The University of Cambridge is delighted to announce a 4-year PhD studentship is available from October 2018. This studentship available to EU nationals who are not ordinarily resident in the UK.
The University of Cambridge is one of the world’s oldest universities and leading academic centres. It is made up of over 150 departments, faculties, schools and other institutions. Cambridge also has 31 colleges which are independent institutions, each with its own property and income. The Colleges appoint their own staff on their own terms and conditions and are responsible for selecting students, in accordance with University regulations. The teaching of students is shared between the Colleges and University departments. Degrees are awarded by the University.
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- Application Deadline: April 30, 2018
- Course Level: Studentship is available to pursue PhD programme.
- Study Subject: Studentship is awarded in Mitochondrial toxicity in Drosophila models of neurodegenerative diseases.
- Award: A 4-year PhD studentship is available from October 2018 under the supervision of Dr L.Miguel Martins with an annual stipend of £15,000 (tax free)
- Number of Awards: Numbers not given
- Nationality: This studentship available to EU nationals who are not ordinarily resident in the UK
- The award can be taken in the UK
- Eligible Countries: This studentship available to EU nationals who are not ordinarily resident in the UK.
- Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet the following requirements:
Candidates must expect to obtain qualifications at the level of a first-class or 2.1 Honours Degree in a biological science or related discipline and to fully satisfy the residence requirements of the UK Research Councils.
A fees-only award will be available to EU nationals who are not ordinarily resident in the UK. Students who are liable for fees at the ‘overseas’ rate are not eligible for these studentships.
To be eligible for a full award (stipend and university fees) a student must have:
- Settled status in the UK, meaning they have no restrictions on how long they can stay
- Been ‘ordinarily resident’ in the UK for three years prior to the start of the studentship. This means they must have been normally residing in the UK (apart from temporary or occasional absences)
- Not be residing in the UK wholly or mainly for the purpose of full-time education (this does not apply to UK or EU nationals)
This advert will remain open until 30th April 2018 or until a suitable candidate is found.
- 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.
How to Apply: Applications must be made via the University’s online Applicant Portal: