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Biomedicine

Biomedicine is a research area within which you can focus your studies as part of our suite of Biosciences research programmes.

PhD, MPhil, MD Full-time, Part-time Area

Neuroscience

The Neuroscience division pursues a broad range of neurobiological research, spanning from the molecular to the behavioural levels.

PhD, MPhil, MD Full-time, Part-time Area

Dentistry

Our primary objective is to provide internationally competitive research projects, producing highly skilled and competitive postgraduates with excellent future career prospects.

PhD, MPhil Full-time, Part-time Programme

Psychology

The School of Psychology is an excellent environment in which to do research. Research training is a strong feature of our Psychology PhD programme.

PhD, MPhil Full-time, Part-time Programme

Medicine

The School of Medicine offers research degrees in the medical disciplines such as cancer, immunology, infection, immunity, neurosciences, mental health and population medicine.

PhD, MPhil, MD Full-time, Part-time Programme

Molecular Biosciences

Molecular Biosciences focuses on the molecular mechanisms underpinning biological function.

PhD, MPhil, MD Full-time, Part-time Area

Engineering

We offer a 3 year PhD programme, a 4 year integrated PhD programme, an EngD programme, and a 1 year MPhil degree programme.

PhD, MPhil, EngD Full-time, Part-time Programme

Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

You will study and work in a self-contained multi-disciplinary School, with great opportunities for collaboration with strongly related departments in all of the biomedical sciences in the same faculty, the College of Biomedical and Life Sciences, or with the University’s Schools of Chemistry or Engineering.

PhD, MPhil, MD Full-time, Part-time Programme

Structural Biophysics

Structural Biophysics is a research area in which you can focus your studies within our PhD programme in Vision Sciences.

PhD Full-time, Part-time Area

Cancer and Genetics

The programme will lead to a research degree in cancer and or genetics that could be used in a variety of academic, clinical and industrial settings.

PhD, MPhil, MD Full-time, Part-time Area

Vision Sciences

Our PhD in Vision Sciences comprises student-led research across a wide range of disciplines, from molecular and cell biology to neuroscience and clinical studies of human vision.

PhD Full-time, Part-time Programme

Infection and Immunity

To offer a broad knowledge and expertise in in all aspects of immunological-based disease processes at the molecular and cellular level, with strengths in innate immunity, cancer immunology, T-cell biology and viral and bacterial infection.

PhD, MPhil, MD Full-time, Part-time Area

Oral and Biomedical Sciences

Oral and Biomedical Sciences is a research area within which you can focus your studies as part of our suite of Dentistry research programmes (MPhil, PhD).

PhD, MPhil Full-time, Part-time Area

Geo-environmental Engineering

Self-healing of plant-stabilised geotechnical structures.

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Engineering: Energy and Environment

One of the School’s three research themes is that of Energy and Environment, which aims to advance energy technology and play a key role in addressing the increasing demand for sustainable and low carbon technologies, while reducing environmental impact and ensuring a sustainable environment.

PhD, MPhil, EngD Full-time, Part-time Area

Microbial Diseases

Within the Microbial Disease Research Group there is a strong focus on investigating the involvement and management of biofilms in clinical infection. 

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Clinical Investigation and Vision Sciences

Clinical Investigation and Vision Sciences is a research area in which you can focus your studies within our PhD programme in Vision Sciences.

PhD Full-time, Part-time Area

Biomedical Engineering

Opportunities available in the Biomedical Engineering Research Group.

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Pathogenesis of neurodegeneration

The project will investigate the role of transglutaminase 6 in the cerebellum and analyse its link to causing ataxia as an associated pathology.

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Novel biomarkers for arthritis

This PhD project will investigate qualitative protein changes that are unique to degenerative joint pathologies.

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Studying human neuropsychiatric disease in DLG2 deficient human neurons

This PhD project in Medicine tries to understand DLG2’s role during neural development and in mature neurons using variety of techniques.

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Biomedical smart fabric wearable devices

This is a fully-funded EPSRC project in engineering, focusing on energy and environment.

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Regulation of cancer stem cells by proteolysis

Cancer stem cells have recently been identified to be responsible for disease recurrance and metastatic spread.

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Advanced Materials and Computational Mechanics

Opportunities available within the field of Materials, and Advanced and Computational Mechanics.

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Intelligent remote monitoring of knee implants

This is a fully-funded EPSRC project in engineering, focusing on energy and environment.

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Stem cell transplant efficacy in Parkinson’s disease

This project focuses on developing the in vivo rodent models used for transplantation to determine whether additional factors could influence the development and/or function of the graft. 

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Mechanisms underlying preferential ‘scarless’ wound healing in the oral mucosa

This project aims to identify the key genes and signalling pathways underlying preferential scarless wound healing responses in oral mucosal fibroblasts.

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Development of Graphene/ceramic composites with damage self-monitoring capabilities

This is a fully-funded EPSRC project in engineering, focusing on energy and environment.

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Synthesis and characterization of nanomaterials for photocatalysis

This is a fully-funded EPSRC project in engineering, focusing on mechanics, materials and advanced manufacturing.

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Bio-geotechnical engineering of natural and engineered slopes using biofilm

This is a fully-funded EPSRC project in engineering, focusing on energy and environment.

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