The HDR UK-Turing Wellcome PhD Programme provides unrivalled opportunities for people from a variety of academic and professional backgrounds who are ambitious to become future leaders in health data science.

It is a unique four-year programme (led by Director Chris Yau and Associate Directors Dr Ionna Manolopoulou and Dr Max Little), is delivered by HDR UK and The Alan Turing Institute, is funded by Wellcome and champions scientific excellence.

Successful applicants benefit from a first year of foundation work followed by a three-year thesis (see overview here) with one of our seven academic partners:

Watch the video from our recent special online information session to find out more about the programme and whether it’s for you.

Applications for the 2022/3 intake are now closed but you may still want to read the guidance document and our FAQs to discover more about the programme.

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Marshmallows and Inspiration

At long last - our PhD students get to meet in person at last. They had a two day session of team-building fun and inspirational events and speakers. Read PhD Programme Director Prof. Chris Yau's first blog post to find out more.