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Three new Brain Research UK PhD studentships awarded

Every year, we offer aspiring scientists the opportunity to apply for one of our PhD studentships. Thanks in large part to the huge fundraising success of the Brain Research UK 2018 Virgin Money London Marathon team, who together raised a phenomenal £518,000, we were able to offer funding to three talented candidates in 2018.

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Call for applications for Brain Research UK PhD studentships

We want to hear from prospective PhD students proposing to carry out research in one of our three priority areas: acquired brain and spinal cord injury; neuro-oncology; and headache and facial pain. Application deadline: 23rd November 2018.

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Meet our researchers: Dr Claudia Barros, Plymouth University

Dr Barros was awarded a Brain Research UK project grant in 2017 for her study of the mechanisms underlying the brain tumour glioblastoma.

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Our impact 2016/17

We awarded £1.2m of new research grants
including 2 new PhD studentships
and 3 project grants
Congratulations to 2 students who completed their PhDs
We raised £2m thanks to our amazing supporters
An incredible 201 personal fundraising challenges were achieved

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