MARC project

Developing future UK clinical research leaders in addiction

Are you a clinician? Are you looking to undertake a PhD to build your academic career?

The MRC Addiction Research Clinical (MARC) Training scheme has PhD positions available. Please contact us now if you are interested and want to know more – even if you would not want to start until next year or later. We will work with you to develop your project.

The MRC Addiction Research Clinical (MARC) Training programme is led by Prof Anne Lingford-Hughes at Imperial College London, with Prof Colin Drummond at King’s College London and Prof Matt Hickman at University of Bristol. The vision of the MARC programme is to develop the future UK clinical research leaders in addiction to build and sustain capacity in this vital area of clinical neuroscience and address the gap in clinical research capacity in the addictions field in the UK. MARC can support clinicians (eg psychiatrists, psychologists etc) to undertake a PhD to train in a range of research approaches and techniques to effectively translate basic and epidemiological evidence into the clinical environment using early (T1, T2) experimental medicine studies in patients for the benefit of clinical populations and their treatment.

For more information contact the MARC Team marc@imperial.ac.uk  or contact the MARC leads directly  Anne Lingford-Hughes (Imperial College London), Colin Drummond (King's College London) or Matthew Hickman (University of Bristol).

PhD Call Out

Applications for MARC PhD Clinical Post - Now Open

We are pleased to announce that we are now taking applications for our MARC PhD clinical posts.

Applications are invited for this prestigious clinical PhD training programme in clinical addiction research to commence in 2018. Successful applicants are likely to be psychiatrists or psychologists however we welcome applications from other clinical specialties working in addiction e.g. public health, general practice. Support includes a clinical salary, PhD fees, research expenses, training funds, travel and meeting costs. The posts will be based at one of the MARC institutions.  Job Advert can her found here.

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