• PhD Projects for 2020

Training - PhD Projects for 2020


All about us
Read More



Focused on five key themes
Read More



Inspiring our supporters
Read More



Our latest findings
Read More


Grant-funded PhD projects


Applications for our Grant-Funded PhD training schemes have now closed. 

For our Grant-Funded Manchester schemes, please formally apply via the University of Manchester application portal, this will include adding your CV, name and contact details for referees and a personal statement (1000 words max) Please also comment on your suitability for the post, giving an overview of your relevant experience and training.

A first or an upper second honours degree or the overseas equivalent will be vital for Non-Clinical Studentships. To join us as a Clinical Research Training Fellow, you will be a post-registration clinician, ideally with a specialist training post. You will receive running expenses, an appropriate salary and full coverage of university tuition fees. Your award will include running costs, tuition fees and a generous annual stipend. Please see here for full instructions on how to apply.

Please note you must be a clinical trainee to apply for a clinical project, these projects are only open to those who have undertaken medical training.

The deadline for applying for the Grant-Funded PhD training schemes have now closedIf you are successful in your application, you will be invited to interview at the Oglesby Cancer Research Building on Tuesday 25th February 2020.

For further information, please contact mcrctraining@manchester.ac.uk.


MB-PhD projects


Applications for our MB-PhD training schemes have now closed. Please find a list of available projects below.

You can use the contact details in the project advertisements to get in touch with Lead and/or co-supervisors. If you have any issues or queries, contact Dr Georgina Binnie, MBPhD Administrator.

If successful in your application, you will be invited to attend an interview at the Oglesby Cancer Research Building on Monday 2 March 2020.

If you have any queries with this process, please contact Dr Georgina Binnie at mcrctraining@manchester.ac.uk.


Centre-funded PhD projects


Applications for our non-clinical PhD training schemes and Clinical Research Training Fellowships have now closed.