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Yasmina Al Ghadban

Image of Yasmina Al GhadbanNuffield Department of Women's & Reproductive Health

Industrial Collaborative (iCASE) Studentship

Machine learning and translational approaches to personalised care for women with gestational diabetes

Supervisors: Jane Hirst, Nerys Astbury, Lucy MacKillop, Huiqi Lu

Kei Landin

Image of Kei LandinNuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences

Industrial Collaborative (iCASE) Studentship

Development of a bioelectronic system for applying chronobiology to improve the treatment of neurological disorders

Supervisors: Timothy Denison, Colin Espie

Jennifer Astley

Image of Jennifer AstleyNuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology & Musculoskeletal Sciences

Exploit the impact of disease-causing HLA variants on cellular phenotypes

Supervisors: Yang Luo, Luke Jostins-Dean

Kim LÓpez I GÜell

Image of Kim Lopez I GuellNuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology & Musculoskeletal Sciences

Industrial Collaborative (iCASE) Studentship

Leveraging real world data to characterise the long-term impact of COVID-19

Supervisors: Daniel Prieto Alhambra, Sara Khalid, Martí Català, Annika Jodicke

Anna Carlqvist

Nuffield Department of Population Health

Growth and neurodevelopmental trajectories among HIV-exposed uninfected children Unit: National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit

Supervisors: Joris Hemelaar

Kiran Manku

Image of Kiran MankuNuffield Department of Clinical Medicine

Good mental healthcare in the context of a pluriverse of wellbeing

Supervisors: Catherine Molyneux, Caesar Atuire

Robert Clark

Department of Biochemistry

Microbiology and Systems Biology focusing on computational microbiology

Supervisors: Syma Khalid, Klenthis Kleanthous

Lorenzo Mazzaschi

Image of Lorenzo MazzaschiDepartment of Physiology, Anatomy & Genetics

Auditory Neuroscience - The architecture and principles governing neural responses to natural sounds

Supervisors: Andrew King, Nicol Harper, Benjamin Willmore

John Eraifej

Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences

Bioinspired closed-loop deep brain stimulation for disorders of decision-making

Supervisors: Alexander Green, Matthew Rushworth, Huiling Tan

Amy McCall

Image of Amy McCallDepartment of Psychiatry

Panic attacks and panic disorder in adolescence: improving understanding, treatment outcomes and support in schools

Supervisors: Felicity Waite, Polly Waite

Helena Harpham

Image of Helena HarphamSir William Dunn School of Pathology

Function of R-loops in health and disease

Supervisors: Natalia Gromak, Nicholas Proudfoot, Christopher Norbury

Morgan Mitchell

Image of Morgan MitchellNuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences

Examining the effect and clinical relevance of targeted memory reactivation during sleep for stroke rehabilitation interventions

Supervisors: Heidi Johansen-Berg, Timothy Denison, Melanie Fleming

Alexander Hasson

Department of Oncology

Industrial Collaborative (iCASE) Studentship

Mechanistic Modelling of Multitargeted Therapeutics

Supervisors: Eric O'Neill

Nithishwer Mouroug Anand

Photo of Nithishwer Mouroug AnandDepartment of Biochemistry

Industrial Collaborative (iCASE) Studentship

Improving Rational Drug Design for Membrane Targets with AI and Advanced Simulation

Supervisors: Syma Khalid, Philip Biggin

Khuluud Hussein

Photo of Khuluud HusseinNuffield Department of Clinical Medicine

Enhancing anti-tumour T cell function by controlled inhibition of checkpoint receptor signalling

Supervisors: Ricardo Fernandes, Tao Dong

Rebecca Smausz

Image of Rebecca SmauszDepartment of Experimental Psychology

Characterising the fronto-cortical dopamine and serotonin dynamics underlying internal model-based decision-making

Supervisors: Mark Walton

Adam Khan-Qureshi

Image of Adma Khan-QureshiNuffield Department of Clinical Medicine

Interrogating the Epstein-Barr Virus glycoprotein gB as a potential immunogen for vaccine development

Supervisors: Alexander Douglas, Adrian Hill

Zohar Steinberg

Image of Zohar SteinbergRadcliffe Department of Medicine

The role of TCF-1 in early fate decisions of memory T cells

Supervisors: Ronjon Chakraverty, Adam Wilkinson


Stelios Koukouravas

Image of Stelios KoukouravasDepartment of Oncology

The regulation of Mre11-Rad50-Nbs1 (MRN) complex disassembly in response to ionising radiation

