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Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience


In collaboration with the School of Biological Sciences, the Department of PDN will offer a 4-year “PDN SBS DTP PhD Studentship” to a successful applicant for the PhD in Physiology, Development and Neuroscience. This award is aimed at students from low-income households with experience of educational disadvantage and students from under-represented groups, including Black, British Bangladeshi or British Pakistani, backgrounds who will be charged University fees at the Home or UK rate.

The award will provide a stipend for 4 years at the UKRI level; university fees at the home rate; and research consumables for 4 years (£18,000 in total). You will also undertake a 3- month long Professional Internship for PhD students (PIPS) at some stage during your study, and will participate in training and cohort-building events alongside other funded students.

The Funding Application Form will be made available to all applicants who receive an offer of a place to study on the PhD in Physiology, Development and Neuroscience who will be charged University fees at the Home or UK rate and who applied by the funding deadline of: Thursday 5 January (23:59 UK time).

Further information about the eligibility criteria and the Funding Application form.