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

We have many studentship opportunities available, including our new Vice Chancellor’s Studentship Award and Doctoral College Studentship Award.

Antimicrobial resistance transmission in the environment: the role of soil as a reservoir and conduit in the transmission of AMR

Funding information:
This call is for self-funded students.

Regulation of urothelial and bladder function by oxidative stress – the role of Nox enzymes

Funding information:
Accepted candidates are required to pay standard tuition fees in addition to 20 per cent of bench fees. Materials and consumables will be provided.

Finding novel strategies to kill tuberculosis: The response of Mycobacterium tuberculosis to carbon source shifts

Funding information:
Competition funded project (student worldwide). Self-funded students only

Quantum biology studentships

The Leverhulme Quantum Biology Doctoral Training Centre (QB-DTC) invites applications from excellent candidates for fully funded PhD studentships, covering fees and maintenance, for October 2019 entry.

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.

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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