The University of Macau is the flagship public university in Macao, rapidly developing for high-quality education and groundbreaking research with English as its working language. Established in 2014, the Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) has recruited over 32 professors from around the world and established state-of-art facilities, rapidly becoming a regional leading research hub of biomedical sciences with particular focuses on cancer biology, stem cell biology, bioinformatics, reproduction and aging.
FHS is now admitting PhD students to the Biomedical Sciences programme for the 2020/2021 academic year, with a wide range of research projects in the areas of precision oncology, cancer research, drug discovery, stem cell biology, aging, genomics, epigenetics, proteomics, bioinformatics, systems biology, nanotechnology, metabolic diseases, pharmacology, transgenics, translational medicine research and more. Information on professors’ research areas can be found at the FHS website. Interested candidates shall contact individual professors directly.
Applicants must hold a bachelor’s or master’s degree in relevant areas of biological and biomedical sciences. Applicants who have received their undergraduate degree from global top 300 universities or from universities that belong to the categories of “Double First Class” or “the level of A+/A in the First-Class Discipline” in mainland China will be preferentially considered. Admission details, including the English language proficiency requirement, are available at the website of the Graduate School of University of Macau. All admitted students will register in the middle of August 2020.
Full-time PhD students may receive one of the two types of financial support depending on their academic achievements. The detailed information can be found from the Graduate School’s website.