The University of is offering four fully-funded studentships to begin in 2007-8. The studentships are for three years and will provide a bursary of £12,300 per annum plus an expenses budget. Fees will be paid in full at the UK/EU rate for home and EU citizens. Overseas students are welcome to apply but will need to fund the balance of fees for Overseas Research Students.
The successful applicants will join a thriving body of over one hundred research students at the university, based in the Graduate Research School.
The four studentships are tied to specific projects, each of which will address contemporary issues of considerable significance.
One of the studentships will aim to uncover farmers? true views and knowledge of genetically modified organisms (GMOs); while another will seek to expand our understanding of river habitats and consequently will enable the more environmentally sensitive management of rivers.
Another will aim to develop techniques of DNA profiling for common types of pollen retrieved from forensic samples.
Another will explore the experience of advanced cancer patients who monitor the toxicity of chemotherapy through their mobile phone and will attempt to determine if using this technology will allow the delivery of safer and more effective therapy.
For full details about each of these studentships click here.
To download an application form click here.