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London Research Institute (LRI) offers four year PhD studentships to join the new Crick-LRI PhD Programme in September 2014. These studentships are awarded for research into the basic biology of cancer at one of the Crick partner universities: King’s College London, Imperial College London or University College London; and transfer into the Crick with their research group in 2015 or 2016. Successful applicants will be awarded a non-taxable annual stipend of £21,000 plus payment of University tuition fees. The application deadline is 14th November 2013.

Study Subject(s): Studentships are awarded for research into the basic biology of cancer. The researchers take multi-disciplinary approaches to address fundamental questions in the areas of genome integrity and cell cycle, cellular regulatory mechanisms and thebiology of tumours and tissues.

Course Level: Studentships are available for pursuing PhD degree level at one of the Crick partner universities: King’s College London, Imperial College London or University College London; and transfer into the Crick with their research group in 2015 or 2016.

Scholarship Provider: London Research Institute (LRI)  

Scholarship can be taken at: Anywhere

Eligibility: The university is looking for talented and motivated recent graduates or final year undergraduates, with backgrounds in biological sciences, physics, mathematics, computer science and/or chemistry who have decided that they want to do a PhD and:

-have or expect to gain a first/upper second-class honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject;

-have laboratory or research experience (either as part of or outside of a university degree course);

-are able to satisfy the English language requirements for Graduate Study of the Partner University that they register at

Scholarship Open for International Students: Students of all nationalities can apply for Crick-LRI studentships. Students who will be classified as ‘overseas’ for University tuition fees are not eligible for the Crick-LRI/King’s College London and Crick-LRI/Imperial College London joint studentships.

Scholarship Description: At the LRI we place great emphasis on our international PhD student programme – students are at the core of our scientific community and we are committed to training the next generation of research scientists. This commitment is reflected in the way we recruit and train our students, then advise them to as they prepare for the next stage of their career. Many of our former PhD students now head their own successful research laboratories at research institutes and universities throughout the world. Students joining the 2014 Crick-LRI PhD programme will either be funded by a Cancer Research UK Crick-LRI Studentship, or a joint Crick-LRI/King’s College London or Crick-LRI/Imperial College London studentship.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): Four years, though in some cases, students finish their PhD in less than four years.

What does it cover? All our students are funded by four-year studentships that comprise a non-taxable stipend of £21,000 and University tuition fees.

Selection Criteria: Not Known

Notification: Shortlisted candidates will receive an emailed invitation to interview no later than Tuesday 17th December 2013.

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 14th November 2013.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application

Source: Crick-LRI PhD Studentships for International Students in UK, 2014

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