School of Biological and Chemical Sciences

Postgraduate research studentships

The School of Biological and Chemical Sciences offer postgraduate research studentships to support PhD students each year.

The postgraduate research studentships listed on this page are typically to start in late September and provide funding for up to 3 years of PhD study, covering tuition fees and a maintenance stipend, normally at the Research Councils UK rate. This list includes our QMUL Principal’s Postgraduate Research Studentships. Some of the funding available is limited to UK/EU students.




Combining high-throughput live-cell imaging and artificial intelligence tools for Cancer studies

Dr Viji Draviam


Data science & machine learning for genomic analysis

Dr Yannick Wurm


Methods and policy pathways to optimize production of multiple interacting fish stocks

Dr Axel Rossberg


Alan Turing Institute Doctoral Studentships

Eligible supervisors:

Prof Conrad Bessant,
Dr Magda Osman,
Dr Elisabetta Versace,
Dr Yannick Wurm


QMUL-China Scholarship Council Joint PhD Scholarships



We also are a member of and accept students via the following Doctoral Training Partnerships which offer a number of research studentships each year.

Other sources of funding for PhD studies

See our fees and funding page for information on other sources of funding for PhD studies.

Applications from candidates intending to self-fund their PhD are also accepted – please visit our self-funding students page for relevant information.