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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

Maternal immune reaction: advancing from rodents to humans through a development of a 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 23:59, 01/03/2019

MRC DTP Inductrial Collaborative Awards in 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 23:59, 01/03/2019

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 15/02/2019

Signalling pathways controlling the generation of the pharyngeal arches

Centre for Developmental Neurobiology AG-CDN-2019

Professor Anthony Graham

Dr Esther Bell

 

 
 Anatomical Society  Home/EU  04/03/2019

Three PhD student positions in systems biology of human disease

Centre for Host-Microbiome Interactions (CHMI)
  • 2019/DOCS/01
  • 2019/DOCS/02
  • 2019/DOCS/03 
    (3 positions)

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

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 The deadline for this studentship has now passed

Patient violence in Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders: Investigating Family Based Factors

IoPPN JO-IoPPN-PV-10-2018

Dr Juliana Onwumere

Dr Joel Harvey

Dr Deirdre MacManus

Department of Psychology Home/EU The deadline for this studentship has now passed

MRC Doctoral Training Partnership in Biomedical Sciences

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

Please see Project Catalogues

- Please refer to the MRC DTP Guidance The deadline for this studentship has now passed

CRUK KHP PhD studentships  

 

Various Please see 'How to Apply'

Please see project catalogue

Cancer Research UK King's Health Partners' Centre Home/EU The deadline for this studentship has now passed

Longitudinal changes in cognitive impairment for patients with Schizophrenia

IoPPN AR-TAKEDA-2019

Dr Angus Roberts

 

Proefessor Richard Dobson

 

Professor Robert Stewart

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

International Research Training Group 1816 in the field of 'Heart Failure'

Jointly between the School of Cardiovascular Medicine & Sciences and the Heart Centre, University of Gottingen -

Supervisor pool

International Research Training Group 1816 Home/EU/International The deadline for this studentship has now passed

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
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