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Doctoral Training Partnerships in the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences

We are a member of several doctoral training programmes and partnerships in the health and life sciences, covering a range of research areas including clinical pharmacology, musculoskeletal ageing and cellular and molecular physiology.

Doctoral Network in AI for Future Digital Health

The University of Liverpool Doctoral Network in AI for Future Digital Health is directed at creating and maintaining a community of AI health care professionals that can apply the latest research within AI to Health Care.

Doctoral Network in Technologies for Healthy Ageing

The University of Liverpool Doctoral Network in Technologies for Healthy Ageing is training the next generation of physical scientists and engineers to develop novel technologies and devices to address the challenges faced by older people and our clinical colleagues who work with them.

ESRC – North West Social Science DTP

There are 20 NWSSDTP pathways at the University of Liverpool to which candidates can apply for studentships, including:

  • Biosocial Research
  • Development and Humanitarianism in an Unequal World
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Psychology
  • Social Anthropology
  • Social Data Science and Artificial Intelligence
  • Social Studies of Science, Technology and Medicine

MRC/Arthritis Research UK Centre for Integrated Research into Musculoskeletal Ageing (CIMA)

The MRC-Arthritis Research UK Centre for Integrated research into Musculoskeletal Ageing is a collaboration between the Universities of Liverpool, Sheffield and Newcastle.

MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership

Utilising the combined expertise of four world-leading institutions, the Discovery Medicine North (DiMeN) partnership trains the next generation of researchers to tackle the major health problems facing the population.

NERC Doctoral Training Partnership: Adapting to the Challenges of a Changing Environment (NERC ACCE DTP) 

The academic partners are University of Liverpool, University of Sheffield, University of York, the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology and the Natural History Museum. ACCE provides doctoral training in the biological components of the natural environment and related disciplines. ACCE has a clear emphasis on the biological component of environmental research. This biological core, combined with the international standing of the partners in the biological and related fields, makes ACCE an ideal choice if you wish to undertake a PhD in biological research and related disciplines.

Newcastle-Liverpool-Durham BBSRC DTP

The partnership provides an opportunity for the next generation of young researchers to address outstanding scientific questions in the biosciences.

NW England MRC fellowship scheme in Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics

The North West England MRC Fellowship Scheme is funded by the Medical Research Council and run jointly by the Universities of Liverpool and Manchester.  The purpose is to expand clinical pharmacology numbers and expertise in the UK by providing fellowships to eligible clinical professionals.

TMRP - Trials Methodology Research Partnership DTP

This DTP PhD programme presents a unique opportunity to undertake training and research in major areas where clinical trials need to be improved to help increase the health of society. Projects encompass a variety of subject areas including statistics, mathematics, health economics, epidemiology, psychology, social science, computer science, informatics and health services research.

Wellcome Trust 4yr PhD Programme in Cellular and Molecular Physiology

The Physiological Laboratory in Liverpool is widely recognised as an international centre of excellence for research in cellular and molecular physiology. The Liverpool 4-year PhD Programme was the first to be funded by the Wellcome Trust and has been running since 1994. Five places are available on this PhD programme each with a generous four-year Wellcome Trust-funded studentship.

Wellcome Trust Clinical 4yr PhD Programme in Global Health

One of five centres in the UK offering the Wellcome Trust Clinical PhD Programme, a flagship scheme supporting the most promising medically qualified clinicians wanting to undertake rigorous research training. The programme aims to address the serious health problems faced by developing countries, offering a broad scope of issues ranging from biomedical through to health policy sciences.


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