Supervisors: Kristijan Ramadan

Kylie Yeung

Image of Kylie YeungDepartment of Oncology

Industrial Collaborative (iCASE) Studentship

Development and implementation of high-resolution imaging techniques and post-processing methods for hyperpolarised magnetic resonance imaging

Supervisors: Fergus Gleeson, Damian Tyler




Radcliffe Department of Medicine

Industrial Collaborative (iCASE) Studentship conversion

Title: TBC

Supervisors: David Ray, Noelia Martinez Sanchez, Matthew Baxter, Ana Isabel Dias Neto Domingos

Desire Habonimana

Desire HabonimanaNuffield Department of Clinical Medicine

Preparing for Paediatric Service Redesign (PREPARE) in a Low-Income Country: exploring the needs and capacity of producing paediatric workforce in BDI

Supervisors: Michael English, Catia Nicodemo 


Adrianna Banducci-KarpSir William Dunn School of Pathology

Viral manipulation of host cell biology for assembly, secretion and immune evasion 

Supervisors: Sumana Sanyal, Pedro Carvalho 


Anisa Hajizadeh

A HajizadehDepartment of Primary Care Health Sciences

The effect of dietary interventions in treating essential hypertension in primary care

Supervisors: Paul Aveyard, Dimitrios Koutoukidis, Rachna Aziz Begh


Oliver BeavanRadcliffe Department of Medicine

Title: TBC

Supervisors: Ketan Patel, Ian Pavord


Emily HydeNuffield Department of Women's & Reproductive Health

Industrial Collaborative (iCASE) Studentship conversion

The Role of Vitamin D in the Development and Prevention of Preeclampsia and Gestational Diabetes Mellitus

Supervisors: Manu Vatish


Jasmine BlaneDepartment of Psychiatry

Translating sophisticated remote cognitive assessments for the Oxford Brain Health Centre clinical population

Supervisors: Clare Mackay 


Aurelija IppolitoDepartment of Pharmacology

Industrial Collaborative (iCASE) Studentship conversion

The role of 5-HT receptor biased agonism in psychedelic drug action

Supervisors: Trevor Sharp, Grant Churchill 


Daniele CottonNuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences

Understanding the importance of location within the tumour-bone microenvironment Field: Bone Oncology

Supervisors: Claire Edwards, James Edwards, Srinivasa Rao Rao 


Rachel JonesDepartment of Biochemistry

Projects involving a diverse combination of biophysical and structural techniques, focused on biochemistry of microbes

Supervisors: Benjamin Berks, Richard Berry


Katie CroftRadcliffe Department of Medicine

Title: TBC

Supervisors: Claus Nerlov, Paresh Vyas, Ruth Baker




Meredith LestonDepartment of Primary Care Health Sciences

Industrial Collaborative (iCASE) Studentship

Real-time benefit-risk assessment of vaccine exposure across a nationally representative primary care sentinel network 

Supervisors: Simon de Lusignan, Richard Hobbs, Mark Joy 


Constantinos DemetriouDepartment of Oncology

Investigating the role of inflammation in pancreatic cancer

Supervisors: Shisong Jiang, Eric O'Neill 


Sam MurrayNuffield Department of Clinical Medicine

Title: TBC

Supervisors: Eleanor Barnes, Susanna Dunachie, Paul Klenerman 


Alice EvansDepartment of Oncology

Industrial Collaborative (iCASE) Studentship

Optimising CAR-T efficacy in pancreatic cancer with bioengineered scaffolds and immune agonists

Supervisors: Hua Ye, Eric O'Neill 


Bethan O'ConnorDepartment of Physiology, Anatomy, and Genetics

Dopamine transporter regulation of short-term plasticity in dopamine release

Supervisors: Stephanie Cragg


Natasha Fisher-PearsonNuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences

The Microbiome and Vaccine Response

Supervisors: Jethro Johnson, Mark Coles, Claire Pearson, Paola Cicconi


Department of Experimental Psychology

Industrial Collaborative (iCASE) Studentship

Enhancing health and well-being across the lifespan using bio-informed lighting in the built environment

