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UWE Bristol Part-Funded PhD Studentship Opportunity for UK/EU Students in UK, 2019

Applications are invited for a part-funded PhD studentship opportunity that is without stipend support, located in the Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences start on 1 January 2019. Studentship is awarded to UK/EU students.

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Scholarship Description

  • Applications Deadline: October 31, 2018
  • Course Level: Studentship is available to pursue PhD programme.
  • Study Subject: Studentship is awarded in the field of genotoxicology, which aims to assess cellular fate following DNA damage in the Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences at UWE Bristol.
  • Scholarship Award: The studentship will start on 1 January 2019, subject to satisfactory progress, for three years. The studentship will only fund tuition fees at Home/EU rates.
  • Nationality: Studentship is awarded to UK/EU students.
  • Number of Scholarships: Numbers not given
  • Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility for the Scholarship

Eligible Countries: Studentship is awarded to UK/EU students.

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria:

We are looking for a self-motivated researcher with strong organisational and technical skills to address the overall aims of the project in an innovative manner.
The student would be expected to provide their own living costs, as there is not a stipend attached to this opportunity.

Essential criteria:

  • A good honours degree (minimum 2.1 or equivalent) in a relevant scientific discipline
  • Experience in the techniques used for the assessment of DNA damage
  • Demonstrable practical laboratory skills (including mammalian cell culture and drug treatment)
  • Excellent communication skills

Desirable criteria:

  • Evidence of further study at Masters level or equivalent
  • To have recently undertaken a relevant research project within the field of genotoxicology at UG or PG level.

English Language Requirements: Applicants must have excellent communication skills.

Application Procedure

How to Apply: For an informal discussion about the studentship, please contact Dr. Adam D. Thomas adam7.thomas-at-uwe.ac.uk.

Download and complete the Graduate School studentship application form and send it directly to the UWE Bristol Graduate School. Please ensure you include the title of the research project you propose to undertake, and detail why you are interested in undertaking this PhD project and what relevant knowledge, experience and qualifications you would bring to the research. Please see the Graduate School studentship application guidance notes for further information about how to complete the application form.

Please also complete the Equal Opportunities monitoring form and complete the first section of the Graduate School application reference sheet before sending to your nominated referees.

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