PhD Studentship in Occupational Epidemiology, University of Central Lancashire, UK

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Occupational Health / Epidemiology PhD Studentship at University of Central Lancashire

Occupational Epidemiology: barriers to participation in (occupational) health research or an epidemiological study of the carcinogenicity of lead (and lead compounds)

University of Central Lancashire
PhD Studentship
Reference No RS/09/12

Applications are invited for a full-time studentship in the School of Public Health & Clinical Sciences. The studentship is tenable for up to 3 years for the MPhil/PhD (subject to satisfactory progress). The studentship will cover the cost of tuition fees at UK/EU rates plus a stipend (currently £13,290 for 2009/10) per annum. International applicants may apply but will be required to pay the difference between UK/EU and international fees. The successful applicant will start on 1 April 2010.There are currently 2 suggested projects which can be applied for:

Project titles:
1. Understanding of factors that influence participation in occupational and population-based health research.
2. Lead and cancer mortality in a cohort of occupationally exposed UK workers.

For further details on the projects go to:

Prospective candidates will have an upper second class honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject.

Informal queries about the project may be directed to Professor Damien McElvenny (+44 1946 517209 or +44 1772 895421, or email dmmcelvenny[at]

Requests for an application pack (quoting the reference number RS/09/12) should be directed to the Graduate Research Office. Tel +44 (0)1772 895082 or e-mail researchdegrees[at]

Closing Date for Applications to the Graduate Research Office: Thursday 28 January 2010.
Proposed Interview Date: 11 February 2010


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