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WE ARE NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS. CLOSING DATE: 19TH JANUARY 2018



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.

 



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 open for applications. Closing date is 19th January. Please ensure that you read the Guidelines before submitting an application. Your application and supporting documents should be sent in a single email to LIDo.Admissions@ucl.ac.uk

Download the APPLICATION GUIDELINES here.

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Download BOTH sections of the Application Form here:
SECTION A
SECTION B
Or as a single APPLICATION FORM (ZIP FILE)

Students who wish to apply for an iCASE project (please see below), should also return the relevant form indicating their project preference.



LIDo will be offering the following industrial collaborative projects starting in September 2018. Full details of each project will be available shortly.

  • White matter protection in ageing through innovative nutrients (Supervisor: Adina Michael-Titus, Queen Mary, University of London)
  • Understanding ageing and the decline of regenerative capacity in the inner ear: an epigenetic approach (Supervisor: Andrea Streit, Kings College London)
  • Canine leptospirosis: Improving diagnostics and understanding of the epidemiology of disease in UK dogs (Supervisor: Brian Catchpole, Royal Veterinary College)
  • Development of P450 and BVMO biocatalysts for the stereocontrolled production of the sulfoxide garlic components (Supervisor: Daniele Castagnolo, Kings College London)
  • Design and generation of new absorption-enabling peptides for oral delivery of biologics (Supervisor: Driton Vllasaliu, Kings College London)
  • How do mutations in pssA lead to antiseptic/antibiotic resistance in Pseudomonas aeruginosa? (Supervisor: James Mason, Kings College London)
  • The application of novel high resolution imaging to interrogate leukocyte-neurovascular unit interactions in the inflamed mouse retina (Supervisor: John Greenwood, University College London)
  • Is mineralocorticoid receptor activation an important driver in progression of chronic kidney disease in the cat? (Supervisor: Jonathan Elliott, Royal Veterinary College)
  • Defining adaptive processes in a model bacterial species by integrating proteomic and metabolomic analytical strategies (Supervisor: Kenneth Bruce, Kings College London)
  • A combined, chemical-microbiology approach to understand the function of novel antibiotic resistance determinant in Gram-negative bacteria. (Supervisor: Khondaker Rahman, Kings College London)
  • Using surrogate passive sampler devices and predictive machine learning algorithms to replace invertebrate use in micropollutant bioconcentration testing (Supervisor: Leon Barron, Kings College London)
  • Be part of launching a new scientific field - immunostimulation/ immunodynamic (IS/ID) mathematical modelling to accelerate vaccine development (Supervisor: Richard White, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine)
  • Use of CombiCult to create designer platelets optimized for tissue regeneration. (Supervisor: Stephen Pitchford, Kings College London)
  • Tools for live-cell imaging in the millisecond regime using Electrically Tunable Lenses (Supervisor: Viji Draviam, Queen Mary, University of London)

Closing date is 19th January. Please ensure that you read the Guidelines before submitting an application. Your application and supporting documents should be sent in a single email to LIDo.Admissions@ucl.ac.uk

Download the APPLICATION GUIDELINES here.

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Download BOTH sections of the Application Form here:
SECTION A
SECTION B
Or as a single APPLICATION FORM (ZIP FILE)

Download the iCASE SELECTION FORM here.



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 £16,553. We welcome applications from EU nationals, who remain eligible for postgraduate support from UK’s Research Councils in academic year 2018 to 2019.

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 (Home/EU Fees only) Institutional Studentships.

More details are available by contacting the programme administration.