Study in UK
Deadline: 28th April, 2018
The NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) is offering fully funded 3-year PhD studentships to applicants with backgrounds in neuroscience; psychology; biological science; physical science; epidemiology; mathematics; applied and health statistics; data science; machine and deep learning; natural language processing; text analytics.
Field(s) of study
These studentships are offered in the following BRC research areas:
- Biomarkers and Genomics (1 x 3-year PhD studentship)
- Clinical and Population Informatics (1 x 3-year PhD studentship)
- Bioinformatics (1 x 3-year PhD studentship)
- Bioinformatics and Statistics (1 x 3.5 year PhD studentship)
- Obesity, Lifestyle and Learning from Extreme Populations (3 x 3-year PhD studentships)
Funding is available for up to seven 3-year PhD studentships to commence October 2018. The award covers academic fees (Home/EU rate); a stipend (£16,777 per year) and a generous contribution towards training, conference attendance and research costs.
The NIHR Maudsley BRC funding supports Home/EU students. Unfortunately, we cannot accept applications from non-EU / international candidates.
If you are unsure about your eligibility status, please contact the King’s Admissions team
The programme is very competitive and applicants must have, or be predicted to obtain at least a 2.1 or higher in a relevant science subject.
Students who do not meet the above primary criteria may apply if they satisfy the following conditions:
- A 2.2 BSc degree and a research-based MSc in a relevant subject with Merit or Distinction
- A 2.1 or higher non-science first degree (BA) and a MSc in a relevant subject with Merit or Distinction
Applicants for these studentships must meet the King’s College London English language requirements.
How to apply
Download the online application form
Please include your personal statement in this section. Please keep your personal statement concise and note that the following must be included:
- Tell us why you would like to apply for this programme (maximum 200 words)
- Tell us about any relevant research experience, including employment (maximum 200 words)
- If you have published work (including reports or other outputs) please provide full reference/s for your publication/s.
If you wish, you may attach your supporting statement as a separate document with the on-line application. Please ensure you keep to the above specified word limits.