StudentLoans.gov. PhD Funding - A Checklist Of Possible Funding Sources - Careers Advice. There are probably more funding sources for your PhD than you think. It’s worth making sure you have investigated them all. Funding bodies support PhD students in different ways; some will pay course fees only; some will include a stipend (maintenance costs) or travel expenses while others will simply be a one-off award to ease the financial burden of further study. Similarly, each funding body will have its own criteria for eligibility. At PhD level full funding will tend to be awarded on academic merit, but there are also some that take into account financial background and other criteria such as gender (such as in the case of the British Federation of Women Graduates).
Below is a list of all of the main sources of funding for UK based PhD students. Research Councils The seven Research Councils currently fund around 19,000 doctoral students in the UK. Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) Medical Research Council (MRC) Choosing a PhD Supervisor. By Dr Nathalie Mather-L’Huillier Even before you start a PhD, you’ll have to do some research! Not your doctoral research but the what, where and who of your future degree.
How to choose? From what I hear from current students, unless there is a personal reason to go to a particular university, the most important factors will be related to the project and/or the supervisor/research group. A subject area/project – this is most commonly cited reason for choosing where to study Who? Finding a supervisor For those of you in the sciences, you may choose an advertised project but it will be important to find out a bit more about the person who is going to guide you (at the beginning) and be your research collaborator (towards the end of your PhD). So all in all, whatever subject area you are in, your supervisor will feature highly in your initial search for a PhD. How to go about it You’ll need to know what you want to research and probably have determined a draft research proposal.
The who? Search for Opportunities - Newton's List - CRDF Global. Collaborators. Infectious disease epidemiology | Imperial College London. Eligibility criteria | Imperial College London. MRC Studentships are currently only available for studies which have not yet commenced. Those applying for a 3.5 year studentship must not have already started their PhD. Please ensure you read these eligibility criteria before making an application. Exceptions cannot be made to these criteria so please check them carefully. Also, please note that Imperial MRC DTP awards cannot be held in the MRC Clinical Sciences Centre, which is an MRC unit within Imperial College London, and runs its own PhD programme. Academic eligibility Applicants should hold, or expect to receive, a first class or a good upper second class Honours degree (or equivalent) in an area relevant to their proposed field of research. Studentships awarded based on predicted grades will be conditional upon final results.
Residence eligibility To be eligible for a full MRC DTP studentship (stipend and university fees), candidates must be able to demonstrate a settled status in the United Kingdom. UK residents. Student eligibility requirements - Skills & careers. The MRC relies on residential eligibility checks undertaken by the research organisation. If you require advice on the eligibility of a student, you should contact your research organisation registrar's office. Academic qualifications Candidates for an MRC-funded studentship must hold qualifications in a relevant subject at the level of, or equivalent to, a good honours degree from a UK academic institution. This should be a first or upper second class honours degree. It is the responsibility of the registering institution to verify that candidates possess the relevant qualifications. More text Residence requirements Residence requirements are detailed in the Research Council UK (RCUK) conditions of research council training grantsopens in new window as follows: For purposes of residence requirements the UK includes the United Kingdom and Islands.
To be eligible for a full award (stipend and university fees) a student must have: To be eligible for a fees only award: Conditions for approval: Home. School of Public Health PhD Studentships. LIDO-dtp. In order to harness the scientific excellence and vast research expertise within the reach of the partnership we ensure that our project portfolio is very diverse.
All rotation and PhD projects are interdisciplinary, with two active, collaborating supervisors from clearly distinguished disciplines. Our project portfolio spans the wide fields of interest that encompass BBSRC priorities. Microbial systems Food security Genes and development Ageing STEM approaches to life sciences Animal disease and welfare Molecular biosciences Industrial biotechnology We highlight each of the disciplines making a contribution to these priorities, for example: Cell biology, Neurobiology, Immunology, Developmental biology, Physiology, Structural biology, Chemical biology, Biotechnology, Microbiology, Genetics, Evolutionary biology. New MRC DTP. Medical Research Council London Intercollegiate Doctoral Training Partnership St George's, University of London and London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine are pleased to announce our new MRC London Intercollegiate DTP (MRC LID).
