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Current PhD studentship 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-blueCurrent studentship opportunities in the Health Faculties Academic Research Divisions.

studentships
 Project/scheme title Research Division Reference number SupervisorsSponsor Eligibility  Deadline for applications
MRC DTP PhD studentships in advanced therapeutics, health informatics and digital technologies  Health Faculties - Dental Institute, FoLSM & IoPPN  Please see ad.  Various project catelogues will be available to applicants invited to interview  Medical Research Council  Home/EU  4/6/2017
 Investigating the molecular mechanisms involved in the generation of new insulin-producing beta cells from stem/progenitor cells  Genetics & Molecular Medicine   2017/GMM/S4  Dr Rocio Sancho  King's / IRTG  Home/EU  14:00 on 26/05/2017
 Gene therapy in a mouse model of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Frontotemporal Dementia  IoPPN  HJC-HSF1-2017  Professor Christopher E. Shaw, Dr Han-Jou Chen and Dr Jacqueline C Mitchell   IoPPN  Home/EU  28/05/2017
 Exploring predictors of healthy ageing in UK Biobank  IoPPN  CML_BBSRC_SGDP_17

 Professor Cathryn Lewis

Dr Kerrin Small

 BBSRC  Home/EU  Midnight (12:00 GMT) 31/05/2017
 Engineering mini-livers with microfluidics  Craniofacial Development and Stem Cell Biology  2017/DI/14

 Dr Ciro Chiappini

Dr Tamir Rashid

 Rosetrees Trust  Home/EU  31/05/2017
 iPS derived 3-D Liver Organoids for studying inherited liver disorders  Transplantation Immunology & Mucosal Biology  2017/TIMB/S5

 Professor Richard Thompson

Dr Tamir Rashid

 King's Medical Research Trust  All  01/06/2017 (or until suitable candidate is found)
 Intracellular transport of mitochondria in vivo: implications for ageing and neurodegeneration  IoPPN  AVIoPPN17  Dr Alessio Vagnoni  IoPPN  Home/EU  1/6/2017

A study of IL-36 signalling as a therapeutic target in palmar plantar pustulosis 

 

 

 

Genetics & Molecular Medicine 2017/GMM/S9

Dr Francesca Capon

Professor Catherine Smith

Psoriasis Association Home/EU 20/06/2017
 Elucidating the role of Calcyclin in the pathogenesis of ALS   IoPPN  BSMNDA2017  Dr Bradley Smith, Dr Salvatore Adinolfi and Professor Corinne Houart  IoPPN/MNDA  Home/EU  09/06/2017
 Transciptomic profiling of the dental biofilm  Craniofacial Development and Stem Cell Biology   2017/DI/04

 Dr Guy Carpenter

Dr Rebecca Moazzez

 King's CASE studentship affiliated with LIDO and Colgate-Palmolive  Home/EU  30/6/2017
Computational methods to explore the relationship between gut microbs, metabolites and human health            
Investigation of factors that affect refractive error and myopia progression            
Novel biomarkers for liver imaging in the monitoring of cancer therapy            
Leslie Fund Studentship 2017            
MRC Doctoral Training Partnership Studentships 2017            
The influence of collagen nanotopography on cell function            
Mechanisms of disease onset of C9 ALS/FTD            
New
prostate cancer radiotherapies based on radiometals
           
