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PhD studentships - March 2019 recruitment round

Applications for our March 2019 PhD recruitment round are now open.

Applications for PhDs are invited from talented graduates or final year undergraduates who hold or expect to gain a first or upper second class honours degree or equivalent, or a Masters degree, in a relevant subject.

Successful candidates will undertake a four-year research training programme under the guidance of a supervisory team of our world-class researchers, starting in October 2019. Some funded projects will offer a studentships with a specific focus or training experience. Students receive an annual stipend, currently £21,000 per annum, as well as having fees and project costs paid for the four-year duration.

We are currently advertising two projects for our March 2019 PhD recruitment round - see below for the project details, the relevant funding body, the supervisory team and project site(s). Details of how to apply are linked at the end of the project list.

Important dates:

  • Applications for our March 2019 PhD recruitment round are now open.
  • You must submit your application by 5pm UK time on Friday 29th March 2019.
  • Interviews will be in April 2019 - date to be confirmed.

The ICR and Cancer Research UK Centre funded studentship

The Cancer Research UK Centre is a strategic partnership between Cancer Research UK, the ICR and The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust which aims to enhance translational research.

This studentship is open to all applicants (including overseas applicants). Please read our entry requirements for further eligibility information.

PROJECT 1: Elucidating the antigenic drivers that underpin immune response in head and neck cancer

View project proposal


NIHR Biomedical Research Centre funded studentship

This studentship funds clinically focused projects supporting the translational work of the NIHR Biomedical Research Centre at the Royal Marsden and The Institute of Cancer Research.

The project has strong links to clinical units in the Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust building on strengths in basic sciences and their translational value. Students will have supervision from both a clinician and a basic scientist and be embedded in the research philosophy of the Biomedical Research Centre.

This studentship is open to all applicants (including overseas applicants). Please see our entry requirements for further eligibility information.

PROJECT 2: Deep learning the chemopreventive action of NSAIDs in Barrett’s oesophagus 

View project proposal


Eligibility and application information

In addition to our general entry requirements, further eligibility criteria may apply to specific programmes and projects. Carefully read any information provided by the funding body and also the project proposals.

Please ensure that you read the following application instructions carefully:

How to apply

Applications for our March 2019 PhD recruitment round are made online via the ICR's Student Application Portal.

Out of the 2 projects above, you will be asked to indicate up to two project preferences.

Important dates:

  • Applications for our March 2019 PhD recruitment round are now open.
  • You must submit your application by 5pm UK time on Friday 29th March 2019.
  • Interviews will be in April 2019 - date to be confirmed.
 

Register your interest for future PhD studentships

Other PhD studentships may be advertised throughout the year. These studentships have a separate application process. 

To register your interest for future PhD studentship opportunities, please email [email protected].