Cardiff University is offering two 4-year PhD studentship in the Institute of Infection and Immunity, Cardiff School of Medicine, starting in October 2014. PhD studentships in the field of lipidomics of cardiovascular disease and dementia. Candidates should hold a Biological Sciences degree. This can include degrees in Anatomy, Physiology & Pathology, Biomedical Sciences, Medicine, Neuroscience and Pharmacology. The studentships will cover the candidates’ full UK/EU tuition fees plus a doctoral stipend matching UK Research Council Minimum (£13,726 for 2013/14). 15th December 2013 is the application deadline.
Study Subject(s): Studentships are provided in the field of Lipidomics of Cardiovascular Disease and Dementia offered by the Cardiff University in UK.
Course Level: The studentships are available for pursuing PhD degree level at Cardiff University in UK.
Scholarship Provider: Cardiff University, UK
Scholarship can be taken at: UK
Eligibility: –Academic Criteria: Candidates should hold a Biological Sciences degree. This can include degrees in Anatomy, Physiology & Pathology, Biomedical Sciences, Medicine, Neuroscience and Pharmacology.
–Residency: Studentships are open to all UK/EU students without restrictions.
–Other Criteria: Experience in bioinformatics or biostatistics would be helpful, but not essential. Alternatively, someone with a biochemical/biological background with an interest in learning bioinformatic and biostatistical approaches towards analysis of biological datasets would be suitable.
Scholarship Open for International Students: The students of Albania, Andorra, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Serbia and Montenegro, Slovakia (Slovak Republic), Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, Vatican City) can apply for the studentships.
Scholarship Description: Two 4-year PhD studentship opportunities are available in the Institute of Infection and Immunity, Cardiff School of Medicine, starting in October 2014. Applications are sought from outstanding and enthusiastic UK/EU science graduates, ideally with relevant experience. The successful candidates will join the established group of Professor V O’Donnell and will use new generation mass spectrometry and bioinformatic approaches to further our understanding of lipid biology in cardiovascular disease and dementia. The posts are funded by a prestigious European Research Council grant recently awarded to the group.
Number of award(s): Two studentships are offered.
Duration of award(s): Studentships are offered for 4 years.
What does it cover? The studentships will cover the candidates’ full UK/EU tuition fees plus a doctoral stipend matching UK Research Council Minimum (£13,726 for 2013/14).
Selection criteria: Not Known
Notification: Not Known
How to Apply: The mode of applying is by email.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 15th December 2013.