13/06/2019

KESS2 East PhD in Dentistry: Developing novel technologies to model the effects of therapies on bacterial biofilms

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  • ORGANISATION NAME
    Cardiff University
  • ORGANISATION COUNTRY
    United Kingdom
  • FUNDING TYPE
    Funding
  • DEADLINE DATE
    15/07/2019
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Formal sciences
    Professions and applied sciences

Outline

This PhD scholarship is an exciting opportunity working in translational research between Cardiff University and the Biopharmaceutical Company AlgiPharma AS.  Based in Cardiff the project is part of an established international MucosAlg programme of research across the EU; allowing the appropriate individual the opportunity to work in both the University setting in the UK and Norway as well as gain practical experience in working with the industrial partner.

This is a fully-funded applied PhD, working between the Schools of Pharmacy and Dentistry, together with AlgiPharma AS (a Norwegian Biopharmaceutical Company.

This Knowledge Economy Skills Scholarship (KESS) project will be administered in the School of Dentistry at Cardiff University. KESS is a programme funded by the European Social Fund (ESF) awarded by the Welsh European Funding Office (WEFO) in the Welsh Government. The PhD is a partnership between Cardiff University and AlgiPharma AS, who are the industry partner and sponsors of the study.

The PhD student will be principally based in Cardiff within the Advanced Therapies Group at the School of Dentistry and the School of Pharmacy. Here the student will be working with a team of pharmacists, clinicians, microbiologists, and engineers, evaluating novel model systems to study the interactions of agents derived from alginate oligosaccharides on bacterial and mucin biofilms.

What is funded

For more information on what is funded in this studentship please visit: https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/funding/view/kess2-east-phd-in-dentistry-developing-novel-technologies-to-model-the-effects-of-therapies-on-bacterial-biofilms

Duration

3 years

Eligibility

For more information on eligibility for this studentship please visit: https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/funding/view/kess2-east-phd-in-dentistry-developing-novel-technologies-to-model-the-effects-of-therapies-on-bacterial-biofilms

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