We offer an extensive range of exciting research opportunities through PhD Programmes in Biomedical Sciences, Health Sciences and Neurosciences. We also offer Professional Doctorate Programmes in Optometry, Pharmacy and Medicine (DOptom/PharmD/ MD).
One School Funded PhD Studentship (April 2017 Reg.) Identification and targeting of immunosuppressive mechanisms inGlioblastoma Multiforme brain tumours Supervisors: Dr Kelsey Attridge & Dr Andrew Devitt Closing Date: Sunday, 12th March 2017
One School Funded PhD Studentship (April 2017 Reg.) Understanding age-related change in social cognitive function acrosshealthy, older adults using multi-modal neuroimaging Supervisors: Dr Charlotte Hartwright, Prof. Klaus Kessler & Dr Carol Holland Closing Date: Sunday, 12th March 2017 One School Funded PhD Studentship (July 2017 Reg.) Spike-timing dependent plasticity in the motor cortex Supervisors: Dr Stuart Greenhill & Prof. Gavin Woodhall Closing Date: Sunday, 19th March 2017 One Aston's 50th Anniversary PhD Studentship in Collaboration withColorcon Ltd. (April 2017 Reg.) Patient centric medicine design - investigation into understanding andenhancing patient preferences for oral solid dosage forms Supervisors: Dr Dan Kirby, Dr Ian Maidment & Prof. Afzal Mohammed (Aston) Closing Date: Sunday, 12th March 2017 TWO RE-ADVERTISED PHD STUDENTSHIPS (Previous applicants need not re-apply) One Aston's 50th Anniversary PhD Studentship in Collaboration with Killgerm Chemicals Ltd. (April 2017 Reg.) The acquisition, incubation and transfer of bacteria by household insects andother arthropods Supervisors: Professor Anthony Hilton, Aston University Dr Matthew Davies, Killgerm Chemicals Ltd Closing Date: Sunday, 12th March 2017 One EPSRC DTP Funded PhD Studentship (April 2017 Reg.) Functional human neural networks grown on 3D laser printed scaffolds Supervisors: Dr Rhein Parri (LHS) & Professor Edik Rafailov (EAS) Closing Date: Sunday, 12th March 2017
Overseas PhD Scholarships of £7,000 a year, offset against international tuition fees, are awarded on a competitive basis. The current round is now CLOSED but please keep checking for future availability.
How to apply Entry requirements Tuition fees School Research Office Graduate School: support for research students
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A Doctor of Medicine (MD) programme is also available ***
Brazilian applicants interested in our PhD opportunities, please see: Science without Borders