PhD opportunities at LISCB

Current PhD opportunities at LISCB

One potential PhD position  funded by EPSRC CDT (rEaCt) to start October 2021 with Rama Suntharalingam (follow link for group website). Apply as soon as possible.

"Capturing chemical intuition for machine-guided discovery of metallopharmaceuticals targeting cancer stem cells". Follow link for more information



There are three routes to funding a PhD apart from applying to the above opportunities, through the MRC IMPACT or BBSRC MIBTP schemes or by applying to College of Life Science Studentships. Students who are interested in doing doctoral research at the Institute are encouraged to apply to these and get in touch with us (email Tennie Videler) beforehand. We can support you to put in the strongest possible application as these are very competitive.

IMPACT (Integrated Midlands Partnership for Biomedical Training) 

IMPACT is a Doctoral Training Programme funded by the MRC between the Universities of Birmingham, Nottingham, and Leicester. Doctoral students benefit from a diverse range of skills within the cohort, stimulating students to think ‘outside the box’ and perform innovative, world-leading research. The partner universities contribute project ideas, which prospective doctoral students choose from. You need to check your eligibility and apply to both the University of Leicester and the DTP.

The Midlands Integrative Biosciences Training Partnership

The Midlands Integrative Biosciences Training Partnership is a BBSRC-funded Doctoral Training Partnership between the Universities of Warwick, Birmingham and Leicester. All MIBTP scholars will join a programme of skills training in year 1. This includes short rotation projects (including LISCB projects) and students are able to choose a PhD project once they have experienced these differing research environments.

College PhD studentships

College PhD studentships are usually advertised around Christmas each year. As details become available, they will be added to this page. If you would like to be emailed with the information, please let Tennie Videler know.


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