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Apply for our fully-funded PhD projects in subjects including chemistry, biology, computer science, and physics.

PhD opportunities for science graduates

Current opportunities

We are currently advertising three PhD opportunities from the CRUK Convergence Science Centre at the ICR and Imperial. You can take a look at the projects we are recruiting for below or browse our project archive. You can also sign up to our mailing list for future opportunities.

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Available projects and the project archive

You can view the projects we currently have available, along with our project archive, below. Use the dropdowns to filter by site and deadline, and then click 'Filter' to see relevant projects. If you use a filter and cannot see any results, then there are no projects matching your requirements and should try a different selection of dropdowns.

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Novel p21-disrupting peptides to prevent quiescence and resistance to chemotherapy

This project will be registered at Imperial College London.

  • Supervisory team: Dr Anna Barnard (Imperial), Dr Alexis Barr (MRC LMS), Dr Claudio Alfieri (ICR)
  • Primary Department: Department of Chemistry
  • Studentship funded by: CRUK Convergence Science Centre at the ICR and Imperial
  • Studentship start date: October 2023 
  • Annual stipend: £23,000
  • Deadline: 30 December 2022

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Resolving the isoform-specific signalling of RSK1 and RSK4 in non-small cell lung cancer through combined artificial intelligence and molecular biology

This project will be registered at Imperial College London.

  • Supervisory team: Dr Olivier Pardo (Imperial), Dr Kirill Veselkov (Imperial), Dr Paul Huang (ICR), Professor Michael Seckl (Imperial)
  • Primary Department: Department of Surgery and Cancer
  • Studentship funded by: CRUK Convergence Science Centre at the ICR and Imperial 
  • Studentship start date: October 2023
  • Annual stipend: £23,000
  • Deadline: 30 December 2022

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Programme information and eligibility

 

Fluorescent nanoparticle arrays for label-free monitoring of immunotherapy for bladder cancer

This project will be registered at the ICR.

  • Supervisory team: Dr Anna Wilkins (ICR), Professor Molly Stevens (Imperial)
  • Primary Division: Radiotherapy and Imaging
  • Studentship funded by: CRUK Convergence Science Centre at the ICR and Imperial
  • Studentship start date: October 2023
  • Annual stipend: £23,000
  • Deadline: 30 December 2022

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