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Luminescent nanoparticles in the early diagnosis and treatment of cancer

  • Full or part time
    Prof Z Pikramenou
  • Application Deadline
    Applications accepted all year round
  • Competition Funded PhD Project (European/UK Students Only)
    Competition Funded PhD Project (European/UK Students Only)

Project Description

One of two projects is available under this subject. They involve synthesis of metal complexes, nanoscience, spectroscopy and biochemical cell culture and tissue studies. One project will be focusing of imaging and detection and the other with treatment. The students will be part of a larger multidisciplinary project in collaboration with Biosciences and the Medical School.
The candidate should have an MSci/MChem degree or EU equivalent. Funding requirements restrictions: EU only candidates. Interested candidates should contact Prof. Zoe Pikramenou, at the first instance.

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A scholarship to cover University fees and provide 36 months maintenance at standard RCUK rates (£14,057 for 2015-16 and expected to rise slightly for 2016-17) is provisionally available for applicants who are UK/EU nationals and hold or obtain a minimum of a good (>65%) upper second class or higher integrated UK masters (MSci/MChem) degree or equivalent in chemistry or a related subject. Students with a combination of a good UK or equivalent BSc degree followed by an MSc with >60% in all taught elements will also qualify.

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