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.
Please upload completed Part B and Part C documents during the application process.
Please read the full terms and conditions before applying.
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