Investigating the roles of the Alzheimer's risk gene BIN1 in endoplasmic reticulum (ER) stress            
NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research studentships            
Using mindfulness to reduce suspiciousness and paranoia in individuals with high positive schizotypy            
Investigation of autologous hepatocyte transplantation, after allogenic liver transplantation, to repopulate the allograft with native hepatocytes            
Exploring expression patterns of uninvolved and involved lymph nodes metastases with regards to disease progression in breast cancers using genomic and transcriptomic analyses            
miR-142 as a novel therapeutic target in cardiac allograft rejection            
Understanding the complex interaction between the redox state of PKG and PKA and their regulation by cyclic nucleotides            
Assessment of sodium and fluid homeostasis as a stratifier and biomarker in the treatment of hypertension and heart failure            
PhD studentships in translational medicine            
Epidemiology and Medical Statistics - Determinants and trajectories of healthy ageing            
The Darwin Trust of Edinburgh PhD studentship October 2017            
PhD in Social, Genetic & Developmental Psychiatry            
Member remodelling during cell division            
Investigating the link between Parkinson's Disease (PD) and livestock farming            
Enhancing MRI assisted neuro-stimulation electrode placement for pediatric subjects            
4-year MRes+PhD studentships in Cardiovascular Sciences            
Synaptic damage and relationship to hearing loss            
Identifying regulators of tissue regeneration by in vivo imaging in the zebrafish            
Advanced Super-resolution Microscopy for functional mapping of protein interactions            
studentships
Project/Scheme TitleResearch DivisionReference NumberSupervisorsSponsorEligibilityDeadline for applications

 

Health Faculties - Dental Institute, FoLSM & IoPPN

Please see ad.

 

Various - project catalogues will be available to applicants invited to interview 

Medical Research Council

 Home/EU

4/6/2017 

 

 

Genetics & Molecular Medicine

 2017/GMM/S4

Dr Rocio Sancho

Kings College London - IRTG

 Home/EU

14:00 on 26/05/2017

 

Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience

HJC-HSF1-2017

Professor Christopher E. Shaw, Dr Han-Jou Chen and Dr Jacqueline C Mitchell 

IoPPN

Home/EU

 28/05/2017

 

 

Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience

 CML_BBSRC_SGDP_17

Professor Cathryn Lewis

Dr Kerrin Small

 BBSRC

 Home/EU

Midnight (12:00 GMT) 31/05/2017

 

Craniofacial Development and Stem Cell Biology

2017/DI/14

Dr Ciro Chiappini

Dr Tamir Rashid

Rosetrees Trust

Home/EU

31/05/2017

 

Transplantation Immunology & Mucosal Biology

2017/TIMB/S5

Professor Richard Thompson

Dr Tamir Rashid

King's Medical research Trust

All

01/06/2017 (or until suitable candidate is found)

 

Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience

AVIoPPN17

Dr Alessio Vagnoni

IoPPN

Home/EU

1/6/2017

 

IoPPN

BSMNDA2017

Dr Bradley Smith, Dr Salvatore Adinolfi and Professor Corinne Houart

IoPPN/MNDA

Home/EU

 09/06/2017

 

IoPPN

MG-ERC-2017

Dr Matthew Grubb

ERC

Home/EU

16/06/2017

 

Genetics & Molecular Medicine

2017/GMM/S9

Dr Francesca Capon

Professor Catherine Smith

Psoriasis Association

Home/EU

20/6/2017

 

Craniofacial Development and Stem Cell Biology

 2017/DI/04

Dr. Guy Carpenter

Dr. Rebecca Moazzez

King's CASE studentship affiliated with LIDO and Colgate-Palmolive

Home/EU

30/6/2017

 

 

 

Department of Twin Research & Genetic Epidemiology, Division of Genetics & Molecular Medicine

 2017/GMM/S6

Dr Cristina Menni 

Prof Tim D Spector 

Chronic Disease Research Foundation

 Home/EU

(Applications from outside the EU are welcome provided candidates can source funding to cover the overseas fees.)

Open until suitable candidate is found

 

Diabetes & Nutritional Sciences

2017/DNS/S3

Dr Pirro Hysi, Dr Mario Falchi

Fight for Sight

Home/EU

Open until suitable candidate is found

 

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

 

Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine

Please see ad.

Various - please see projects catalogue

University of London

Home/EU

The deadline for this studentship has now passed.

 

Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine

Please see ad.

Various - please see projects catalogue

MRC

Home/EU

The deadline for this studentship has now passed.

