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Saturday, March 3, 2007

[UK] Dorothy Hodgkin PhD Award in Bioinformatics, University of Leeds

School of Mathematics (Statistics)

Value of Award: Maintenance Stipend for a maximum period of 3.5 years (GBP 12,300 for Session 2006/07), full overseas rate fees and a Research Training Support Grant

Number Available: One

Closing Date: 31 March 2007

Minimum Academic Requirements: A very good first degree (equivalent to a UK first class honours degree) from a prestigious institution (a lower rated BSC with a Masters will not normally be accepted as the equivalent of a UK first class honours degree). Candidates must also meet the University’s English language requirements.

Additional Information: The Dorothy Hodgkin Postgraduate Awards are a national initiative to bring outstanding students from India, Brazil, China, Hong Kong, Russia, South Africa and the developing world to the UK to study for PhD degrees in top-rated research environments.

This award is provided by the Biotechnology & Biological Sciences Research Council (www.bbsrc.ac.uk) and GlaxoSmithKline and is available for a research project in the area of Bioinformatics, related to protein structure and development of novel genetic analysis tools (with lead supervisor Professor K V Mardia and industrial supervisor Clive Bowman, GlaxoSmithKline). The award will commence no later than 1 August 2007.


Further information on the background to the Dorothy Hodgkin Postgraduate Awards Scheme can be found at http://www.rcuk.ac.uk/hodgkin/

Application Forms

Contact Details:
Application forms are available from http://www.leeds.ac.uk/rds/schol/forms06-Maths.htm and should be returned to the School of Mathematics, University of Leeds, LS2 9JT

All enquiries should be sent to:

Professor Kanti Mardia
Email: k.v.mardiaatleeds.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0) 113 343 5100/5116
Web: http://www.amsta.leeds.ac.uk/Statistics/
http://www.maths.leeds.ac.uk/~sta6kvm/index.html

The information above is provided by the School of Mathematics (Statistics) and all enquiries regarding these awards must be made in the first instance to the contact detailed above.

Application forms for research degree study are available at http://www.leeds.ac.uk/students/appfmweb.doc or online at http://www.leeds.ac.uk/students/apply_research.htm

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