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 Epidemiology and Statistics

Population Policy and Practice

Health and educational trajectories of children with Down Syndrome in England, using linked administrative data

16th May 2021
PhD Studentships in Nervous System Development and DiseaseDevelopmental Biology and Cancer

Project 1: How does folic acid prevent spina bifida in the embryo?
Project 2: Investigating the impact of anti-retroviral treatment on the risk of abnormal embryonic development

20th May 2021
4-year PhD Studentship in Respiratory MedicineInfection, Immunity and InflammationA study of ciliary function and inflammation in respiratory tract epithelium25th May 2021

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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