Dual Degree PhD Scholarship – UOW / UoS, UK

Postdoctoral Position in UK United Kingdom

Dual Degree PhD Scholarship: The UOW / UoS Joint Dual Degree PhD Scholarship aims to facilitate international collaboration by providing PhD students with opportunities to study at both the University of Surrey and the University of Wollongong, working under supervisors from both institutions. This scholarship focuses on the development of single cell lipidomics methodologies to enhance understanding of neurological diseases.

UOW / UoS Joint Dual Degree PhD Scholarship – Development of single cell lipidomics methodologies to shed new light on neurological diseases

Summary Table:

FacultyFaculty of Science, Medicine and Health
Study AreaScience
Student TypeDomestic students; International students
Student StatusCurrent student; Future students
Scholarship AmountAUD $34,000 stipend scholarship with fee waiver
Duration3.5 years

Study Area: Science

Scholarship Description: Lipids, crucial biomolecules in various cellular functions, are now being studied at the single-cell level to gain deeper insights into cellular heterogeneity and metabolic diversity. This scholarship program focuses on training a student in advanced single-cell lipidomics techniques, particularly mass spectrometry imaging and capillary sampling. By optimizing these methods, the student will contribute to understanding neurological diseases like motor neurone disease.

Eligibility: Open to both Australian and international candidates, this scholarship seeks individuals who meet the following criteria:

  1. Academic Qualifications: Hold a 1st class Honours degree or its equivalent, or demonstrate advanced knowledge through a relevant Masters (Biology) by Research degree.
  2. Preparedness for Doctoral Research: Present a compelling case detailing how academic and professional training has prepared them for doctoral research.
  3. Alignment with Career Aims: Articulate how the research aligns with long-term career goals.
  4. Recognition and Achievements: Demonstrate excellence through prizes, awards, or significant research outputs.
  5. Professional Experience: Outline relevant professional experience and its connection to the doctoral project.

Required Documents: Candidates must submit the following documents:

  • Academic Transcripts
  • A CV highlighting educational background, professional experience, and achievements.
  • Proof of English proficiency (for international students)
  • Evidence of Achievements, such as prizes or awards.
  • A personal statement (maximum 500 words) addressing the eligibility criteria and explaining how previous experiences have prepared them for doctoral research.

How to Apply: Applications should be submitted online through the provided application form.

Last Date: Wednesday 31 July 2024

For further inquiries, please contact: Graduate Research School Email: dean-gradresearch@uow.edu.au



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