- Number of awards: 1
- Deadline: Applications accepted all year round
- Key benefits: Potential for important public health impact. Understanding further diet-disease relationships.
The UK Women's Cohort Study is a long running follow up of over 30,000 British women. Detailed food and nutrient intake information is available. Prospective data is being collected on health outcomes. Student projects could explore aspects of food/nutrient intake in relation to a wide range of long-term chronic diseases.
Applications are invited from candidates with or expecting a minimum of a UK upper second class honours degree (2:1), and/or a Master's degree in a relevant science subject such as (but not limited to) food science, chemistry, biology.
If English is not your first language, you must provide evidence that you meet the University’s minimum English Language requirements.
How to apply
Formal applications for research degree study should be made online through the university's website. Please state clearly in the research information section that the PhD you wish to be considered for is the ‘Food and nutrient intake in relation to health outcomes: the UK Women's Cohort Study’ as well as Professor Janet Cade as your proposed supervisor.
We welcome scholarship applications from all suitably-qualified candidates, but UK black and minority ethnic (BME) researchers are currently under-represented in our Postgraduate Research community, and we would therefore particularly encourage applications from UK BME candidates. All scholarships will be awarded on the basis of merit.