Applications for 2022/2023 are now open!

We are looking for motivated and talented candidates for the 2022/2023 HDR UK-Turing Wellcome PhD Programme in Health Data Science intake.

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About the programme

The HDR UK-Turing Wellcome PhD Programme provides unrivalled opportunities for people from a variety of academic and professional backgrounds who are ambitious to become future leaders in health data science.

Applications for the 2022/3 intake are open from 5 October to 1 December 2021 – you can find out more from the guidance document and our FAQs.

This unique four-year programme (led by Director Chris Yau and Associate Director Max Little), is delivered by HDR UK and The Alan Turing Institute, is funded by Wellcome and champions scientific excellence. Successful applicants benefit from a first year of foundation work followed by a three-year thesis (see overview here) with one of our seven academic partners:

Marshmallows and Inspiration

At long last - our PhD students get to meet in person at last. They had a two day session of team-building fun and inspirational events and speakers. Read PhD Programme Director Prof. Chris Yau's first blog post to find out more.