Postgraduate Research Studentships - University of East Anglia, UK
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The Faculty of Health are currently offering three PhD studentships:
1. Measures of effect size in clinical trials.
Primary Supervisor Dr Lee Shepstone. Funded by the Medical Research Council.
2. How metal ions lead to failure in metal-on-metal hip replacement.
Primary Supervisor Dr Simon Donell. Funded by Action Arthritis.
3. One studentship in the area of preventative medicine (broadly defined) jointly funded with The Institute of Food Research.
Students will register during the 2008/09 academic year for a three year full-time MPhil/PhD degree.
Funding includes tuition fees, maintenance expenses of £12,940 and some appropriate training costs.
Applicants should have a good first degree in mathematics or statistics and, ideally, an MSc in a relevant discipline (eg medical statistics or epidemiology). An interest and experience in clinical trials would be an advantage.
Applicants should hold a 2:1 degree or above or a master's degree in science, social science or health related subject or equivalent.
Those applicants whose first language is not English must demonstrate evidence of appropriate English language proficiency, normally defined as a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 (Overall Band Score) with 6.5 in all elements or equivalent.
For further information on research projects please contact the named supervisors in each project.
For further details, see: Postgraduate Research Studentships - University of East Anglia Website