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New PhD studentship: Implementing and de-implementing interventions in healthcare settings

Qualification: PhD

Department: Health Sciences

Funding: The studentship will provide:

  • a UK/EU tuition fee waiver for 3 years (full-time registration) or 6 years (part-time registration)
  • annual Stipend at UKRI rates (£15,285 for 2020/21). Part-time awards will be pro rata of the the Stipend amount

International students are eligible to apply, but will need to provide evidence of being able to cover the difference between the UK/EU and International tuition fee. In addition, evidence of being able to cover their own living expenses will also be required.

*International students are not usually eligible to study part-time in the UK.

Application deadline: 9th March 2020

Start date: 28th September 2020


The University of Leicester and NIHR ARC EM are pleased to announce funding for a doctoral studentship to commence autumn 2020. 

The PhD will be aligned to our Translating and Implementing Sustainable Service Improvements (TISSI) theme, with a focus on implementing and de-implementing interventions within healthcare settings. The focus of the PhD should complement the ARC’s portfolio of applied research, and also directly address the NHS long-term plan (  


To apply, please click here

  • Applicants should submit a research proposal of up to 1,000 words which outlines a proposed project addressing the required focus on implementing and de-implementing interventions within healthcare settings. This should be aligned to at least one of the three NIHR ARC EM clinical themes (Managing Multimorbidity, Mental Health and Wellbeing, and Building Community Resilience and Enabling Independence).
  • Within the fees and funding section of the application, please indicate that you wish to be considered for the NIHR ARC EM Studentship