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Research degrees

Whether you’re looking to begin an academic career or want to develop your skills and expertise for a career in industry, studying for a PhD will be a journey that will stimulate your passion for your subject and push you to reach your potential.

You’ll join a friendly, supportive and diverse community of postgraduate researchers who come from all over the world.

As well as a lead supervisor who’ll provide guidance and support on your project, you’ll also be associated with one of our research groups, being part of a small community with whom you’ll interact on a daily basis.

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Postgraduate research at the University of Leeds

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Fully funded 4 year PhD places

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Julia Gala De Pablo
Student | PhD in Biochemical phenotyping of live single cell
I believe microfluidics is the future to miniaturize the way we do science. Raman spectroscopy and microfluidics hold great potential, and I am really enjoying exploring this research area.