MRC LID is a partnership between St George’s, University of London (SGUL) and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM). This successful seven-year doctoral training partnership has already administered 66 studentships. Studentships include:
- tuition fees and stipend
- annual funding for research training, travel, and conference
- competitive flexible funding for fieldwork, public engagement projects, etc.
- support for a three-month internship
Range of projects available
CMMID members have put forward several candidate PhD projects. Interested potential students should get in touch with supervisors to discuss the possibility of applying for the projects listed below:
- health and economic impact modelling of cervical cancer elimination strategies at the global and national levels
- modelling the effectiveness of antibiotic mass administration in acute humanitarian crises
- impact of inter-community transmission on reductions in tuberculosis incidence achieved through interventions: mathematical modelling
- transfer and stability of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) genes in Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
- comparing drug-resistant tuberculosis treatment choices
- using Wastewater Based Epidemiology (WBE) to support public health
- creating evidence for novel Tuberculosis vaccine introduction and implementation decision making – using math modelling
- modelling clostridium difficile vaccination strategy for the UK
- development of novel approaches for HIV drug resistance detection using nanopore sequencing technology
- inferring SARS-CoV-2 transmission and its direction from viral genomics and mathematical inference
- improving model projections of intervention impact through investigating the effects of choices made in the design and analysis of social contact surveys
Deadline 26 January 2022
In an effort to tackle systemic barriers experienced by students in progressing to postgraduate research degree programmes, a goal of the doctoral training partnership is to widen participation and cultivate a supportive, inclusive, and diverse community of future scientific leaders.
This includes a ring-fenced scheme for UK students from ethnic minority backgrounds.
The deadline application is 23:59 (GMT) on Wednesday 26 January 2022.
More information can be found on the MRC LID website.
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