Leicester fosters future biomedical research talent

The University is making a substantial investment into a critical mass of future biomedical research talent by announcing 27 new PhD studentships that will tackle some of the world’s most pressing and bioscience health issues.

Over £2 million will be put into funding new postgraduate research projects in the University’s College of Medicine, Biological Sciences and Psychology, known worldwide for achievements such as the development of DNA fingerprinting, vital advances in fighting heart disease, cancer, respiratory diseases and diabetes, and developments in psychology.

The College offers a dynamic, modern environment for postgraduate research, built on decades of highly respected achievement. To enhance their existing research profile, the College has announced a major initiative offering 27 studentships that will provide a boost to their world class Departments.

Two additional interdisciplinary studentships are on offer; one jointly with the College of Social Science, Arts and Humanities and one with the College of Science and Engineering (2 studentships).