Open to: young researchers of any nationality or country of residence
Scholarship: 36 months
CLOSTNET represents a unique opportunity for a total of 22 young researchers of any nationality or country of residence to pursue a PhD based at one of these Centres of Excellence (2 students per centre). Each PhD will be of 36 months and will involve up to 6 months secondment to a partner laboratory.
Researchers must be Early Stage Researchers – defined as those in the first 4 years (full-time equivalent) of their research career, starting at the date of obtaining the degree which would entitle them to embark on a doctorate.
Each of the 11 Partners will take on 2 students each, ie., 22 in total.
Student will be expected to begin their studies no earlier than 1st January 2010, and no later than 31st August 2010.
The participating laboratories are:
The University of Nottingham, UK (Prof. Nigel P. Minton)
The University of Exeter, UK (Prof. Rick Titball)
The University of Rostock, Germany (Prof. Hubert Bahl)
Technical University of Munich, Germany (Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Liebl)
The University of Helsinki, Finland (Prof. Miia Lindstrom)
The Institute of Public Health, Maribor, Slovenia (Dr Maja Rupnik)
Istituto Superiore di Sanitá, Rome, Italy (Dr Paola Mastrantonio)
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Marseille, France (Prof. Chantal Tardiff)
Intervet International BV, The Netherlands (Dr Paul Vermeij)
Metabolic Explorer, France (Dr Philippe Soucaille)
Phico Therapeutics Ltd, UK (Dr Heather Fairhead)
Centre for Biomolecular Sciences,
Tel: 0115 846 6287
Fax: 0115 8232120
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