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Programme Director: Professor H McShane
Programme Co-Director: Professor D Clark
The Doctoral Training Fellowship Scheme for Clinicians is tailored specifically to the needs of talented clinicians who aspire to a career in academic medicine or clinical psychology. Successful applicants will work towards a PhD on one of three streams which are in basic sciences, mental and cognitive health, and translational/experimental medicine.
Training Fellowships in the Basic Sciences stream are designed to form a partnership between basic-scientists and clinician-scientists, bridging the gap between basic and applied research, and providing high-quality research training in basic and applied molecular science. Research projects are available in one of six broad areas:
This stream will provide training in translationally-focused research for clinical psychologists, psychiatrists and neurologists. It will focus on:
This theme takes advantage of other strengths in biomedical science. These include projects in:
Rheumatology: Director of Clinical Research at the Kenendy Institute Professor Chris Buckley
Applicants will apply to the Medical Sciences Doctoral Training Centre at the University of Oxford for a fellowship, based on a track record of academic achievement and potential. Five fellowships are funded by the Wellcome Trust and two from the Kennedy Trust for Rheumatology Research.
Please review the information on choosing a supervisor/project and guidance on the admissions process. Applicants must be eligible for clinical practice in the UK.
For queries please contact [email protected]
Deadline for applications: 12 noon UK time Friday 10 January 2020.
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