Postgraduate research opportunities

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Funding schemes

Title Subject area Eligibility Deadline
Baines, Crockatt and Rutson Scholarship Biomedical Technologies UK and EU 3rd June 2019
Boothman, Reynolds and Smithells Scholarship Biomedical Technologies UK and EU 3rd June 2019
Emma & Leslie Reid Scholarship Cardiovascular UK and EU 3rd June 2019
Frank Parkinson Scholarship Biomedical Technologies UK and EU 3rd June 2019
Frank Stell Scholarship Ecology and Evolution UK and EU 3rd June 2019
John Henry Garner Scholarship Ecology and Evolution UK and EU Default text here.
Mary and Alice Smith Scholarship Cancer UK and EU 3rd June 2019
MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership - Discovery Medicine North Biomedical Technologies UK and EU To be confirmed
W B Crump Scholarship Ecology and Evolution UK and EU 3rd June 2019
White Rose BBSRC Doctoral Training Partnership in Mechanistic Biology Biotechnology UK and EU 7th January 2019
Akroyd and Brown Scholarship Biomedical Technologies UK and EU 3rd June 2019
China Scholarship Council – University of Leeds Scholarship Biomedical Technologies International (excluding EU) 9th Jan 2019 (5pm UK time)
Panorama NERC Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) Ecology and Evolution UK and EU 7th Jan 2019
Leeds Doctoral Scholarships Biomedical Technologies Worldwide (International, UK and EU) 1st April 2019
Wellcome Trust 4-year PhD Programme - The Molecular Basis of Biological Mechanisms Biotechnology Worldwide (International, UK and EU) 7th January 2019

Directly funded PhD projects

Title Subject area Eligibility Deadline
Molecular mechanisms of how human DNA damage response controls the pathway choice of DNA repair Cancer UK and EU 10th Dec 2018
Understanding the molecular architectures of centrosomes and cilia Structural Biology UK and EU 17th Dec 2018
Protein engineering of synthetic enzyme switches for the next generation for infectious-disease and toxin diagnostics. (BBSRC CASE Studentship with Dstl) Biotechnology UK and EU 7th Jan 2019
How do proteins unfold under hydrodynamic flow? (BBSRC CTP with Medimmune) Biotechnology UK and EU 3rd Dec 2018
Biochemistry of cell-cell communication: revealing how signalling proteins move and interact in the extracellular space Biomedical Technologies UK and EU 6th Jan 2019
Biological physics of cell trafficking: Immune cell homing at the blood vessel wall Biomedical Technologies UK and EU 6th Jan 2019
Development of an invertebrate model of alternating hemiplegia of childhood Heredity, Development and Disease UK and EU 31st Jan 2019

Competition funded PhD projects

Title Subject area Eligibility Deadline
Gosden PhD Studentship in Plant Science Plant Sciences UK and EU 20th December 2018