MRC LID will be awarding 10 studentships per year for 3 years, with the first cohort of students due to register in September 2016. Studentship RoutesGenerally, awards will be made for 3.5 years. The additional 6 months on top of the standard +3 award will provide students with opportunities to gain new skills to allow them to undertake multidisciplinary or interdisciplinary research and to undertake a required 3 month placement outside of the partnership. 1+3 year awards may be made to exceptional candidates to allow the successful candidates to undertake a full MSc course in a relevant area at either institution prior to starting their PhD research.
FundingMRC DTP Studentships cover - Full fees at the UK/EU fee rate for the duration of the award. Centre Studentships 2016 | MRC-PHE. Centre funded 3-year PhD Studentships (starting Oct 2016) The closing date for application is 15th December 2015 (23:59 GMT) Interviews for short listed candidates will take place in January 2016. The MRC-PHE Centre for Environment and Health is an internationally recognised centre of excellence for leading cutting edge multidisciplinary research on the health effects of environmental pollutants and the translation of this knowledge to inform national and international policies to improve health. We are uniquely placed to collaborate with expert research groups nationally and internationally to produce high quality cutting edge research and work with public health agencies to apply the results to improve population health.
A key component of our Centre’s strategic aim and mission is to train and develop the next generation of research and policy leaders in the environment and health arena. Studentship Stipend and eligibility Academic eligibility Possible PhD research areas: Supervisors | Imperial College London. A group of investigators are designated supervisors for this programme. Their research groups are based in the Faculty of Natural Sciences, the Faculty of Medicine or the Faculty of Engineering. Several groups are based at hospital campuses such as St Mary’s, The Hammersmith and The Royal Brompton. Supervisors have been selected as they have academic excellencea proven track record of successful PhD completionsubstantial infrastructure support These laboratories are likely to have a number of scientists working together as a group and there will be substantial experience in directing students.
You will have one supervisor from the list of theoreticians and one from list of experimentalists. List of supervisors (theoreticians) List of supervisors (experimentalist) Division of International Epidemiology and Population Studies (DIEPS) MAL-ED | MISMS | RAPIDD | DIEPS Staff The Division of International Epidemiology and Population Studies (DIEPS) conducts research in epidemiology and mathematical modeling of infectious diseases. Primary concentrations include cross-national studies of mortality patterns with special emphasis on influenza-associated disease, malaria and other vector-borne and vaccine-preventable diseases. Outcomes of DIEPS research and other activities are changes in public health policies and practices to decrease disease burdens.
DIEPS Publications An expert panel reviewed and evaluated DIEPS, and created the report, Division of International Epidemiology and Population Studies Review 2009 [PDF <1K, 52 pages]. To view Adobe PDF files, download current, free accessible plug-ins from the Adobe's website. MAL-ED (pronounced "mal-a-dee") is a five-year multi-site project to investigate the linkages between malnutrition and intestinal infections and their effects on children in the developing world. Swiss TPH : Human and Animal Health.
The Human and Animal Health research unit (HAHU) focuses on the health of mobile populations and zoonoses control in developing countries, using an extended "One Health" conceptual approach. It examines the synergistic potential of closer cooperation between the human health and animal health sectors. Particular attention is paid to the added value of human and animal health; and the financial savings and environmental benefits from collaboration between all involved sectors. Increasingly, systemic approaches are pursued, which consider health as an outcome of social-ecological systems given its connections to social, cultural, economic and ecological dimensions. The HAHU uses a broad range of methods in epidemiology, molecular biology, mathematical modelling, bio-statistics, medical anthropology, sociology and economics.
HAHU is a member of a number of large networks, like NCCR North-South, EU FP7 ICONZ, and Afrique ONE. Swiss TPH : Zoonoses. Swiss TPH : One Health. Adam Kucharski | London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine | LSHTM. Adam Kucharski's Contacts 107 LSHTM Keppel Street London WC1E 7HT T: +44 (0)20 7958 8273 Email me Background My research focuses on the dynamics of infectious diseases, particularly emerging infections. This work is funded by an MRC Career Development Award in Biostatistics.
Prior to my current position, I was a postdoc at Imperial College London. I have a degree in mathematics from the University of Warwick and a PhD in applied mathematics from the University of Cambridge. Affiliation Centres Mathematical Modelling of Infectious Diseases Research I am interested in how social behaviour and immunity shape disease transmission, and how knowledge of such processes can enhance surveillance and control measures. Disciplines Epidemiology Mathematical modelling Statistics Disease and Health Conditions Emerging Infectious Disease Influenza Zoonotic disease.
