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Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience


PhD in Physiology, Development and Neuroscience

MPhil in Biological Science (Physiology, Development and Neuroscience)

Alexander Crummell Fully Funded MPhil Scholarships 2022: These scholarships are aimed at UK-domiciled students with Black or Black-Mixed ethnicity, applying for a MPhil degree in a science-based subject at the University of Cambridge. Full details here:


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MPhil in Basic and Translational Neuroscience (Additional Information)

MPhil in Developmental Biology


PLEASE NOTE - There is a single round of admissions each year for the following listed programmes.  Deadlines will be published on their webpages.

Cambridge/Babraham - MRC Doctoral Training Programme

Centre for Trophoblast Research

Wellcome Trust/MRC 4 year International PhD Programme in Stem Cell Biology 

Cambridge 4 year British Heart Foundation Programme in Cardiovascular Research

Many applicants obtain funding from other sources to pursue research projects in diverse areas.  Any other studentship opportunities (eg. Medical Research Council) will be advertised here if and when available.