Hughes Lab


Postdocs / Research Fellows

Any postdoc positions I have available will be advertised on If you are interested in joining the Hughes Lab then there are also a number of funding schemes that I can help you apply to for fellowships depending on your career stage and nationality, including NERC, BBSRC, the Carlsberg Foundation, DFG, FWF, EMBO, HFSP, and the Royal Society. We have a particularly good track record of success in hosting EC-funded Marie Curie Fellowships. If you are interested in potentially applying for a fellowship to join us then please email me ( with a copy of your CV, a brief outline of your research interests, and some thoughts on funding sources, and we can discuss possibilities.


PhD studentships

Studentships are advertised on The main recruitment round opens in November/December with a deadline for applications in January/February, although studentships are sometimes advertised at other times as well. There are also a couple of funding schemes which we can directly apply to if you are a sufficiently motivated and high quality student, and contact me far enough in advance. If you are interested in carrying out a PhD studentship with us and meet those criteria then email me ( with a copy of your CV and brief summary of your research interests and we can discuss what possibilities there may be.