2020

2 December 2020

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Human – pachyderm relations

Anthrozoology PhD student Michelle Szydlowski discusses how working in Nepal has informed both her PhD thesis and her research.

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18 November 2020

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Energy governance, digitalisation and decarbonisation: conducting a policy-relevant PhD

Geography PhD student Emily Judson is researching the governance challenges emerging from the digitalisation of the energy industry and the development of policy which aligns with the transition to a Net Zero energy system.

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4 November 2020

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Bridging gaps in law through collaboration

Law school PhD student Mollie Gascoigne researchers the gaps between the law and LGBTQ+ people; her research project, the Gender Recognition & Reform Project has been investigating the attitudes and experiences of non-binary people towards legal gender recognition.

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21 October 2020

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Adverse Childhood Experiences

Kate Allen’s PhD study is firmly grounded in Patient and Public Involvement which helps to better understand the lives of those affected by clusters of Adverse Childhood Experiences.

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16 October 2020

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Economics and the environment

PhD student Ben Balmford looks at the economics of the environment.

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7 October 2020

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Tikya the Blackheart man, children

PhD candidate Malcolm Richards describes communicating his research to the public and how this has been affected by Covid and the current restrictions.

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23 September 2020

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A look back at my first year as a PhD student

As medical student Thomas Hewat enters the second year of his PhD he reflects on the challenges of his first year – including a global pandemic, the support he has received from the PhD students in the Medical School in addition to offering his advice for any new PhD students and those considering embarking upon a PhD.

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9 September 2020

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The daily lived experiences and the emotional responses of educators

Doha Abualsaud’s research explores teachers’ daily lived experiences and emotional responses.

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19 August 2020

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Being adaptable as an international researcher during Covid-19

History PhD student Issy Sawkins had to adapt her plans for the second year of study, when the Covid 19 lockdown restrictions were imposed. Find out more about how she is managed to continue her research into the contemporary Holocaust memory in the Russian Federation

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12 August 2020

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Investigating the socio–material futures of plastic waste in Ahmedabad

Anthropology PhD student Tridibesh Dey’s research is looking at the complex socio-political, cultural and economic factors of plastic and plastic recycling.

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28 July 2020

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Too hot to handle? Studying the impact of climate change in the hottest sea in the world!

For this year’s #WorldNatureConservationDay, PhD candidate Hind Mohsen Al Ameri talks about why our warming climate could be driving marine turtles into extinction and why the conservation of nature is vital to life on Earth.

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24 June 2020

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The impaired control of blood glucose in diabetes

Dr Cruz recently defended her PhD at Exeter which focused on understanding the whole body regulation of energy metabolism and glucose homeostasis, with specific focus on how these change in diabetes.

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10 June 2020

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The algorithmic gaze and its impact on our sense of human identity

PhD candidate Jo Sutherst’s research is looking at the selfie and the algorithmic filters that are used to edit and ‘perfect’ our self-image.

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20 May 2020

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Nano-medicine in cancer diagnosis

PhD candidate Pablo Martinez Pancorbo is a Metamaterials researcher looking at the use of nanoparticles in biomedical imaging and how it can be used to improve the diagnosis of cancer.

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6 May 2020

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Representation of regional English cities in contemporary theatre

Research by Department of Drama PhD candidate Tom Nicholas focuses on the representation of regional English cities in contemporary theatre.

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22 April 2020

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How fatigue affects our dexterity

What effect does fatigue have on your dexterity? PhD candidate Ellie Hassan’s research is looking at whether fatigue makes us clumsier and makes daily tasks more difficult.

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8 April 2020

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Cornish language 1777 – 1904

PhD student Kensa Broadhurst’s research is hoping to find evidence that the Cornish language was being used between 1777-1904

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25 March 2020

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Greek and Latin curse tablets

Charlotte Spence is a PhD candidate in the Department of Classics and Ancient History whose research focuses on Greek and Roman curse tablets. In this blog, she explains what a curse tablet is, her journey to becoming a PhD student, distance learning from Salcombe and the support she receives from her supervisor…

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13 March 2020

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Blood pressure effects in frail older adults

Jane Masoli is an NIHR clinical doctoral fellow and Specialist Registrar in Geriatric Medicine at the College of Medicine and Health. She is currently working towards her PhD on blood pressure, co-morbidities and outcomes in older populations and, in this blog, she talks about her research into the link between low blood…

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