Applications for 2022/2023 are now open!

We are looking for motivated and talented candidates for the 2022/2023 HDR UK-Turing Wellcome PhD Programme in Health Data Science intake.

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About the programme

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.

Applications for the 2022/3 intake are open from 5 October to 1 December 2021 – you can find out more from the guidance document and our FAQs.

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

A special online information session is taking place on 3 November where you can find out more about the programme and whether it’s for you.

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:

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.