Fully Funded 3 Year PhD Studentship at King’s College London in UK, 2018

Applications are invited for three-year data-science PhD studentship, funded by the Van Geest foundation at King’s College London. This is a fully funded studentship available for Home/EU students.

The main aim of the project is to integrate peripheral metabolite with other omics data,  such as genetic and proteomic data, to predict Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) outcomes including clinical diagnosis, brain atrophy and ?-amyloid deposition and to identify causal pathways involved in disease pathogenesis.

King’s College London is a public research university located in London, United Kingdom, and a founding constituent college of the federal University of London.

If English is not your first language then you will need to show that your English language skills are at a high enough level to succeed in your studies.

Scholarship Description: 

  • Applications Deadline: July 8, 2018
  • Course Level: Studentship is available to pursue PhD programme.
  • Study Subject: This is an excellent opportunity for candidates who wish to develop a career in data science, biostatistics and bioinformatics.
  • Scholarship Award: Fully funded for three years, Home/EU tuitions fees (studentship not available to Overseas applicants), annual stipend and some research and travel costs.
  • Nationality: This studentship is available for Home/EU students.
  • Number of Scholarships: One studentship is available.
  • Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility for the Scholarship: 

Eligible Countries: This studentship is available for Home/EU students.

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria:

Applicants should have a Bachelors degree with at least 2:1 honours. A 2:2 degree may be considered only where applicants also offer a Masters with Merit.

English Language Requirements: If English is not your first language then you will need to show that your English language skills are at a high enough level to succeed in your studies.

Application Procedure: 

How to Apply: Applicants must complete and submit an online admissions application, via the admissions portal by midnight (23:59 GMT), Sunday 8th July 2018.

On the ‘Choosing a programme’ page, please select ‘Research degrees’ and enter the keyword Neuroscience Research MPhil/PhD (Full-time).

In your application, you will be asked to include:

  • Academic Transcripts – where applicable, academic transcripts must be submitted with the online admissions application
  • Details of your qualifications (you will need to attach copies)
  • Details of any previous employment
  • A personal statement describing your interests, which project you wish to apply for and why you wish to apply for this project. Please include this as an attachment rather than using the text box.
  • Academic References – all admissions applications require two supporting references. If the applicant is relying on his/her referees to submit references directly to the College after he/she has submitted his/her admissions application, then the applicant must ensure that their chosen referees are made aware of the funding deadline.

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