Research Studentship in Regenerative Medicine Technologies

Two Research Studentships in

Regenerative Medicine Technologies

 4-year D.Phil studentship, available immediately (subject to eligibility requirements below).

 Research Area

 The studentship is part of a project on the interdisciplinary area of regenerative medicine technologies being undertaken by the University of Oxford in the CRMI Technology Centre (directed by Professor Zhanfeng Cui).

 The objective of each project is to develop strategies to enable translation of regenerative medicine technologies. One studentship will work on “Cornea Tissue Engineering” and the other on “Cell Immunotherapy”.

 The students will be members of the Tissue Engineering Research Group and supervised by Professor Zhanfeng Cui. Further information on the group can be found at

 Award Value

The studentship covers all University fees at the level set for UK/EU and non-UK/EU students plus a stipend (tax-free maintenance grant) of £15,000 p.a. for the first year, and at least this amount for a further two years. The studentship also covers the payment of college fees (c £3,021 p.a.).


This studentship is available to all applicants that meet the candidate requirements.

Candidate Requirements

 Prospective candidates will be judged according to how well they meet the following criteria:

  • A master’s degree in a relevant field, such as Biochemical Bioprocess Engineering or Tissue and Cellular Engineering;
  • Research experience in Cornea Tissue Engineering or Cell Immunotherapy;
  • Excellent English written and spoken communication skills;


Application Procedure

To apply for this studentship, candidates should send the following documents to

  • CV
  • Covering letter (explaining your suitability for the study, what you hope to achieve from the DPhil and your research experience to date)
  • Contact details for three academic or professional referees


NOTE: Candidates are expected to meet the graduate admissions criteria available at and a full graduate application must be made at the same time as applying for this studentship.  Your studentship application will not be considered until you have submitted a graduate application. Further details about making a graduate application are available at

Please quote ENGMC_18 in all correspondence to the Department and in your graduate application.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted. 

Application deadline:  15th January 2018