Applications are invited for One 3-year, fully-funded PhD Studentship at Imperial College London for the academic year 2018-2019. Home and EU students are eligible to apply.
The Royal British Legion Centre for Blast Injury Studies (CBIS) at Imperial College London is housed within the leading Department of Bioengineering, attracting outstanding students and researchers from around the world. The Centre is comprised of multidisciplinary collaborations between military medical officers and civilian engineers and scientists that address difficult research issues with a clinically-led approach.
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- Applications Deadline: September 7, 2018
- Course Level: Studentship is available pursue PhD programme.
- Study Subject: We are currently inviting applications for one CBIS studentship position: Understanding blast-induced damage of auditory cortex in animal models at the level of neuronal circuits using EEG.
- Scholarship Award: Studentships cover three years of Home-EU tuition fees and provide a 3-year, tax-free stipend at the standard Research Council United Kingdom rate (£16,777 per annum for 2018-19). In addition, a generous allowance is provided for research consumables and conference attendance.
- Nationality: Home and EU students are eligible to apply.
- Number of Scholarships: One studentship is available.
- Scholarship can be taken in the UK
Eligibility for the Scholarship
Eligible Countries: Home and EU students are eligible to apply.
Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria:
Home and EU candidates who meet the College’s PhD programme entry requirements are eligible to apply. Entry onto the PhD programme requires an undergraduate degree at 2:1 level or higher and, normally, a master’s degree with merit or higher (or non-UK equivalents) in engineering, or any of the physical sciences or mathematics.
English Language Requirements: If you are applying for a postgraduate research degree and are asked to present formal evidence of English language ability, you will need to fulfill the Imperial College London Postgraduate English Requirement. This involves taking the Imperial College London initial English assessment (English Assessment 1) as soon as you start your PhD studies. After this assessment, internal classes (which are free of charge) may be recommended, and you may be reassessed at a later stage to evaluate your progress.
How to Apply: To apply to either of the PhD programmes at the Centre for Blast Injury Studies, please visit the College’s admissions webpages to view the instructions and complete the Bioengineering Research – Academic Year 2018/19 application form before the given deadline.
Within your application you will be asked to upload a personal statement of up to 2 pages that covers the following:
- Any initial ideas you have for pursuing research in the proposed project;
- A description of how your experience to date would make you an ideal candidate to undertake this PhD.
Please also include the CBIS application code: BHZC
After the application deadline, applications will be sent to the supervisors for review. We will then contact you to let you know if you have been shortlisted for interview.