Supervisors: Hannah Smithson, Manuel Spitschan  


Danny GoldDepartment of Biochemistry

Studying the role of Aurora A and Protein Phosphatase 6 in regulation of NDC80 during mitosis

Supervisors: Francis Barr, Bela Novak 


Joel QuinnDepartment of Clinical Neurosciences

Investigation of immune checkpoint receptor activation as a strategy for treating retinal inflammation

Supervisors: Kanmin Xue


Dongyu GongDepartment of Experimental Psychology

How Does Memory Guide Attention in Suppressing Distractors? Towards the Understanding of Its Neural Mechanisms

Supervisors: Kia Nobre 


Esra SengulDepartment of Physiology, Anatomy, and Genetics

Unrevealing the Mystery of Heart Regeneration with Astyanax mexicanus

Supervisors: Mathilda Mommersteeg, Carolyn Carr



Ayaka ShinozakiDepartment of Physiology, Anatomy, and Genetics

Industrial Collaborative (iCASE) Studentship conversion

Development of Novel RF Coils for Hyperpolarized MRI

Supervisors: Damian Tyler, James Grist

Gina Wren 

Gina WrenDepartment of Primary Care Health Sciences

Industrial Collaborative (iCASE) Studentship 

Using Behavioural Insights to Improve Effectiveness of Digital Weight Loss Interventions’

Supervisors: Susan Jebb, Dimitrios Koutoukidis, Jadine Scragg 

Femke Ahlers

Femke Ahlers smiling outdoors with green scenery in the background

Nuffield Department of Population Health

Using genomic epidemiology to inform vaccination policy and reduce the global burden of meningitis

Supervisors: Angela Brueggemann

Lukas Braun

Lukas Braun smiling

Department of Experimental Psychology

Theory of Deep Learning: Dynamics of Continual Learning



 Supervisors: Andrew Saxe, Christopher Summerfield

Henry Brigden

Henry Brigden smiling

Department of Oncology

Chimeric Antigen B Cell (CAR B Cell) Therapy for Targeted Therapeutic and Prophylactic Vaccination

Supervisors: Simon Draper, Len Seymour


Katarzyna Chwalenia

Katarzyna Chwalenia smiling

Department of Paediatrics

Effect of myonuclear domain structure on therapies for Duchenne muscular dystrophy


 Supervisors: Matthew Wood 


Max Crane

Max Crane

Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences

Molecular Determinants of Neurodegeneration in Progressive Multiple Sclerosis


Supervisors: Gabriele De Luca

Delaney Dominey-Foy

Delaney Dominey-Foy

Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine

 Characterising Cancer Specific Cytotoxic T-cells in patients with Malignant Pleural Effusion (MPE)

Supervisors: Tao Dong, Yanchun Peng 

Solomon English

Solomon EnglishNuffield Department of Clinical Medicine

New approaches to vaccine development against Epstein Barr Virus and Rabies

Supervisors: Alexander Douglas, Simon Draper

Oliver Featherstone

Oliver Featherstone smiling

Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine

 Ubiquitin signalling in innate immune responses to pathogens and chronic inflammation in cancer


Supervisors: Pedro Moura AlvesMads Gyrd-Hansen

Luisa Gullino

Luisa Gulliano


The role of glutamate co-release in 5-HT neurons

Supervisors: David Bannerman, Trevor Sharp  


Ruofan Han

Ruofan Han smiling with a desert backgroundNuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences

Gene therapy for Leber Congenital Amaurosis

Supervisors: Peter Issa, Robert MacLaren

Susannah Holliman

Susannah Holliman smiling in front of brick wall background

Radcliffe Department of Medicine


Switching genes on and off in erythropoiesis


Supervisors: Douglas Higgs

Robert Horsley

Robert Horsley in front of brick wall background

Department of Oncology


Investigating how cells repair DNA damage during mitosis


Supervisors: Andrew Blackford

Alissa Hummer

Alissa Hummer smiling outdoors with green scenery in the background

Department of Statistics

Structural Bioinformatics Computational design of therapeutic antibodies binding GPCRs in a conformation-dependent manner

 Supervisors: Charlotte Deane

Naroa Ibarra Aizpurua

Naroa Ibarra Aizpurua smiling with a green outdoor background wearing an Oxford University graduation gown

Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics

The role of astrocytes and microglia in PD pathogenesis in specific GBA N370S patient iPSC-derived neuro-glial co-cultures


Supervisors: Nora Bengoa-Vergniory, Sally Cowley, Richard Wade-Martins

Alina Kurjan

Alina Kurjan

Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences

Defining the signatures of diseased and aging human tendons to guide tendon repair in vitro (molecular and computational biology, tissue engineering

Supervisors: Matthew Baldwin, Sarah Snelling

Cameron Lang

Cameron Lang

Department of Oncology

Investigating IGF-1 as a cancer risk factor

Supervisors: Valentine Macaulay 


Wojciech Lason

Wojciech Lanson smiling outdoorsNuffield Department of Clinical Medicine

Industrial Collaborative (iCASE) Studentship

Integrating human functional genomics, epigenomics and transcriptomics to accelerate drug discovery for precision medicine in asthma

Supervisors: Timothy Hinks, Julian Knight


Image of Ioana-Wilhelmina LucinescuNuffield Department of Women's and Reproductive Health

Industrial Collaborative (iCASE) Studentship

Understanding common genomic pathways between endometriosis and other chronic pain conditions and their functional significance

Supervisors: Nilufer Rahmioglu, Katy Vincent, Krina Zondervan

Anezka Macey-Dare

Anezka Macey-Dare smiling

Department of Pharmacology

How maternal antibodies raised against receptors in the neonatal brain can give rise to antibody-mediated brain disorders

Supervisors:  Daniel Anthony, Tommas Ellender

Olaa Mohamed-Ahmed

Olaa Mohamed-Ahmed smilingNuffield Department of Population Health

Epidemiology of autoimmune disease in Chinese adults

Supervisors: Fiona Bragg, Zheng-Ming ChenChristiana Kartsonak

Patrick Pflughaupt

Patrick Pflughaupt

Radcliffe Department of Medicine

  Comparative Analyses and Genomic Sequence-Only Prediction of DNA Breakpoints via Gradient Boosting Machines and Deep Learning 

Supervisors: Peter McHugh,  Aleksandr Sahakyan

Klara Piletic

Klara Piletic smiling in outdoor scenery

Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences

Are metabolites generated by the microbiota key to a young immune system? Molecular regulation of neutrophil responses in inflammation

Supervisors: Ghada Alsaleh, Fiona Powrie, Anna Simon

Andreea Raslescu

Andreea Raslescu smiling in front of blossom tree

Department of Psychiatry

Developing a neurocognitive model of the antidepressant effects of ketamine

Supervisors: Catherine Harmer, Susannah Murphy

Jasmine Reese

Jasmine Reese smiling

Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences

Industrial Collaborative (iCASE) Studentship

MALDI Imaging for Spatially Resolved Brain Tissue Analytics

Supervisors: Olaf Ansorge, Roman Fischer

Annabell Roberti

Annabell RobertiSir William Dunn School of Pathology

Anti-inflammatory actions of metabolites on macrophages and microglia

Supervisors: David Greaves, Ulrike Gruneberg


Hussam Rostom smilingNuffield Department of Women's and Reproductive Health

Characterisation of hormonal and metabolic changes during lactation

Supervisors: Fadil Hannan, Joanna Poulton, Taha Elajnaf

Leora Sevi

Department of Experimental Psychology

Knowledge of individuals as a constraining factor in an integrative hierarchical predictive account of emotion identification and its deficits

Supervisors: Geoffrey Bird

Kathryn Smith

Kathryn Smith smiling outdoors

Medical Sciences Doctoral Training Centre


DPhil in Ion Channels and Disease  


Supervisors: Christopher Norbury

Lisa Spiering

Lisa Spiering smiling

Department of Experimental Psychology


Cognitive and neural mechanisms of credit assignment


Supervisors: Matthew Rushworth, Jacqueline Scholl 

Anandagopal Srinivasan

Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences

Epigenomic basis of drug resistance in Multiple Myeloma

Supervisors: Sarah Gooding, Udo Oppermann

Sven Turkalj

Sven Turkalj wearing a lab coat

Radcliffe Department of Medicine

Molecular basis for clonal advantage in myeloid blood cancers

 Supervisors: Paresh Vyas

Sophie Twigger

Sophie Twigger smiling

Department of Oncology

Investigation of the contribution of redox stress to the therapy resistance of cells experiencing cycling oxygen levels

