The EASTBIO (East of Scotland BioScience) Doctoral Training Partnership, funded by the BBSRC, offers an excellent programme of collaborative training for PhD students within the Biosciences.  The programme includes the following imaging-related research projects based at the University of Aberdeen:

Brain imaging predictors of cognitive ability – a multimodal investigation (Supervisors: Alison Murray, Edwin van Beek [University of Edinburgh], Keith Muir [University of Glasgow], Anca Sandu Giuraniuc)

Investigating the role of trace elements in brain ageing (Supervisors: Gordon Waiter, Chris McNeil, Alan Sneddon)

Non-invasive Mapping of Oxygen Extraction Fraction in Human: Development of Novel Multi-Parametric Magnetic Resonance Relaxometry Imaging Methods (Supervisors: Jiabao He, Tanja Gagliardi, Yazan Masannat, Ehab Husain, Matthew Clemence)

Mapping Attentional dynamics across multiple human visual brain areas (Supervisors: Søren Andersen, Justin Ales [University of St Andrews])

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Application deadline: 11th December 2017