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DECIPHer Studentship

19 June 2012


Start Date: 1st October 2012
Interview Date: Interviews will be held between 17th and 30th July
Closing Date for Applications: 30th June

DECIPHer is pleased to announce the following PhD Studentship within the University of Bristol to start in October 2012. One studentship is available on a wide range of topics, including your own choice, in the fields of: public health, epidemiology, health economics statistics, sociology, psychology and medical geography.

Funding and Eligibility

The studentship includes funding for three years for a full maintenance grant (part-ESRC funded, part university) of £13,590 per annum and a Research and Training Support Grant for PhD students of £750 per annum.

The studentship is open to applicants who are UK citizens, or EU citizens resident in the UK for at least 3 years. Applicants are expected to have gained an undergraduate degree at upper second class honours (2:1) or above, and a MSc in a relevant topic.

How to Apply

Applications should be submitted online here. Please select 'Social Medicine (PhD)' and enter 'DECIPHer Studentshio' in the Funding and Research Details section of the form.

Application Process

You must contact Katrina Crook, DECIPHer Administrator on +44 (0)117 331 4566 or in the first instance to discuss your interest.

A potential supervisor will then be identified to discuss your proposal and application before submission.

All students must submit a two page outline proposal, together with the institution’s application form, CV and references.

If successful, you will be invited to be interviewed at the institution of your studentship.

You are also encouraged to read about each of the institutions, schools and departments before making your application.

Further Details

The closing date for applications is 30th June 2012.