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Neuroscience PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

We have 235 Neuroscience PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

A PhD in Neuroscience is an exciting and dynamic research opportunity that delves into the intricate workings of the human brain and nervous system. If you have a passion for understanding the complexities of the mind and how it influences behavior, pursuing a PhD in Neuroscience could be the perfect path for you.

What's it like to study a PhD in Neuroscience?

Studying a PhD in Neuroscience is a fascinating journey into the depths of the human brain. You will have the opportunity to conduct cutting-edge research, exploring topics such as neurobiology, cognitive neuroscience, neuroimaging, and neuropharmacology. Through your research, you will contribute to the advancement of knowledge in this field, potentially uncovering breakthroughs that could revolutionize our understanding of the brain and its disorders.

During your PhD, you will work closely with experienced researchers and faculty members who will guide and support you throughout your journey. You will have access to state-of-the-art facilities and equipment, allowing you to conduct experiments and analyze data to further your research objectives. Additionally, you may have the opportunity to collaborate with other researchers and attend conferences to present your findings and network with experts in the field.

Entry requirements for a PhD in Neuroscience

To pursue a PhD in Neuroscience, you will typically need a strong academic background in biological sciences or a related field. Most universities require a minimum of a 2.1 Honours degree or a Master's degree in a relevant subject. Additionally, you may be required to submit a research proposal outlining your intended area of study and research objectives.

PhD in Neuroscience funding options

Funding for PhDs in Neuroscience may be available from various sources, including governments, universities and charities, business or industry. See our full guides to PhD funding for more information.

PhD in Neuroscience careers

A PhD in Neuroscience opens up a wide range of exciting career opportunities. Graduates can pursue careers in academia, working as professors or researchers at universities and research institutions. They can also find employment in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, contributing to the development of new drugs and treatments for neurological disorders. Other career paths include working in government agencies, healthcare organizations, or science communication and journalism.

With the increasing prevalence of neurological disorders and the growing importance of understanding the brain, the demand for neuroscience experts is on the rise. A PhD in Neuroscience equips you with the knowledge, skills, and research experience needed to make a significant impact in this field and contribute to advancements in our understanding of the brain and its functions.

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MAPK signalling pathways regulating the blood brain barrier

  Research Group: Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics
We invite applications for a 3-year PhD project to investigate cellular signalling regulating the function of the blood brain barrier. Read more

The social brain: investigating the neurocognitive mechanisms supporting social interaction

The position is available to start in October 2024. Applications are invited for a three-year Postgraduate studentship, supported by the College of Health and Life Sciences, to be undertaken within the Cognition and Neuroscience Research Group at Aston University. Read more

PhD in Systems Medicine

In the multi and interdisciplinary scientific environment of the European School of Molecular Medicine (SEMM) network, that includes 8 Italian Research Centers and 7 Italian Universities, we offer 65 positions in the context of the innovative PhD program in Systems Medicine. Read more

Funded PhD Studentship in Cognitive Neuroscience

This PhD will be jointly supervised by Meadhbh Brosnan at the Cognitive & Translational Neuroscience Science UCD lab in the School of Psychology and Simon Kelly at the Cognitive Neural Systems lab in the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering. Read more

PhD Studentship in quantitative genetics of neurodevelopment

The student will have the opportunity to work on a project analysing data from large-scale longitudinal and developmental cohorts with a focus on infant and child phenotypes. Read more

Evolution of chemosensory behaviours in Drosophilids

Research environment. Our lab and the Department of Biology offer a friendly and stimulating work environment, with excellent conditions in terms of infrastructure, know-how, and collaboration. Read more

Ageing and body clock rhythms: The importance of a social network

It is popularly accepted that maintaining an active social life is paramount for good health and longevity. In its absence, social isolation and loneliness can elevate risk of disease and shorten lifespan. Read more

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