Fully-funded PhD Studentships in Role of Centriole Distal Appendages for UK and EU Students, UK

The Tanos Laboratory at Brunel University London is offering the Fully-funded PhD Studentships in the Role of Distal Appendages, Cilia and Ciliary Signalling in Kidney Disease in the UK for the academic year 2022-2023.

This fellowship will be based in the College of Health Medicine and Life Sciences at Brunel University London and funded by Kidney Research UK. This PhD studentship on the role of distal centriole appendages and ciliary signalling in kidney disease will integrate previous work from the Tanos lab and other current knowledge in the field.


Nice chance to get financial assistance in the UK.

Founded in 1966, Brunel University is a well-known London university recognized for its excellent education and research. It offers international students a variety of services to assist them with their academic, personal, and social lives while at the university. It is also one of the best green spaces in the country, ranking 32nd among European institutions and 11th among British institutions.

Why study at Brunel University London? Brunel University is an international university dedicated to providing education and research relevant to the needs of industry and society and ensuring that the United Kingdom contributes to the global knowledge base in strategies to succeed on the global stage. It also allows candidates to pursue high-quality education while maintaining their right to free speech to advance their professional careers.

Application Deadline:  Applications must be submitted by 10 June 2022.

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: Brunel University London
  • Department:  College of Health Medicine and Life Sciences
  • Course Level: PhD
  • Award: £17,609
  • Number of Awards: N/A
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Nationality: Domestic or EU students
  • The award can be taken in the United Kingdom


  • Eligible Countries: Applicants from Home and EU national students are eligible to apply.
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: PhD degree in Role of Centriole Distal Appendages, Cilia and Ciliary Signalling in Kidney Disease.
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following criteria:
  • Candidates should have an undergraduate degree (first or upper second class) or equivalent qualification in Biosciences. A Masters’s qualification in a relevant area would be desirable. Experience in cell biology research, microscopy and kidney research is desirable.

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: For being admitted to this program, candidates have to take admission in a PhD degree program. After that, If you wish to apply, please e-mail the following to chmls-pgr-office@brunel.ac.uk
  • Supporting Documents: The students are required to present the following documents to the university:
  • An up-to-date CV.
  • A single-page A4 single-spaced personal statement stating why you are a suitable candidate.
  • One example of your academic writing.
  • A summary of your teaching experience or the teaching activities you feel you could support.
  • Names and contact details for two academic referees.
  • A copy of your highest degree certificate and transcript.
  • Admission Requirements: Climates must hold or be expected to achieve a previous degree in a relevant subject.
  • Language Requirement: Applicants must have demonstrated English language skills to IELTS 7.0 (minimum 6.0 in any section).


Brunel University London will provide a basic salary in-line with the UKRI stipend of £17,609 plus Home or EU tuition fees for 42 months.

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