Twelve new fully funded PhD research studentships are offered in the School of Applied Sciences for an 18 September 2018 start. The School is made up of the Departments of Biological Sciences, Chemical Sciences and Pharmaceutical Sciences.
There is competition funding for 12 of the 15 research projects outlined below (click on the hyperlink for projects in each subject area). Usually the projects which receive the best applicants are funded.
If you are interested in any of these projects please contact the relevant supervisor for an informal discussion. To apply, please send an email outlining your motivation and experience to the supervisor, including a CV and the names of two referees by 28 February 2018 (copy to [email protected]).
You should also complete an on-line application.
Interviews will be held on 20 March 2018 and will include a 10-minute presentation of each candidate’s recent research.
Candidates may direct general enquiries to Dr Dougie Clarke, Director of Graduate Education in the School of Applied Sciences [email protected] 01484 473142. General information about the School and research at the University is available on our website.
The studentships are open to citizens of the UK or EU only, and cover the full cost of tuition fees and an annual tax-free bursary of £14,764 for three years (RCUK rates). Successful applicants will have a very good first or upper second degree or Masters degree in a relevant subject.