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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.

 

Project/scheme titleSchoolReference number SupervisorsSponsor Eligibility Deadline for applications
The Darwin Trust of Edinburgh PhD studentship October 2019 Basic & Medical Biosciences

19/BMBS/S02

Various. Please refer to project catalogue.

The Darwin Trust of Edinburgh Please see eligibility requirements. 17/06/2019
4 year MRes+PhD Studentship within the British Heart Foundation Centre of Research Excellence  Cardiovascular Medicine & Sciences

2019/CMS/S37

Professor Manuel Mayr
Dr Anna Zampetaki

The British Heart Foundation Home/EU 02/06/2019
Identifying immune determinants of clinical response to ustekinumab in psoriasis Basic & Medical Biosciences

2019/BMBS/01

Dr Paola Di Meglio

Dr Jonathan Barker

Psoriasis Association Home/EU 02/06/2019
Development of 3D Isotropic Functional Imaging for Bioengineered Neuronal Cultures Cancer & Pharmaceutical Sciences Please see 'How to Apply'

Dr Simon Ameer-Beg

Dr Andrea Serio

BBSRC iCASE Home/EU 01/06/2019
Understanding immune responses to lipids in the skin Immunology & Microbial Sciences  2019/IMS/S34 Dr Patricia Barral 
Professor Catherine Hawrylowicz
BBSRC and Unilever Home and EU students (within Research Council Restrictions)  18/05/2019
Endocytosis of emerging nanomedicines: Understanding the influence of shape of 3D nanoprinted soft matter materials Cancer & Pharmaceutical Sciences 2019/CPS/S33

Dr Bahijja Raimi-Abraham

Professor Ben Forbes

LiDo iCASE and BASF UK students, EU students (fee applicable), international students (fee applicable) 11/05/2019
Exploring early pathogenic mechanisms driven by mutant ARPP21 ALS Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience CAV-KMRT-2019

Dr Younbok Lee

Professor Christopher Shaw

KMRT JRC  Home only 28/04/2019
Effect of Focused Ultrasound on drug delivery to brain tumours Cancer and Pharmaceutical Sciences 2019/CPS/S32

Dr Maya Thanou

Dr Sarah Thomas

KCL-LiDO industrial case Home/EU

31/05/2019

Impact of intermittent cold exposure on progression of non-alcoholic fatty liver diseases in children and young people Life Course Sciences Please see 'How to apply' 

Professor Catherine Williamson

Professor Anil Dhawan

Dr Emer Fitzpatrick 
King’s College London  Home/EU Open until suitable candidate is found

Three PhD student positions in systems biology of human disease

Centre for Host-Microbiome Interactions (CHMI)

Professor Adil Mardinoglu

Dr Saeed Shoaie

Centre for Host-Microbiome (CHMI)

Home/EU 17/05/2019

Development of a neutron macromolecular crystallography (NMX) refinement software module and its implementation in the Refmac5 package of the CCP4 suite

Basic & Medical Biosciences 18/RDCMB/S03

Professor 
Roberto Steiner

Dr Garib N Murshudov 

Collaborative Computational Project 4

Home/EU Open until suitable candidate is found

Maudsley Philosophy Group Award

MD(Res) Medical Humanities  

Various. Please refer to project catalogue. 

- For further information about the award, please contact 
Felix Warnock
Ongoing
How do new organs evolve: a gene regulatory perspective on ear evolution Craniofacial Development & Stem Cell Biology 2017/DI/19

Professor Andrea Streit

- Home/EU Open until a suitable candidate is found
Epithelial cell activation by Candidalysin, a novel fungal peptide toxin Mucosal & Salivary Biology 2017/DI/18

Professor Julian Naglik

- Home/EU Open until a suitable candidate is found
Role of fungal peptide toxins in infection Mucosal & Salivary Biology 2017/DI/17

Professor Julian Naglik

- Home/EU Open until a suitable candidate is found

Joint A* STAR - King's College London PhD studentships in Biomedical Science and Natural & Mathematical Science

Across King’s Health Faculties and School of Natural & Mathematical Sciences Please visit the Centre for Doctoral Studies Webpages

Please see the project catalogues

Please see funding page Home and EU students within standard Research Council Restrictions The deadline for this studentship has now passed

Wellcome Trust 'Cell Therapies and Regenerative Medicine' Four-Year PhD Programme

Multiple Schools N/A

Supervisor Pool

Wellcome Trust  Home/EU /
International
The deadline for this studentship has now passed

The Neurobiology of Epilepsy in Autism Spectrum Disorders

IoPPN JO-FANS-2019

Dr Jonathan O'Muircheartaigh

 

Dr Michael Absoud

The Sackler Institute

 

MRC Centre for Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Home /EU/ Overseas The deadline for this studentship has now passed

Modelling the neuronal cell of human ageing in vitro

IoPPN AV-BBSRC-2019

Dr Alessio Vagnoni

 

Professor 
Chris Shaw

 

BBSRC CPT  Home / EU The deadline for this studentship has now passed

Harnessing long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) to stimulate pancreatic islet regeneration

Life Course Sciences 2018/LCS/S30

Dr Timothy Pullen

KCL-TUD Transcampus Home / EU The deadline for this studentship has now passed

MRC DTP Inductrial Collaborative Awards n Science and Engineering (iCASE) Studentships in Biomedical Science

Across King's Health Faculties Please refer to 'How to apply' information Please see the project listings MRC Home and EU Students within standard Research Council restrictions The deadline for this studentship has now passed
Maternal immune reaction: advancing from rodents to humans through a development of hIPSC model to study gene x environment interactions IoPPN ACV-NC3Rs-2019

Dr Anthony Vernon

Dr Deepak Srivastava

National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research Please see eligibility requirements The deadline for this studentship has now passed
The Development of Raman Spectroscopy for endoscopic bladder cancer diagnosis Centre for Craniofacial and Regenerative Biology 2018/FoDOCS/01

Dr Mads Sylvest Bergholt

Professor Tom Vercauteren

ERC Starting Grant Home/EU/Overseas The deadline for this studentship has now passed
Signalling athways controlling the generation of the pharyngeal arches Centre for Developmental Neurobiology AG-CDN 2019

Professor Anthony Graham

Dr Esther Bell

Anatomical Society Home/EU The deadline for this studentship has now passed
Defining Eating Disorder in type-1 diabetes-DefinED-T1 Life Course Sciences 2019/LCS/S31

Professor Khalida Ismail

Dr Marietta Stadler

KCH Joint Research Committee Home/EU The deadline for this studentship has now passed
MRCDTP Industrial Collaborative Awards in Science and Engineering (iCASE) Studentships in Biomedical Science Across King's Health Faculties Please refer to 'How to apply'

Please see project listings

MRC Home and EU students within standard Research Council The deadline for this studentship has now passed
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