The Wellcome Trust is the world's largest medical research charity, funding research into human and animal health. There are 23 new Wellcome Trust Four-Year PhD Programmes, which offer exceptional opportunities to talented researchers who wish to study for a PhD in the UK. The Centre for Stem Cells & Regenerative Medicine (CSCRM), King’s College London, hosts the Wellcome Trust ‘Advanced Therapies for Regenerative Medicine’ Four-Year PhD Programme. Six fully funded studentships, including salary and university fees, are available with a start date in September 2020 to provide in-depth postgraduate training to highly motivated students of any nationality.
In the first year students undertake an MRes by participating in:
Following completion of the MRes:
The studentship includes a short-term funds to allow a tailored transition activity that helps you embark on your chosen post-PhD career path (e.g. a short post-doc to complete a publication, trial a career outside academia in areas, such as publishing, teaching, policy, business or industry).
Scientific Environment and Career Advice (Years 1 – 4) Students attend the CSCRM Journal Club, Stem Cells @ Lunch Seminar Series as well as talks by visiting scientists. Students will also attend master classes and evening talks to gain perspectives on diverse aspects of a research career as well as other, perhaps less obvious, career options. In addition, they have access to the King’s Research Development Unit. With contacts made through the master classes and internships, students will be highly employable in any career sector, but, in particular, the academic sector and the burgeoning commercial sector of regenerative medicine.
Applicants are encouraged to read through the Programme Structure, Leaderships and Supervisors and Funding, Eligibility and How to Apply webpages for further information before directing any queries to the programme , Dr Fay Minty, [email protected]
After checking that you meet the eligibility criterion, please following the directions downloaded from the ‘HOW TO APPLY’ link.
Application DEADLINE 23:59, 10 December 2019.