PhD Openings

Please see our list of available projects below for the 2024/2025 academic year. Once you know which project(s) you wish to apply for, please also see our How to Apply pages before submitting your applications. Please note we will only accept applications for projects that are currently open, so please make sure to check the deadlines below.

All projects are fully funded, including tuition fees and a minimum tax-free annual living allowance of £19,237 (2024-25 UKRI rate). An additional allowance will be provided to contribute towards consumables, equipment, and travel related to the project.

Code Project Title Supervisor Institution  Deadline
mos24_01   Akane Kawamura Newcastle

Closed 3rd March 2024


Aligned Studentships

A number of studentships are available, aligned with the CDT as part of the MoSMed2 programme. These are studentship funded from outside the CDT that will be granted access to much of our existing training and opportunities. More opprotunties will be available soon, so please keep an eye on this page, and on our social media for updates.

Code Project Title Supervisor Institution Deadline
mos2_01   mos2_01 New methods and applications of targeted degraders in cancer drug discovery

Project 1: Dr Celine Cano

Project 2: Prof Mike Waring


Closed 15th April 2024

mos2_02 mos2_02 Cyclic peptide discovery for intracellular protein targets

Prof Akane Kawamura


Open to applications.

Closes 14th June 2024.

Please note this studentship currently only covers home level tuition fees.

 mos2_03 mos2_03 Integrating computational physics-based simulation and machine learning with drug discovery pipelines  Dr Danny Cole  Newcastle

Open to applications.

Closes 21st May 2024.

Please note this studentship currently only covers home level tuition fees.