The Radcliffe Department of Medicine 4 year PhD Scholars Programme

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The Radcliffe Department of Medicine at the University of Oxford is a large multi-disciplinary Department that links high quality basic biological science with medical applications. In the recent Research Exercise Framework (REF) the University of Oxford ranked top for the overall quality of our submissions in Clinical Medicine.

The department has internationally renowned programmes in a broad spectrum of sciences related to medicine, including:

These themes span the translational research spectrum, from basic biological research through to clinical application.

We are committed to training the next generation of scientists in biological and clinical sciences through our graduate programme at the University of Oxford. Our PhD Scholars Programme is open to outstanding candidates of any nationality. It provides fully-funded awards for students wishing to undertake a 4 year DPhil in Medical Sciences.

Students are full members of the University of Oxford, have their College and University fees paid (home/EU or overseas) and receive a generous stipend of £18,000/annum (which is paid free of UK tax). These awards allow students to carry out research in a single laboratory for the full 4 years.

Further details on the application process and the wide range of projects are available on the RDM website. Individual supervisors can also be contacted by email about their projects.

  • The closing date for applications is 12 noon (midday) on 6th January 2017
  • Interviews will take place on 25th & 26th January 2017
  • Offers will be made in early February 2017
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