British Heart Foundation 4 year PhD Studentships at UCL
The British Heart Foundation have provided funding for up to four studentships at UCL to work in any area of cardiovascular biomedicine.
Research areas cover stem cells and developmental biology, vascular biology, gene therapy, electrophysiology, therapeutic devices, advanced imaging, cardioprotection, genetics, cell biology, epidemiology and public health sciences. The first year will provide post-graduate level tuition in relevant basic biology, research skills training, three rotation projects, and opportunities to visit research units and select a PhD project in consultation with prospective supervisors.
Stipend rates (as of 1st October 2012):
- Year 1: £22,278
- Year 2: £22,278
- Year 3: £23,391
- Year 4: £24,561
PhD projects will cover the entire range of activity across the UCL campus and applicants are advised to familiarise themselves with our research.
Students from a maths/physical sciences/systems biology background may be interested in these schemes, run separately:
During their PhD students will be strongly encouraged to present their work at international meetings and funds will be made available specifically for this purpose. Applicants should be EAA nationals, with a relevant first degree from a good university at 1st or 2i level. For further information and application details, please look at the course website or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application date for 2014 entry to be announced in autumn 2013