The projects below are part of the MSCA COFUND CITI-GENS Doctoral Training Programme, for more information including detailed project descriptions, funding and the application process please visit go.qub.ac.uk/citigens.
The following details apply to each CITI-GENS DTP project below:-
Duration: 3 years full time; part time N/A
Start Date: January 2021
Application Deadline: Friday 10th July 4pm
Funding Type: Funded
Funding Body: Each project is funded by the Horizon 2020 programme of the European Union and the Department of the Economy
Funding Information: The programme covers the tuition fees and salary, please visit go.qub.ac.uk/citigens for information on eligibility and salary
Prof Michael Tunney, Prof Stuart Elborn/Dr Damian Downey & Dr Jeremy Patarin - CITI-GENS DTP: Use of sputum rheology to predict disease progression and efficacy of treatment in people with cystic fibrosis (PWCF)
Prof Ryan Donnelly, Prof Chris Scott & Dr Cecilia Brun - CITI-GENS DTP: Blood-free, microneedle-mediated, early diagnosis of SARS-CoV-2 infection
Dr Dimitrios Lamprou, Dr Gasser Abdelal & Dr Shahid Uddin - CITI-GENS DTP: Microfluidic approach for Continuous biopharmaceutical crystallisation
Dr Eneko Larraneta, Dr Andriana Margariti & Dr Maite Agueros - CITI-GENS DTP: 3D printing and bioprinting strategies to treat coronary heart disease
Dr Irina Tikhonoa, Dr Bianca Plouffe & Dr Stephen Garland - CITI-GENS DTP: Understanding allosteric and biased GPCR signalling from computer simulations and mutagenesis
Prof Gerd Wagner, Prof Miguel Valvano & Dr Mark Sutton - CITI-GENS DTP: Novel Molecular Tools to Tackle the Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Emergency
The following other PGR studentship positions are fully funded: -
Prof Karl Malcolm, Dr Peter Boyd & Dr Louise Carson - Modified silicone elastomers for reduced capsular contracture
Prospective postgraduate applicants should apply via the online application portal, and eligible candidates will be invited for interview.
Applicants should have a 1st or 2.1 honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject. Students who have a 2.2 honours degree and a Master’s degree may also be considered.
Important, applicants must fulfil the eligibility criteria set out by the Department for the Economy which can be found at this link: https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/articles/department-economy-studentships
Please see below details of available PhD positions through FindaPhD.com site
These projects are for those considering self-funding or holding external funding/sponsorship