UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health


Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health


PhD Studentships

Full-time funded PhD studentships for research projects within the institute.

Current PhD Studentships

StudentshipSection/Research & Teaching DepartmentProject TitleClosing date for applications
PhD Studentship in Infection, Immunity and InflammationInfection, Immunity & InflammationGenomic Revolutions in Donation Screening and Safety (GRiDSS) – Characterising the human virome and its impact on organ transplant and blood transfusion safetyMonday 31st January 2022


For self-funding students, or students who have secured sponsorship for 3 years, please see the ICH Unfunded Project Portfolio.

Child Health Research CIO PhD Studentships

Typically, six fully-funded postgraduate research studentships are awarded annually to cover tuition fees (UK/EU rate), maintenance and running costs of the research projects.  In addition, one PhD Studentship which funds a collaborative project between the UCL GOS ICH and the University of Toronto is awarded each year.
These studentships are typically advertised each September-November and details can be found above, see 'Current PhD Studentships'.

Bill Marshall Fellowship

This £5,000 bursary is intended for junior doctors in training for whom a period of research would be an appropriate next step in their career who wish to visit Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust and the UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health to gain further experience at one of the specialist departments. 

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Other funding opportunities

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