Visiting and Volunteering
Our department is very happy to host colleagues considering a sabbatical in London or researchers collaborating with us for shorter visits.
Occasionally students wish to gain experience working in a lab as a part-time volunteer Research Assistant. This can be an excellent method to learn new methodologies and decide whether a particular research area is something they wish to pursue in a PhD. If this is applies to you, feel free to contact individual PIs directly to ask about opportunities. Although most PIs are open to this, no one wants to exploit an unpaid student so be sure to make clear arrangements about what you expect to gain from your time in the lab along with whatever duties you’ll be performing.