Fully-Funded PhD Studentship in Medicine at Swansea University

Fully-Funded PhD Studentship in Medicine at Swansea University

Deadline: August 22, 2014

Swansea University’s College of Medicine is now accepting applications for a fully-funded PhD Studentship in Medicine. This award would cover a project that involves the investigation of rheological properties of blood clots, in order to develop a new biomarker for predicting risk of embolic events in patients with Deep Vein Thrombosis.  The student will be based at the Centre for Nanohealth, but will also carry out research at the Haemostasis Biomedical Research Unit on site of Morriston Hospital. As part of the project, the student will be given the opportunity to spend a period at Penn Medicine, USA to undertake training using advanced imaging techniques such as Spinning Disk Confocal Microscopy and Scanning Electron Microscopy.

Scholarship Worth

  • Full UK/EU tuition fees
  • Tax free stipend of £14,000 p.a. for three years (subject to satisfactory progress).


  • Residency: studentship is open to UK/EU and international students, but only UK/EU tuition fees will be paid. International students will be required to pay the remaining balance between UK/EU and international fees
  • Candidates should have a first or upper second class honours degree in medical/chemical engineering, or a biomedical related subject.

Application Process

Email a CV and cover letter to Dr Karl Hawkins: [email protected]

For more information, visit Swansea College of Medicine