MeDe Innovation PhD secondment scheme now open

MeDe Innovation PhD secondment scheme now open

May 26, 2017

MeDe Innovation is providing funding for PhD students from any of our five partner Universities to undertake external placements which will help them to deliver effective impact in MeDe Innovation key research  challenges.

Placements are expected to broaden researcher experience in a way that will impact on student benefit, e.g. through the acquisition of new high level skills, new knowledge, access to facilities, developing new collaborations (or progressing existing ones), gaining insight into clinical, industrial or other needs, or experiencing a new but relevant environment.

Placements can be local, national or international, in university, industry, clinical or other relevant settings and can be anything from 1 week to around 2 months in duration.

Applications are expected for awards up to around £1,500.

Who can apply?

PhD students from one of the five MeDe academic centres

Closing date for applications 3rd July.
•Successful applicants will be notified by 27th July 2017.
•Placements funded through this call are expected to take place by 31st March 2018.
•This is a “on-expenses” award, fully paid after the placement of the awardee.

Download the guidelines and the application form for further details.

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