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Egenis PhD Studentships 2008



A number of 1+3 and 3 year PhD studentships are available at Egenis (University of Exeter) for the 2008 academic year.


Egenis has a wide range of research interests with a particular focus on social and philosophical aspects of emerging areas of genomics, stem cell research, and postgenomic biosciences. Students will be part of a lively research community of interdisciplinary scholars and will have many opportunities for discussion and interaction with a group of researchers and postgraduates who are interested in similar issues. We are seeking to recruit students with a good undergraduate or Masters degree who have interests in any of our and would particularly welcome proposals on the following topics:

  • The interface between genomics and health and its social meaning and implications
  • Governance and genomics, in areas ranging from identity and social control to agricultural applications of genomic technologies
  • History and philosophy of genomics and related scientific and technological fields

To be eligible for consideration for a studentship, applicants must first receive an offer of a place for full-time study for MPhil/PhD at the University of Exeter (application information). For informal enquiries about the studentships please contact Cheryl Sutton by email at c.a.sutton@exeter.ac.uk or phone +44 (0)1392 269141.

To apply for an Egenis studentship, please email or post as hardcopy:

1. A covering letter stating why you are interested in a studentship with Egenis (maximum 2 pages)

2. A full CV

Send to Cheryl Sutton by email to c.a.sutton@exeter.ac.uk or hardcopy to Egenis, University of Exeter, Byrne House, St Germans Road, Exeter, EX4 4PJ.

Closing date for studentship applications is 13 June 2008.

For ESRC studentships, candidates must have a relevant connection with the United Kingdom as outlined in the ESRC Research Studentships Guidance Notes for Applicants