Scholarships and Student Funding

Wellcome Trust 4 Year PhD Programme in Translational Neuroscience: Lifecourse influences on human brain health

Eight studentships are available for 2019 entry: five funded by the Wellcome Trust and three by the University of Edinburgh College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine.

This prestigious and innovative research programme will address a current global need by focusing on the advancement of knowledge, expertise and skills in clinical translation and will draw unique Edinburgh research strengths in diseases across the life-course to achieve this goal.  The programme will train non-clinical students to combine cutting-edge experimental technology and analytical tools, with comprehensive knowledge of the clinical brain research environment.  By 'training to translate' it will equip students with the distinct skills required to bridge the knowledge gap between the design, execution and interpretation of cellular/animal experiments and the challenges of experimental medicine.


Full UK/EU tuition fees, plus a stipend wich starts at £19,919 for all students.  Research, training and travel costs are also available.

Deadline: 30 November 2018


Dr Jane Haley:

Edinburgh Neuroscience