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PhD Programme in Epidemiology, Evolution and Control of Infectious Diseases

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Applications for the MRC Centre for Global Infectious Disease Epidemiology four year PhD Programme in Epidemiology, Evolution and Control of Infectious Diseases are closed until further notice. 

Please see below other opportunities across Imperial College in which MRC GIDA may be allocated successful students according to research areas.  You are encouraged to get in touch with potential supervisors within MRC GIDA to discuss your ideas in advance of application, but applications should be via the relevant scheme processes which are not administered by MRC GIDA.  Please see individual programme pages for further information and details on how to apply.  Please note that queries about specific schemes should be directed to the contact details given for each scheme.  MRC GIDA is not able to answer questions about how these schemes are managed.


 

MRes Biomedical Research in Epidemiology, Evolution and Control of Infectious Diseases

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MRC GIDA will continue to run the 1-year MRes scheme for self-funded students. Please apply via the MRes Biomedical Research websiteAdditionally students undertaking MRC MultiSci DTP Studentships must also complete the MRes if undertaking the 4.5 years programme.


 

MRC MultiSci DTP

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Scholarships for the 2022-23 academic year are now open (deadline 29 November 2021). Previous MRC DTP and Enterprise DTP programme scholarships have been replaced with the MRC MultiSci DTP. All MultiSci studentship holders need to complete the MRes Biomedical Research programme in the first year of this 4.5 years programme. Three research themes combine to create an integrated programme for MultiSci studentships: The battle against infections; Understanding disease mechanisms in humans; Realising the power of big data to improve health.  Please see the FAQs for further information.


 

President's PhD Scholarships

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Scholarships for the 2022-23 academic year are now open. If you are a high performing undergraduate or Master's student and have a strong desire to undertake a PhD programme at a world-class research institution, you could be selected to receive full tuition fees and a generous stipend for a PhD place at Imperial College London. The President’s PhD Scholarships provides up to 50 research students the opportunity to work within their chosen research field with the support of an excellent supervisor. For the 2022-23 academic year, the earliest start date for funded places is 1 August 2022, the latest start date is 1 November 2022. Both full-time and part-time study on the scholarship is available.


 

Science and Solutions for a Changing Planet DTP

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The call for applications for 2022 commencement will open in the last week of October 2021. The Science and Solutions for a Changing Planet Doctoral Training Partnership (SSCP DTP) is a unique and prestigious doctoral training opportunity, funded by NERC and based at the Grantham Institute. This innovative programme integrates six Host Partners and a number of other private and public sector partners to train and inspire a new generation of environmental experts and leaders to tackle some of the toughest challenges of our time.


 

Enterprise DTP: iCASE Doctoral Training Programme

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Enterprise Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) Studentships enable graduates with excellent honours degrees to undertake a 3.5 year training programme, which includes a research project plus training in research methods and transferable key skills, leading to the submission of a doctoral thesis and the award of a PhD.


 

EPSRC Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) 

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It is anticipated that a new call for the EPSRC Doctoral Prize Fellowship will be launched in mid-2022, for fellowships starting around October 2022. EPSRC DTP training grants provide investments in doctoral training.  Funding to support DTP studentships is allocated via Faculties.


 

ESRC LISS DTP Studentships

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CASE doctoral projects available for entry in October 2022 will be detailed in December 2021 under collaborative (CASE) studentships – projects and applications. LISS DTP’s Collaborative (CASE) Studentships promote partnerships between social scientists at King’s College London, Queen Mary University of London and Imperial College and end-user, non-academic organisations (public or private or third sector ‘partner institutions’).  A CASE studentship is a PhD studentship in which the student enhances their training by working closely with the non-academic partner in the development of their research project.


 

EPSRC Cooperative Awards in Science and Technology (iCASE)

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EPSRC iCASE training grants provide funding for doctoral studentships where businesses and related organisations take the lead in arranging projects with an academic partner of their choice.  The aim of these awards is to provide doctoral students with a research training experience, within the context of a mutually beneficial research collaboration between academic and partner organisations for example industry and policy making bodies. Funding to support iCASE studentships is allocated via industry partner.