Dorothy Hodgkin PhD Award in Bioinformatics - University of Leeds, UK
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Value of Award:
Maintenance Stipend for a maximum period of 3.5 years (GBP 12,300 for Session), full overseas rate fees and a Research Training Support Grant
Number Available: One
Closing Date: 31 March
Minimum Academic Requirements: A very good first degree (equivalent to a UK first class honours degree) from a prestigious institution (a lower rated BSC with a Masters will not normally be accepted as the equivalent of a UK first class honours degree).
Candidates must also meet the University’s English language requirements.
Additional Information: The Dorothy Hodgkin Postgraduate Awards are a national initiative to bring outstanding students from India, Brazil, China, Hong Kong, Russia, South Africa and the developing world to the UK to study for PhD degrees in top-rated research environments.
This award is provided by the Biotechnology & Biological Sciences Research Council (www.bbsrc.ac.uk) and GlaxoSmithKline and is available for a research project in the area of Bioinformatics, related to protein structure and development of novel genetic analysis tools (with lead supervisor Professor K V Mardia and industrial supervisor Clive Bowman, GlaxoSmithKline).
The award will commence no later than 1 August.
Application forms are available from http://www.leeds.ac.uk/rds/schol/forms06-Maths.htm and should be returned to the School of Mathematics, University of Leeds, LS2 9JT
All enquiries should be sent to:
Professor Kanti Mardia
Tel: +44 (0) 113 343 5100/5116
Application forms for research degree study are available at:
online at http://www.leeds.ac.uk/students/apply_research.htm
Follow the links for more details and application prospectus.
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