Doctoral College Studentship Awards
The Doctoral College is excited to announce that over 40 fully funded studentships are available across a range of disciplines, the majority starting in July 2021.
About the studentships
These PhD funded projects have been put together by field-leading researchers, covering a breadth of disciplines and research areas.
There is generous funding attached to each package including:
- A stipend at UKRI rates (currently £15,285 for 2020/21)
- Tuition fees at the UK/EU rate (£4,407 for 2020/21)
- A Research Training Support Grant of £1,000 for you to invest in your personal and professional development.
We provide innovative and world-class doctoral training, with an outstanding research environment that connects supervisors, doctoral researchers, and research support staff within a multi-disciplinary approach. The University of Surrey is the place to start your research career.
View details and the application process about each project, listed by faculty below.
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
|Project title||Primary supervisor|
|Adaptation and Pilot Testing of the Registered Nursing Forecasting (RN4CAST) Nurse Survey for Use in the Ambulatory Chemotherapy Setting (coming soon)||Dr Jo Armes|
|Anxiety in individuals with Cornelia de Lange syndrome: behavioural indicators and co-occurrence with autism symptomatology||Dr Joanna Moss|
|Delegation in ward nursing teams: developing an intervention for effective and safe delegation||Dr Carin Magnusson|
|Developing Patient Reported Outcome Measures to assist services to meet the priorities of older people with severe frailty; using mixed methods - The PRO-Frial study||Prof Caroline Nicholson|
|How can we understand socioeconomic inequalities in breast cancer survival in the UK?||Dr Katriina Whitaker|
|Improving supportive care during immunotherapy: co-design of a patient reported outcome measure to assess adverse events in people with renal and melanoma cancers (coming soon)||Dr Jo Armes|
|Paving the way for an approved process of care for women with sexual dysfunction and diabetes (coming soon)||Dr Debbie Cooke|
|Psychological benefits of place attachment||Dr Eleanor Ratcliffe|
|Role of Calcium Calmodulin Kinase II (CaMKII) in the modulation of cartilage metabolism and chondrocyte redox balance (coming soon)||Dr Giovanna Nalesso|
|Prof Claudio Avignone Rossa|
|Understanding and targeting the molecular mechanisms of dengue virus protein synthesis (coming soon)||Prof Nicolas Locker|
|Unravelling dynamic genetics effects controlling BMI trajectories leading to childhood obesity (coming soon)||Dr Alexessander Couto Alves|
How to apply
- Inform the primary supervisor your interest. First get in touch with the before making an application to discuss the project.
- Apply for the relevant postgraduate research programme, which is specified on each project’s information page in the “apply now” section. You’ll need to state that you are applying for the Doctoral College Studentship Award. Each project will have its own application deadline.
Other useful information
- We welcome applications from both full-time and part-time students.
- Applications are for UK/EU candidates unless specified
- Please only apply if you are able to commence your PhD at the start date stated in the details for each project. Most will start in July 2021 and a small number in October 2021. Further information is available on applying for a PhD during the Coronavirus pandemic.
The Doctoral College Studentship Award provides funding for 36 months. The final year of the 4-year PhD (the "writing-up" period) is unfunded.”
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