Goodger and Schorstein Scholarships are awarded to assist research in Medical Sciences. They are open to Postdoctoral Researchers from any department/institute of the Medical Sciences Division. Applicants must have completed their DPhil at the time of application and are required to work primarily in units run by the University of Oxford. Candidates may apply for funds to cover salary, consumables or project expenses. The number, length and the level of the awards is at the discretion of the Board of Management. Scholarships may be tenable with other posts subject to the approval of the Board.

Goodger and Schorstein Scholarships are awarded to assist research in Medical Sciences. They are open to Postdoctoral Researchers from any department/institute of the Medical Sciences Division. Applicants must have completed their DPhil (at any Higher Education Institution) at the time of application and are required to work primarily in units run by the University of Oxford. Candidates may apply for funds to cover salary, consumables or project expenses. The number, length and the level of the awards is at the discretion of the Board of Management. Awarded scholarships are typically up to £10,000. Scholarships may be tenable with other posts subject to the approval of the Board.

HOW TO APPLY

Apply now using the IRAMS system via the Medical Sciences Internal Fund , using the pump-priming portal.

Previous awards

Previous recipients of the Goodger and Schorstein Scholarship for Postdoctoral Researchers in Medical Sciences:

Department

Applicant name

Project Title

Funds awarded

DPAG

Dr Mattea Finelli

Transcriptional function of the novel nuclear receptor coregulator (Ncoa7)

£20,133.00

RDM

Dr Andrew Armitage

Controlling malaria by manipulating host iron handling

£17,938.00

NDCN

Dr Sara Ajina

Neural correlates of visual rehabilitation following visual cortex damage

£15,625.00

Biochemistry

Dr Patrice Rassam

Developing new methods to unravel the translocation mechanism of protein antibiotics

£15,000.00

Experimental Psychology

Dr Saloni Krishnan

Optimising Learning In Children With Language Impairment

£2,000.00

NDM

Dr Daniel J. Puleston

Role of the polyamine pathway in T cell biology

£2,000.00

Pathology

Dr Justyna Zaborowska

The ICP22 protein as a potential drug target for Herpes Simplex Virus infection

£2,000.00

RDM, OCDEM

Dr Caroline Gorvin

Investigating the link between trafficking and signalling of the CalciumSensing Receptor (CaSR): Is intracellular calcium the key?

£7,186.42

RDM, OCDEM Dr Jakob Knudsen Glucagon at the nexus of glucose and fatty acid metabolism £10,000.00
RDM Dr Ain Neuhaus Characterisation of pericyte-derived extracellular vesicles released during nutrient deprivation £5,000.00
Pathology Dr Asif Iqbal Do sugars direct monocytes in their pursuit of lipids? £10,000.00
NDM, Tropical Medicine Dr Marco Haenssgen Supply-induced demand for antibiotics among marginalised populations inNorthers Thailand: Exploring the next frontier of antibiotic misuse to tackle antimicrobial resistance in Southeast Asia. £9,380.00
RDM, WIMM Dr Danuta Gutowska-Owsiak Role of phospholipase A2 (PLA2) in presentation of peptide antigens £8,000.00

 Congratulations to all awardees on their success.

Contact

Liam Murphy