One of the Convergence Science Centres strategic goals is to train the next generation of convergence scientists by building cross-institutional research teams with supervisors from distinct disciplines who will equip our PhD students with cutting-edge multidisciplinary or convergence research skills.

We are pleased to announce that funding is available for four highly competitive non-clinical Convergence Science PhD Studentships worth £149,000 each and are inclusive of home fees (funding for overseas fees is not provided), a fix annual stipend of £21,000 and a consumable budget for a period of four years.

We are looking for proposals suitable for a PhD project from ICR and Imperial supervisors working together in partnership between cancer researcher and engineering/ physical science; proposals must be:

  • cancer led (addresses a challenge in cancer)
  • novel (high quality and original)
  • feasible (suitable for a postgraduate studentship)
  • takes on a convergence approach (provide student training in multiple disciplines)

Please note the key dates below:

  • Deadline: 18th September 2020
  • Outcome: Autumn 2020
  • Funding commences: October 2021

Please submit all enquires to