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Joint Edinburgh-Glasgow Introduction/Q&A Session: Friday 12th March 2021 15:00-15:45

This session will provide introduction to and answer any questions about MB-PhD component of the joint Edinburgh-Glasgow Clinical Research Training Programme funded by CRUK. In 2021 the application deadline for MB-PhD positions is 29 March

Two fully funded PhD positions per year for highly motivated University of Glasgow MBChB students on completion of their intercalated BMedSci/BSc.

The MB PhD programme has been designed to help develop the future leaders in cancer research by providing an early route to an academic career for highly promising students. This is part of the TRACC the joint Edinburgh - Glasgow clinical academic programme funded by Cancer Research UK, and involves significant cross-city co-operation. Successful candidates will be closely mentored by senior academic staff, will be placed into top research laboratories of their choice and will complete a three year PhD before returning back to fourth year of their MBChB course. Stipend will be provided.

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Meeting ID: 931 2457 0002

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Dial: United Kingdom: +44 208 080 6592 or +44 330 088 5830 or +44 131 460 1196 or +44 203 481 5237 or +44 203 481 5240 or +44 203 901 7895 or +44 208 080 6591

Who is eligible to apply

Edinburgh & Glasgow University MBChB students currently in their intercalated BMedSci year (2020-2021)

Application deadline

29 March 2021


16 April 2021

If you are interested in joining the Programme and would like to have an informal discussion you can contact one of Glasgow's TRACC Programme key contact people listed below.

For information on TRACC Programme key contact people in Edinburgh please visit:

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TRACC Programme key contact people in Glasgow:

Professor Richard Wilson
Professor Christian Delles
Dr Helen Wheadon



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