ORGANISATION NAMECardiff University
ORGANISATION COUNTRYUnited Kingdom
RESEARCH FIELDFormal sciencesNatural sciencesProfessions and applied sciences
This KESS2 East PhD project will involve the design and development of a hygienic, disposable sample processing cartridge which will allow us to extract target DNA from a clinical sample.
What is funded
Tuition fee support: Full UK/EU tuition fees
Maintenance stipend: Doctoral stipend matching UK Research Council National Minimum
Residency: Applicants for these awards must have a home or work address in the East area* of Wales at the time of their application for funding and enrolment.
Academic criteria: Applicants for research PhDs will be expected to have one or both of the following:
- a first degree, normally with class 2:1 or equivalent in a relevant subject
- a relevant master's degree qualification or equivalent.
- have the right to work in the UK on completion of the scholarship
- be classified as a ‘home’ or ‘EU’ student
- satisfy the respective admissions criteria
It is a condition of eligibility for KESS2 funding that you have not applied for, nor are intending to apply for, a doctoral or research master's loan. Please read clause (3) (m) of The Education (Postgraduate Doctoral Degree Loans) (Wales) Regulations 2018 for more information.
*The East Wales region is comprised of 7 local authorities: Cardiff, Flintshire, Monmouthshire, Newport, Powys, Vale of Glamorgan and Wrexham.