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. Apply as soon as possible.

"Capturing chemical intuition for machine-guided discovery of metallopharmaceuticals targeting cancer stem cells". Learn more about the project.


External funding for PhD positions is available through the MRC IMPACT or the BBSRC MIBTP schemes. 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.


MIBTP is a BBSRC-funded Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) between the University of Warwick the University of Birmingham, the University of Leicester, Aston University and Harper Adams University with an emphasis on interdisciplinarity.

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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