20/02/2019

KESS2 East PhD in Medicine: Use of technological platforms to enhance phenotypic understanding in primary dystonia

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  • ORGANISATION NAME
    Cardiff University
  • ORGANISATION COUNTRY
    United Kingdom
  • DEADLINE DATE
    01/05/2019
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Professions and applied sciences

Outline

This KESS2 East PhD project is aimed at recruiting a large cohort of individuals diagnosed with adult-onset primary focal dystonia, making use of state-of-the-art technology both in laboratory and real-life settings to better understand the motor and non-motor phenotypes.

What is funded

Funding details:

Tuition fee support: Full UK/EU tuition fees

Maintenance stipend: Doctoral stipend matching UK Research Council National Minimum

Duration

3 years

Eligibility

Residency: Applicants for these awards must have a home or work address in the East area of Wales at the time of their application for funding and enrolment.

Academic criteria: Applicants for research PhDs will be expected to have one or both of the following:

  • a first degree, normally with class 2:1 or equivalent in a relevant subject
  • a relevant master's degree qualification or equivalent.

You must:

  • have the right to work in the UK on completion of the scholarship
  • be classified as a ‘home’ or ‘EU’ student
  • satisfy the respective admissions criteria.

It is a condition of eligibility for KESS2 funding that you have not applied for, nor are intending to apply for, a doctoral or research master's loan. Please read clause (3) (m) of The Education (Postgraduate Doctoral Degree Loans) (Wales) Regulations 2018 for more information.

East Wales region is comprised of 7 local authorities: Cardiff, Flintshire, Monmouthshire, Newport, Powys, Vale of Glamorgan and Wrexham.

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