Applications are now open for Medical Research Council (MRC) London Intercollegiate Doctoral (LID) Training Partnership Studentships. These selected projects cover a broad range of topics, including modelling.
MRC LID is a partnership between St George’s, University of London (SGUL) and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM). The partnerships offer a wide range of benefits, including themes and skills training, an outstanding research environment and individualised, student-focused training
MRC LID brings together two specialist schools to provide integrated skills training to develop a cohort of biomedical and public health scientists with world-class expertise in areas of strategic importance to UK and global medical research. MRC LID has also made widening participation and cultivating a supportive, inclusive, and diverse community of future scientific leaders core aspects of our approach to developing the DTP.
CMMID members have put forward the following candidate PhD projects:
- Rosalind Eggo and Graham Medley: Modelling the disorganised ecology of post-pandemic respiratory viruses
- Gwen Knight and Jodi Lindsay: Antimicrobial Resistance Diversity: quantification, evolution, and importance for public health
- Finn McQuaid and Gwen Knight: Comparing drug-resistant tuberculosis empirical treatment choices
Interested potential students should get in touch with supervisors to discuss the possibility of applying for the projects listed below.
The application involves completing an MRC LID Scholarship Online Application and submitting the complete application with all required supplementary documents by 23:59 (GMT) on Sunday 15 January 2023.
LSHTM's short and specifically designed courses provide the opportunity for intensive study in specialised topics.
These courses enable participants to refresh their skills and keep up to date with the latest research and knowledge in public and global health.