06/03/2019

KESS2 East PhD in Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences: A microwave powered DNA extraction molecule

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  • ORGANISATION NAME
    Cardiff University
  • ORGANISATION COUNTRY
    United Kingdom
  • DEADLINE DATE
    31/03/2019
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Formal sciences
    Natural sciences
    Professions and applied sciences

Outline

This KESS2 East PhD project will involve the design and development of a hygienic, disposable sample processing cartridge which will allow us to extract target DNA from a clinical sample.

What is funded

Tuition fee support: Full UK/EU tuition fees

Maintenance stipend: Doctoral stipend matching UK Research Council National Minimum

Duration

3 years

Eligibility

Residency: Applicants for these awards must have a home or work address in the East area* of Wales at the time of their application for funding and enrolment.

Academic criteria: Applicants for research PhDs will be expected to have one or both of the following:

  • a first degree, normally with class 2:1 or equivalent in a relevant subject
  • a relevant master's degree qualification or equivalent.

Applicants must:

  • have the right to work in the UK on completion of the scholarship
  • be classified as a ‘home’ or ‘EU’ student
  • satisfy the respective admissions criteria

It is a condition of eligibility for KESS2 funding that you have not applied for, nor are intending to apply for, a doctoral or research master's loan. Please read clause (3) (m) of The Education (Postgraduate Doctoral Degree Loans) (Wales) Regulations 2018 for more information.

*The East Wales region is comprised of 7 local authorities: Cardiff, Flintshire, Monmouthshire, Newport, Powys, Vale of Glamorgan and Wrexham.