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Funded PhD Project

Standard UK/EU postgraduate stipend

Development of a Differentiation of Infected from Vaccinated Animals (DIVA) diagnostic test for use in conjunction with inactivated louping ill virus vaccine and application to field surveillance

The 3 year project is split between two sites, the University of Nottingham’s Sutton Bonington campus and the Moredun Research Institute, Edinburgh. It is anticipated that the majority of the time will be spend at the Nottingham site initially, with the final stages being conducted at the Moredun Research Institute.

Applicants should have a minimum of a 2.1 undergraduate degree or a minimum of a 2.2 degree and a master’s degree in biological or veterinary sciences or similar subjects.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to the principal supervisor:

Candidates should apply online and include a CV.

Queries regarding the application process should be addressed to Postgraduate Admissions (email:

Start Date: 1st October 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter.


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