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Cancer Research UK CanTest Studentship

Department of Public Health and Primary Care
Closes: 
Friday, 15 December, 2017

Applications are invited for this Cancer Research UK-funded CanTest 4 year PhD studentship from individuals with a strong academic record who wish to develop a career in primary care cancer research. Awards will normally be taken up in October 2018 but could start in April 2018.

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PhD Studentship in Primary Care 2018 (School of Primary Care Research)

Department of Public Health and Primary Care, The Primary Care Unit
Closes: 
Monday, 8 January, 2018

Applications are invited from individuals with a strong academic record who wish to develop a career in primary care research. Awards will normally be taken up in October 2018. Applicants must have a degree in a discipline relevant to primary care research and will be expected to complete a PhD/DPhil during the award period. The precise academic qualifications required depend on the university and training offered.

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Wellcome Trust 4-Year (1+3) PhD Programme in Metabolic and Cardiovascular Disease

Department of Clinical Biochemistry
Closes: 
Thursday, 4 January, 2018

Based at the Wellcome Trust-MRC Institute of Metabolic Science (IMS), this programme supports students undertaking interdisciplinary research at the forefront of international efforts to understand these interrelated problems of obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease: diseases that pose an increasingly significant health problem worldwide.

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ESRC Knowledge Exchange Studentship:

Department of Psychology
Closes: 
Wednesday, 6 December, 2017

Applications are invited for a 4-year ESRC Targeted PhD studentship in the area of Computational Social Science, with a focus on using social media data to map geographical variation in psychological phenomena. The studentship would start in October 2018 at the Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge. The successful candidate will conduct research under the supervision of Dr Jason Rentfrow and also in collaboration with Dr Daniele Quercia in the Social Dynamics Lab at Nokia Bell Labs Cambridge.

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ESRC Graduate Studentship

Department of Geography
Closes: 
Thursday, 4 January, 2018

ESRC graduate studentship 'Street level bureaucrats and institutionalising inclusive development in Ecuador's Buen Vivir." This studentship concerns relations of governance, social difference and citizenship in the 21st century, especially with respect to public policy design and implementation to include the most marginal social groups.

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BBSRC Targeted PhD Studentship

Department of Psychology
Closes: 
Wednesday, 6 December, 2017

Applications are invited for a 4-year BBSRC Targeted PhD studentship in the area of Machine Learning and NeuroImaging starting in October 2018 at the Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge.

The successful candidate will conduct research under the supervision of Prof Zoe Kourtzi at the Adaptive Brain Lab (http://www.abg.psychol.cam.ac.uk) and in collaboration with Prof John Aston: DPMMS, Statistical Laboratory and Dr Pietro Lio: Computer Lab.

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PhD Studentship (Fixed Term) in the Photophysics of Emerging Materials for Photovoltaic and Lighting Applications

Department of Physics
Closes: 
Wednesday, 6 December, 2017

Applications are invited for PhD studentships to join the group of Dr Sam Stranks (www.stranks.oe.phy.cam.ac.uk) in the Cavendish Laboratory (Department of Physics), University of Cambridge, UK.

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PhD Studentship: Nanospectroscopy of Surfaces

Department of Chemistry
Closes: 
Sunday, 31 December, 2017

Applications are invited for a 4-year EPSRC Industrial CASE studentship with Unilever plc which will investigate the nanometre scale structure of thin bio-films using advanced vibrational spectroscopy. The project will employ a new ground-breaking nano-IR instrument that combines an Atomic Force Microscope probe with a tunable Infrared Quantum Cascade laser. The aim is to gain novel insights about the surface structure of biomaterials and of model biological membranes at a nanoscale lateral resolution.

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PhD Studentship: Using Informatics to Understand Drug Action

Department of Chemistry
Closes: 
Sunday, 31 December, 2017

Applications are invited for a 4-year BBSRC Industrial CASE studentship in the research group led by Dr Andreas Bender to work on a project, co-funded by Eli Lilly, as part of the Cambridge BBSRC Doctoral Training Programme. The project will aim to utilise diverse cheminformatics and bioinformatics data sources, with a particular emphasis on gene expression data, to identify drug targets and understand the modes of action of compounds in biological systems. In a subsequent phase of the project, prospective tests will be performed, i.e.

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PhD Studentship: Photonic Biomaterials

Department of Chemistry
Closes: 
Sunday, 31 December, 2017

Applications are invited for a 4-year BBSRC Industrial CASE studentship in the research group led by Dr Silvia Vignolini to work on a project, co-funded by Hoekmine BV, as part of the Cambridge BBSRC Doctoral Training Programme (http://bbsrcdtp.lifesci.cam.ac.uk/). The project will develop and understand novel genetic pathways that regulate structural coloration in colonies of newly isolated Flavobacterium strains.

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