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Postgraduate Research Academy

The WMS Postgraduate Research (PGR) Academy provides a thriving and dynamic community for our research students to train and undertake world-class biomedical research. Students benefit from cohort training events, an annual symposium to showcase their work and support for conference attendance.

Take a look at the projects available now.

If you are interested in applying for a studentship, applicants must select their project of interest and apply online. Please ensure that you specify the name of the project and supervisor within your application. Projects may not have funding available now but there are great opportunities for individual students to apply for funding through the Chancellor's International Scholarship, Warwick Collaborative Postgraduate Research Scholarship , Warwick-A*STAR Singapore programme and a number of WMS Scholarships

We welcome applicants from the UK, EU and Overseas for our programmes.

Doctoral Training Centres

The University has several Doctoral Training Centres that can enable you to join us and persue a PhD in Biomedical Research:

  • MRC Doctoral Training Partnership in Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research
    A one year MSc in Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research, followed by a 3 year interdisciplinary PhD in the key areas of:
    • Molecular, Cellular and Tissue Dynamics
    • Microbiology and Infection
    • Applied Biomedical Technologies
    • Artificial Intelligence and Data Science
    • iCASE projects (offered with industry partners)
  • EPSRC Molecular Analytical Science CDT
    A four year degree programme (MSc + PhD) in multidisciplinary science which aims to develop new techniques and methodologies and apply them in creative ways to solve real-world problems.


    Further information

    Please feel free to contact Dr Andy Blanks or Dr Nick Waterfield who lead postgraduate research in the Division. They can support applicants with their application and provide further guidance on funding opportunities.

    Division of Biomedical Sciences
    The University of Warwick
    Warwick Medical School
    Coventry CV4 7AL
    United Kingdom
    Tel: +44 (0) 2476 574 880

    Tel: +44 (0) 24 7657 5669

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