UWE Bristol Part-Funded PhD Studentship Opportunity, 2019

Scholarship Description:

Applications are invited for a part-funded PhD studentship opportunity that is without stipend support, located in the Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences start on 1 January 2019. Studentship is awarded to UK/EU students.

UWE Bristol is a University Alliance university with a common mission to make the difference to our cities and regions. We use our experience of providing high quality teaching and research with real world impact to shape higher education and research policy for the benefit of our students and business and civic partners. We innovate together, learn from each other and support every member to transform lives and deliver growth.

Degree level:

Studentship is available to pursue PhD programme.

Field of Study:

Studentship is awarded in the field of genotoxicology, which aims to assess cellular fate following DNA damage in the Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences at UWE Bristol.

Scholarship Award: 

The studentship will start on 1 January 2019, subject to satisfactory progress, for three years. The studentship will only fund tuition fees at Home/EU rates.


  • Studentship is awarded to UK/EU students.
  • Scholarship can be taken in the UK.

Eligibility Criteria:

We are looking for a self-motivated researcher with strong organisational and technical skills to address the overall aims of the project in an innovative manner.
The student would be expected to provide their own living costs, as there is not a stipend attached to this opportunity.

Essential criteria:

  • A good honours degree (minimum 2.1 or equivalent) in a relevant scientific discipline
  • Experience in the techniques used for the assessment of DNA damage
  • Demonstrable practical laboratory skills (including mammalian cell culture and drug treatment)
  • Excellent communication skills

Desirable criteria:

  • Evidence of further study at Masters level or equivalent
  • To have recently undertaken a relevant research project within the field of geno toxicology at UG or PG level.

English Language Requirements: 

Applicants must have excellent communication skills.

Applying procedure Instructions:   

How to Apply: For an informal discussion about the studentship, please contact Dr. Adam D. Thomas adam7.thomas-at-uwe.ac.uk.

Download and complete the Graduate School studentship application form and send it directly to the UWE Bristol Graduate School. Please ensure you include the title of the research project you propose to undertake, and detail why you are interested in undertaking this PhD project and what relevant knowledge, experience and qualifications you would bring to the research. Please see the Graduate School studentship application guidance notes for further information about how to complete the application form.

Please also complete the Equal Opportunities monitoring form and complete the first section of the Graduate School application reference sheet before sending to your nominated referees.

Scholarship Official Web Links:

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Scholarship Deadline:

October 31, 2018.

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