University of Bristol
PhD admission 2020
United kingdom Students, European Students, International Students
Minimum £15,285 p.a. for 3.5 years subject to confirmation
2nd October 2020
23rd November 2020
This PhD admission 2020 will develop data-driven computational models of calcium signalling at synapses to understand how genetic mutations may lead to altered synaptic plasticity and learning in neuropsychiatric disorders. It PhD involve computational modelling, statistical model fitting to physiology data, and mathematical analysis of the model’s nonlinear dynamics.
Applicants must hold/achieve a minimum of a Masters degree (or international equivalent) in a relevant discipline. Applicants without a Masters qualification may be considered on an exceptional basis, provided they hold a first-class undergraduate degree. Please note, acceptance will also depend on evidence of readiness to pursue a research degree.
Basic skills and knowledge required:
- Essential: Programming experience in a modern scientific language e.g. Python/MATLAB/Julia. Demonstrable interest in neuroscience.
- Desirable: Training in one or more of the following disciplines: neuroscience; computer science; applied mathematics; physics; engineering
GW4 BioMed MRC DTP studentships are available to UK, EU and International applicants. International and EU students are eligible to apply for these studentships but should note that they may have to pay the difference between the home UKRI fee and the institutional International student fee.