Durham University has two PhD studentship available, jointly funded by Durham University and the NIHR Applied Research Collaboration North East and North Cumbria (ARC).
Applicants will provide a project proposal (one side of A4) which fits within one or more of the NENC ARC themes (available here https://arc-nenc.nihr.ac.uk/). We are particularly interested in projects relating to the multimorbidity, ageing and frailty and prevention, early intervention and behaviour change themes. The student will be based in Durham City; the Department and supervisory team will be project and theme dependent. Applicants must apply to the department in which their research primarily fits. We wish to appoint one studentship primarily supervised by a department in the Faculty of Social Sciences and Health and one primarily supervised by a department in the Faculty of Science. Further details of the research interests of our academy can be found on our departmental websites.
Applicants are encouraged to contact Dr Leanne Trick to discuss their application or project idea to ensure that their application and proposal fits with the research interests of Durham University academics and the aims of the NENC ARC.
Deadline for applications is 2nd November 2020, 5pm.
Applications are welcome from strong UK and EU students. The studentship covers tuition fees at the Home/EU rate for three years and provides an annual tax-free stipend of £15,000 p.a. for three years, subject to satisfactory progress.
The standard minimum entry requirements to study a postgraduate programme at Durham University are normally:
Some departments may have different or additional entry requirements. Please check the appropriate departmental web page for further guidance on their PhD entry requirements.
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