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PhD Sponsorship

Current Application Deadline: 1 October 2021 11:59

About the Grant

Support for a three year PhD. Support includes a stipend, a research & training allowance, a conference allowance and consumables of up to £15000.00 per annum

The grant is set at MRC rates. Successful applicants will be notified of the exact amount when the MRC rates for the current year are published

Who is eligible?

Members of the Society based in Great Britain and/or Ireland in good standing for at least 12 months who wish to act as supervisors of a project which will lead to the award of a PhD for the student. Priority will be given to early career researchers in pathology, including Clinical Lecturers & Clinician Scientists in Histopathology and Senior Lecturers in Histopathology within their first five years.

Deadline Dates

1 October

Application Documents

Please upload completed Part B and Part C documents during the application process.

Please read the full terms and conditions before applying.

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Examples of Projects funded from the PhD Scheme

Splenic marginal zone lymphoma: KFL2 mutation and its molecular oncogenic mechanism - (2017) Prof Ming Du, University of Cambridge

Investigating radiation responsiveness in rectal cancer - (2016) Prof M Ilyas, University of Nottingham

DNA pathology in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis - (2016) Dr R Highley/Charlie Appleby Mallinder, Sheffield Insititute for Translational Neuroscience - Published paper  https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/nan.12625

Molecular tracking of malignant bladder cancer by circulating tumour DNA - (2015) Dr T Iwata, University of Glasgow

High-mannoses in V-region of follicular lymphoma immunoglobulin and theri role in lymphoma initiation - (2015) Dr M Calaminici, Barts Cancer Institute

Investigating the role of alteredmyoepithelial phenotype in the progression of DCIS of the breast - (2014) Prof L Jones, Barts Cancer Institute

The role of exosomes in uveal melanoma - (2014) Prof S Coupland, University of Liverpool