We are a leading centre of research and were ranked 8th in the UK for ‘Pre-clinical and Human Biological Sciences’ research in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE). 85 per cent of our research was rated as internationally recognised or higher, and over half rated as internationally excellent or higher.
Sussex was ranked 8th in the UK for biosciences in The Guardian University Guide 2012, 15th in the UK for biological sciences in The Complete University Guide 2011-12 and 16th in the UK in The Times Good University Guide 2012.
We are proud of our distinguished faculty, past and present: the most recent of the University’s 15 Fellows of the Royal Society is geneticist Professor Alan Lehmann.
We offer formal taught research and study skills training to all postgraduates. If you have any questions or queries relating to postgraduate study, contact the Research and Enterprise co-ordinator:
Funded PhD studentships.
Three fully funded PhD studentships are available in the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Group starting in September 2013:
Details can be found here BMB Studentships [DOCX 14.26MB]
Host genes targeted by Epstein Barr virus during replication
Professor Alison Sinclair [email@example.com]
Methods for demonstrating target engagement for novel CNS drugs
Professor John Atack John Atack [J.Atack@sussex.ac.uk]
Understanding immortalisation: how are B-cell factors hijacked by Epstein-Barr virus to reprogramme gene expression
Dr Michelle West Michelle West [firstname.lastname@example.org]
Formal applications should be made using our online application system at http://www.sussex.ac.uk/study/pg/applying/
Please mention the name of the principal investigator as the suggested supervisor in the application.
Please also send a full CV, degree results or marks to date and names of 2 academic referees directly to the proposed supervisor.
Applicants should hold or expect to hold qualifications at the level of, or equivalent to, a first or upper class second honours degree from a UK institution.
We look forward to receiving your application.