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ISMB Wellcome Trust 4-year Interdisciplinary PhD Programme

*Joanna Hemming studied ‘Oxidative damage to the lung surfactant and lipid membranes’ for her PhD on the ISMB's Wellcome Trust 4-year Interdisciplinary PhD Programme.

3 Additional Studentships available to join ISMB PhD Programmes

For entry in Autumn 2016

These 4-year studentships provide opportunities to join one of the interdisciplinary PhD programmes below.

  • ISMB Wellcome Trust 4-year Interdisciplinary PhD Programme
  • BBSRC London Interdisciplinary Biosciences PhD Consortium

If awarded one of these additional studentships you will join the Autumn 2016 intake of students on one of these programmes. You will receive the same training and will be required to follow the assessment milestones for the programme you join. Further details about structure and assessment for these PhD programmes is available below.

  • Deadline for applications: Friday 26 February
  • Short-listing: Friday 4 March
  • Interviews: Wednesday 16 March and Thursday 17 March

Studentship details

  • These additional studentships are funded by Birkbeck and UCL.
  • Students who accept one of these studentships will be able to study for a PhD with a principal investigator from the institution funding their award or with any joint Birkbeck-UCL member of staff.
  • The maximum length of each studentship is 4 years.
  • The successful applicant will begin their PhD studies in September 2016 with a tax-free stipend of £16,057 per annum (2015/16 rate) and tuition fees paid in full at the home/EU rate.
  • Overseas students are eligible to apply but if successful would need to fund the difference between the home/EU fees and overseas fees for the duration of the award.

Eligibility requirements

  • All applicants will be required to satisfy English language entry criteria and a minimum upper-second class (2.1) honours degree (or overseas equivalent) in a relevant subject area.

How to apply

  • Instructions for applicants and further information about these opportunities is available here.
  • A 3-year Bloomsbury Colleges PhD studentship is also available. Details about the Bloomsbury Colleges PhD studentship are available here.
ISMB Wellcome Trust 4-year Interdisciplinary PhD Programme

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