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PhD studentship opportunities

Current opportunities

We are currently recruiting excellent students to a wide range of studentships in Health Sciences.

King's College London is currently seeking students of academic excellence to join our Health Schools.

Applications are invited for a range of research studentships offered by our interdisciplinary research groups and centres, mainly tenable for four years, and covering tuition fees and a stipend.

Candidates from the EU and overseas should be aware that some sponsors impose restrictions on eligibility. Please check the sponsor's eligibility requirements before applying. Eligibility requirements can be found on the sponsors' websites.


Project/Scheme Title Research Division Reference Number Supervisors Sponsor Eligibility Deadline for applications
Effects of fluid shear stress in human endothelial cells: regulation of redox signalling in vascular aging and protection by phytonutrients
Cardiovascular Division
Dr Richard Siow BBSRC CASE, Unilever
Home/EU candidates
Midnight (BST), Monday 21 July 2014
Benefits and effects of nanoparticle-assisted microwave imaging Institute of Pharmaceutical Science IPS/Thanou/BBSRC-CASE/2014 Dr Maya Thanou and Dr Panagiotis Kosmas BBSRC CASE  Home/EU candidates Thursday, 31 July 2014
Prebiotics and the low FODMAP diet in irritable bowel syndrome
Diabetes & Nutritional Sciences
14/DNS/S01 Professor Kevin Whelan and Dr Miranda Lomer
Industry Home/EU only
Midnight (BST), Sunday, 10 August 2014
Identification of patient-specific cancer driver mutations
Cancer Studies
14/CAN/S02 Dr Francesca Ciccarelli King's College London Home/EU candidates 21 August 2014
New methods for quantifying sources of black carbon
Analytical & Environmental Sciences
14/AES/ S02
Dr Gary Fuller and Dr Paul Quincey
Home/EU who meet EPSRC eligibility criteria
Sunday, 31 August 2014
Genetic, epigenetic and environmental influences on gene expression from chromosome X
Genetics & Molecular Medicine
14/GMM/S02 Dr Kerrin Small and Professor Tim Spector
King's College London
Home/EU and International
Open until a suitable candidate is found
The omics of physical fitness and activity: a twin study
Genetics & Molecular Medicine
14/GMM/S03 Dr Claire Steves and Dr Jordana Bell
King's College London
Home/EU and International
Open until a suitable candidate is found
Characterisation of human antibodies removed from the repertoire in central tolerance Immunology, Infection & Inflammatory Disease 14/DIIID/S02 Dr Deborah Dunn-Walters and  Dr Franca Fraternali BBSCRC Home/EU candidates that also satisfy the BBSRC eligibility criteria Open until a suitable candidate is found
Development of novel genetic tools to engineer the CF Airway Microbiome Institute of Pharmaceutical Science IPS/Mason/BBSRC-CASE/03-14 Dr James Mason and Dr Sukhi Bansal BBSRC CASE Award Home/EU candidates Open until a suitable candidate is found
Advanced diffusion MRI analysis methods for foetal and neonatal imaging
Imaging Sciences & Biomedical Engineering
14/ISBE/S04 Dr Jacques-Donald Tournier and Prof Serena Counsell
MRC studentship in the Centre for the Developing Brain

Home/EU candidates

Open until a suitable candidate is found
Integrative Modelling of Cardiac Toxicity
Imaging Sciences & Biomedical Engineering
13/ISBE/S04 Dr Steven Niederer and Prof Nicolas Smith
European Commission (HeTaCoS)
Home/EU candidates
Open until suitable candidate is found
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