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Positions available


New! 10/05/18

Further PhD positions are available via the MRC Doctoral Training Centre with an application deadline of 3rd June 2018!

Students interested in studying novel strategies to improve recovery after brain injury are particularly welcome to apply. Please see this recent review for more details of the exciting and innovative approach to brain injury that we have developed.



Three primary funding schemes at the University of Warwick are available:

The Midlands Integrative Biosciences Training Partnership (MIBTP)

The MRC Doctoral Training Partnership

The Chancellor's Scholarship for International Students


Details of fees and other funding sources can be found here


Students capable of self-funding, wishing to apply for scholarship or considering an MSc by research should contact Prof Frenguelli b dot g dot frenguelli at warwick dot ac dot uk.



PhD Projects in the Frenguelli Lab:


  • Helping the brain help itself: the purine salvage pathway and the restoration of ATP in neurones and glial cells after brain injury

  • Scanning electrochemical microscopy (SECM) and scanning ion conductance microscopy (SICM): new tools for the high resolution mapping of neuronal and glial activity (with Prof Pat Unwin, Chemistry)

For further details of these projects please contact Prof Frenguelli via email b dot g dot frenguelli at warwick dot ac dot uk