Identifying Research Opportunities
UCL provides comprehensive guidance for prospective graduate students on the Information for Prospective Student pages of the UCL Graduate Prospectus. There is particularly helpful guidance on contacting potential supervisors in the application guidelines section there.
Graduate research opportunities exist across the breadth of the Institute. These opportunities can be explored, and potential supervisors identified, by accessing our academic research pages.
Making an application
For further information on studying for a graduate research degree and to make an application, see the UCL Graduate Prospectus.
Scholarships & Funding
Current full-time PhD scholarships
- There are no available scholarships at the moment within the Institute.
IfWH unfunded project portfolio
- Chemical based reprogramming of human cells to pluripotency
- Analysis of different cryoprotection protocols on spermatozoa for effective clinical implementation and long-term storage
- New treatment strategies for neonatal hypoxia ischaemia induced brain damage and retinopathy
- Application of Single Molecule, Real-Time sequencing for preimplantation genetic diagnosis and the analysis of embryonic genome activation
- Epigenetic and genetic field changes in BRCA 1/2 mutation carrier’s organs at risk
- The effects of early life experience upon developing pain circuits in the human infant brain
- Ethical, social and legal aspects of fertility treatment
- Development/validation of risk prediction models for women’s cancer using the UKCTOCS dataset
- Role of the long non-coding RNA HOTAIR in ovarian cancer progression and chemoresistance
The School of Life and Medical Sciences Academic Careers Office pages on Biomedical Academic Training also gives advice on selecting your supervisor, developing your project, and finding funding.
For more information on the career destinations of our graduate students see our employability page.