Arthritis Research UK Medical Research Council

NEW - CIMA Non-Clinical PhD Studentship in Musculoskeletal Ageing

News - September 19th 2014

The following studentship based at the University of Sheffield is currently available;

‘An examination using murine models of the epigenetic changes that occur with age in bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells’

Interested candidates should in the first instance contact:

Prof Ilaria Bellantuono (primary supervisor) –

Entry Requirements:
Candidates should hold a first or upper second class honours degree in Biological Sciences or an equivalent degree. An MSc/ MRes in a related Biological Sciences is desirable, and experience in culturing stem cells is an advantage.

Funding & Eligibility
Students should have home or EU student status: studentships for UK applicants comprise tuition fees, research support costs and a tax-free stipend at the Research Council rate, while EU applicants may be eligible for a full award if they have been ordinarily resident in the UK for 3 years preceding the date of application.

To apply

Please complete the application form and return to Steven Rowley (

The closing date for applications is Friday 17th October 2014. Interviews will be held at the University of Sheffield on a date to be arranged.

It is expected that the successful candidate will start in December 2014/ January 2015

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