PhD Studentship in Cerebrovascular and Environmental Physiology


Bangor University, Bangor
Closing date: 
22 July 2018
Samuel Oliver

PhD Studentship in Cerebrovascular and Environmental Physiology: Investigating human cerebrovascular responses to extreme environmental stress

Applications are invited for a three-year, full time PhD studentship funded by the School. The successful candidate will be supervised by Dr Oliver, Dr Sandoo and Dr Macdonald from the School of Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences, Bangor University.

The successful candidate will investigate cerebrovascular responses to extreme environmental stress. The project will build on existing research and collaborations with Dr Paul Mullins (School of Psychology, Bangor University) and Prof Justin Lawley (University of Innsbruck).

The studentship will cover UK/EU registration fees plus maintenance stipend of £12,000 per annum paid quarterly and £2,000 per annum paid monthly in return for a contribution to School activities of 100 hours per annum.

For full details of the scope of the project, what we are looking for, and why you may wish to study in Bangor, please see the full advert available here:


Eligibility depends on your ability to register as a home/EU student (students from other countries may apply but must be prepared to pay Bangor University international student fees).

Successful applicants will normally have a Masters degree or a First Class Honours Degree in physiology, sport science, or a health-related science subject.


Please contact Dr Sam Oliver if you have any queries:


How to apply

If you meet the criteria outlined above and have read the full advert available here, and you wish to apply for the studentship, you should email a cover letter, CV and include two completed references to Dr Oliver. The cover letter should include a clear statement detailing how your qualifications, experience and research interests make you a suitable candidate for this studentship.

The closing date for formal applications will be: Sunday 22nd July and short-listed applicants will be required to attend an interview on Friday 3rd August.