The vision of the Jockey Club College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences (JCC) is to become a centre of excellence in Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences education and research, and one of the twenty leading veterinary schools in the world within the next twenty years. Our mission is to establish, in partnership with Cornell University's College of Veterinary Medicine, a world-class veterinary programme to train high-calibre veterinarians and biomedical and life sciences professionals who can respond to the grand challenges and societal needs of our time. Our overall goal is to improve the quality of life and the health of humans, animals and the environment under the One Health paradigm, and to ensure sustainable food production through safeguarding animal welfare.
The Department of Infectious Diseases and Public Health within the JCC was established in July 2017 with the following mission:
The Department of Infectious Diseases and Public Health offers a range of PhD Scholarships across its world-class research groups. These prestigious Scholarships represent a great opportunity to start your Postgraduate Research Career working in a supportive training and development environment.
You will need (1) a CV, (2) a Personal Statement, introducing yourself and outlining your motivation for PhD research, and (3) a transcript of any qualifying degrees and grades (completed and/or underway).
Applications accepted all year round, but the deadline for some Scholarships is December 1st each year. You are encouraged to contact specific academic supervisors approximately six weeks before any deadline.
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