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Current PhD studentship opportunities

Current opportunities

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

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.

wide-page-divide-midnight-blueKing's Health Faculties MRC DTP Studentships in Biomedical Sciences

King's are offering 26 fully funded PhD studentships in Health Sciences in September 2017. These studentships follow four broad strategic themes:

  • Molecules, Cells and the Basis for Disease
  • Neurosciences, Psychiatry and Mental Health
  • Physiological Medicine
  • Imaging and Biomedical Engineering

Apply by 11 December 2016. Full details

NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) Studentships in Translational Research in Mental Health and Neuroscience

The NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) is offering fully funded 4-year PhD studentships to applicants with backgrounds in neuroscience, psychology, biological science, social science, physical science, mathematics or statistics. 

These awards are funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) through the Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) at South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM) and the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London.

A wide range of PhD projects are offered through 15 NIHR Maudsley BRC research themes.

Apply by 11 December 2016. Full details.

wide-page-divide-midnight-blueCurrent studentship opportunities in the Health Faculties Academic Research Divisions


 
Project/Scheme TitleResearch DivisionReference NumberSupervisorsSponsorEligibilityDeadline for applications

Understanding the mechanisms regulating neutrophil homing towards sites of sterile injury

Cardiovascular Division 2017/AI/KG01

Dr Aleksandar Ivetic

Professor Dörthe Katschinski

King's BHF Centre of Research Excellence Home/EU/Int 25/11/2016
Molecular phenotyping of iPSC-derived cardiomyocytes from DCM and HCM patients Cardiovascular Division 2017/EE/KG02

Dr Elisabeth Ehler

Dr Katrin Streckfuß-Bömeke

King's BHF Centre of Research Excellence

Home/EU/Int 14/12/2016
Novel approaches to hair cell regeneration: defining the epigenetic landscape in ageing supporting cells Dental Institute  

Professor Andrea Streit

Action on Hearing Loss Home/EU 1/1/2017
The influence of collagen nanotopography on cell function Dental Institute N/A

Professor Lucy Di-Silvio

Dr Patrick Mesquida

King's College London Dental Institute Home/EU 1/1/2017
Designing nanomaterials for precision medicine Dental Institute  

Dr. Ciro Chiappini

Dr. Frederic Festy

King's College London Dental Institute Home/EU 3/1/2017
Modelling Candida species interactions with the human host Dental Institute  

Dr David Moyes

Dr Saeed
Shoaie

King's College London Dental Institute Home/EU 3/1/2017
Identification of prognostic and therapeutic targets for colorectal cancer using human oral and gut microbiome Dental Institute  

Dr Saeed Shoaie

Dr David Moyes

King's College London Dental Institute Home/EU 3/1/2017
MRC-Sackler PhD fellowships

IoPPN

SB-IOP-MRCS-17

PhD Coordinators: Dr Laura Andreae and Dr Anthony Vernon

King's College London

Please see details on ad. 3/1/2017
Wellcome Trust 4-Year PhD Programme
Cell therapies and regenerative medicine

Division of Genetics & Molecular Medicine

 

Centre for Stem Cells & Regenerative Medicine
N/A

Programme Director: Professor Fiona Watt

Wellcome Trust - 5 studentships

King’s College London - 1 studentship

Home/EU/Int 4/1/2017
Identifying regulators of tissue regeneration by in vivo imaging in the zebrafish

Dental Institute

 

Dr Robert Knight

Professor Christer Hogstrand

NC3Rs Home/EU   31/1/2017
Advanced Super-resolution Microscopy for functional mapping of protein interactions Randall Division of Cell & Molecular Biophysics 16/RDCMB/S05 

Dr Simon Ameer-Beg - Dr Susan Cox

Dr Simon Ameer-Beg- Dr Susan Cox - Professor Maddy Parsons

MRC

EPSRC

King's College London

Home/EU 1/2/2017
Investigating the link between Parkinson's Disease (PD) and livestock farming Institute of Pharmaceutical Science N/A

Professor David Taylor

Dr Sylvia Dobbs

Psychiatry Research Trust Home/EU Open until suitable candidate is found
Novel biomarkers for liver imaging in the monitoring of cancer therapy Imaging Sciences and Biomedical Engineering 2015/ISBE/S02

Professor Julia Schnabel

Professor Ralph Sinkus

iCASE: Medical Research Council (MRC) and Perspectum Diagnostics Home/EU students with standard research council restrictions Open until suitable candidate is found
Understanding the microbiome in rheumatoid arthritis Division of Genetics & molecular Medicine 2016/GMM/S03

Dr Claire Steves

Dr Frances Williams

ARUK Home/EU The deadline for this studentship has now passed.

Investigation of gene expression patterns in lymph node metastases and matched primary breast cancers

Division of Cancer Studies 2016/CAN/S02

Dr Anita Grigoriadis

Professor Arnie Purushotham

MRC Home/EU The deadline for this studensthip has now passed.
4-year MRes+PhD studentships Cardiovascular Division N/A   British Heart Foundation (BHF)   The deadline for this studensthip has now passed.

Investigating biological mechanisms mediating the long lasting impact of childhood maltreatment on physical and mental health

IoPPN, Social, Genetic & Dvelopmental Psychiatry N/A

Dr Timothy Powell

Dr Sandrine Thuret

Dr Gerome Breen

King's College London Home/EU/ Overseas (please check details) The deadline for this studentship has now passed.

The Darwin Trust of Edinburgh PhD studentship

Randall Division of Cell & Molecular Biophysics 2016/RDCMB/S04   The Darwin Trust of Edinburgh This studentship is only available to students who are citizens of, and ordinarily resident in, countries in Africa. The deadline for this studentship has now passed
Identification of the genetic causes of pigmentary glaucoma Diabetes and Nutritional Sciences Division 2016/DNS/S01

Professor Chris Hammond

Dr Pirro Hysi

Fight for Sight Home/EU The deadline for this studentship has now passed

Characterising non-road mobile machinery emissions through portable emissions testing and emissions inventory development

Division of Analytical & Environmental Sciences 2016/AES/S01

Dr David Green

Dr Sean Beevers

London Low Emission Construction Partnership  Home/EU/ Overseas The deadline for this studentship has now passed

The Investigation of neuromodulatory approaches for pain relief in models of headache

IoPPN, Wolfson Centre for Age Related Diseases N/A

Dr Anna P Andreou

Prof Stephen McMahon

The Migraine Trust Studentship Home/EU The deadline for this studentship has now passed
Development of a wide-field TCSPC detector for FLIM TIRF microscopy of cell membrane receptors Randall Division of Cell & Molecular Biophysics 2016/RDCMB/S01

Professor Klaus Suhling

Professor Maddy Parsons

King's College London Home The deadline for this studentship has now passed

Probing the skeletal stem cell niche through functional investigation of Prx1 expressing cells

Randall Division of Cell & Molecular Biophysics 2016/RDCMB/S03

Professor Malcolm Logan

Dr Scott Roberts (UCB Pharma)

BBSRC (CASE) Home/EU The deadline for this studentship has now passed.

Paediatric non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: the role of bile acids and their transporters in disease susceptibility, potential new targets for treatment?

Transplantation Immunology & Mucosal Biology 2016/TIMB/S01

Dr Emer Fitzpatrick 

Professor Richard Thompson

KMRT - Joint Research Committee Home/EU The deadline for this studentship has now passed.
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