Studentship Awards and Payment Forms

 

4-year Integrated MRes/PhD Studentships
awarded by the
Faculty of Medical Sciences
for September 2011

MRC

Professor David Lydall, Professor Bernard Connolly
Institute for Cell and Molecular Biosciences
In vitro and in vivo analyses of nuclease/helicase activities that affect telomere initiated cell cycle arrest in eukaryotes.

Dr Janet Quinn, Dr Elizabeth Veal
Institute for Cell and Molecular Biosciences
A systematic analysis of oxidative stress responses in mediating Candida albicans virulence.

Professor Dianne Ford, Dr Ruth Valentine
Institute for Cell and Molecular Biosciences
The contribution of epigenetic processes to sub-optimal zinc absorption in the ageing gut.

Professor David Thwaites, Dr John Sayer
Institute for Cell and Molecular Biosciences/ Institute of Human Genetics
A translational approach to investigate the role of membrane transport proteins in the renal stone disease, cystinuria.

Dr Ian Hardcastle, Dr Celine Cano, Professor David Newell
Northern Institute for Cancer Research
Design and synthesis of small-molecule extracellular related kinase 5 (ERK5) inhibitors as cancer therapeutic agents.

Dr William Edmund Harker Foundation Studentship

Dr Stuart McCracken, Professor Craig Robson, Dr Luke Gaughan
Northern Institute for Cancer Research
Novel anticancer targets in human prostate cancer: revisiting HER2 and discovering HER3.

John William Luccock and Ernest Jeffcock Research Studentship

Dr Nicholas Jakubovics, Professor Waldemar Vollmer
Institute for Cell and Molecular Biosciences/ School of Dental Sciences
The contribution of cell surface and secreted molecules to the biofilm matrix of Steptococcus gordonii.

Randerson Foundation

Dr Tim Cheek, Dr Chris Redfern
Institute for Cell and Molecular Biosciences
Calcium signalling mechanisms as drivers of neuronal stem cell differentiation.

Hunter Studentship

Dr Peter Thelwall, Professor Andrew Blamire, Professor Roy Taylor
Institute of Cellular Medicine
Development of advanced techniques for non-invasive metabolite detection with magnetic resonance.

EPSRC

Dr Olaf Heidenreich, Dr David Fulton
Northern Institute for Cancer Research/ School of Chemistry
A polymer micelle delivery system for siRNA

Studentship Panel

Professor Barry Hirst, Dean of Postgraduate Studies
Professor Tim Cawston, Dean of Research
Professor Christine Harrison, Northern Institute for Cancer Research
Professor David Elliott, Institute of Human Genetics
Professor Bob Lightowlers, Institute for Ageing and Health

 

Details of the 2008 competition outcomes are provided here:  

Details of the 2009 competition outcomes are provided here:

Details of the 2010 competition outcomes are provided here:

 

Student Payment Forms

There are now three forms which can be used to generate payments to students: