Doing a DPhil or MRes in Molecular & Cellular Medicine in the Kennedy Institute
The Kennedy Institute is a world-leading research institute that carries out basic and translational research into immune function and inflammatory disease include immune mediated inflammatory disease (including Rheumatoid Arthritis and Inflammatory Bowel Disease), mechano-inflammatory disease (including osteoarthritis and tendinopathy), cancer, infection, biophysics, microbiome, metabolism, aging, computational biology, heart disease and tissue healing.
- Outstanding supervision from academics with world-class reputations, and an excellent management and mentoring programme, together multi-disciplinary research and strategic links with industry
- Exceptional research facilities in a new state-of-the-art medical research institute, with close links to the Nuffield Department of Medicine, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre and the Wellcome Trust funded Structural Genomics Consortium
- First-rate track-record for thesis submission with additional measures of training success including publications and successful grant applications
- Career support and training in core and transferrable skills, to ensure eventual establishment of graduates as independent investigators in national and international research laboratories (over 85% of students who graduated in the last 4 years have progressed to post-doctoral research, clinical posts or healthcare-related work)
- The Kennedy Institute is committed to widening participation in post-graduate studies providing additional support for applicants through mentorship
ABOUT OUR 4 YEAR NON-CLINICAL DPHIL DOCTORAL TRAINING PROGRAMME (KTPSS)
- Stipend funding for 4 years (>£22,000 per annum), all tuition/fees (UK/ROI & Overseas tuition), including funding for laboratory expenses, training and conference travel
- AfOx Kennedy DPhil studentship is a joint partnership between Africa Oxford Initiative for students from Africa to undertake a fully funded 4 year Molecular and Cellular Medicine DPhil at the Kennedy Institute in partnership with host institution.
ABOUT OUR 3 YEAR CLINICAL DPHIL DOCTORAL TRAINING PROGRAMME (KTPSS)
- Funding for 3 year at clinical pay grade, tuition/fees, including allowance for laboratory expenses, training and conference travel, mentoring by clinical academic
- Must be working for an NHS/HES Trust in F1 – Specialist Registrar / Pre-consultant stages in career progression
- Require consent of NHS/HES Trust and training director
ABOUT OUR MRES TRAINING PROGRAMME
- MRes degrees are self funded (although college scholarships can be applied for), average completion time is 12 – 24 months (maximum 3 years), average 18 months