Supervisors: Stuart Conway, Ester Hammond

Isaac Walton

Isaac Walton standing outdoors in front of a building

Radcliffe Department of Medicine


Building the skull - normal and abnormal development

Supervisors: Stephen Twigg, Andrew Wilkie 

Justin Wormald

Justin Wormald smiling

Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences

Understanding and Preventing Surgical Site Infection following Surgery for Hand and Wrist Trauma

Supervisors: Jonathan Cook, Matthew Costa, Daniel Prieto Alhambra, Jeremy Rodrigues


Department of Experimental Psychology

Decision confidence as a function of multiple uncertainty judgments: An investigation of Bayesian inference in decision-making and learning

Supervisors: Nicholas Yeung


sara bandiera

Image of Sara BandieraDepartment of Physiology, Anatomy & Genetics

Engineering and validating polarised organoids: Modelling complex long-range brain interactions by directional morphogen delivery

Supervisors: Zoltan Molnar, William James


Lampros Bisdounis

Image of Lampros BisdounisDepartment of Clinical Neurosciences

Sleep and circadian neuroscience in psychiatric disorders DPhil title: Sleep and circadian rhythm disruption in bipolar disorder

Supervisors: Simon Kyle, Katharine Saunders, Colin Espie



Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine

Investigation of therapeutic applications of CRISPR technology for the treatment of the Alzheimer's Disease

Supervisors: Benjamin Davies


Charlie Cook

Department of Biochemistry

Industrial Collaborative (iCASE) Studentship

Using AI to Drive Drug Discovery for Membrane Protein Targets

Supervisors: Philip Biggin


Image of Rhiannon D'ArcyDepartment of Population Health

Investigating the health and care needs of women with multiple medical conditions in pregnancy

Supervisors: Marian Knight, Lisa Hinton



Radcliffe Department of Medicine

Bayesian Modelling of Single-Cell Data in Developmental Hematopoiesis

Supervisors: Edward Morrissey, Marella De Bruijn


Abigail Fiske

Image of Abigail FiskeDepartment of Experimental Psychology

Industrial Collaborative (iCASE) Studentship

Executive function and self-regulation from infancy: Mapping trajectories into early childhood and the impact of the COVID 19 pandemic

Supervisors: Gaia Scerif, Karla Holmboe


fiona hartley

Image of Fiona HartleyDepartment of Oncology

Deciphering the regulation of non-coding RNAs in a hypoxic tumour microenvironment

Supervisors: Francesca Buffa, Adrian Harris


Maisha jabeen

Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine

The role of chronic bacterial airways infection in driving severe asthma

Supervisors: Timothy Hinks, Ian Pavord, Paul Klenerman


mark loebel

Department of Biochemistry

Molecular Basis for Cystine Transport via Cystinosin (CTNS)

Supervisors: Simon Newstead, Stephen Barry



Image of Jessica LorimerDepartment of Psychiatry

Ethics and Machine Learning: Adolescent Suicide Prediction on Social Media

Supervisors: Ilina Singh, Hannah Maslen


katie mellor

Image of Katie MellorNuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences

Improving the design, conduct, analysis and reporting of external pilot and feasibility studies

Supervisors: Sally Hopewell, Susan Dutton

William McGuinness

Department of Physiology, Anatomy, and Genetics

Industrial Collaborative (iCASE) Studentship

Targeting TFEB and TFE3 in iPS-derived Dopaminergic neurons to correct autophagic/lysosomal deficits in Parkinson's Disease

Supervisors: Richard Wade-Martins



Image of Moscho MichalopoulouDepartment of Primary Care Health Sciences

Diet, weight management and gestational diabetes

Supervisors: Susan Jebb, Dimitrios Koutoukidis



Image of Daan PagetDepartment of Pharmacology

The pathology of traumatic brain injury and the role of sub-populations of extracellular vesicles

Supervisors: Daniel Anthony


Keanu Paphiti

Department of Physiology, Anatomy, and Genetics

Development of in vitro 3D white adipose cell culture models for investigating white adipose cell biology and genetics of fat distribution

Supervisors: Roger Cox



Image of Malitha RatnaweeraDepartment of Oncology

A Sting in the Tail for Cancer

Supervisors: Peter McHugh, Adrian Harris



Image of Emile RobertsSir William Dunn School of Pathology

Mechanisms safe-guarding genome integrity during cell division

Supervisors: Ulrike Gruneberg


Jacob Robson-Tull

Sir William Dunn School of Pathology

Structural studies of ER-associated protein quality control mechanisms

Supervisors: Susan Lea, Pedro Carvalho



Image of Verena SarrazinDepartment of Psychiatry

Cognitive neurostimulation as an antidepressant strategy?

