How to apply

We are currently looking for one student to add to our cohort starting in September 2019.

Application process: Please apply online at by selecting ‘Faculty of Life Sciences' and ‘Wellcome 4-year PhD in Neural Dynamics'

Please ensure you include a CV, and two referees plus a cover letter outlining your own neuroscience interests by Wednesday 19 June 2019. Please upload your covering letter into the Personal Statement section of the application form.

The Wellcome Trust provides a stipend and PhD registration fees at UK/EU student rate, research expenses, contribution towards travel and a contribution towards transferable-skills training. The Wellcome Trust does not pay fees at the overseas rate but we are able to waive overseas fees for one overseas student.

For further information please see or contact: Elaine Sparey, Postgraduate Administrator, Faculty of Life Sciences, Graduate School (

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