Application deadline: 5th December 2019. Interviews to take place in January 2020.
Start date: 28th September 2020.
This is a brand new programme for Leicester, with support from the Wellcome Trust, which can support up to eight students per year (5 intakes). Studentship projects will be available in the following areas:
Meet the Theme Leads
There will be unique opportunities to undertake research placements in Industry with partners: AstraZeneca; Genentech; GlaxoSmithKline and Pfizer.
There are also opportunities for students to work with partners in lower-middle income countries.
This is a flexible trainee centred programme with a wide range of skills development, both subject specific and career enhancing.
There will also be 2-3 places for students to take a 1 year Masters (with UK fee waiver) followed by a fully funded 4 year PhD. Further details can be found here.
Please see details of available projects
Alternatively, you may propose your own project. In this case we would strongly encourage you to co-develop a project with proposed supervisor(s) in advance of your application.
Further information about the Wellcome Trust PhD Programme can be found here.