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PhD Studentship: Creating a new generation of precision nanomedicines

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    Prof Battaglia
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  • Funded PhD Project (European/UK Students Only)
    Funded PhD Project (European/UK Students Only)

Project Description

As a part of an large EPSRC project, we are currently developing new methods to delivery anticancer drugs that combine with stratified medicine to create personalised system. The project will involve the collaboration with clinical oncologists, chemists, physicists and biologists all working together to create a new generation of precision nanomedicines.

We are looking for an enthusiastic student with a strong first degree in Physical Science or Engineering who’s willing to expand their expertise in life sciences or with a degree in Life Science or Biomedicine who’s willing to expand their expertise in physical sciences. Experience with polymer synthesis, nanoparticle preparation and cell culture is desirable but not essential as advanced training will be provided.

To apply please send your CV, your degree transcript with grades (or expected grades), and 1 page research statement to Prof Giuseppe Battaglia, [email protected]

Deadline for applications is the 10th of June 2016. Interviews and selections will be taking place short after.



Funding Notes

The two positions will be starting from October 2016. The scholarships will cover stipend and fees for students who have a UK-resident status. Other students will need to find extra funding/scholarships to cover the excess in fees and/or stipend. Candidates must hold (or will have obtained by Oct 2016) qualifications at the level of, or equivalent to, first or upper second class honours degree from a UK academic institution. Qualifications, or a combination of qualifications and experience, which constitute comparable ability and accomplishment will also be considered.

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