Supervisors: Michael Browning, Jacinta O'Shea



Image of Judith SayersMedical Sciences Doctoral Training Centre

DPhil in Chromosome and Developmental Biology

Supervisors: Paul Riley, Xin Sun

 Lorika Shkreli

Image of Lorika ShkreliDepartment of Psychiatry

Towards an integrated neuroscientific understanding of anxiety: Growth factors as underlying anxiety vulnerability markers

Supervisors: Andrea Reinecke



Image of Rebecca ToozeRadcliffe Department of Medicine

Identification of pathogenic small nucleotide variants in craniosynostosis patients

Supervisors: Andrew Wilkie, Stephen Twigg



Image of Bjorn VahsenDepartment of Clinical Neurosciences

Understanding the role of inflammation in the pathogenesis of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Supervisors: Martin Turner, Elizabeth Gray


Karen Wendt

Image of Karen WendtDepartment of Engineering Science

Industrial Collaborative (iCASE) Studentship

An Enhanced Transcranial Magnetic Stimulator for Advancing Clinical Neuroscience and Minimally-Invasive Brain Therapies

Supervisors: Timothy Denison, Jacinta O'Shea


Hanna Willis

Image of Hanna WillisDepartment of Clinical Neurosciences

Combining brain stimulation and rehabilitation to improve visual function in hemianopia due to stroke

Supervisors: Kathryn Watkins, Holly Bridge

Belinda Ameyaw

Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine

Industrial Collaborative (iCASE) Studentship

Role of NRF2 in oxidative stress pathophysiology of diabetes kidney disease

Supervisors: John Todd, Nicola Beer, Katherine Bull


Image of Ben Amies-CullNuffield Department of Population Health

Non-communicable disease modelling: Estimating cost-effectiveness of interventions for non-communicable disease prevention at the Local Authority level

Supervisors: Pete Scarborough, Jane Wolstenholme, Linda Cobiac


Rishi Anand

Image of Rishi AnandDepartment of Physiology, Anatomy, and Genetics


Industrial Collaborative (iCASE) Studentship

Probing presynaptic regulators of dopamine to identify new opportunities for therapy in Parkinson's disease

Supervisors: Stephanie Cragg, Katherine Brimblecombe



Image of Sarah ArmstrongOxford Neuroscience

Testing theories of computation and learning in sensory cortex

Supervisors: Christopher Summerfield, Andrew Saxe, Adam Packer



Department of Biochemistry

Protein promise? Application of mass spectrometry-based proteomics techniques to identify cerebrospinal fluid biomarkers for diagnosing suspected central nervous system infections - a focus on Japanese encephalitis virus infection

Supervisors: Nicole Zitzmann, Paul Nicholas Newton



Image of Claire BlacklockNuffield Department of Clinical Medicine

Examining the potential for expanding coverage of neonatal care in low and middle income countries through task shifting and task sharing

Supervisors: Michael English, Lisa Hinton, Jacob McKnight



Sir William Dunn School of Pathology

Cryo-EM imaging of phase separation in bacterial biofilms

Supervisors: Tanmay Bharat



Image of Sorcha BoltonDepartment of Psychiatry

Evaluating the True Colours App for symptom monitoring and self-management in Bipolar Disorder

Supervisors: John Geddes, Katharine Saunders



Image of Alice BrankinNuffield Department of Clinical Medicine

Predicting Resistance to Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics in Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Supervisors: Ann Walker, Philip Fowler



Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine

Immunological and genetic correlates of delayed HIV disease progression in children with perinatally-acquired HIV-1 infection, Harare, Zimbabwe

Supervisors: Sarah Rowland-Jones, Louis-Marie Yindom


katherine emary

Image of Katherine EmaryDepartment of Paediatrics

The efficacy and immune response to an oral live-attenuated Salmonella enterica serovar Paratyphi A vaccine, CVD 1902

Supervisors: Andrew Pollard, Richard Moxon, Calman MacLennan, Jennifer Hill



Medical Sciences Doctoral Training Centre

DPhil in Infection, Immunology and Translational Medicine. DPhil project will be chosen at the end of the first year of studies.

