New Studentships

Award of Anatomical Society Studentships

The Anatomical Society is delighted to announce the award of two new research studentships.  These awards are the outcome of the Society’s annual studentship competition open to its members.

Studentships will start in October 2024 and each award funds 3 years of postgraduate training and study towards a PhD.

Studentships provide funding for research focused on specific projects associated with anatomical science.  Details of these funded projects are below:



Lead Supervisor: Professor Thomas Wishart
University: University of Edinburgh
Co-Supervisors : Dr Gerard Thompson and Dr Dominic Kurian
University: University of Edinburgh
Project Title: Investigating the role of the ubiquitously expressed thioesterase Ppt1 - a multi organ morphological and molecular study to  inform therapeutic targeting
Student: TBA
Project Resume


Lead Supervisor: Dr Mariah Lelos
University: University of Cardiff
Co-Supervisor: Professor Anne Rosser
University: University of Cambridge
Project Title: Elucidating the function of the dopaminergic midbrain-claustrum projection in the healthy brain and in Parkinson's disease
Student: TBA
Project Resume



Table of all funded Studentships

Past Studentships

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