The internal admission for 2023 Studentships is now closed. The next studentship will be announced in the Spring 2024.
Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) welcomes expression of interest from postgraduates with an excellent track record to apply to the School for Primary Care Research.
The Studentships offer traditional project-specific training in areas of particular importance to primary care and are awarded to applicants from diverse academic backgrounds including e.g., medical statistics, social sciences, health economics, and health psychology.
Proposed projects should be relevant to the aims of NIHR SPCR and compliant with overall NIHR remit for personal awards.
We welcome Expression of Interest within the following research areas:
Dementia prevention, diagnosis and health inequalities Contact: Dr Charles Marshall
Ethnic inequalities in cardiometabolic disease, pharmacoepidemiology, health data science using large scale real-world observational and genetic data. Contact: Professor Rohini Mathur
Prospective applicants should get in touch with a potential supervisor to discuss their research project idea.
Please do so by initially contacting the relevant academic contacts suggested above. Please keep Juliet Henderson copied in on your email correspondence.
The application itself should be made via the QMUL online system
When you submit, please ensure that you also inform Juliet Henderson of your intention to be considered for the award.
For your online application please select "Semester 1 (September Start)" and include the following "supporting documents" alongside those requested in the guidance:
Second week in February 2023 Launch PhD
Mid February to Mid June 2023 Interested candidates approach QM supervisors and discuss their PhD ideas. Supervisors advise on their application and if they have capacity to supervise candidates. Candidates inform firstname.lastname@example.org of their intention to apply and let her know once s/he has applied.
2nd week in June 2023 (exact date TBC) Deadline to receive your full application through the QMUL online system
Early July 2023 Candidates are interviewed by a panel at Queen Mary. One candidate will be supported by Queen Mary to proceed
Late July 2023 Successful applicant from Queen Mary University applies to central SPCR team
July to October 2023 Successful candidate will be supported to commence PhD
October 1st 2023 Commence PhD