Studentships: self-funded and funded PhD projects

There are 125 self-funded or funded PhD studentship.

A

A multi-disciplinary approach to understand the mechanisms of immunotoxicity induced by the dual-antibiotic combination of vancomycin and tazocin

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Friday 31st March 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr Xiaoli Meng Prof Dean Naisbitt Prof Gareth Veal
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

Additive manufacturing of biodegradable drug delivery implants

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Friday 20th October 2023
  • Subject area: Engineering and Planning

Aphid protective symbionts as unseen drivers of population and community dynamics and the impact for biological control

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 13th January 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr Sharon Zytynska Dr Julia Ferrari Prof Greg Hurst Dr Helen Hesketh
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

Application of molecular imaging techniques for better understanding antimicrobial resistance in biofilms

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 9th January 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr Howbeer Muhamad Ali Prof R Goodacre Dr Lee Gethings
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

Arterial Compliance and the Rupturing Aorta – A Novel Screening Tool for Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Saturday 31st December 2022
  • Subject area: Engineering and Planning
  • Supervisors: https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/engineering/staff/riaz-akhtar/
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

Assessment of novel therapeutic targets for the treatment of severe skin-blistering adverse drug reactions using in vitro and ex vivo skin models.

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Sunday 1st January 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr Dan Carr
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

Assessment of the stiffness of the aortic Wall by Pulse Wave Velocity To predict risk of thoracic aortic aneurysm among hypertensive patients: The T-watch study

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Thursday 24th August 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr Riccardo Proietti
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

Automated synthesis and characterisation of polymers

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Saturday 31st December 2022
  • Subject area: Chemical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Prof Andy Cooper
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

Autonomous monitoring of dairy cattle body mass and oestrus behaviour using a deep learning approach

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 9th January 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr Joseph Neary Dr W Al-Nuaimy Prof Georgios Oikonomou
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

B

Beyond landcover maps, modelling the patches that matter to species

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 13th January 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Bioengineering a full thickness cornea

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Friday 16th December 2022
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Brain rhythms that serve as the binder for memory and concept formation

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 9th January 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr Emmanuel Biau Dr Yukiko Kikuchi Dr C Petkov Dr S Wuerger
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

Breeding for improved organoleptic quality in Wild Rocket (Diplotaxis tenuifolia (L.) DC) using marker assisted breeding

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 9th January 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr P Walley Mr Sujit Tha
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

C

Can we use machine learning to predict viral spill-overs and the next pandemic virus?

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 9th January 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr Maya Wardeh Dr Marcus Blagrove Dr A Mill Prof M Baylis
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

Characterising novel regulation processes for a structurally important skeletal gene

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Friday 30th June 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Cleaner Futures: Electron microscopy of catalysts for renewable transformations

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 20th January 2023
  • Subject area: Chemical Sciences

Computational analyses of the conservation, competition and crosstalk of lysine-based post-translational modifications (PTMs)\n

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 9th January 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Prof A Jones Prof M Trost Prof Claire Eyers
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

D

Defining the links between ROS and inflammaging in a human model of neutrophil-driven inflammation

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 9th January 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr HL Wright Prof E Veal Prof Claire Eyers
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

Defining the role of WT1 in cellular and molecular processes during gastrulation, in embryos and gastruloids

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 21st February 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Design and Synthesis of New Chiral Heterogeneous Photocatalysts for Light-Driven Asymmetric Organocatalysis

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 28th February 2023
  • Subject area: Chemical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr John Ward
  • Eligibility: Open to EU/UK applicants

Determining the impact of lifestyle-related biomechanics on muscle in the ageing human arm

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 9th January 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr Karl Bates Prof Tom Joyce Dr S Fichera Mr Daniel Brown
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

Developing bio-acoustic monitoring: can current challenges be overcome?

