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EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Molecular Sciences for Medicine -4 year PhD Studentships

EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Molecular Sciences for Medicine (MoSMed) - 4 year PhD Studentships

Applications have now closed for CDT projects wishing to commence in September/October 2023. Please visit our webpage for up-to-date information regarding the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Molecular Sciences for Medicine (MoSMed).

Overview

The CDT in Molecular Sciences for Medicine (MoSMed) is a joint venture between Newcastle and Durham Universities. It will train the next generation of researchers at the interface of molecular and medical sciences, business skills, innovation and entrepreneurship.

Research projects will focus on the development of new molecular approaches to the treatment of disease, centered around three research themes:

  • Biology of Disease
  • Molecule and Assay Design
  • Structural Biology and Computation

Find out more here.

Benefits of joining our programme

  • A joint PhD programme fully integrated between two leading universities
  • A supportive cohort environment
  • Direct access to experts from industry
  • A bespoke taught programme that will expand your subject-specific knowledge across the molecular and medical science disciplines and will provide industry-ready skills, in leadership, entrepreneurship and innovation
  • Access to facilities, training and support from additional partner institutions
  • A commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion

Award Summary

100% fees covered, and a minimum tax-free annual living allowance of £17,668 (2022-23 UKRI rate). An additional allowance will be provided to contribute towards consumables, equipment, and travel related to the project.

Eligibility Criteria

The studentship awards are open to applications from UK and International (including EU) applicants as per UKRI guidelines. Please note there is a limited number of awards available. Successful candidates will have an excellent Master’s level degree in a subject aligned with your chosen project. Typically, this will be synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, theoretical chemistry, biochemistry, molecular biology, structural biology, cell biology, molecular modelling, computer science, or biophysics. First class Bachelor degrees plus relevant experience will also be considered. MoSMed will consider full-time and part-time applicants.

Contact

Please find below the details of the projects commencing in September/October 2023. Please note these will be opened up in early 2023. Please check the MoSMed website for details.

For general CDT enquiries, please email: mosmed.cdt@ncl.ac.uk

Please see the individual project listings for further details regarding each project. For project-specific queries, please contact the project supervisor (details can be found here).

All applicants should apply via the relevant institutional application portal. Full details of how to apply can be found here.

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EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Molecular Sciences for Medicine -4 year PhD Studentships