Centre for Inflammation Research

Available PhDs

Advertised PhD positions

A number of funding opportunities are advertised by the College for prospective postgraduate research students.  Most studentships are advertised between November and January. Specific studentship projects will be advertised by CIR supervisors throughout the year via FindAPhD.com.

Applications can be considered at any time. Eligibility criteria for studentships varies, depending upon the funding source.


Funding opportunities for prospective PhD students



PhDs Currently Advertised:

EASTBIO PROJECTS: Closing date - Monday 5 December 2022 


Principal Investigator: Dr Yi Feng

Project Title: Dissecting the role of the immune system in tumour initiation using experimental & computational analysis


Principal Investigator: Dr Douglas Gibson

Project Title: Defining the impact of androgens on macrophage function in women’s reproductive health


Principal Investigator: Dr Vasso Makrantoni

Project Title: How do human fungal pathogens remodel their genome to acquire drug resistance?


Principal Investigator: Dr Andrew Sutherland

Project Title: Evaluation of novel therapeutic strategies to enhance islet cell viability for Islet Cell Transplantation


Principal Investigator: Dr Sonja Vermeren

Project Title: How the circadian clock controls immunity against infections


Principal Investigator: Dr Chengcan Yao

Project Title: Bioactive lipid mediators in respiratory syncytial virus infection