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PhD projects 2021/22

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

PhD opportunities for science graduates

We are currently advertising for three PhD projects. You can see the details of these projects below.

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Our Main Round of PhD recruitment opens for applications in October, and closes in November. Find out more about the application process, or browse the project archive to get a flavour of the projects we offer.

 

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In situ analysis of the T-cell receptor repertoire in colorectal cancer

  • Primary supervisor: Professor Trevor Graham
  • Supervisory team: Dr Ann-Marie Baker, Professor Alan Melcher
  • Primary Division and team: Molecular Pathology, Genomics and Evolutionary Dynamics
  • Project area: Biological Sciences
  • Studentship funded by: The Institute of Cancer Research
  • Studentship start date: October 2022
  • Deadline: 12 June 2022

Project proposal

Targeting RNA helicases to suppress aberrant androgen receptor expression and abrogate persistent androgen receptor signalling in lethal prostate cancer

  • Primary supervisor: Dr Adam Sharp
  • Supervisory team: Professor Johann de BonoDr Paul Clarke, Dr Juan Jimenez Vacas, Dr Jon Welti
  • Primary Division and team: Clinical Studies, Translational Therapeutics
  • Project area: Biological Sciences
  • Studentship funded by: The Institute of Cancer Research
  • Studentship start date: October 2022
  • Deadline: 12 June 2022

Project proposal

Development of a patient model for real-time MRI guided radiotherapy of pancreas and liver cancer

  • Primary supervisor: Professor Uwe Oelfke
  • Supervisory team: Dr Jamie McClelland (UCL), Dr Alison Tree
  • Primary Division and team: Radiotherapy and Imaging, Physics Modelling
  • Project area: Physics; Computer science
  • Studentship funded by: Cancer Research UK
  • Studentship start date: October 2022
  • Deadline: 12 June 2022

Project proposal


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