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 13th January 2023
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography

Developing new cancer therapeutic agents from foodstuff: characterizing galectin interaction with novel inhibitors

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Friday 17th February 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Developing novel flukicides: the effect of neurotoxic spider venoms on the parasite, Fasciola hepatica

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 9th January 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Prof Jane Hodgkinson Dr E Fitches Prof A Jones Prof A Maule
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

Developing novel technologies to analyse cellular differentiation processes during embryonic development in vivo and ex vivo

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 9th January 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr B Wilm Dr D Turner Prof M Taggart
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

Discovery of new materials for applications on glass using Deep Machine Learning and Data Analytics

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 15th February 2023
  • Subject area: Maths and Computing

Diversifying the histone code: defining the role of non-canonical phosphorylation in chromatin structure

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 15th February 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Dynamics and Impact of Arsenophonus apicola infection in pollinator communities\n

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 9th January 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Prof G Hurst Prof Giles Budge
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

E

Ecological and evolutionary consequences of nanoplastic pollution in the water flea, Daphnia magna

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 13th January 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr Stewart Plaistow Dr Howbeer Muhamad Ali Dr T McDonald
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

Economics Subject Group - Management School (ULMS) Funding Call

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 6th January 2023
  • Subject area: Business and Finance

Engineered nanomaterials for water purification and decontamination

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Friday 20th October 2023
  • Subject area: Engineering and Planning

Engineering more water-use efficient crops: functional genomics of CO2 fixation during Crassulacean acid metabolism

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 31st October 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Enhanced and robust characterisation of dynamic protein post-translational protein modifications

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 9th January 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Prof Claire Eyers Dr Lee Gethings Prof A Jones
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

Evaluation of healthcare Internet of Things (IoT) systems to monitor and protect older people via IoT trust.

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 9th December 2022
  • Subject area: Engineering and Planning
  • Supervisors: Dr Valerio Selis Dr. Kristiaan D’Août
  • Eligibility: Open to UK applicants

Experimental discovery of new Inorganic Materials

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 23rd December 2022
  • Subject area: Chemical Sciences

Experimental Discovery of New Inorganic Materials for Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC) Applications

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Thursday 8th December 2022
  • Subject area: Chemical Sciences

Exploiting Deep Learning-based protein structure prediction for function annotation and structural biology

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Thursday 19th January 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Prof D J Rigden Dr R Keegan
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

Exploring the incentivisation and biodiversity returns of treescapes using agent based models

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 13th January 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr S Cornell Dr J Touza
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

F

Failure and recovery of robotic chemists for computationally-guided materials discovery

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 31st January 2023
  • Subject area: Chemical Sciences

Flow chemistry to control molecular nanotopology

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Sunday 16th April 2023
  • Subject area: Chemical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr Anna Slater Professor Liang Zhang Dr John Ward
  • Eligibility: Open to UK applicants

Forecasting and monitoring seed production in European forests: providing the seeds for woodland expansion

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 13th January 2023
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography
  • Supervisors: Dr Andrew Hacket Pain Dr B Purse Dr Freddie Draper Dr S Brough
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

Formation of Functional Hybrid Glasses for Adsorptive Applications

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 13th January 2023
  • Subject area: Chemical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr Lauren McHugh
  • Eligibility: Open to EU/UK applicants

Function, ecology and macroevolution of the mammalian masticatory system

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 13th January 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr KT Bates Dr J Gardiner Dr Philip Cox Prof A Goswami
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

G

Gene therapy for Alkaptonuria

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Thursday 15th December 2022
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

H

How do female relationships shape the social system of a group-living mammal?

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 13th January 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

How does the metabolism of host glycans shape microbiota interactions?

