Usher Institute

Available funded projects

Currently available funded PhD studentships

Usher Institute Postgraduate Research Programmes

There are three postgraduate research programmes within the Usher Institute: Population Health Sciences, Global Health and Medical Informatics.

Usher Institute postgraduate research programmes

Currently available PhD studentships as part of these programmes are listed below.

Project title (linked to project description) Supervisors Application Deadline

Characterising Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) infection in electronic health records and investigating the association between RSV infection and asthma in children

Dr Ting  Shi, Prof Aziz Sheikh, Prof Jurgen Schwarze 5  June 2023

The interaction between reproductive careers and multimorbidity among Malawian women

Dr Clara Calvert, Prof Harish Nair, Prof Rebecca Reynolds 5 July 2023

Precision Medicine Doctoral Training Programme

The MRC Precision Medicine Doctoral Training Programme, a joint programme between the Universities of Edinburgh and Glasgow, has some studentships that are supervised by members of the Usher Institute.

A list of currently available projects which have a connection to the Usher Institute is listed below. The complete list of projects is available on the Precision Medicine website.

Precision Medicine Doctoral Training Programme