Research Opportunities

For current academic
training opportunities

Are you looking for the next step in your academic career? Are you interested in finding out more about our clinical, non-clinical and MB-PhD opportunities?

Every year, the Cancer Research UK Manchester Centre offers a wide variety of funded PhD projects to start during the next academic year. Any available projects will be listed below with further information available through the links. You can also filter for the opportunity that best suits your circumstances.

Don't know which opportunity is for you? Find out more on our Training pages

 

Opportunities to start in 2022 are now available to view. Use the filter below to select Non-Clinical, Clinical or MB-PhD to best suite your desired project. Check back periodically or follow us on social media to stay up to date with our training programme.

Filter By:

Page 1-14 of 26 items

Cancer Research UK Manchester Centre - Research Opportunities
Clinical

Andrew Renehan (Leeds-MCR) – Bayesian simulations of complex trial designs to prevent obesity-related cancers

Explore 26/11/2021
Cancer Research UK Manchester Centre - Research Opportunities
Non-Clinical

Kevin Couper (Non-Clin) Deconvolving how myeloid cell heterogeneity is imprinted and governs brain tumour progression and recurrence

Explore 26/11/2021
Cancer Research UK Manchester Centre - Research Opportunities
Non-Clinical

Marcel van Herk (Non-Clin) Developing methods to enable re-irradiation of patients with head and neck cancer

Explore 26/11/2021
Cancer Research UK Manchester Centre - Research Opportunities
Clinical

Santiago Zelenay – Protumourigenic inflammation as a determinant and independent immune biomarker of immunotherapy outcome

Explore 26/11/2021
Cancer Research UK Manchester Centre - Research Opportunities
Non-Clinical

Andrew Gilmore (Non-Clin) Using metabolomics to understand ECM stiffness regulated changes in mammary epithelial metabolism and genomic damage.

Explore 26/11/2021
Cancer Research UK Manchester Centre - Research Opportunities
Non-Clinical

Alan McWilliam (Non-Clin) – Optimising photon and proton radiotherapy for patients with head and neck cancer

Explore 26/11/2021
Cancer Research UK Manchester Centre - Research Opportunities
Non-Clinical

Katherine Payne (Non-Clin) Quantifying the impact of uptake on the cost-effectiveness of cancer screening programmes: an evaluation of the Lung Health Check service

Explore 26/11/2021
Cancer Research UK Manchester Centre - Research Opportunities
Clinical

Peter Hoskin – Radiogenomic biomarkers in chemoradiation for cervical cancer

Explore 26/11/2021
Cancer Research UK Manchester Centre - Research Opportunities
Non-Clinical

Jamie Honeychurch (Non-Clin) Investigating the impact of radiotherapy on the sensitivity of cancer cells to lymphocyte cytotoxicity

Explore 26/11/2021
Cancer Research UK Manchester Centre - Research Opportunities
Clinical

David Wedge – Towards novel immune checkpoint inhibitor biomarkers in lung cancer: optimisation of existing preclinical models using applied human genomics.

Explore 26/11/2021
Cancer Research UK Manchester Centre - Research Opportunities
Non-Clinical

Michael Taylor (Non-Clin) Development of a range probe to improve dose delivery accuracy in proton beam therapy

Explore 26/11/2021
Cancer Research UK Manchester Centre - Research Opportunities
Non-Clinical

ACED – Economic impact of using alternative cervical screening strategies in the NHS Cervical Screening Programme

Explore 26/11/2021
Cancer Research UK Manchester Centre - Research Opportunities
Clinical

Caroline Dive – Increased detection sensitivity and molecular subtyping of small cell lung cancer via ctDNA methylation profiling

Explore 26/11/2021
Cancer Research UK Manchester Centre - Research Opportunities
Non-Clinical

ACED – Modelling the interface between lung cancer and the immune system for early detection markers

Explore 26/11/2021

Page 1-14 of 26 items