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Published: 31 January 2024

University of Surrey and National University of Singapore Joint Research Collaboration for Exchange Students

The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences (FHMS) at the University of Surrey is thrilled to introduce the inaugural round of the joint research collaboration PhD exchange programme in partnership with the National University of Singapore for outstanding PhD candidates. 

Overview

The aim of the programme is to train scientists in cross-disciplinary research focused on cardiovascular disease. PhD students from the University of Surrey or National University of Singapore will have the opportunity to spend up to two years in England or Singapore, respectively.  

Programme details 

  • Start date: 1 October 2024 
  • Duration: 24 months 
  • Application deadline: To be confirmed
  • Funding source: The University of Surrey and the National University of Singapore

Eligibility criteria

The ideal candidate must have a research topic aligning with cardiovascular disease. 

How to apply

An application must be made to both the University of Surrey and the National University of Singapore. Applicants must meet the entry requirements of both universities. 

Information for investigators

National University of Singapore

  • University of Surrey PhD students will be attached to your lab for up to two years under the Non-Graduating Non-Exchange (NGNE) programme. 
  • University of Surrey students need to pass their confirmation viva before joining the respective National University of Singapore department. 
  • University of Surrey students should apply three to four months prior to joining the National University of Singapore via their website as a non-graduating student. 
  • The student will be conferred a PhD by the University of Surrey. 

University of Surrey

  • The National University of Singapore PhD students will be attached to your lab for up to two years. 
  • These students would have passed their PhD Qualifying Examination (PQE). 
  • The Principal Investigator from Surrey may be officially appointed as a co-thesis adviser for these students.
  • Funding for the student's living expenses during the overseas attachment will be covered by the National University of Singapore. 
  • The student will be conferred a PhD by the National University of Singapore. 

Contact us

For more information, please contact:

Dr Shelini Surendran, s.surendran@surrey.ac.uk

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