Anton Camacho | London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine | LSHTM. Marc Baguelin | London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine | LSHTM. Marc Baguelin's Contacts LSHTM Keppel Street London WC1E 7HT T: +44(0)2083276429 F: +44(0)2082007868 Email me Follow me Background I am a mathematical modeller working at the Immunisation department at Public Health England and at the London of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine with Prof. John Edmunds on models of influenza transmission, immunisation and control.
After graduating from the Ecole Centrale de Lille with a MSc in Control engineering from the University of Lille in 2000, I completed a PhD in 2003 on modelling the co-evolution of populations of bacteria and phages. In 2004, I took a position as Research Associate to work in collaboration with the Animal Health Trust, Newmarket, analysing data from equine influenza. I first joined the department of zoology at the University of Cambridge and subsequently the Cambridge Infectious Diseases Consortium in the Department of Veterinary Medicine, following its creation in 2005. I am also an enthusiastic photographer.
Affiliation Centres. Sebastian Funk | London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine | LSHTM. John Edmunds | London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine | LSHTM. Cmmid.lshtm.ac. The Centre for the Mathematical Modelling of Infectious Diseases at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) is a multidisciplinary grouping of epidemiologists, mathematicians, economists, statisticians and clinicians from across all three faculties of LSHTM. Its aim is to serve as an international centre for research and teaching of models for infectious disease dynamics to improve public health worldwide. Our research focuses on understanding and predicting the epidemiology of infectious diseases so that more effective control programmes can be devised. Researchers are developing and applying mathematical models to a range of infections including HIV and other sexually transmitted infections, HPV, tuberculosis, hepatitis C, influenza, rotavirus, measles, varicella, pneumococcal disease, various neglected tropical diseases and Ebola.
If you are interested in joining us or have any other questions, do get in touch. Home - Dr Maria D Van Kerkhove. Summary Maria Van Kerkhove holds an honorary lecturer position at Imperial College after leaving the college in January 2015 to join the Center for Global Health at Institut Pasteur as the Head of their Outbreak Investigation Task Force. While at Imperial College, Maria Van Kerkhove served as a senior research fellow in the MRC Centre for Outbreak Analysis and Modelling, Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology at Imperial College London and a Technical Consultant for the Global Capacities, Alert and Response Cluster of the World Health Organization (WHO).
Dr Van Kerkhove remains a technical consultant for WHO. Dr. Van Kerkhove served as the liaison between the World Health Organization (WHO) and the MRC Centre for Outbreak Analysis and Modelling. In this role, she developed projects to support WHO activities and policy decision making for influenza, Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), yellow fever, Ebola and other emerging diseases. Prior to the 2009 pandemic.
Home - CONSISE. Home - Dr Ilaria Dorigatti. Summary Selected Publications Journal Articles Lipsitch M, Donnelly CA, Fraser C, Lipsitch M, Donnelly CA, Fraser C, Blake IM, Cori A, Dorigatti I, Ferguson NM, Garske T, Mills HL, Riley S, Van Kerkhove MD, Hernan MA close, 2015, Potential Biases in Estimating Absolute and Relative Case-Fatality Risks during Outbreaks, PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, Vol:9, ISSN:1935-2735 Dorigatti I, Aguas R, Donnelly CA, Dorigatti I, Aguas R, Donnelly CA, Guy B, Coudeville L, Jackson N, Saville M, Ferguson NM close, 2015, Modelling the immunological response to a tetravalent dengue vaccine from multiple phase-2 trials in Latin America and South East Asia, Vaccine, Vol:33, ISSN:0264-410X, Pages:3746-3751 Imai N, Dorigatti I, Cauchemez S, Imai N, Dorigatti I, Cauchemez S, Ferguson NM close, 2015, Estimating Dengue Transmission Intensity from Sero-Prevalence Surveys in Multiple Countries, PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, Vol:9, ISSN:1935-2735 More Publications.
Home - Professor Azra Ghani. Home - Professor Christl Donnelly. Dynamics, evolution and control of epidemics. Evolutionary Epidemiology Research Group - Christophe Fraser lab. Home - Professor Sylvia Richardson. Home - Steven Riley.