Graduate School

Funding and Studentships

Individual Funded Projects

The projects below offer funding (fees and stipend), restricted to UK/EU candidates only.

Please complete the online application selecting PhD in Biological Sciences, include the project title in your application and provide a CV and transcripts.


Developing biophysical models of rat cardiac tissue electrophysiology and calcium handling: a platform for the effective integration of simulations and experiments

PhD project with Dr Al Benson and Prof Ed White. This is a demonstrator studentship: students will be expected to undertake at least 120 hours per year of demonstrating duties in the School of Biomedical Sciences. Funding is for 48 months, and includes a stipend at current BBSRC rates. Further details are available on request.

Deadline: 30th Nov 2014 (PhD to start early 2015)


Pathological modifications of Ca2+/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II (CaMKII) in cardiovascular disease.

Part-funded M.Sc by Res in the School of Biomedical Sciences (fees only)

Supervised Prof. John Colyer

Deadline: 24th Oct 2014