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Cardiff School of Biosciences: Morgan E. Williams MRes Scholarship in Helminthology (Master's Studentship)

Reference Number: R1114
Closing Date: 30/05/2014
Duration: 1 year
Funding Amount: Partial tuition fees
Level of Study: Postgraduate Research
Regions: EU (Non UK), International (Non EU), UK

The Cardiff Parasitology Group

Key Studentship Information

Project Title: Cardiff School of Biosciences: Morgan E. Williams MRes Scholarship in Helminthology

Project Description: The Cardiff Parasitology Group invites you to apply for a seven month research project in helminth parasitology as part of the Masters of Research in Biosciences.

A wide range of research projects are available in both applied and fundamental research using a diversity of host-parasite systems, including invertebrates, fish and mammals.

The group offers a friendly, exciting and supportive research environment to develop your research skills

The Master of Research (MRes) in Biosciences is a one-year programme designed to provide a valuable postgraduate qualification that enables individuals who wish to improve their research skills to undertake a research project in the laboratory of an internationally renowned scientist. The programme would be ideal for someone thinking of undertaking a PhD but wishing to learn more about research. It also offers the award of a postgraduate certificate thus maximising accessibility to individuals working in industry or higher education, both at home or abroad.

Start Date: There is one intake each year in late September. The next enrolment session for the MRes in Biosciences is September 2014.


There is one scholarship offering partial fees available.


Academic Criteria: The equivalent of a undergraduate degree at level 2:2 (or higher) in a relevant biological, biomedical or bio-molecular science subject.

Applications will also be considered from candidates who have a minimum of 5 years relevant commercial experience who only wish to undertake Stage 1 of the Programme (Postgraduate Certificate)

Scholarships awarded to exceptional UK/EU students to work in the field of helminthology, decided by the awarding committee according to merit.

If English is not your first language we require one of the following English language qualifications:

If you have a different English qualification please contact us. If you do not have the required score you may wish to consider an English Language Course at Cardiff University.

Residency: This award is open to UK, EU and international students.

How to Apply

In the first instance applicants should submit a CV and Covering Letter to Rachel Patterson,

Application Deadline: 30th May 2014

Further Information

For further information or to discuss potential projects, please contact Rachel Paterson:


Phone: +44 (0)208 70860.

Please follow this link, for the course description of the MRes Biosciences.

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