The content on this page is for individuals interested in undertaking a PhD.

For clinicians interested in the Doctoral Clinical Fellowship scheme, please visit the relevant Clinical section of this site.

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The Crick looks for talented and motivated graduates with backgrounds in biological or biomedical sciences, physics, chemistry, engineering, mathematics or computer science to join the Crick PhD programme. Successful applicants are offered a place on the Crick PhD programme and a PhD studentship that covers:

  • £26,125 tax-free student stipend (living allowance) per year for four years
  • Tuition fees
  • If applicable, reimbursement of the student visa application fee and immigration health surcharge

When: Applications for 2024 PhD positions will open in early October 2023.

Who: The Crick’s PhD programme is open to high-quality students who meet the programme eligibility criteria

Apply: Eligible applicants should apply direct through the Crick’s academic recruitment system.

Full details on the recruitment process, including eligibility criteria see  the Crick’s PhD Programme website.

For existing students

PhD student symposium

When: Monday 10 July 2023 

Who: All PhD students with Crick-related projects are eligible to attend this event.

Apply: To submit an abstract or to register to attend, please search on CrickNet for PhD Student Symposium.

More information: This is a student-organised event with the aims of bringing together the Crick-related PhD students who are spread across the partnership universities (Imperial College London, UCL and King’s College London). Please check back here again for updates.

PhD coffee mornings

When: Join other Crick-related PhD students at the Crick’s ground floor coffee shop for a social get-together at 10.00–11.30 on the following Wednesdays:

  • 12 April 2023
  • 10 May 2023
  • 7 June 2023
  • 5 July 2023