 

Dental Institute

2017/DI/05

Professor Lucy Di-Silvio

Dr. Patrick Mesquida

King's College London Dental Institute

Home/EU

The deadline for this studentship has now passed.

 

Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience

FH-MNDA-PhD-2017

Dr Frank Hirth

IoPPN/MNDA

Home/EU

 

The deadline for this studentship has now passed.

 

 

Imaging

 

Sciences & Biomedical Engineering

 

 KMRT-2017-Ma

 

Dr Michelle
Ma

Prof Philip
Blower

 

King's

Medical Research Trust Joint Research Committee

 Home/EU

The deadline for this studentship has now passed.

 

 

Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience

 

 

 LGARUK2017

 

Dr Elizabeth Glennon

Professor Chris Miller

 

Alzheimer’s Research UK

 

 Home/EU

The deadline for this studentship has now passed.

 

Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience

Please see ad.

Various - please see projects catalogue.

NIHR

BRC

SLaM

IoPPN

Home/EU

The deadline for this studentship has now passed.

 

Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience

MIND-MHRUK-17

Professor Paul Chadwick

Dr Elena Antonova

Mental Health Research UK

 Home/EU

The deadline for this studentship has now passed.

 

Division of Transplantation Immunology & Mucosal Biology

2017/TIMB/S2

Professor Anil Dhawan

Dr Celine Filippi

Alex Mowat studentship

Home/EU

The deadline for this studentship has now passed.

 

Division of Cancer Studies

N/A

Dr Anita Grigoriadis

Professor Arnie Purushotham

MRC

 Home/EU

The deadline for this studentship has now passed.

 

Cardiovascular Division

#17/GL/NT01

Professor Graham Lord

Professor Ajay Shah

King's BHF Centre of Research Excellence

Home/EU

The deadline for this studentship has now passed.

 

Cardiovascular Division

#17/PE/NT02

Professor Philip Eaton

Dr Gian de Nicola

King's BHF Centre of Research Excellence

Home/EU

The deadline for this studentship has now passed.

 

Cardiovascular Division

#17/PC/NT03

Professor Phil Chowienczyk

Professor Rene Botnar

King's BHF Centre of Research Excellence

Home/EU

The deadline for this studentship has now passed.

 

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

 

Various

NIHR Biomedical Research Centre 

King's College London

See ad for details.

The deadline for this studentship has now passed.

 

Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience

AMP-IoPPN-H2020

Dr Matthew Prina

ATHLOS

Home/EU/ International (see ad for details)

The deadline for this studentship has now passed.

 

Randall Division of Cell & Molecular Biophysics

17/RDCMB/S01

 

The Darwin Trust of Edinburgh

Students who are citizens of, and ordinarily resident in, countries in Africa and are not already a graduate of King’s College London.   

The deadline for this studentship has now passed.

 

Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience

N/A

To be identified by candidates - please see ad.

King's College London

Home/EU/ International

The deadline for this studentship has now passed.

 

Randall Division of Cell & Molecular Biophysics

17/RDCMB/S02

Professor Ulrike Eggert

Dr Jeremy Carlton

King's College London

Home/EU

The deadline for this studentship has now passed.

 

Institute of Pharmaceutical Science

N/A

Professor David Taylor

Dr Sylvia Dobbs

Psychiatry Research Trust

Home/EU

The deadline for this studentship has now passed.

 

Imaging Sciences & Biomedical Engineering

n/a

Professor Joseph Hajnal

MRC

Home/EU

The deadline for this studentship has now passed.

 

Cardiovascular Division

n/a

Please see ad.

BHF

Home/EU + Internationals - please see ad details

The deadline for this studentship has now passed.

 

Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience

n/a

Professor Karen P Steel

LISTEN 

Please see ad details.

The deadline for this studentship has now passed.

 

Dental Institute

 

Dr Robert Knight

Professor Christer Hogstrand

NC3Rs

Home/EU 

The deadline for this studentship has now passed.

 

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

The deadline for this studentship has now passed.

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