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 9th January 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr A Cartmell Dr H Strahl von Schulten Dr Edwin Yates
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

I

Identification of the role of small nucleolar RNAs in cartilage ageing

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Thursday 23rd November 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Identifying novel SNORD116 targets and signaling pathways

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Thursday 23rd November 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Imaging nanoprobes and technologies to enable the clinical translation of cell-based therapies\n

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 9th January 2023
  • Subject area: Chemical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr Marco Giardiello Prof H Poptani Dr P A Murray
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

Immune system diversity and evolution in natural populations

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 13th January 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Prof S Paterson Prof J Slate
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

Improving core outcome set uptake in trials

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 16th January 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Prof Williamson
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

Improving sustainable parasite control in British dairy cattle

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 9th January 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr J Graham-Brown Dr K Marie McIntyre Dr Hannah Vineer
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

Integrating patient-reported data from multiple sources into registries and research databases for inflammatory bowel disease

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 16th January 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr Keith Bodger
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

Investigating a novel treatment for retinal scaring

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Friday 16th December 2022
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Investigating symbiont impacts on natural enemy susceptibility in ladybird beetles

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 13th January 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Professor Greg Hurst Prof M Viney Dr H Roy Dr Andrew Salisbury
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

Investigating the ability of circadian clocks to mitigate degeneration of the back of the eye

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Friday 16th December 2022
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Investigating the connection between cytoskeletal and mitochondrial homeostasis during ageing\n

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 9th January 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr Natalia Sanchez-Soriano Dr. Viktor Korolchuk
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

Investigating the effects of a training aid on golf putting mechanics

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 31st May 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Investigating the interaction between immune cells and biomaterial scaffolds

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Thursday 31st August 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

ITCH-CF: Investigating The Cardiovascular Health of people living with Cystic Fibrosis in the CFTR modulator era

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Friday 27th October 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

J

Joint models for longitudinally measured outcomes and non-terminal recurrent event processes – developing a framework

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 15th February 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

L

Laser-driven Proton Beam Therapy

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 31st January 2023
  • Subject area: Physical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Prof Carsten P Welsch Dr Narender Kumar
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

Leaky Blood Vessels and Basement Membranes (Diabetes, Inflammation, Cancer)

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Friday 16th December 2022
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

M

Mating strategies in changing environments

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 13th January 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr Stuart Wigby Dr Liam Dougherty Dr T Price Dr N Hemmings
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

Mechanistic understanding of how Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver disease (NAFLD) can lead to cardiovascular dysfunction using induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) derived cardiomyocytes and hepatocytes.

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 1st March 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Methods of modulation of mitochondrial function in glaucoma

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Friday 16th December 2022
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Microbial evolution to environmental change: The response of a model Bacteroidetes community to the challenge of novel polysaccharide energy sources

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 13th January 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Modelling scar formation in endometriosis

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 5th April 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Modern human variation as a model for locomotor evolution in ancestral hominins

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 31st May 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Molecular characterisation of a novel transporter for the atypical antipsychotic clozapine

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Thursday 6th April 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Molecular characterization of galectin-ligand interactions in cancer and beyond

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Friday 20th October 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Molecular principles for the biogenesis and assembly of α-carboxysomes

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 9th January 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Prof LN Liu Dr J Marles-Wright Dr T Zech
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership: Developing novel quantitative imaging methods for target validation in experimental models of glioblastoma brain cancer

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 13th January 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Prof H Poptani Dr L Stead Prof J Coulson
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership: Evaluation of the pharmacology and toxicology of next-generation Nrf2 activators; novel drugs for the treatment of diseases associated with oxidative and metabolic stress

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 13th January 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr Ian Copple Prof Andy Jones Dr Richard Mead
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership: Handbrake on hysterectomy: Developing a personalised and fertility sparing pharmacological therapy for uterine fibroid-induced symptoms

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 13th January 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership: Harnessing the power of T-cell responses to control future pandemics

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 13th January 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr Lance Turtle Dr K Baker Dr Krishanthi Subramaniam
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership: Investigating the role of Golga3 cleavage during SARS-CoV-2 infection\n

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 13th January 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr E Emmott Prof Daniel Ungar Prof P Eyers
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership: Non-coding RNA biomarkers to predict liver injury during cancer therapy

