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This 4-year programme is aimed at graduates with a strong interest in multi-disciplinary research. We invite applications from highly motivated students from a wide range of academic backgrounds including biological, biomedical, veterinary, physical, computational, engineering or mathematical disciplines.

We welcome expressions of interest from candidates at any point of the year.

 

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This 4-year programme is aimed at graduates with a strong interest in multi-disciplinary research. We invite applications from highly motivated students from a wide range of academic backgrounds including biological, biomedical, veterinary, physical, computational, engineering or mathematical disciplines.

We are now closed for DTP applications to join the programme in 2017. Details on the application procedure for 2018 will be available later in the year.

In 2017 LIDo reserved three exclusive opportunities to undertake a funded PhD at the RVC. Please click here to see more details.



Applications are still being accepted for the following projects - CLOSING DATE 30TH JUNE 2017

LIDo offered the following collaborative PhD projects in 2017/18. These opportunities have been filled and new applications are not being accepted

  • Characterisation of new cellular signalling systems using novel, rapid, high resolution protein electrophoresis, Geraint Thomas (UCL)
  • Senescent exosomes in skin ageing, Cleo Bishop (QMUL)
  • Modulation of exosome release and composition by environmental stress: what is the impact on bone remodelling?, Isabel Orriss (RVC)
  • Allosteric modulators of ligand-gated ion channels as insecticides with novel modes of action, Neil Millar (UCL)
  • Formulation of PHMB-based nanoparticles for targeted killing of zoonotic fungi, Liam Good (RVC)
  • High performance Glycoengineering of IgE Antibodies, Gerd Wagner (KCL)
  • Use of CRISPR/Cas9 Genome Library to dissect molecular control of endocytosis and trafficking in lung epithelia, John Marshall (QMUL)
  • Developing a novel pipeline to determine monoclonal antibody solution structures and stabilities in bioprocessing conditions in order to optimise their manufacture, Stephen Perkins (UCL)
  • Near-Human tissue-engineered, dynamic model of the large airways, Martin Birchall (UCL)
  • Development of a molecular barcoding tool for Plasmodium malaria, Taane Clarke (LSHTM)
  • Novel approaches for epigenomic profiling of repetitive elements, Miguel Branco (QMUL)
  • Function of P2X7 in healthy and diseased skin, Catherine Harwood (QMUL)


Applicants must hold, or be expected to achieve, a first or high upper second-class undergraduate honours degree or equivalent (for example BA, BSc, MSci) or a Masters degree in a relevant subject.

Applicants must be confident using computers and show some evidence of numeracy (minimum GCSE mathematics or statistics or an equivalent or alternatively a university degree module with a good grade).

All students whose first language is not English must be able to provide recent evidence that their spoken and written command of the English language is adequate for the programme. The required evidence may be one of the following:

  • Substantial education or work experience conducted in English
  • A recently obtained acceptable English language qualification or test result.Our preferred English language qualification is the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic Version and we require candidates to achieve the level of "GOOD".
  • Good level: Overall grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each of the subtests.

Candidates who are unsure if they meet the entry criteria should contact us before submitting an application.



Fully funded places include home (UK/EU) tuition fees and a tax-free stipend in the region of £16,296. We welcome applications from EU nationals, who remain eligible for postgraduate support from UK’s Research Councils in academic year 2017 to 2018.

EU applicants must meet the BBSRC residency criteria to be eligible for full funding.

Applicants who are applying for DTP places but who are not eligible for fully funded BBSRC studentships may be eligible for fully funded Institutional Studentships (around 8-10 per year).

More details are available by contacting the programme administrator.