PhD Studentship: Food and Nutrient Intake in Relation to Health Outcomes: The UK Women's Cohort Study

University of Leeds

Number of awards: 1

Deadline: Ongoing

Key benefits: Potential for important public health impact. Understanding further diet-disease relationships.

Supervisor(s): Contact Professor Janet Cade or Dr Darren Greenwood to discuss this project further informally.

Project description

The UK Women's Cohort Study is a long running follow up of over 30,000 British women. Detailed food and nutrient intake information is available. Prospective data is being collected on health outcomes. Student projects could explore aspects of food/nutrient intake in relation to a wide range of long-term chronic diseases.

Entry requirements

Applications are invited from candidates with or expecting a minimum of a UK upper second class honours degree (2:1), and/or a Master's degree in a relevant science subject such as (but not limited to) food science, chemistry, biology.

How to apply

Formal applications for research degree study should be made online through the university's website. Please state clearly in the research information section that the PhD you wish to be considered for is the ‘Food and nutrient intake in relation to health outcomes: the UK Women's Cohort Study’ as well as Professor Janet Cade as your proposed supervisor.

If English is not your first language, you must provide evidence that you meet the University’s minimum English Language requirements.

If you require any further information please contact the Graduate School Office e:

We welcome scholarship applications from all suitably-qualified candidates, but UK black and minority ethnic (BME) researchers are currently under-represented in our Postgraduate Research community, and we would therefore particularly encourage applications from UK BME candidates.  All scholarships will be awarded on the basis of merit.

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