President’s PhD Scholarships


The Department of Infectious Disease is looking for talented students for the President’s PhD Scholarship. For further information, please see the College website.

Find out more information about fees and funding for 2019-20

Funding is often secured through Wellcome Trust or MRC DTP Fellowships. Further information about this and specific projects studying under the supervision of Departmental supervisors who have obtained funding are advertised below.

For up-to-date information on tuition fees, please refer to the College's Fees and Funding pages. It should be noted that supervisors may charge an additional ‘bench fee’ from sponsors to cover the costs of laboratory expenses (consumables and equipment) for postgraduate research projects.   


Three- or four-year MRC-funded PhD Studentships

MRC Research Studentships enable graduates with excellent honours degrees to undertake a three- to a four-year training programme, that 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.


Department of Infectious Disease -March of Dimes funded 3-year PhD studentship

We invite applications for a March of Dimes funded 3-year PhD studentship in the research group of Prof. Graham P Taylor, Section of Virology, Department of Infectious Disease.  We seek a dynamic individual interested in infection and immunology to join a multidisciplinary team exploring the pathogenesis of pre-term birth in the context of HIV infection.  For further information please see PhD Studentship HIV infection and pre-term birth.


Department of Infectious Disease - Three Year “Dynamin mediated membrane remodelling in humans and bacteria” 

We invite applications for a 3 year Funded Studentship  - “Dynamin mediated membrane remodelling in humans and bacteria”.  This is an exciting interdisciplinary project with structural biology methods combined with biochemistry and cell biology Hosted by Dr. Harry Low.  For further information please see Dynamin mediated membrane remodelling in humans and bacteria.