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Research courses

Learn more about postgraduate research opportunities at the School of Biosciences and Medicine, which is home to a vibrant research community. Our extensive, well-established collaborations with industry provide knowledge transfer to the commercial sector and the wider community.

What we are researching

We have a number of research sections within each of the School’s four departments, which identify our areas of research excellence. 

If you are interested in doing a PhD or MD with us, please look at the interests of our departments' research sections and get in contact with an academic.

Studentships

The use of information technology and traditional methods to understand the impact of motor impairment on cognitive development in neurodevelopmental conditions

Funding information:
Enhanced EPSRC stipend (£19,062 per annum for 2022-23, with annual increments based on inflation) and fees covered. Funding also includes a research training and support grant of £3,000 for the duration of the studentship.

How does metabolic heterogeneity drive antibiotic tolerance/resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Funding information:
Enhanced EPSRC stipend (£19,062 per annum for 2022-23, with annual increments based on inflation) and fees covered. Funding also includes a research training and support grant of £3,000 for the duration of the studentship.

Development and use of advanced optical microscopy to facilitate gene delivery and gene therapy in 3D cardiac disease models

Funding information:
Enhanced EPSRC stipend (£19,062 per annum for 2022-23, with annual increments based on inflation) and fees covered. Funding also includes a research training and support grant of £3,000 for the duration of the studentship.

Expert support

The Doctoral College supports the academic and professional development of postgraduate researchers to ensure our world-leading research continues to grow. There is also an extensive Researcher Development Programme run at university level.

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World-class facilities

Our School is home to specialist facilities that provide the latest technologies to support research across all fields.

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