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 13th January 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr A Kanhere Prof C Goldring Prof R Sutton
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership: Role of macrophage-mediated efferocytosis in cancer – mechanisms and new therapeutic opportunities

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 13th January 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Prof Michael Schmid Prof M Trost Dr A Mieglo
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership: THROMB-AI: Computational risk stratification of thrombus formation and lysis in post-stroke patients

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 13th January 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr Wahbi El-Bouri Prof GYH Lip Dr Ying Gue Dr Andrew Narracott Prof Diana Gorog
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership: Tyrosine kinase inhibitors: application of chemical and discovery proteomics to the problem of chemotherapeutic toxicity in cancer patients

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 13th January 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr R Jenkins Prof M Trost Dr A Mieglo
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership: Understanding the burden of disease caused by the loss of TEX12 protein and its impact in cancer

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 13th January 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr Urszula McClurg Dr J Poulter
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership: Using single cell transcriptomic and blood proteomic data to understand how pancreatic cancer causes diabetes and to find ways to detect the cancer earlier

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 13th January 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership: What features of opportunistic pathogens makes them likely to harbour antimicrobial resistance elements?

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 13th January 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr James Hall
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

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Neuroanatomical dualism: morphological plasticity and stability

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Monday 16th January 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Professor Nathan Jeffery
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

Next-generation mass spectrometry diagnostics to guide patient management post-SARS-CoV-2 infection

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 17th May 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Novel non-coding RNAs in regulating cancer epigenome

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 7th March 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Novel, biologically relevant, in vitro model of the blood-brain tumour barrier (BBTB)

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 4th January 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Nutrition and Exercise Human Clinical Trial for common older age conditions, including Physical Function, Sarcopenia and Frailty, Dementia, Cognitive Impairment, and cardiovascular disease

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Saturday 8th April 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

O

Omic data integration and machine learning to define molecular drivers of chondrogenesis

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 9th January 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr Jamie Soul Prof David Young Prof Mandy Peffers
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

Organic materials discovery using automated/robotic workflows

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 31st January 2023
  • Subject area: Chemical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Prof Andy Cooper
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

P

Personalising cancer treatment with modelling tumour evolution based on genomics biomarkers and PK/PD

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Thursday 16th November 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr Tao You
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

Photocathodes for the Generation of High-Brightness Electron Beams

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 31st January 2023
  • Subject area: Physical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Prof Carsten P Welsch Dr Lee Jones, ASTeC/STFC
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

Pivoting to new environments, the role of the neck in teleost fish evolution and diversity

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 13th January 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr Ariel Camp Dr N Jeffery Prof A Goswami
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

Plasminogen-activator inhibitor (PAI-1) in the musculoskeletal system: a key serine proteinase inhibitor regulating joint homeostasis

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 25th July 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Post-Impact Ejecta Dynamics in Binary Asteroids

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Saturday 21st October 2023
  • Subject area: Engineering and Planning

Predicting agricultural Greenhouse gas emissions through improved model representation of soil biogeochemical processes

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 13th January 2023
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography

Protecting cells from mechanical stress, A novel role of cell-surface receptor LRP1 in extracellular matrix- nuclei communication

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 9th January 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr K Yamamoto Dr R Akhtar\n Dr L Reynard\n
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

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Quantifying Amazonian tree diversity using next generation technologies

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 10th January 2023
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography
  • Supervisors: Dr Frederick Draper Prof. Kate Parr Dr Alberto Viceniti Prof. Tim Baker
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

Quantifying and conserving West Papuan wetland forests

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 13th January 2023
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography
  • Supervisors: Dr Freddie Drape Prof D Edwards
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

Quantifying biodiversity benefits and disease disbenefits from woodland creation projects

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 13th January 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

R

Reaction Optimisation using Intelligent Mobile Robots (collaboration with AstraZeneca)

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 28th February 2023
  • Subject area: Chemical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr John Ward Prof. A Cooper
  • Eligibility: Open to EU/UK applicants

