Projects listed below have guaranteed funding (fees and stipend https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/articles/department-economy-studentships) and will commence Autumn 2021. To submit an application, follow the guidelines contained within each project description.
1. Projects with guaranteed funding:
Professor Brendan Gilmore - Development of Advanced Cold Plasma Therapeutics for Orthopaedic Infection Control
Dr Alejandro Paredes - Development of precisely engineered nanocrystals for selective tissue targeting
Dr. Sheiliza Carmali - Development of lipid-based nanocarriers using melt extrusion for oral peptide delivery
Professor Gerd Wagner - Novel enzyme inhibitors for chemical biology and drug discovery
Dr Wafa Al-Jamal & Dr Raghu Raj Singh Thakur - SMART Nanocarriers for Cancer
2. The choice of one from the following two projects with be appointed to the strongest applicant:
Professor Helen McCarthy - Development of a saRNA nano-vaccine for Prostate Cancer
Professor Ryan Donnelly - Microneedle-Mediated Chemical & Electrochemical Rapid Injection Systems
3. Finally, the School of Pharmacy also have a limited number of DfE awards available for the academic year 2021/22 for the projects listed below. Prospective postgraduate applicants should apply via the online application portal, and eligible candidates will be invited for interview. Top ranked candidates will then have the opportunity to select their PhD project of choice. The closing date for applications is 15th January 2021. Interviews for these studentships will take place week beginning 8th February 2021.
In order to apply, please follow the link via the project title in which you are interested. 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
There are a number of competition based studentships available, funded by the Department for the Economy (DfE). These opportunities are primarily available for UK applicants but there will be a small number of awards available for EU/international candidates.
Applications for these particular projects should be submitted to the School of Pharmacy. The deadline for these applications is 11th February 2021.
Start Date: October 2021, Duration: 3.5 years
Funding Status: Competition Funded Projet, Students Worldwide
Dr. Irina Tikhonova - Mechanistic and structural studies of two novel antimalarial drug targets
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
There will be up to 20 full PhD scholarships available for candidates starting their studies in the 2021-22 academic year. Applicants currently in the first year of a PhD programme at Queen's may also apply, if they meet the eligibility requirements (including academic criteria and English language).