How to Apply

From September 2024 entry, Soc-B will be transitioning from a singular Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) to three separate pathways/themes within the following Doctoral Training Partnerships (DTP): 

All pathways/themes will be offering +3.5 year studentships. Please see below for further information on the UBEL and NWSSDTP biosocial research pathways. 

UBEL DTP: PhD Studentships on Biosocial Research Pathway

The pathway is based at UCL and welcomes PhD topics that combine social and biological components from a range of disciplinary perspectives, including but not limited to lifecourse research and social epidemiology, psychobiology, 'omnics research, neuroscience, ageing and research. For further information, or to discuss possible topics or supervisory panels, please contact Pathway Leads, Anne McMunn or Yvonne Kelly.

Applications are now closed.

For more information, please visit the UBEL DTP, Student Competitions webpage

NWSSDTP: PhD Studentships on Biosocial Research Pathway

The Biosocial Research Pathway of NWSSDTP will be available at the University of Manchester, University of Liverpool, Lancaster University and Keele. 

Information on how to apply will be available on the Biosocial Relsearch Pathway (NWSSDTP) and How to Apply (NWSSTP) webpages in due course. 

For more information, please contact Nick Shryane.

Further Information
For further advice or guidance, please contact the Soc-B CDT Manager, Alissa Barette.

You can view more information on University of Essex Soc-B CDT and University of Manchester Soc-B CDT via their webpages.