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About our 4 year DPhil doctoral training programme
Studentships Currently Available at The Kennedy Institute
The Institute is currently offering a number of fully-funded “direct-entry” DPhil studentships.
2014 MSK/KIR-01More Info...
Modulation of myeloid cell function in atherosclerosis
2014 MSK/KIR-02More Info...
The Role of Hypoxia in Osteoarthritis
Position has been filled
Elucidation of the mechanisms leading to chronicity of inflammation in fibrotic disorders
2014 MSK/KIR-04More Info...
Characterising ADAM15, a novel proteolytic enzyme that protects cartilage against osteoarthritis
2014 MSK/KIR-05More Info...
Is FGFR3 responsible for FGF2 mediated chondroprotection?
How to apply
It is recommended that you contact the relevant supervisors in the first instance. The studentships are open to UK or EU students who are eligible for home fees. Interested applicants should have or expect to obtain a first or upper second class (2i) BSc degree or European equivalent, and will also need to provide evidence of English language competence at time of application.
Candidates must apply for both the programme, DPhil in Musculoskeletal Sciences (course code 002025), and the studentship. When completing a form, the applicant should indicate in the section headed ‘Departmental Studentship Applications’ that the application is for a studentship and enter the reference code for this studentship (2014MSK/KIR-##).
The University requires candidates to formally apply online and for their referees to submit online references. To access the online application system, please visit www.graduate.ox.ac.uk/applyonline
To access the application guide and form, please visit www.ox.ac.uk/admissions/postgraduate_courses
Applications are ongoing. The closing date is 10th January 2014, and the studentships will start in October 2014.
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