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MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership

Discovery Medicine North

Application overview

Thank you for your interest in DiMeN DTP PhD studentships.

Applications for October 2018 entry have now closed, please keep up to date with our website and social media channels for future opportunities.

For those who have submitted an application:

What happens next?

Academic members of the DiMeN Management Board are currently reviewing your application. They will use the two supporting statements you have provided and your educational background to score all candidates. You will be notified if you have been successfully shortlisted for the interview stage on, or shortly after, the 2nd February.

Panel interviews will take place on the 12th and 13th February 2018 at the University of Sheffield. You are expected to arrange a meeting or Skype call with your potential primary supervisor before the interview date. They will supply the panel with feedback regarding your suitability for the PhD project and this is your opportunity to find out project specific details.

If successful at the interview stage, you will be recommended for a PhD position.  Student who rank highest after the interviews will be offered their first choice of project.

 

Eligibility

You must hold (or be about to obtain) a First or an Upper Second Class UK undergraduate degree or an equivalent degree from a recognised EU institution, in the biosciences or a related area. Qualifications (or a combination of qualifications and experience) which demonstrate equivalent ability and attainment will also be considered. For example, a less than sufficient first degree may be enhanced to meet the requirements by the acquisition of a distinction at Masters level).

These studentships are available to UK and other EU nationals. For full details on eligibility, including residence requirements, please see the MRC website.

Any queries, please contact the DiMeN DTP manager Dr Emily Goodall (dimen.dtp@sheffield.ac.uk).

Programme benefits

  • A breadth of training opportunities from single molecules to the patient
  • 24 fully funded studentships each year
  • Cutting edge technologies and state-of the-art facilities to deliver world-class results