New Studentships

Award of Anatomical Society Studentships

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

Studentships will start in October 2023 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 Gerard O'Keeffe
University: University College, Cork
Co-Supervisor: Professor Kieran McDermott
University: University of Limerick
Project Title: SKOR1 inhibition as a therapeutic approach to prevent a-synuclein-induced degeneration in models of Parkinson's disease
Student: Ms Lauren Barrett
Project Resume

Lead Supervisor: Professor Abigail Tucker
University: Kings College London
Co-Supervisor: Professor Emily Rayfield
University: University of Bristol
Project Title: Evolution of suckling: bone muscle interactions to create a novel structure in mammals
Student: Mr Luke Barlow
Project Resume



Lead Supervisor: Dr Ciara Murphy
University: Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI)
Co-Supervisor: Professor Clive Lee
University: Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI)
Project Title: Investigating selenium doped collagen-glycosaminoglycan scaffolds as a novel treatment strategy for bone cancer
Student: Ms Eavan Pakenham
Project Resume



Table of all funded Studentships

Past Studentships

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