University of Cambridge
Research areas include: nutritional vulnerability in specific population groups, particularly infants, children, adolescents, pregnant and lactating women, the elderly, people in developing countries; role of nutrition in the development of health problems, including vascular disease and hypertension, degenerative eye disease, obesity, diabetes, osteoporosis, nutrition in early life and later consequences; research at mitochondrial research unit is focused on: conversion of energy derived from oxidation of sugars and fats to adenosine triphosphate (ATP); structure and mechanism of the ATP synthase; transport of ATP, ADP, phosphate and other substrates; mitochondrial diseases; cellular regulation of nutrient and energy turnover; influence of nutrients in food on health and longevity; in addition to the course fee (university composition fee) students may have to pay a college fee.
4 MRC PhD Studentships per year are available to UK/EU students; applications from international students who are applying to funding sources such as the Gates Cambridge (International), CCT/COT(including CISS) are also welcome; students who have secured their own funding should contact the relevant supervisor to discuss a potential project outline and details of funding arrangements; it is highly desirable for students to have made prior contact with a potential supervisor to ensure the project is within the remit of the work at MRC HNR; this should be done before any application to the university, where an application fee is charged by the university.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|PhD||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 7,362 per Year 1 (England)||3 years|
|PhD||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 23,889 per Year 1 (International)||3 years|
|PhD||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 7,362 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||3 years|
|PhD||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 7,362 per Year 1 (Scotland)||3 years|
|PhD||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 7,362 per Year 1 (Wales)||3 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Cambridge University||Cambridge||CB2 1TN||East of England|
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