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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
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 Open until suitable candidate is found
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

Development and validation of C-POS (children’s palliative outcome scale) - a mixed methods multicentre study to advance measurement of outcomes for children, young people and their families facing life-limiting and life-threatening illness

Cicely Saunders Institute of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation Please see 'How to apply' 

Professor Richard Harding

European
Research Council  
Home/EU/ International

08/10/2018

Using gene editing and electrophysiology to characterise sodium channel function in chronic pain

Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience FD-SB-WCARD-2018

Professor Stephen McMahon

Dr Franziska Denk 

This award is sponsored by a pharmaceutical partner Home/EU

23:59, 10/10/2018

Investigating the role of glia in protein homeostasis in Alzheimer's disease

Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience MJS-IoPPN-VG-2019

Dr Maria Jimenez-Sanchez

Dr Wendy Noble

Fully funded IoPPN/Van Geest PhD studentship

Home/EU Midnight (23:59 GMT), 26/10/2018

Effects of vagal nerve stimulation on mood and quality of life in patients with epilepsy

 

 

Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience VNS-IoPPN-2018

Professor Allan Young

Dr Paul Shotbolt

King’s College London and the Bergqvist Charitable Trust

Home/EU Midnight (23:59 GMT), 26/10/2018

Using fibre from natural food products to optimise gut physiology and microbiology in constipation

 

 

Life Course Sciences 2018/LCS/S26

Professor Kevin Whelan

External research funding secured

Home/EU 31/10/2018

MRC Doctoral Training Partnership in Biomedical Sciences

Across King's Health Faculties Please see 'How to Apply'

Please see Project Catalogues

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Please refer to the MRC DTP Guidance 25/11/2018

CRUK KHP PhD studentships  

 

Various  Please see 'How to apply'  Please see project catalogue Cancer Research UK King's Health Partners' Centre  Home/EU  29/11/2018

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

Assessing impact of
residential air purification on ambient living environments utilising enhanced
optical particle sensors

Analytical &
Environmental Sciences Division
Online applications via The London NERC DTP website

Dr Benjamin Barratt

Dr David Green

NERC Home/EU Open until suitable candidate is found

The role of the skeletal muscle ryanodine (RYR1) receptor in uterine vascular and smooth muscle function

Life Course Sciences  -

Professor Rachel Tribe 

Professor 
Heinz Jungbluth

King’s College London  Home/EU The deadline for this studentship has now passed

Aggression and Irritability in Neurodevelopmental conditions: A translational approach

Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neurcience NB-FANS-2018

Dr Nigel Blackwood

Dr Grainne McAlonan

Sackler Centre for Translational Neurodevelopment

Department of Forensic and Neurodevelopmental Science

 Home/EU The deadline for this studentship has now passed

In vitro methods for the investigation and development of Microwave imaging systems and accompanying nanoparticles

Cancer & Pharmaceutical Sciences 2018/CPS/S24

Dr Maya Thanou

Dr Panos Kosmas

 KCL
icase associated to LiDP
 Home/EU The deadline for this studentship has now passed

Insight, Metacognition, and Disorder Making in Psychiatric Disorders

Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neurcience AD-IoPPN-MHJ18

Dr Gareth Owen

Professor Anthony David

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

Improving
the identification of faulty valves

Biomedical
Engineering & Imaging Sciences
2018/BEIS/S25

Dr Pablo Lamata

Dr Ronak Rajani

British Heart Foundation Home/EU The deadline for this studentship has now passed
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