2009 / 2010 BHF PhD Studentship in Cardiovascular Research at University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
British Heart Foundation 4-year PhD Studentship Programme in Cardiovascular Research Department of Medicine
Opportunity to study at the UK’s highest RAE rated Epidemiology department in conjuction with Europe’s leading genome campus.
Applications are invited for the Autumn 2009 intake for the University of Cambridge 4-year PhD programme in Cardiovascular Research, funded by the British Heart Foundation. This exciting programme is a new initiative to train biological and quantitative scientists in cross-disciplinary cardiovascular research, combining formal training in molecular and cellular biology, physiology of model organisms, human physiology, human genetics, genomics and population health sciences. Students entering the quantitative stream will spend the 1st year on an MPhil course in Epidemiology or Public Health, followed by a 3-year PhD research project.
This programme faculty comprises 29 world-leading researchers from the Institute of Public Health, the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, and the Schools of Medicine and Biological Sciences, who combine expertise in Population Health and Genomics, Vascular Biology, and Stem Cell and Developmental Biology.
Applicants will require a 2:1 degree or higher in a related quantitative subject. Support includes a stipend (currently £17,442, rising to £18,314 and £19,230 for Years 3-4), PhD registration fees at UK/EU student rate, research expenses and some travel costs. Before applying please check your eligibility under BHF residency requirements.
For further information please contact Professor Martin Bennett at cardiovasc.phd[ at ]medschl.cam.ac.uk.
Application details are available at:
Closing date: 9th January 2009