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Available funded PhD studentships

Details of the current funded PhD studentships open to applications.

Funded studentships

The following studentship is funded by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK).

Project: Probing the tumour microenvironment in-vivo with ultra-strong gradient MRI
Supervisor: Dr Chantal Tax, Professor Derek Jones and Dr Marius de Groot
Start date: 1 January 2021
Deadline for applications: 13 November 2020

The following studentship is funded by GW4 BioMed Medical Research Council.

Project: The cognitive and genetic overlap between autism and anorexia nervosa
Supervisor: Dr Catherine Jones, Dr Esther Walton (Bath), Dr Doretta Caramaschi (Bristol)  and Professor John Fox
Start date: 1 October 2021
Deadline for applications: 23 November 2020, 17:00

Project: The connectomics of Alzheimer’s risk: characterising brain temporal network dynamics in young adults at increased genetic risk for late-onset Alzheimer's disease
Supervisor: Dr Jiaxiang Zhang, Dr Marc Goodfellow (Exeter), Professor Andrew Lawrence, Professor Tim Rogers (Bath) and Professor Kim Graham
Start date: 1 October 2021
Deadline for applications: 23 November 2020, 17:00

Project: Understanding the health implications of using different definitions of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
Supervisor: Dr Kate Langley, Dr Joanna Martin and Dr Evie Stergiakouli (Bristol)
Start date: 1 October 2021
Deadline for applications: 23 November 2020, 17:00

The following studentships are funded by BBSRC SWBio

Project: Individual differences in learning and behaviour: Computational models and in vivo experimentation
Supervisor: Professor Rob Honey and Professor Dominic Dwyer
Start date: 1 October 2021
Deadline for applications: 7 December 2020, 17:00

Project: Memories of touch: The role of higher order cortical areas in processing and remembering tactile textures
Supervisor: Professor Kevin Fox and Professor Rob Honey
Start date: 1 October 2021
Deadline for applications: 7 December 2020, 17:00

Project: Coordination of the cortical code by gamma oscillations during learning
Supervisor: Dr Joe O'Neill and Professor Kevin Fox
Start date: 1 October 2021
Deadline for applications: 7 December 2020, 17:00

Project: Visual-spatial processing within the retrosplenial cortex
Supervisor: Professor Seralynne Vann and Professor Frank Sengpiel
Start date: 1 October 2021
Deadline for applications: 7 December 2020, 17:00