Reconstruction of Transverse Beam Distribution using Machine Learning

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 31st January 2023
  • Subject area: Physical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Prof Carsten P Welsch Dr Federico Roncarolo, CERN, Switzerland
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

Regenerative medicine treatment for the blinding disease Glaucoma

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Friday 16th December 2022
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Rockpools or rocking pools? Sensing the vibrations of coastal animals and understanding the potential effects of vibrational noise

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 13th January 2023
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography

Role of diet to combat Heart Failure and Stroke comorbidities: based on metabolomic approach

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 19th July 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Roles of the microcephaly and obesity-associated gene Trappc9 in the cellular regulation of lipid droplets and lipophagy

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 9th January 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr A Plagge\n Dr V Korolchuk\n
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

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Sarcopenia and frailty diagnosis, management, and treatment in older patients with long term conditions (heart failure, diabetes, stroke, CKD)

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 7th February 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Self-optimising reactors for supramolecular materials discovery

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Sunday 16th April 2023
  • Subject area: Chemical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr Anna Slater Professor Andy Cooper Professor Richard Bourne
  • Eligibility: Open to UK applicants

SnoRNA dysregulation is a driver of chondrocyte ageing and contributes to osteoarthritis

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Friday 1st September 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Speciation by genetic conflict

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 13th January 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr T Price Dr N Nadeau Prof G Hurst\n
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

Studying the effects of a nutritional intervention on inflammageing, health, cognition and physical activity in senior cats

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 23rd December 2022
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Professor Alex German Professor Eithne Comerford
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

Sustainable enantioselective C-C cross-couplings: reaction development and applications in synthesis

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 15th November 2023
  • Subject area: Chemical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Professor John Bower
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

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Targeting Neuromuscular Ageing using Novel Synthetic Retinoids and Chrono-pharmacological Approaches

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 9th January 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr V Pekovic-Vaughan Dr P Chazot Dr A Vasilaki Dr D Shanley
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

The effect of extreme environmental temperature spikes on mosquito longevity, fertility and ability to transmit viruses

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 13th January 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr Marcus Blagrove Prof J Hill Dr Liam Dougherty Prof M Baylis
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

The impact of resources on parasite transmission in wildlife communities

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 13th January 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Prof A Fenton
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

The role of the meniscus in osteoarthritis

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Friday 24th November 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Prof. M Peffers Eithne Comerford
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

Tracking microplastic contamination of coastal environments and impacts on ecosystem engineers

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 13th January 2023
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography
  • Supervisors: Dr Nova Mieszkowska Prof A Ryan Dr T Webb Dr J Thomson
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

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ULMS PhD Management Funding Call: October 2023 entry

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 6th January 2023
  • Subject area: Business and Finance

Ultra-short Bunch Length Measurements with Femtosecond Resolution

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 31st January 2023
  • Subject area: Physical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Prof Carsten P Welsch Dr Joseph Wolfenden
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

Uncovering the role of NF-κB in embryonic stem cell pluripotency and differentiation

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 9th January 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr D Turner Prof N Perkins
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

Understanding risks to non-breeding seabirds from offshore wind farms

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 13th January 2023
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography
  • Supervisors: Dr John Green Dr Francis Daunt Dr R Jeffreys
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

Understanding the influence of land-based nutrient pollution on coastal ecosystems in a Caribbean Bay\n

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 13th January 2023
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography
  • Supervisors: Dr Kasey Clark Dr C Mahaffey Prof L L Maltby Dr Rachel Collin
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

Use of a systems toxicology approach to understand the role of liver metabolism and stress responses in drug toxicity

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 9th January 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr Ian Copple Dr Tao You Dr Ciarán Fisher Dr Jon Lyon
  • Eligibility: Open to UK applicants

Using existing data to optimise adaptive interventions in epilepsy

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 16th January 2023
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Prof Tudur Smith
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide