PhD studentship opportunities

Our current PhD studentships offer the opportunity to be part of an active and engaged postgraduate research network and encourage excellent interdisciplinary research.

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The Neuroscience Institute at the University of Sheffield is currently recruiting for:

Closing date for applications: 15 April 2021


University of Sheffield funded projects

  • 3.5 years PhD studentship commencing October 2021
  • UKRI equivalent home stipend rate per annum for 3.5 years
  • Tuition fees for 3.5 years
  • £3000/year for consumables

Funding will be awarded on a competitive basis to two of the following projects:


EPSRC funded projects

  • 3.5 years PhD studentship commencing October 2021
  • UKRI equivalent home stipend rate per annum for 3.5 years
  • Tuition fees for 3.5 years
  • £4,500 Research Training Support Grant over the course of the award

Funding will be awarded on a competitive basis to two of the following projects:

Applications are open to students from both the UK and overseas, though we note that due to funding constraints the availability of positions for students with overseas fee status will be more limited. We anticipate competition for these studentships to be very intense. We would expect applicants to have an excellent undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline. We would also expect applicants to have completed or be undertaking a relevant master’s degree to a similar very high standard (or have equivalent research experience).

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