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HDR UK is partnering with charities and industry to offer master’s degree funding and research opportunities for up to ten talented students.
Applications are welcomed from students who have been accepted on relevant UK university master’s courses. The scholarships will not only pay £10,000 towards their programme, but will allow them to carry out a research project in one of these disease areas.
They also provide invaluable experience of working in an important area of healthcare research and offer the insights, knowledge and the experience and qualifications students need to enter a field that offers lots of great career opportunities.
“These highly flexible scholarships allow students to carry out valuable real-world research at theforefront of healthcare. They are an ideal for launching a fulfilling career that makes a genuine difference to people’s lives and wellbeing.” HDR UK Chief Talent and Training Officer, Christopher Yau
- A confirmed place on a relevant course at a UK university
- A first degree at 2:1 or above in a quantitative subject (such as maths, physics or engineering)
- To be eligible for home fees
- To demonstrate an interest in the relevant disease areas
- Basic coding skills in R or Python
- No previous background in health data science is required but some previous experience in a life sciences project will be an advantage.
The application process
Shortlisted candidates will be invited to take computing aptitude tests followed by interviews. MSc studies will commence each September.
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Alzheimer’s Research UK – Scholars will have the opportunity to be involved in ARUK’s Early Career Researcher programme which includes training and networking events, career development and mentoring groups and membership of the ARUK Network.
Diabetes UK – Scholars will be funded to attend the Diabetes UK Professional Conference.
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