James Watt PhD Scholarships



Heriot-Watt University is inviting applications for PhD scholarships to undertake research training to PhD level in areas of research excellence in the School of Life Sciences as described in more detail in the link below.

These projects cover the areas of psychology, environmental biology, marine biology, microbiology, molecular biology and food science. The scholarships will be funded for three years and will follow standard RCUK conditions. The scholarships are open to UK and EU nationals and applicants should hold at least an upper second class honours degree in an appropriate science or engineering subject. At this stage enquiries from interested students are sought and should indicate which project is being applied for, and include a curriculum vitae with details of two academic referees for preliminary screening. Heriot-Watt University (http://www.hw.ac.uk) has an established reputation for world-class teaching and practical, leading-edge research, which has made us one of the top UK universities for science, technology, business and industry. The selected James Watt Scholars will be registered for a PhD degree at Heriot-Watt University on the University’s Edinburgh campus in the School of Life Sciences.

Enquires should be sent by email to the lead supervisor of the project by 1st June 2013.

To apply click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

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