Faculty of Biological Sciences

There will be a number of funded opportunities available from October 2015; most PhDs will start in October 2016.

Project Overview

Deadline

Identification of host and virus factors necessary for BK virus infection - implications for kidney transplant rejection

Dr Andrew Macdonald and Dr Stephen Griffin. Studentship with Kidney Research UK.

Details and how to apply

 3rd June 2016

Investigating the genetic regulatory circuits of aberrant DNA structures leading to human cancer

Dr Ron Chen and Dr Edwin Chen.  Funded project for UK/EU candidates

Details and how to apply

 18th June 2016

 Targeting Angiogenesis using Synthetic Proteins

Dr Vas Ponnambalam with Dr Darren Tomlinson. British Heart Foundation studentship for UK/EU candidates

Details and how to apply

 

30th June 2016

Chemokine gradient formation in extracellular matrix – defining physical mechanisms

Dr Ralf Richter Funded project for UK/EU candidates

Details and how to apply

 5th June 2016

 Structural biology and function of ubiquitin processing enzymes

 

Dr Elton Zeqiraq with Dr Neil Ranson Funded project for UK/EU candidates

Details and how to apply

 

 1st July 2016

 Landscape scale connectivity on the Humberhead Levels

MSc by Research with Dr Chris Hassall and the Humberhead Levels Partnership, part of Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Project details and how to apply

 12th May 2016

 Frank Parkinson scholarship

Provides 3 years of fees and stipend  for 1 UK candidate (university-wide competition). Beneficiaries under the Fund must be born of British parents who have been domiciled in Yorkshire for a period of not less than ten years.  The years of domicile need not be successive, but must amount to ten in the aggregate.

Further information

 1st June 2016

 Frank Stell scholarship 

Provides 3 years of fees and stipend  for 1 UK/EU candidate (university-wide competition). 

Beneficiaries of the awards must be resident or have a parent or parents resident within the former administrative area of the County Council of the West Riding of Yorkshire.  (‘Resident’ usually means having lived in the area for three years immediately prior to application, and living in an area whilst studying does not constitute residence under the terms of this Scholarship).

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 1st June 2016

 Alumni Bursary

If you are a former student of the University of Leeds and intend to fund your MSc by Research or PhD yourself, you may be eligible for a 10% alumni tuition fee bursary.

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 Postgraduate Loan for MSc by Research

A UK governement scheme providing loans of up to £10,000 towards postgraduate study

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