Colt Foundation Fellowships in Occupational/Environmental Health
The Colt Foundation offers grants to PhD students in medicine whose subject is relevant to the field of occupational and environmental health.
The grant is normally for three years, with a first year rate of £14,000, rising with inflation for the following two years. Fees will be paid as incurred. The grant does not attract tax.
In recent years grants have been made in respect of:
- The role of microRNAs in occupational allergic contact dermatitis
- Dispersion and characterisation of bioaerosols emitted from industrial composting sites
- Human health, climate change and the bio-energy industry
- Analyses on the association of asthma with occupational exposure using data from the British 1958 Birth Cohort
- The effects of intermittent or prolonged exposure to environmentally relevant UV radiation in mammalian cells
- Geographical information systems and statistics in environmental health: Asthma prescribing and air pollution in space and time
- Development and validation of a diagnostic tool for occupational asthma based on serial lung function measurements
- An investigation into the potential toxicological hazard of nanotubes on the lungs
- Economic evaluation of reducing occupational and environmental health hazards arising from industrial production
Applications must be received no later than 14 October 2013.
Applications are invited from prospective students qualified in science or medicine and should include:
- An outline of the proposed research
- A CV
- A strong letter of support from the proposed supervisor
- The contact details of two referees
The application must be submitted by the student personally. Applicants should quote reference CF14M when applying. Completed applications should be sent directly to the Foundation.
Director Colt Foundation
Work: +44 (0)23 9249 1400
Fax: +44 (0)23 9249 1363
This article was published on Apr 6, 2010