Available PhD research projects
The following projects are not funded by Cardiff University, but are open to applicants who are self-funded or have external funding. Applications are accepted all year round.
Title: The role of splice variants in regulating BRCA1 function
Supervisors: Professor Matt Smalley, Dr Helen Pearson and Dr Guisy Tornillo
Organisms and environment
Title: Structure and function of insecticidal protein toxins
Supervisors: Professor Colin Berry
Title: Modelling Setbp1 haploinsufficiency disorder using hESC derived neurons and cerebral organoid cultures
Supervisors: Professor Meng Li and Dr Lucia Cardo
Title: Understanding the role of impairment in the autophagy-lysosomal pathway in order to develop medications for post-viral neurological dysfunction
Supervisors: Dr Emyr Lloyd-Evans and Dr Helen Waller-Evans
Make your own research proposal
Our academic supervisors are open to applications from self-funding students. You can contact staff members from the relevant research division to discuss potential research proposals:
To apply for any of the PhD studentships, please visit our main PhD page.