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Wellcome Trust PhD studentship in Integrative Neuroscience (PhD Studentship)

Reference Number: R898
Closing Date: Closed for applications
Duration: 4 years
Funding Amount: UK/EU tuition fees plus a stipend of £20,516
Level of Study: Postgraduate Research
Regions: EU (Non UK), UK
This funding opportunity is now closed for application

Key Studentship Information

The application deadline for the 4-year PhD programme, supported by the Wellcome Trust, is 4th January 2013 for intake October 2013.

For information on the research programme please see the programme information page on Course Finder.

Supervisor: Professor Vincenzo Crunelli, Course Director

Start Date: October 2013


The studentship includes full UK/EU fees and will also include an annual stipend of £20,516, subject to review.

Number of studentships available: 5


Academic Criteria: At least a 2:1 or equivalent at undergraduate level in a relevant topic area. This can range from subject areas such as: psychology, neuroscience, biology, chemistry, engineering, medical studies, etc.

Residency: This project is open to all students without further restrictions. The studentship will provide full UK/EU tuition fees plus a doctoral stipend to all students. Successful international applicants will be expected to make up the remainder of the international tuition fees from another funding source.

How to Apply

The application process for start date of October 2013 will close on Friday 4th January 2013.

No separate application is necessary – consideration is automatic on applying for Doctor of Philosophy in the School of Biosciences (October 2013 start) through the normal university application portal.

Please indicate the project title, the supervisor and the research centre on your application and in your research proposal.

Applicants should fill out the Integrative Neuroscience online application using Cardiff's Online Application Service.

Please include the following documents with your application:

Applicants should state on the application form that they wish to be considered for this studentship, quoting the 4-year PhD Programme title.

For information and advice on the application process and copies of supporting documents please see the Programme Website.

Candidates selected for interview will be informed towards the end of January 2013.

Application Deadline: 4th January 2013

Further Information

For more information please contact Catherine Hortopp on or +44 (0)29 2068 7906.