Supervisors: Andrew Hassan, Stephen Uphoff




Radcliffe Department of Medicine


Brown adipose tissue WNT signalling as a therapeutic target for obesity and type 2 diabetes 


Supervisors: Leanne Hodson, Katherine Pinnick





Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine

Industrial Collaborative (iCASE) Studentship


Function of CD1 and MR1 restricted T-cells in the gutIndustrial Collaborative (iCASE) Studentship


Supervisors: Paul Klenerman, Christian Willberg, Carolina Arancibia-Carcamo, Marco Lepore, David Cole




Sir William Dunn School of Pathology


Molecular mechanisms of genome stability and human disease


Supervisors: Dragana Ahel


Department of Experimental Psychology

Multi-task recurrent neural networks for choice

Supervisors: Matthew Rushworth, Nils Kolling


romain Guyon

Image of Romain GuyonNuffield Department of Clinical Medicine

Development of a single-dose vaccine technology using microfluidics as a production method

Supervisors: Anita Milicic, Adrian Hill, Eleanor Stride



Department of Oncology

Investigation of pancreatic immunology during progression of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma

Supervisors: Eric O'Neill, Mads Gyrd-Hansen



Image of Magda MareckovaNuffield Department of Women’s & Reproductive Health

Exploring endometrial cellular heterogeneity and its role in endometriosis using single-cell transcriptomics

Supervisors: Carl Heneghan, Karin Hellner, Krina Zondervan, Rebecca Dragovic 

Eve Richardson

Department of Statistics

Industrial Collaborative (iCASE) Studentship

Computational methods for rapid structural modelling of antigen-antibody interactions to improve identification of antigen-specific antibodies form Ig-seq repertoire data


Supervisors:  Charlotte Deane, Dominic Kelly


Image of Tereza RuzickovaDepartment of Psychiatry

Implicit cognition as a marker of cognitive function in Parkinson’s disease and its treatment

Supervisors: Catherine Harmer, Susannah Murphy 

ellen taylor

Department of Experimental Psychology

Oral vs written exposure on reading of novel words: an eye-tracking study

Supervisors: Kate Nation, Margaret Snowling


Rosemary Walmsley

Image of Rosemary WalmsleyDepartment of Population Health

Nat Productivity Investment Fund Studentship (NPIF)

The association of wearable sensor measures of time use with cardiovascular disease


Supervisors: Aiden Doherty, Derrick Bennett 



Miranda Buckle

Image of Miranda BuckleDepartment of Paediatrics

Multi-modal characterisation of the neonatal pain response during retinopathy of prematurity screening and treatment

Supervisors: Rebeccah Slater, Chetan Patel and Caroline Hartley

Emily Carroll

Image of Emily CarrollMedical Sciences Doctoral Training Programme

Investigating mechanisms of TDP-43 toxicity in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Supervisors: Kevin Talbot, Ana Candalija

Ruth Drury

Image of Ruth DruryDepartment of Paediatrics

Understanding Host Epigenetic changes to Salmonella Typhi Exposure and Infection in the context of a Human Challenge Model

Supervisors: Andrew Pollard, Irina Mohorianu, Daniel O'Connor



Anna KordalaDepartment of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics

Nat Productivity Investment Fund Studentship (NPIF)

Targeting epigenetic proteins to treat Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Supervisors: Matthew Wood, Suzan Hammond 

Jagoda Rokicka

Department of Biochemistry

Nat Productivity Investment Fund Studentship (NPIF)

PARP-dependent DNA damage repair

Supervisors: Nicholas Larkin

Sandeep Unwith

Department of Oncology

Aging-associated changes in the tumour microenvironment determine cancer progression and metastasis

Supervisors: Adrian Harris

Catherine Wormald

Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine

Identification of novel CD4 and CD8 T cell epitopes for targeting in HIV-1 vaccine design

Supervisors: Persephone Borrow, Nicola Ternette


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