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Cambridge 4-year PhD programme in Cardiovascular Research


University of Cambridge, 4-year PhD Studentship Programme in Cardiovascular Research

Applications are invited for the Autumn 2020 intake for the University of Cambridge 4-year PhD programme in Cardiovascular Research, funded by the British Heart Foundation.

This exciting programme is an initiative to train biological and quantitative scientists in cross-disciplinary cardiovascular research, combining formal training in molecular and cellular biology, physiology of model organisms, stem cell biology, human physiology, human genetics, genomics and population health sciences.

The first year of the programme comprises either a series of seminars and lab rotations (assessed for the MRes degree) or a taught course in Epidemiology (assessed for the MPhil Degree). Successful candidates then progress to PhD training in an appropriate lab.

the University of Cambridge 4-year PhD programme in Cardiovascular Research

This programme faculty comprises world-leading researchers from the Schools of Medicine and Biological Sciences, the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and the Institute of Public Health who combine expertise in Vascular Biology, Stem Cell and Developmental Biology, and Population Health and Genomics.

Applicants will require a 2:1 degree or higher in a related biological or quantitative subject. Support includes a stipend (currently £19,919 for years one and two, £21,542 for year three and £23,298 for year four), PhD registration fees at UK student rate, research expenses and some travel costs.

For further information please contact Professor Martin Bennett at: [email protected]

Further details can be found here: www.cardiovascular.cam.ac.uk/students/prospective/phd-bhfcardio/faq

For guidance on selecting a college, please contact Professor Anthony Davenport, [email protected]

Please apply through the application portal using code MDMDR3.
DO NOT tick any of the boxes applying for funding.

Closing date 3rd December 2019

Interviews will be held on 14th January 2020

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